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Bootstrapping Course: Welcome

Posted on Wednesday, Apr 29th 2020
 

1Mby1M Founder Sramana Mitra wants entrepreneurs to not waste their time and money. 

The waste stems from a widespread misunderstanding of how investors think. 

Over 99% of founders chase funding before they are fundable.

Here, Sramana teaches how to build with customer money (otherwise known as revenue) until a startup reaches that fundable stage. 

Once fundable, a startup can go to investors like a king, not a beggar.

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585th Roundtable for Entrepreneurs Starting NOW: Live Tweeting by @1Mby1M

Posted on Thursday, Aug 11th 2022

Today’s 585th FREE online 1Mby1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs is starting NOW, on Thursday, August 11, at 8 a.m. PDT/11 a.m. EDT/5 p.m. CEST/8:30 p.m. India IST. CLICK HERE to join. PASSWORD: startup  All are welcome!

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585th Roundtable for Entrepreneurs Starting in 30 Minutes: Live Tweeting by @1Mby1M

Posted on Thursday, Aug 11th 2022

Today’s 585th FREE online 1Mby1M Roundtable for Entrepreneurs is starting in 20 minutes, on Thursday, August 11, at 8 a.m. PDT/11 a.m. EDT/5 p.m. CEST/8:30 p.m. India IST. CLICK HERE to join. PASSWORD: startup  All are welcome!

HubSpot’s Marketplace Strategy Continues to Thrive

Posted on Thursday, Aug 11th 2022
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As sales efforts become more and more digital, companies are switching over to various digital marketing tools to support their sales teams. According to a recent report, inbound marketing costs $14 less per newly acquired customer than traditional marketing tools. Marketers also believe that inbound marketing helps double the average site conversion rate from 6% to 12%. Inbound marketing specialist HubSpot (NYSE:HUBS) recently reported its second-quarter results that continued to surpass market expectations. HubSpot is working on adding capabilities to its products and app marketplace to make its inbound marketing services even more effective.

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Cameron Kramlich, General Partner of Angelneers (Part 1)

Posted on Thursday, Aug 11th 2022

Cameron Kramlich, General Partner at Angelneers, offers a rare perspective in support of solo entrepreneurs.

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Thought Leaders in Financial Technology: Grain Cofounder and COO Carl Memnon (Part 1)

Posted on Thursday, Aug 11th 2022

Carl discusses Grain’s FinTech innovation, and also some of the unique ways in which his company has been financed. Excellent conversation.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to Grain.

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Best of Bootstrapping: Bootstrapped in Europe, Raised Money and Went Global in the US

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 10th 2022

If you haven’t already, please study our Bootstrapping Course and Investor Introductions page. 

We’ve seen some excellent European companies make successful transitions into becoming global software companies. MP Objects CEO Martin Verwijmeren shares an excellent and inspiring story for European startups to emulate.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start at the very beginning of your journey. Where are you from? Where were you born, raised, and in what kind of background?

Martin Verwijmeren: I’m from the Netherlands but living in Boston these days. Before moving to Boston, I lived in Amsterdam. I was working for our European headquarters in Rotterdam. Nowadays, I’m working from our US headquarters in Boston.

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Will Meta’s Bet on Metaverse Pay Back?

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 10th 2022

The current economic conditions are sparing no one. Earlier last week, Facebook (Nasdaq: META) announced its second quarter results that missed all market expectations. The company also provided a weaker outlook, attributing it to market conditions and continued investment in its growth areas.

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Anup Jain, Managing Partner of Orios Venture Partners (Part 6)

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 10th 2022

Sramana Mitra: You mentioned earlier that the Indian startup boom has happened in two cities – Bangalore and Delhi NCR. We’ve had a lot of success in Chennai as well. Some of the bigger successes came out of Chennai. What are you seeing in other places?

We are seeing companies coming out of Chandigarh and many other places. That’s part of the vision of One Million by One Million – to enable not only all corners of India but all corners of the world. We have companies from Tanzania. We have companies from Chandigarh. I’m from Calcutta, so I’ve always had a soft corner for Calcutta. It is a different India. It is a different world. How is that impacting the startup ecosystem?

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