We’re big believers in Bootstrapping Using Services, as you know. Here’s the story of CEO James Kane who scaled RWS to over $10 million in revenue using the method.
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?
James Kane: I grew up in a very small town in far northern New York. It’s a college town of about 2,000 people. My father was a university professor. He taught Mechanical Engineering at Clarkson University.
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During this week’s roundtable, we had as our guest Elly Truesdell, Partner at Almanac Insights, a fund focused on food related investments. Fascinating conversation!
As for entrepreneur pitches, we started with Nikolaj Vestorp from Thisted, Denmark, pitching MarketKoin, a crypto exchange for Indonesia.
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According to a Research and Markets report, the global Human Capital Management (HCM) market is estimated to grow 10% annually over the next few years to $26.5 billion industry by 2024 from $16.7 billion in 2019. The growth in the industry is expected to be driven by the continued adoption of cloud-based solutions such as those offered by Paylocity (Nasdaq: PCTY).>>>
Deepak Jeevankumar: The first question we ask is a market question. Are you part of the future of the world’s story? Future means growth. For example, I think the future is multi-cloud which includes hybrid cloud.
We like startups that have strong multi-cloud or hybrid philosophies. Then how are you securing some of these changes happening with new hardware and new cloud? That’s a cyber security thesis.>>>
Sramana Mitra: What kinds of ventures do you think you add the most value to and, hence, what are you looking to invest in?
Ashish Jain: We are a technology firm. We are lovers of technology. We invest in three broad descriptive areas. One is exceptional founders and companies related to the future of work.
As we know, the workforce is changing all the way from HR practices and coaching. We are investing a lot in the future of work. The second one is around industry 4.0. That’s a white space. Industrial IoT is part of it. Also, supply chain, logistics, digitization, automation.>>>
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