Sep 09

FGE 11: What it takes to build a successful ecommerce business… with Sashi Somavarapu, Founder CEO, of RedLily.com

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Sashi Somavarapu Show Notes: 2012: returrning to India, after 16 years in US Launch of RedLily, initially in kids/baby centric category finding out niche Learning curve : Figuring out right mix of products … high quality and affordability Among top3 sellers on Amazon: during 12-16 Bagged Amazon.in all rounder award Broadened category mix to entire […]

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Sep 01

FGE 10: Three pillars Investors look for in a StartUp…with Sanjay Jesrani of Go North Ventures

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Sanjay Jesrani ShowNotes: Background : Chartered Accountant/ Sierra Atlantic / Hitachi Consulting India Transition from corporate to Angel investing Indian Angel Network 50K Network Portfolio: 12+ Personal Investments Mentor Capital / Financial Capital Typical ticket size of investments by a group ( 30 investors) success rate is less than 5% for investors FFF : Family […]

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Aug 12

FGE #7: An IITian, sold his 125 people strong financial software products company @ age 40, and committed to making champions out of poor kids…….with Suheim Sheikh, of The Yacht Club of Hyderabad!

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Suheim Sheikh Show Notes: Introduction about yacht club / not for profit, criteria for students’ selection. About decision to chose passion (social cause) over anything else strong sense of independent thinking …how IIT education contributed to it India is still not able to attract high caliber IITians/ manpower Prior to being entrepreneur How & when […]

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Jul 27

FGE #6 : A New Age Marwari Farmer, you can’t ignore…with Shashi Galada, of Sneh Agritech, and Pal Anmol Entertainments

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Shashi Galada   In this wonderful episode, the following are covered. While this is highly informative for every one, people are not interested in knowing a lot about farming can skip as mentioned below. Background: Reg His ancestors, His Father His Education & marriage His brief stint at his father’s company How he handled employees […]

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Jul 22

Be Passionate about ‘Living Good Life and Creating Leadership’….with Suresh Rayudu Chitturi of Srinivasa Hatcheries

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Suresh Rayudu Chitturi, Managing Director of Srinivasa Hatcheries, and Former Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Andhra Pradesh In this lively interview the following topics are covered: (Transcripts will be there soon) Studied Comp Science Engg in RV College in Bangalore, and MS in US Worked in Venkateswara Hatcheries … Worked under Dr BV […]

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Jul 05

Scaling BIG dreams, while busy flying between US & Hyderabad…with Kamakshi Mahamkali, of Vynam.com

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Kamakashi Mahamkali   ShowNotes: In this cool episode, the following are covered:   Introduction Secret behind Srihita’s great success Background: childhood, parents’ influence & encouragement, interest in art & paintings, education Started arch firm in 2007, in US Started SriHita Exports, a B2B biz About getting the first few customers About how She set up […]

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Jun 27

An Voracious Reader to being a Seasoned Entrepreneur: a fascinating journey of Prof B P Padala, Chairman of Roots Management Institutes, Hyderabad

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Prof B P Padala, Chairman, Roots Management Institutes, Hyderabad   Show Notes: Background Wanting to become entrepreneur since day one Beginning as literary contributor in Eenadu, while as a student First brush with entrepreneurship: publishing a monthly magazine Prajna helping students preparing for civils exams, and closing the same at height of its circulation Venturing […]

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