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The best-curated wisdom from founders, operators, & investors on executing at startups | Hosted by
Roshan Cariappa | Head down, execute hard. 🔥

    Roundup #75: Hurun Predicts 122 Unicorns, Digital India marches ahead & other news!

    Roundup #75: Hurun Predicts 122 Unicorns, Digital India marches ahead & other news!

    Welcome to #75 episode of The Startup Operator Roundup. Today we have Roshan Cariappa and Gunjan Saha discussing - 

    1. The current State of EVs
    2. Hurun's 122 Future India's Unicorns
    3. Bertelsmann raises new $500M fund
    4. Account Aggregator and Digital India
    5. Google Play store’s developer policies
    and more!

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    • 30 min
    EP 180 - Building the Future of Healthcare - Mudit Dandwate (Co-founder & CEO, Dozee)

    EP 180 - Building the Future of Healthcare - Mudit Dandwate (Co-founder & CEO, Dozee)

    Mudit is the co-founder and CEO of Dozee, a pioneer in contactless Remote Patient Monitoring and AI-based early warning system. He spoke about the future of healthcare, challenges it faces, the opportunities that are there and more in his conversation with Roshan Cariappa.

    Topics:
    00:00 Introduction
    01:38 Transitioning from Mechanical Engineering to Healthcare Entrepreneur
    03:01 Opportunities and challenges in Healthcare 
    06:52 How has Covid changed healthcare?
    09:16 Working with Various stakeholders
    11:49 Idea to product to company with Dozee
    14:50 Customer Acquisition process
    16:43 Dos and Don'ts of building in Healthcare
    19:05 Dealing with Regulation
    20:48 What's coming up for Dozee
    21:57 The Future of healthcare
    24:32 Surviving a downturn
    26:30 Books and podcasts recommendations

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    • 28 min
    Roundup #74: Copilot is now opensource, Several acquisitions & other news!

    Roundup #74: Copilot is now opensource, Several acquisitions & other news!

    Welcome to #74 episode of The Startup Operator Roundup. Today we have Roshan Cariappa and Gunjan Saha discussing - 

    1. Zilingo's management buyout
    2. Github launches Copilot AI tool
    3. LeadSquared turns unicorn
    4. Multiple acquisitions from the week
    and more!


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    • 22 min
    EP 179 : Pioneering the Drone Revolution - Ankit Mehta (Co-founder & CEO, Ideaforge Technology)

    EP 179 : Pioneering the Drone Revolution - Ankit Mehta (Co-founder & CEO, Ideaforge Technology)

    Ankit is the co-founder and CEO of Ideaforge, a pioneer in the drone manufacturing space. Founded in 2007, Ideaforge spearheaded the creation of the drone technology space in India. In this episode Ankit spoke about creating a category and building full stack solutions, the future of drones in India and what it will take for the mainstream adoption drones and more in his conversation with Roshan Cariappa.

    Topics:
    00:00 Introduction
    01:42 Going from Idea to Product to Company with Ideaforge
    04:41 How B2B startups differ from consumer startups
    07:54 Building a Full stack solution
    11:42 Integrating with the ecosystem
    13:46 Advice to founders operating in a nascent category
    16:54 Ideaforge's Customer Acquisition process
    21:11 Building with the customers
    24:40 Do's and Don't of working with Govt. agencies
    27:13 The Future of Drones in India
    31:05 Mainstream adoption of drones
    34:39 Fundraising and Developing talent in a hardware startup
    40:04 What's next for Ideaforge
    42:34 How is Ankit Preparing for the next leap?
    44:44 Books and podcast recommendation

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    • 46 min
    EP 178 : Building to Last - Kalpit Jain (CEO, Netcore Cloud)

    EP 178 : Building to Last - Kalpit Jain (CEO, Netcore Cloud)

    Kalpit is the CEO of Netcore, a pioneer in the customer engagement space in India, started in the late 90s. Kalpit has been with Netcore from the very beginning and he shares the Netcore's journey from it's founding to now, what he thinks about the competition and how they have built a moat, how he makes acquisitions work and more in his conversation with Roshan Cariappa.

    Topics:
    00:00 Introduction
    01:31 Founding story of Netcore
    11:48 Product Strategy @ Netcore
    16:22 Growth Levers in the 0-$10-$100M Journey
    22:48 Thoughts on Competition and Building a Moat
    27:27 Making Acquisitions work
    32:01 Getting IPO ready
    36:31 Advice to founders on Building to Last
    38:32 Advice on managing a downturn 
    41:46 Books and Podcast recommendations

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    • 44 min
    Roundup #73: Calls for a New IT Law, Two New Unicorns & other news!

    Roundup #73: Calls for a New IT Law, Two New Unicorns & other news!

    Welcome to #73 episode of The Startup Operator Roundup. Today we have Roshan Cariappa and Gunjan Saha discussing - 

    1. Digital India Act
    2. PhysicsWallah and Purplle joining the unicorn club
    3. New committee for Crypto and Edtech ads
    4. Maharastra's Rs 200-cr Women led start-up fund
    5. LXME being featured in the Official Platinum Jubilee Pageant Commemorative Album
    and more!


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    • 30 min

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