While we have made a lot of progress, the tech industry remains male dominated.
My mantra has always been: Do not strive to be a great female entrepreneur. Strive to be a great entrepreneur. Period.>>>
Is entrepreneurship different for women entrepreneurs?
Is there bias against women entrepreneurs?
Is the increasing presence of women investors changing the venture capital industry?>>>
Manasi made the journey from a technologist to a founder CEO, raised over $10M in funding, and has built over $5M in revenue with her first startup.
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?>>>
We have a huge audience of developers, engineers, and programmers who want to transition to becoming successful entrepreneurs.
This conversation explores the journey of such a developer. Fantastic story!
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start at the very beginning of your journey. Where are you from? Where did you grow up? What kind of circumstances?>>>
Kristen founded the company when her daughter couldn’t get swift diagnosis due to lack of interoperability across various health records.
Today, her company addresses the interoperability problem in digital health categorically and strategically.
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to b.well Connected.>>>
San Banerjee, Co-founder of ADDA, talks about her entrepreneurial journey as a bootstrapped entrepreneur tackling heavily funded competitors.
Karen provides a precise analysis of the infrastructure for remote access in the Covid world, including gaps open for entrepreneurship.
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start introducing our audience to yourself as well as Leostream.
Karen Gondoly: First of all, thanks for having me. My name is Karen Gondoly. I am the CEO and VP of Product Management for a software company called Leostream. We are based here in Boston, Massachusetts. Leostream provides a vendor-agnostic remote access platform.>>>
Kristi built a thriving bootstrapped business over twenty years until Covid hit. Read how she is surviving Covid.
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start at the beginning of your journey. Where are you from? Where were you born and raised? What kind of background did you have?>>>
Cindy Padnos, Founder and Managing Director at Illuminate Ventures, discusses the impact of Covid on the fund’s portfolio, as well as the trends she sees.
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by welcoming back Cindy Padnos to our show. She is the founder and director of Illuminate Ventures and one of the active female investors in the Silicon Valley Movement. We have a lot more female investors, but she is one of the earlier ones. We had her here before and she has been doing a lot of work in this area for a long time.>>>
Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Elizabeth Yin of Hustle Fund was recorded in October 2020.
Elizabeth Yin is General Partner at Hustle Fund, a pre-seed investment firm.>>>
Fascinating view into quality monitoring in healthcare.
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as Healthmonix.
Lauren Patrick: I’m the Founder and CEO of Healthmonix. I started the company in 2009. It’s been 11 years. We help care providers provide better evidence-based care and better outcomes for patients in the United States.>>>
Betsy Corcoran, Co-founder of EdSurge, joins me for a lively discussion on EdTech.