Sramana Mitra interviews VCs, Founders, CEOs, and Angel Investors, discussing topics and trends of interest to entrepreneurs.
She is Founder of One Million by One Million (1Mby1M), the first global virtual accelerator, headquartered in Silicon Valley. We aim to nurture a million entrepreneurs to reach a million dollars each in annual revenue and beyond, thereby creating a trillion dollars in global GDP and ten million jobs.
231st 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast with Tod Francis, Shasta Ventures - 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast
Tod Francis, Managing Director at Shasta Ventures, starts with a discussion on the history of retail, all the way from shoe stores, to departmental stores, and back to specialty retail. This is followed by a similar overview of the history of e-commerce ranging from Amazon’s strategy to how specialty retail is translating into niche e-commerce, and how Tod is looking at investments in the category.
529th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast with Stefan Batory, Booksy - 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast
Stefan Batory is Co-founder and CEO of Booksy, a SaaS-enabled marketplace venture.
528th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Alok Nandan, First Rays Venture Partners - 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast
Alok Nandan, Founding General Partner, First Rays Venture Partners, discusses the firm’s investment thesis which is very well defined and focused.
527th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Michael Smerklo, Next Coast Ventures - 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast
Michael Smerklo is Co-founder and Managing Director at Next Coast Ventures. We have a terrific conversation about a range of issues including solo founders and their ill treatment by VCs.
525th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Sumant Mandal, March Capital - 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast
Sumant Mandal, Co-founder and Managing Partner at March Capital, emphasizes the impact of Covid on virtual companies and remote teams and discusses his investment thesis.
522nd 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Laurel Touby, Supernode Ventures - 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast
Laurel Touby, Managing Director of Supernode Ventures, talks about pre-seed investing in Latin America.
As always, Sramana's podcasts are insightful and useful.
Interesting, to the point, and we’ll moderated
I listened to the 195th episode with Anita Sands. Interesting stuff, as always from her. I like the conveyor belt analogy for innovation and the point about not waiting to late in the (funding) lifecycle of a startup to engage.