How to demonstrate that your product delivers value, and has growth potential? How to think about creating a scalable growth engine? The role of strategic partnerships & advisors? How to think about external funding, and its implications? Pressing the right hot-buttons to attract investors? Domestic market vis-a-via global markets, and issues to think about? Building a strong team with the right values at its core? How collaboration technologies & cultural sensitivities can make or break your scale-up beyond home base? Being prepared for rainy days and a long haul, and is your family rallying behind you? Are clear about your personal goals in life, and how it impacts your vision & goals for the business?
Srikant Sastri is a seasoned entrepreneur and bridge-builder. He provides strategic leadership as the co-founder of Crayon Data, the ambitious Singapore-headquartered start-up, which aims to build a global business around a Big Data platform and products. This is his third start-up. As a successful entrepreneur, Srikant had founded India and Southeast Asia’s largest CRM & Digital agency, Solutions – Digitas, in 1995.