Building Kolkata’sEntrepreneurship Pipeline             Sramana Mitra   Founder, One Million by One Million      1M Entrep...
Entrepreneurship is aDarwinian Numbers Game      High Infant Entrepreneur Mortality   600,000 companies go out of business...
99% of Entrepreneurs whoseek Financing get rejected       Yes, even in Silicon Valley
Why?Not enough Validation Not enough TAM  Inadequate Team   Poor Positioning         etc.
But, Silicon Valley has a    HUGE Pipeline US too. 600,000 businesses starting up each year.      Even with 10% failure, e...
Kolkata has a Minimal        PipelineHow can we get 1000 startups going in Kolkata rapidly?
By Aligning with Trends  So far, Kolkata has missed every one of them
Recap of TrendsIT Services Outsourcing to Fortune 500 /Global 2000 (started in the eighties, gainedmomentum through the ni...
Recap of TrendsIT Services Outsourcing to Mid-SizedEnterprises (picked up in the late nineties;ongoing)
Recap of TrendsOutsourced Product Development (Post2000 recession; ongoing)
Current TrendIT Products and Services for Small BusinessesEasy to Market Through Online Channels
Case Study: Zoho• Has taken on Salesforce.com in CRM  software• Trend: Affordable SaaS• $100M+ company now
Case Study: Freshdesk• 1M/1M Premium Company• Affordable SaaS for Customer Service for  Small Businesses• $1M Financing fr...
Services• Numerous small companies that sell their  services through oDesk, eLance, etc.
Market Size• $100B+ Market Opportunity• Can support 1000s of companies
Kolkata Needs To Catch This OneAnd build an entrepreneurship pipeline
Case Studies   Some opportunities and examplesbased on needs observed within 1M/1M
YouTube MarketingExample: 1M/1M YouTube Channel, Cartoons, Videos           Content + Marketing Services
Spruce Media: FacebookMedia Buying & Analytics          Product + Services     Analytics: Core Competency
WPromote: SEO, PPC Kolkata has companies, expertise in this space      Could become a core competency Build new technology...
Wildfire: Social Media     Campaigns      Product + Services
Minimum Viable Product (MVP) Development     Mobile, Social, Online Apps    Example: XMinds from Kerala   Software Develop...
Other Needs: Writing, Design, Web Research, Lead Gen,Data Entry, Email Campaigns,   Email & Chat SupportSmall businesses n...
Can Generate a Million    Jobs by 2020    Highly labor intensive businesses   Perfect for lower-end Outsourcing
1M/1M: Virtual           IncubatorWe also have needs for products / services within the                     network
1M/1M Core Focus on  Scalable, Effective     MentoringMentoring = (Curriculum + StrategyConsulting)
Silicon Valley Methodology    and Insider Network
Methodology, Curriculum, Mentoring,             Consulting,  Biz Dev, Financing, Media Access
1M/1M Will Help You With   Business Strategy &        Execution              Sramana Mitra    Founder, One Million by One ...
Skype Irina_patterson
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Kolkata March 2012

  1. Building Kolkata’sEntrepreneurship Pipeline Sramana Mitra Founder, One Million by One Million 1M Entrepreneurs x $1M+ Revenue by 2020 http://1Mby1M.com
  2. Entrepreneurship is aDarwinian Numbers Game High Infant Entrepreneur Mortality 600,000 companies go out of business every year in the US But, 600,000 business startup every year as well
  3. 99% of Entrepreneurs whoseek Financing get rejected Yes, even in Silicon Valley
  4. Why?Not enough Validation Not enough TAM Inadequate Team Poor Positioning etc.
  5. But, Silicon Valley has a HUGE Pipeline US too. 600,000 businesses starting up each year. Even with 10% failure, enough succeed.
  6. Kolkata has a Minimal PipelineHow can we get 1000 startups going in Kolkata rapidly?
  7. By Aligning with Trends So far, Kolkata has missed every one of them
  8. Recap of TrendsIT Services Outsourcing to Fortune 500 /Global 2000 (started in the eighties, gainedmomentum through the nineties; ongoing)
  9. Recap of TrendsIT Services Outsourcing to Mid-SizedEnterprises (picked up in the late nineties;ongoing)
  10. Recap of TrendsOutsourced Product Development (Post2000 recession; ongoing)
  11. Current TrendIT Products and Services for Small BusinessesEasy to Market Through Online Channels
  12. Case Study: Zoho• Has taken on Salesforce.com in CRM software• Trend: Affordable SaaS• $100M+ company now
  13. Case Study: Freshdesk• 1M/1M Premium Company• Affordable SaaS for Customer Service for Small Businesses• $1M Financing from Accel Partners
  14. Services• Numerous small companies that sell their services through oDesk, eLance, etc.
  15. Market Size• $100B+ Market Opportunity• Can support 1000s of companies
  16. Kolkata Needs To Catch This OneAnd build an entrepreneurship pipeline
  17. Case Studies Some opportunities and examplesbased on needs observed within 1M/1M
  18. YouTube MarketingExample: 1M/1M YouTube Channel, Cartoons, Videos Content + Marketing Services
  19. Spruce Media: FacebookMedia Buying & Analytics Product + Services Analytics: Core Competency
  20. WPromote: SEO, PPC Kolkata has companies, expertise in this space Could become a core competency Build new technology. Example: BloomReach
  21. Wildfire: Social Media Campaigns Product + Services
  22. Minimum Viable Product (MVP) Development Mobile, Social, Online Apps Example: XMinds from Kerala Software Development Services
  23. Other Needs: Writing, Design, Web Research, Lead Gen,Data Entry, Email Campaigns, Email & Chat SupportSmall businesses need numerous outsourced services to maintain a lean but effective growth model
  24. Can Generate a Million Jobs by 2020 Highly labor intensive businesses Perfect for lower-end Outsourcing
  25. 1M/1M: Virtual IncubatorWe also have needs for products / services within the network
  26. 1M/1M Core Focus on Scalable, Effective MentoringMentoring = (Curriculum + StrategyConsulting)
  27. Silicon Valley Methodology and Insider Network
  28. Methodology, Curriculum, Mentoring, Consulting, Biz Dev, Financing, Media Access
  29. 1M/1M Will Help You With Business Strategy & Execution Sramana Mitra Founder, One Million by One Million 1M Entrepreneurs x $1M+ Revenue by 2020 http://1Mby1M.com
  30. Skype Irina_patterson

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