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Startup Grind Invites Tellofy To Share Insights On US Markets, Distributed Teams & More

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Was a pleasure to be invited at Startup Grind’s fireside chat on my experience of building a business ground up, SaaS products, distributed teams and international market access. We also talked about the Pune – Austin connect and how entrepreneurs can take advantage of Austin’s startup ecosystem, accelerators and incubators. In conversation with Ayush Jain, Chapter Director...

Tellofy Invited To SXSW 2019 Welcome Breakfast Hosted By The City Of Austin

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Tellofy at SXSW Conference

Tellofy is proud to be one of the showcased Austin startups at the SXSW 2019 Welcome Breakfast hosted by the city of Austin, Texas. Tellofy at SXSW 2019 Welcome Breakfast in Austin Tellofy was also used live at the event itself to capture audience sentiment in real time.  The breakfast #ATXBound was to welcome international visitors into Austin and was attended by over 200 international...

Tellofy In Statesman

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Quoted in ‘Statesman‘: “THINKING GLOBALLY: As Austin booms, so do its worldwide business ties“. They talked about RapidDeploy, Tellofy, Austin’s startup environment and its bustling economy. The articles states that since 2014, at least 38 foreign-based companies have either relocated their headquarters to Austin or opened offices in the region. Undoubtedly, Austin...

Key Learnings from #StartupIndia Event, New Delhi, Jan 16th, 2016

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“Messed Up -is the term which was used when some started a business back then”. These were the words spoken by Mr. Deep Kalra (founder of MakeMyTrip) at the opening statement of Startup India, they echo the sentiment of many people who dared to venture on their own in the 1990’s and early 2000. I must admit I was one of them when I started my first venture in 1996. I was very fortunate to get an...

Saurabh Majumdar Speaking at Startups Club – Demo Day 2015, Bengaluru

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I was recently invited, much to my surprise, to speak at a startup club’s annual event in Bangalore. I was told that my entrepreneur background and experience across 3 countries will add great value. I dont know about the value add, I hope it does, but it had been a while since I last spoke at a public event but this seemed to be a good place to start again. So I accepted. Opening up powerpoint...

Startup Resources –Sample Cost Sheet

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Image Credit: www.freedigitalphotos.net Many times I have been asked about various resources which can help a startup plan their financials. How to make a business plan, a cash flow statement… etc Starting a new business is exciting, but if you dont manage your cash flows, you might run out of money quickly. So planning from a bottom up approach is essential. Ask yourself how much you need to...

Why I love Startups

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After almost 20 years and 5 start-ups later, I wonder what takes me back to start-ups… Is it the love of creating, the thrill of the unknown or the passion to turn ideas into reality. Perhaps it is the excitement of sketching an idea on a paper napkin and looking for another one as the ideas keeps flowing.To me it’s all of the above. I remember in my early stages of the first start-up. I had no...

Letting Go !

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In the early days of my first startup, I couldn’t afford anyone else. So I did everything on my own, from product development and coding, writing letters, paying the rent, billing, banking, accounting or standing in queues to pay the telephone bill..you get the picture. There is nothing wrong in this, most Entrepreneurs have to do all the work themselves when they begin. But as resources increase...

Hiring in a Start-Up !

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I wouldn’t call myself a serial entrepreneur yet, but I have tried my hands at a few things, have exited successfully from more than one business which I started. I have been asked to write about the challenges of a startup, so I thought I will do a series of article on that as challenges are different in varying stages of the business. However the most common challenge was of hiring the right...

Shifting Gears – Attention to Detail !

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Exactly Fifteen years ago a friend of mine and I got selected to take part in a neighborhood’s club car rally, for a 27 year old this was dream come true. I had just bought a new car from the success of my first business venture and wanted to flaunt it. A car rally was perfect, I started reading about racing, how to manage the clutch, cornering at fast speeds and watched hours of racing videos...

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