Posted on Sunday, Sep 23rd 2018
This feature from TechCrunch covers the winners of the Startup Battlefield at the Disrupt SF 2018 event held in San Francisco held recently. AI-enabled enterprise search engine Forethought was the winner of the $100,000 prize and the Disrupt cup. For this week’s posts, click on paragraph links.
Billion Dollar Unicorns: Byju’s is India’s First EdTech Unicorn
Billion Dollar Unicorns: FireEye Targets a Profitable Year
2018 IPO Prospects: Eventbrite Caves In, Decides to List
Billion Dollar Unicorns: Sonos Stock Does Not Like the Sound of its Earnings
Oracle Cloud Slightly Cloudy
Thought Leaders in Financial Technology
Erich Litch, Chief Revenue Officer, 2Checkout
The payment industry is going aggressively digital. This discussion takes stock of the ecosystem and its trends.
1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum
Patricia Nakache of Trinity Ventures
Patricia Nakache, General Partner at Trinity Ventures, discusses the firm’s investment thesis and some issues encountered by women in technology.
Tim Guleri of Sierra Ventures
Tim Guleri, Managing Director at Sierra Ventures, discusses at length his firm’s investment thesis, unique relationships with CIOs, and some of the industry trends he sees.
Nilanjana Bhowmik of Converge
Nilanjana Bhowmik, Co-Founder and General Partner at Converge, a new fund started after serving as the long-time General Partner at Longworth Capital. Their focus is B-to-B tech on the East Coast.
15 Questions for Managers of Technology Startup Accelerators
Upcoming 1M/1M Roundtables
As part of the 1M/1M initiative, Sramana Mitra offers free online strategy roundtables for entrepreneurs looking to discuss positioning, financing, and other aspects of a startup venture. Only the first five who register to pitch will be able to present their business ideas. These roundtables are public forums and recordings of all sessions are available here. Entrepreneurs who pitch at the roundtables will receive media exposure through the 1M/1M roundtable recap column which is posted on Sramana’s blog and elsewhere. All attendees are able to join in on the conversations via a live chat.
Thursday, September 27, 2018, 8 a.m. PDT, Register Here.
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