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YourStory to host Sramana Mitra 1M/1M roundtable live in Bangalore on 9th November 2010

Team YS
4th Nov 2010
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Roundtable on the sidelines of the NASSCOM Product Conclave

In yet another startup support endeavor, YourStory is hosting Sramana Mitra’s 1M/1M roundtable live in Bangalore on November 9, 2010 on the sidelines of the NASSCOM Product Conclave.

Sramana Mitra holds a weekly (Thursdays, 2030 hrs IST) strategy roundtable for entrepreneurs online for an hour. Connecting through a video conference to different parts of the world, she listens to three to five pitches lasting three minutes each and gives strategy advice for two minutes. The roundtable is not one-to-one and registered audience listen to both pitches and Sramana’s advice.

Sramana is co-chairing the NASSCOM Product Conclave theme on lean startups. She is going to be in Bangalore for the event. She is conducting a workshop on lean startups at 5:30 pm on 9 November. Check out the Product Conclave agenda here.

On the sidelines of the Product Conclave, Sramana will listen to pitches from entrepreneurs live on the conclave venue on November 9, 2010 at 6:30 pm. This is a free event. Five to six pitches will be featured in front of an audience and Sramana will interact with the audience after the pitches. Two expert entrepreneurs, Suresh Sambandam of OrangeScape and Dorai Thodla of iMorph, will share their experiences of meeting Sramana in the course of the roundtable. Both these product tech entrepreneurs mentor a lot of upcoming entrepreneurs.

Program:

6-30 pm: Introduction of Sramana Mitra by Shradha Sharma, founder, YourStory

6-35 pm: Discussions featuring Suresh Sambandam and Dorai Thodla with Sramana           Mitra moderated by Shradha

6-45 pm: Five to six pitches and Sramana’s strategy advice

7-15 pm: Interaction with audience

7-30 pm: Vote of thanks

Registration for pitches

Entrepreneurs wishing to pitch to Sramana are requested to register for the pitches through the email contact@yourstory.in mentioning “YourStory’s Sramana Mitra 1M/1M live roundtable: Pitch” in the subject line. Pitches should meet the Clarify My Story criteria recommended by Sramana. They will be screened by an expert group before being finalized. The pitches should be of three minutes duration.

The mail should contain details of the entrepreneur, the business to be pitched, contact details such as the email and mobile. Also if the presentation is ready, please attach it with the mail. The presentation should reach YourStory on or before 12 pm (noon) on November 8, 2010. They will be screened and the participants will be intimated by 6 pm on November 8, 2010.

Copy paste the following on to the email, fill in the details, and send it in the body of the mail.

Name of the entrepreneur:

Organization:

Business that is to be pitched to Sramana:

E-mail:

Phone:

Mobile:

Presentation attached: Yes/No

If presentation is not attached, it be sent on: Date, time

Registration as part of the audience

If you wish to be part of the audience, please send a mail to contact@yourstory.in, mentioning “YourStory’s Sramana Mitra 1M/1M live roundtable: Attendee” in the subject line, giving out your name, organization, e-mail and mobile number. If you are an organization, please indicate how many members from your organization will attend this roundtable.

Copy paste the following on to the email, fill in the details, and send it in the body of the mail.

Name:

Organization/university/college/other:

E-mail:

Phone:

Mobile:

No. of attendees (if organization):

Registrations are must for the roundtable and only the registered pitches and audience will be allowed to participate.

About Online Strategy Roundtables

Sramana started doing free Online Strategy Roundtables for entrepreneurs in the fall of 2008. These roundtables are the cornerstone programming of a global initiative that she have started called One Million by One Million (1M/1M). Its mission is to help a million entrepreneurs globally to reach $1 million in revenue and beyond, build $1 trillion in sustainable global GDP, and create 10 million jobs. In 1M/1M, Sraman teaches the EJ methodology, which is based on my Entrepreneur Journeys research, and emphasize bootstrapping, idea validation, and crisp positioning as some of the core principles of building strong fundamentals in early stage ventures. In addition, Sramana offers entrepreneurs access to investors and customers through our 1M/1M Incubation Radar series. You can pitch to be featured on my blog following these instructions.

About Sramana Mitra

Sramana Mitra is a technology entrepreneur and strategy consultant in Silicon Valley. She has founded three companies, writes a business blog, Sramana Mitra On Strategy, and runs the 1M/1M initiative. She has a master’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her Entrepreneur Journeys book series, Entrepreneur Journeys, Bootstrapping: Weapon Of Mass Reconstruction, Positioning: How To Test, Validate, and Bring Your Idea To Market and her latest volume Innovation: Need Of The Hour, as well as Vision India 2020, are all available from Amazon.

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