51 episodes

Pitch Cafe is a place where startup talent meets coffee. Vida Patil, your host is the head brewer who will brew some great coffee as we churn out the gourmet secrets and interesting insights on success hacks for individuals, startups, and ventures. The guests are coffee beans and get roasted, toasted or boosted in a fun way!

Pitch Cafe Podcast Vidyangi S. Patil (Vida)

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 35 Ratings

Pitch Cafe is a place where startup talent meets coffee. Vida Patil, your host is the head brewer who will brew some great coffee as we churn out the gourmet secrets and interesting insights on success hacks for individuals, startups, and ventures. The guests are coffee beans and get roasted, toasted or boosted in a fun way!

    The Secret to Succeeding in Startup IP and Patenting | Deepak Sekar | Pitch Cafe Podcast EP 10

    The Secret to Succeeding in Startup IP and Patenting | Deepak Sekar | Pitch Cafe Podcast EP 10

    In this episode of Pitch Cafe, I talk with Dr. Deepak Sekar. You may know him from his role as Founder and CEO of Chowbotics, which built the world's first fresh food-making robot named “Sally.” 💛😊 He completed his B. Tech. from IIT Madras, and his Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of Technology, all in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Recently he co-founded Prof Jim to transform e-learning for kids. 😍 In this video, Deepak will explain to us what patenting is exactly and why is it so important to get a patent. He discussed the pros and cons of having a Patent. He explains the costs related to applying for a patent and also shares methods to reduce the cost. 💰😁 He explains the fact as to why investors love patents. He also shares how he comes up with brilliant ideas! He has around 186 patents to his name. So to learn more about IP and patenting from the expert join in ✌ Make sure to watch the video till the end! 😊 And subscribe to my channel for more videos like this! 😃
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    00:00 - Intro
    01:50 - Stepping in Startup World
    02:48 - Why File an IP?
    05:30 - His Read on Google-Motorola Acquisition
    06:40 - Patenting
    09:25 - Journey to Patent
    13:00 - His Landscapes of Patent
    15:20 - Types of Patent 16:20 - Today’s Takeaway
    17:10 - Outro

    • 16 min
    Building The Nextgen Social Metaverse Platform | Shourya Agarwal | Pitch Cafe Podcast EP 9

    Building The Nextgen Social Metaverse Platform | Shourya Agarwal | Pitch Cafe Podcast EP 9

    In this episode of Pitch Cafe, I talk with BITsian Shourya Agarwal about building the nextgen social metaverse platform 😄 He is the co-founder & CEO of Flam, which is the world’s first Augmented Reality (AR) based social media network built for a global audience. Flam launched its first consumer product ‘FlamCards’, which are printed videos 👀 Internet was massively adopted because people can socialize via the internet. The idea was to develop a social media that stays forever so people don't have to keep moving from one platform to another, and hence came Flam! ✨ In this video, Shourya shares his experience about what happened in the early stages of Flam, and why consumer companies need to focus on customers rather than logic 🤝🏻 He tells us, how easy it is to create AR Content on Flam, and which type of AR Content can be shared on their platform 😀 Get ready to be amazed by some ‘Shourya Moments’ and explore deep in the metaverse and Augmented Reality 😁 To learn more about Flam and AR, watch the video till the end! ✌ And subscribe to my channel for more videos like this! 😃
    00:00 - Intro
    01:50 - Who is Shourya Agarwal?
    02:38 - Why Internet Became Massively Adaptable?
    05:00 - How Did Such An Idea Occur to Them
    06:47 - The Other Co-founder
    08:42 - Is Flam Creating a Parallel Universe?
    09:38 - Early Days of Flam
    10:38 - An Expert’s Advice
    11:37 - A Shourya Moment
    12:24 - Why Customers Love Flam?
    16:15 - Why is Flam Cam So Special?
    18:00 - Compatibility of Flam Camera
    19:28 - Usability of Flam
    22:22 - Experience at the US
    24:00 - Metaverse is the Future
    28:08 - Approaching Investors
    30:15 - Flam-Prologue
    32:50 - Reason Behind the Name
    35:15 - Message for Youth Entrepreneurs
    36:06 - Outro

    • 37 min
    The 3Fit Fitness Mantra for the Mind, Body & Soul | Marcel Linza | Pitch Cafe Podcast EP 8

    The 3Fit Fitness Mantra for the Mind, Body & Soul | Marcel Linza | Pitch Cafe Podcast EP 8

    In this episode of Pitch Cafe Podcast, I talk with Marcel Linza at 3Fit Fitness Center😁It was exciting to talk to mentors in the physical and mental fitness space and see how it impacts professional success. People usually think fitness is all about weight lifting and drinking supplements. But fitness is more than that. Physical activity or exercise can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several diseases. It can have immediate and long-term health benefits. Most importantly, regular activity improves your quality of life.🤗 Marcel is a super fitness coach and is the Owner of ‘3Fit’. 3Fit provides integrated coaching for fitness and nutrition and teaches you tools to positively impact your overall lifestyle. 3Fit is completely customized for the user’s needs.💪 In this video, I had the privilege to take a close look at 3Fit and also experience some personal tips from Marcel himself. Marcel Illustrates some of his training methods and routines. He also explains how his strategies work along with real-life scenarios 👀 He also talks about the psychological interpretation of working out 🤩 To learn more about fitness and get pro tips, watch the video till the end✌ And follow my channel for more videos like this! 😄
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    CHAPTERS:
    00:00 - Intro
    00:22 - Reason for Visit
    01:20 - Who is Marcel Linza
    02:41 - Marcel’s Idea of Fitness
    04:04 - A Tour Of The Gym 04-14 - Training With Sandbags
    06:40 - What is 3Fit
    09:24 - Understanding Yourself Is Important
    11:30 - A Look At The Resistant Bands
    16:18 - Trying The Slam Ball
    17:45 - Online Classes are also an Option
    21:30 - Psychological Interpretation of Working-out
    23:52 - The World Is Your Gym
    29:45 - You’re Always Adapting to What You're Doing
    31:44 - Marcel’s View On Meditation
    33:10 - Parting Thoughts
    34:46 - Outro

    • 35 min
    Bridging The Indo-US, Social Impact-Startup Ecosystems | Raju Reddy | Pitch Cafe Podcast EP 7

    Bridging The Indo-US, Social Impact-Startup Ecosystems | Raju Reddy | Pitch Cafe Podcast EP 7

    In this episode of Pitch Cafe, I talk with Raju Reddy 😃 BITSian, and legendary silicon valley investor successfully launching founders from India. He talks about building new kinds of societies as he explains about Kakatiya Sandbox - a novel innovation ecosystem for FRESH MINDS and a lot more! He is the founder and former CEO of Sierra Atlantic, a company that grew to be a best-in-class global services company over a period of 17 years 😃 Raju is the Co-founder of Kakatiya Sandbox, an initiative in rural Telangana (India) building an ecosystem for long-term, positive social impact. He is an active TiE Silicon Valley charter member and served as Convener for TiEcon 2016 ✨ He enjoys working with young entrepreneurs and mentoring them to build great global companies 🔥 He is an entrepreneur and an angel investor. In Silicon Valley, he is grooming founders to build organizations with value 🤩 Previously, Raju spent 10 years at Intel. He enjoys working with young entrepreneurs and mentoring them to build great global companies. Raju currently serves on the board of Belong, GreyOrange HealthCube, and Seclore and previously on redBus (acquired by Naspers), Esspresso Logic (now CA), Hitachi Payments, and CognoVision Solutions Inc. (now part of Intel) 😊 Raju is currently a Board member of RAND Corp Center for Asia Pacific Policy, FalconX, and EnActe Arts. He previously served as the Chairman of BITSAA Intl., the alumni body of BITS Pilani. In this video, Raju points out how students working and doing internships while they are in college can bring out fresh Entrepreneurial mindsets. He talks about his and his colleague’s initiative SVQuad(Silicon Valley Quad) with Kanwal Rekhi, BV Jagadeesh, and Manu Rekhi discusses the traits he looks for in a founder when he wants to invest 😁👌
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    CHAPTERS:
    0:00 Intro
    2:19 Who Is Raju Reddy As A Person?
    4:50 His Experience From School In The Past
    7:15 Why BITS Pilani Is Said To Have A MIT Culture
    9:25 How Investment For The BITS Students Was A Success
    11:40 Promoting Entrepreneurial Mindsets
    17:22 Ecosystems Raju’s is A Part Of
    20:24 What Is SVQuad?
    23:05 Traits Of A Good Founder
    27:18 What is Kakatiya Sandbox?
    35:18 Programs Of Raju’s Brilliant Initiative
    46:03 How Can Youth Entrepreneurs Join Kakatiya Sandbox
    49:19 Parting Thoughts And Conclusion

    • 26 min
    Helping Women Leaders Gain Clarity and Direction | Reethu George | Pitch Cafe Podcast EP 6

    Helping Women Leaders Gain Clarity and Direction | Reethu George | Pitch Cafe Podcast EP 6

    In this episode of Pitch Cafe, I talk with Reethu George 😁 We talk about her thought process while she was making the shift, Why we feel conflict, can somebody be happy without a purpose, what’s going on with women in this digital world, her views on social media, services she offers at ClarityBrew, her niche, difference between a friend and a coach, her theories and techniques, the market for coaching, the future of ClarityBrew, and much more! ✨ Reethu George is an Online Conflict Management Coach. She’s a trained Conflict Coach and Certified Professional Life Coach 😊 She’s also the Founder of ClarityBrew, a boutique online coaching company helping women who are confused about their future, gain clarity and direction. 😃 They are on a mission to transform the lives of women experiencing interpersonal conflict and inner conflict by helping them resolve their conflict and supporting them to respond to conflict more effectively through a 1:1 coaching process. 💛 Subscribe to my channel for more videos like this! ✌
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    CHAPTERS:
    00:00 Intro
    03:45 What was she thinking while making the shift?
    08:54 Why do we feel conflict? 10:50 Can somebody be happy without a purpose?
    13:11 What’s going on with women in this digital world?
    14:38 Her Views on Social Media 16:05 What are the services she offers at ClarityBrew?
    16:55 What is her niche?
    17:35 Difference between a friend and a coach
    18:53 Her Theories & Techniques
    20:14 How’s the market for coaching?
    21:32 Where do you see ClarityBrew in 5 years?
    25:01 Contact Details & Parting Thoughts
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    ABOUT ME Hello, my name is Vidyangi (Vida) Patil. I am a mindset coach, author, and speaker. Five years ago when I started understanding success hacks for individuals, startups, and larger organizations little did I know I would end up working with mentors hail from Silicon Valley at Stanford University, MIT Media Lab, Singularity University, and incubators and accelerators. All the way from guiding AI/ML startup founders in winning pitch competitions, bagging investor appointments to helping youth entrepreneurs and women land their dream job or promotion, I plan to spill the beans of wisdom to launch you higher wherever you are in your life. I have successfully coached communities in social impact initiatives during COVID. Every week you will see new videos from me on career, personal growth, and technology trends to onboard your rocket ship to success!
    👉Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vidyangi/
    👉LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vidyaangipatil/
    👉Twitter: https://twitter.com/vidyaangi
    👉Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/10x-success-hacks-for-startups-innovations-and/id1498304770
    👉Medium: https://vidapatil.medium.com/
    👉Website: https://vidyangi.com/
    👉My New Book: https://vidyangi.com/books Helping Women Gain Clarity and Direction | Reethu George | Pitch Cafe Podcast EP 6

    • 26 min
    How to Sell: The Essential Tricks For Anyone | Sandeep Chandrasekhar | Pitch Cafe Podcast EP 5

    How to Sell: The Essential Tricks For Anyone | Sandeep Chandrasekhar | Pitch Cafe Podcast EP 5

    How to generate leads and sell like a pro? Whether you are a founder or an employee, selling will take you far in scaling and succeeding your brand. In this episode of Pitch Cafe, I talk with Sandeep Chandrasekhar. 😊 We talk about how to generate leads using email marketing, cold calling, contextualizing, and customizing your efforts to connect with your lead. Also, how to pursue sales even if you are an introvert, sales as a game, playbook for new salespersons, enjoying what you’re doing as you sell, how to close the deal with a client, are sales leaders better leaders, the important rules for sales, and much more! ✌ Sandeep is an account executive at Deliverr Inc. It is a fulfillment platform enabling eCommerce sellers to cost-effectively deliver their products to customers within 1-2 Days. ✨ He is focused on helping retail & supply chain technology organizations close B2B deals & expand sales & revenue pipelines. Value combination of lean methodologies, storytelling, teamwork, data, & user behavior to identify market opportunities, making informed decisions & executing the right tasks. 😁 Subscribe to my channel for more videos like this! 😄
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    CHAPTERS: 00:00 Intro 04:38 How to Generate Leads?
    10:06 How to Make Sales as an Introvert?
    12:27 Sales as a Game
    16:16 Playbook for New Salespersons
    23:21 Enjoy What You’re Doing 25:52 How to Close the Deal with a Client?
    30:59 Sales Leaders are Better Leaders? 33:29 The Important Rules for Sales
    37:22 Outro
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    ABOUT ME Hello, my name is Vidyangi (Vida) Patil. I am a mindset coach, author, and speaker. Five years ago when I started understanding success hacks for individuals, startups, and larger organizations little did I know I would end up working with mentors hail from Silicon Valley at Stanford University, MIT Media Lab, Singularity University, and incubators and accelerators. All the way from guiding AI/ML startup founders in winning pitch competitions, bagging investor appointments to helping youth entrepreneurs and women land their dream job or promotion, I plan to spill the beans of wisdom to launch you higher wherever you are in your life. I have successfully coached communities in social impact initiatives during COVID. Every week you will see new videos from me on career, personal growth, and technology trends to onboard your rocket ship to success! 👉Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vidyangi/ 👉LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vidyaangipatil/ 👉Twitter: https://twitter.com/vidyaangi 👉Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/10x-success-hacks-for-startups-innovations-and/id1498304770 👉Medium: https://vidapatil.medium.com/ 👉Website: https://vidyangi.com/ 👉My New Book: https://vidyangi.com/books.

    • 38 min

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4.7 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings