Dr. Aniruddha Malpani, Founder of Malpani Ventures, is an active angel investor in Indian startups for the past decade. Wonderful conversation.
Sandeep Sardana is Founder and General Partner at BluePointe Ventures. We had a terrific discussion on how we each look for a startup story through financial metrics.
Jukka Aranen, SVP of Strategy and Corporate Development at PagerDuty, discusses Exit Strategy.
Lloyed Lobo, Co-founder and President of Boast.ai, discusses his failures and eventual success building AI startups. Wonderful conversation.
Steven Mitzenmacher, SVP of Corporate Development at Rackspace Technology, discusses the Buy-side thought process on Exit Strategy.
Hamiz Awan, Founder and Partner at Plutus21 Capital, discusses BlockChain infrastructure and platforms.
Bradley Harrison, Founder, Managing Partner at Scout Ventures, discusses how military professionals are engaging in entrepreneurship and an eco-system supporting them. Quite fascinating!
Warren Weiss is Managing Partner at WestWave Capital. We had a terrific discussion on small exits as seen by a seasoned investor.
Jim Xiao, CEO of Mason, is building an AWS or Azure Infrastructure-as-a-Service company for rapid deployment of IOT products and use cases. Startups can also leverage the platform to quickly build IoT products. Fascinating discussion.
Sridhar Iyengar is CEO at Elemental Machines. We observed the movement of system administrators becoming DevOps engineers. Sridhar is leading an effort of moving lab administrators becoming LabOps engineers with the help of cutting-edge technology like IoT.
Alex Armitage, CEO and Founder at Nectarine Credit, discusses a very interesting niche context within which he’s building a wonderful FinTech company. One of the biggest trends in FinTech is digitizing and speeding up the credit application and approval process. Another trend is using proprietary data to bring new financing options to cater to different segments of borrowers.
Itai Sadan is Co-founder and CEO of Duda. I first met Itai back in 2013 and started getting to know his story. It’s a compelling case study of bootstrapping with a paycheck and then raising significant funding to scale over more than a decade.
Geoff Ralston is President of Y Combinator. We had a terrific discussion on what we each are seeing in the startup ecosystem.
Ben Narasin is Founder and General Partner at Tenacity Venture Capital, a new Seed fund.
James Cramer, Founder and Co-CEO at Zimit, shares his journey of bootstrapping using services to $10 million in revenue. Among the biases of the Venture Capital industry that need to be categorically ignored, Bootstrapping Using Services happens to be on the top of the list. This is a fantastic textbook case study.