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5 Udemy Courses on How To Build an Online Fashion Startup

Posted on Tuesday, Nov 23rd 2021

I started one of the Internet’s first fashion e-commerce companies in 1999. It was very expensive to do so at the time.

Today, an online fashion business can be launched in an extraordinarily capital-efficient manner. 

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Thought Leaders in Artificial Intelligence: QuillBot CEO Rohan Gupta (Part 2)

Posted on Tuesday, Nov 23rd 2021

Sramana Mitra: Very interesting. I have had a blog for 17 years. I’m always a bit annoyed by the rubbish that gets produced out there.

Rohan Gupta: I am too. As a company that started content marketing, we need to eat our own dog food and produce content in a very thoughtful way.

Sramana Mitra: It’s a funny industry. Recently, we started working with Udemy. We have thousands of hours of entrepreneurship curriculum. We started packaging these into Udemy courses. We’ve released 30 courses on Udemy.

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12 Udemy Courses for Tech Founders without Business Background

Posted on Monday, Nov 22nd 2021

You may be a brilliant computer scientist or even a genius. To become a successful entrepreneur, though, you must not only know how to code but also understand the fundamentals of launching and growing a business.

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Thought Leaders in Artificial Intelligence: QuillBot CEO Rohan Gupta (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Nov 22nd 2021
Quillbot CEO Rohan Gupta

Rohan discusses AI-empowered writing as an emerging field. The company has 12 million users and has recently been acquired by Course Hero.

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

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IPOs 2021: Marqeta Needs to Diversify its Customer Base

Posted on Monday, Nov 22nd 2021

The total addressable global market for card payments is $45 trillion and is expected to grow to $80 trillion by 2030 driven by emerging online FinTech players, including digital banks and other online and mobile services. Recently listed Marqeta (Nasdaq: MQ) is a leading card-issuing platform to these customers.

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Bootstrapping to Exit, Then do a VC-Funded Venture: Cordial CEO Jeremy Swift (Part 6)

Posted on Monday, Nov 22nd 2021

Sramana Mitra: Once you had the Series A, what was the next major inflection point? What strategic moves did you make to get to that?

Jeremy Swift: I would say it was about just further refinement of what our ICP was and figuring out go-to-market too. That was a hard thing to navigate. It took us years to figure out. Just because you raise venture capital, it doesn’t immediately change those things for you. There’s still a lot of hard work. 

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Catching Up On Readings: El Salvador’s Bitcoin Week

Posted on Sunday, Nov 21st 2021

This feature from Bloomberg by Michael D McDonald covers the series of events and conferences held in El Salvador, the first country to make the cryptocurrency legal tender. For this week’s posts, click on the paragraph links.

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Colors: Harmony

Posted on Sunday, Nov 21st 2021

I’m publishing this series on LinkedIn called Colors to explore a topic that I care deeply about: the Renaissance Mind. I am just as passionate about entrepreneurship, technology, and business, as I am about art and culture. In this series, I will typically publish a piece of art – one of my paintings – and I request you to spend a minute or two deeply meditating on it. I urge you to watch your feelings, thoughts, reactions to the piece, and write what comes to you, what thoughts it triggers, in the dialog area. Let us see what stimulation this interaction yields. For today – Harmony

Harmony | Sramana Mitra, 2020 | Watercolor | 9  x 12, On Paper