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Building a sales team based on the business model

Building a sales team based on the business model

About Arul Murugan Arul Murugan studied in Tamilnadu agriculture university, Coimbatore and an MBA in Agri-business at Anna university. He worked in an export- oriented food processing industry for 7 years from sourcing to processing vegetables and exporting it to the European market. He along with his college mate – Arun Prakash started this venture …

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Add one unique feature in a commodity product to differentiate

Add one unique feature in a commodity product to differentiate About Ajeet Khurana Ajeet Khurana wears many hats: author, angel investor, mentor, TEDx speaker, steering committee of the NASSCOM Start-Up Warehouse, Director of Founder Institute Mumbai, ex-advisor to Kalaari Capital, and former CEO of IIT Bombay’s business incubator, among others. Before all this, he was …

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How to sell a new concept in the market – Sports Education

How to sell a new concept in the market – Sports Education

Beginning of EduSports Saumil Majmudar Co-founded EduSports along with Meer Waqiruddin, Parminder Gill and Jyoti Majmudar.  Saumil did his Engineering from IIT Bombay and went on to do his MBA from IIM Bangalore and also did a course in Entrepreneurship from Cambridge University. He was very interested in sports and went on to become the Sports Secretary …

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Focus on building an experience relatable to your brand – Use technology to achieve that goal

Focus on building an experience relatable to your brand – Use technology to achieve that goal.

Shayak Sen co-founded Eat.Shop.Love along with his better half Oindrila Dasgupta with an aim to bring an exclusive but affordable women lifestyle brand to the Indian consumers. Shayak, a B. Arch. from IIT Roorkee and M. Des. from IDC – IIT Bombay had been fascinated with the world of start-ups since his early days. Whether in his …

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Practical Insights to sell enterprise software to early customers

Practical Insights to sell enterprise software to early customers

Ram Menon co-Founded Avaamo along with Sriram Chakravarthy in early 2014. In his 15 year stint at TIBCO, he was part of a team that transformed a  startup into  large billion dollar public company.  He sold software to the largest companies in the world  and managed relationships with 80% of F1000 in 50 countries. When …

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Known Networks open only the doors – The Product and the Founders should close the sale

Known Networks open only the doors – The Product and the Founders should close the sale

Aditya Bhamidipaty co founded eMart Solutions in 2009. He is an Electronics and Communications Engineer from JNTU Hyderabad and a PGDM from IIM-A. Campus placement took him into P&G, where he learnt a lot about Sales, Marketing and Business Development for 3 years. The urge to start something on his own and to contribute to …

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Penetrate large accounts with services to sell products later

Penetrate large accounts with services to sell products later

Ankur Lal Founder of Infozech Software Pvt. Ltd. has over 20 years of experience in the IT and the telecom industry. He specializes in conceptualizing and bringing to market game-changing solutions that lead to business transformation. He is passionate about energy management and Green initiatives and has kick-started several initiatives at Infozech to address these …

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Be strong in your product idea but be ready to pivot if the market wants you to do so

Be strong in your product idea but be ready to pivot if the market wants you to do so

Rachit Mathur Co-Founded FindYahan along with Snehil Khanor. He has an MBA from Canada university. Rachit has been an Internet Entrepreneur for almost 10 years. He started in 2006 and won the global leadership award for the venture and had an exit with an Australian company. He then started Masticart.com and ran it for 1.5 …

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Build the first version of the product after getting the go ahead from the first customer

Build the first version of the product after getting the go ahead from the first customer

Khadim Batti Co-Founded WhatFix along with Vara Kumar. The two of them worked together in the telecom industry for almost 10 years and the entrepreneurial bug bit them. Post starting up, they developed a SEO tool for the SME market, which would crawl the web and identifies the factors that would help website owners to …

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Work with your customer to take the industry forward instead of pushing a product

Work with your customer to take the industry forward instead of pushing a product`

Anand Sinha Co Founded PressPlay along with George Abraham in Jan 2014. Both did their Bachelors in Bangalore and then were flat mates in Hyderabad in DE Shaw for almost two years. Post that, Anand joined Zomato(in their early days) as a sales manager and got exposed to what sales was for the first time.  …

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