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In a world where the rules of business have been written by men, how do women entrepreneurs who want to make millions of dollars AND impact millions of lives, create enormous success on our terms? This show has the ANSWERS. On Power + Presence + Position (PPP) we believe you CAN make big money and have a big impact. We celebrate your bold opinions, your unapologetic ambition and your unwavering commitment to build an impeccable business and life. Award winning journalist, women's leadership expert, and host of PPP, Eleanor Beaton is on a mission to double the number of women entrepreneurs who generate over a million dollars in annual revenue. This show will teach you to learn to think, communicate and get paid like a 7-figure CEO.
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May 15, 2018

 

Sramana Mitra is Founder of One Million by One Million, the first and only global virtual accelerator. She is the author of the Entrepreneur Journeys book series as well as the Vision India 2020 and Billion Dollar Unicorns books. As an entrepreneur and CEO, she successfully ran multiple businesses, including Intarka, DAIS Infotech, and Uuma, Inc. and holds a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT.

Sramana joins me today to explain what “unicorn businesses” are and why entrepreneurs need to stop chasing these unicorns. She shares the formula that she believes makes up a successful business, why over 99% of venture capital deals are typically rejected when seeking financing, and the parameters your business needs to meet to be considered a “fundable business.” She also explains the difference between a “real entrepreneur” and a “pseudo-entrepreneur” and why she believes smaller, profitable businesses should be celebrated.

 

“We are trying to create fortune in the middle of the pyramid. We do not believe that excess is a requirement for success.” - Sramana Mitra

 

Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • The impact that growing up in India had on her success and career.
  • What prompted her to start her current company.
  • Why over 99% of entrepreneurs seeking venture capital financing for their companies are rejected.
  • Factors that must be present to receive venture capital funding.
  • Challenges associated with presenting an alternative, controversial opinion and framework to venture capital funding.
  • How she helps entrepreneurs with funding announcements.
  • What are “unicorn businesses?”
  • How Silicon Valley’s views of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship have evolved over the years.
  • The difference between “real entrepreneurs” and “pseudo-entrepreneurs.”
  • Why technology is becoming an oligarchy and how it impacts entrepreneurs.
  • How she finds time to feed her intellectual appetite, analyze trends, and be a thought-leader.

 

Resources Mentioned:

  • Economist Magazine

 

Sramana Mitra’s Advice for Fierce Feminine Leaders:

  1. Surround yourself with smart people who are deep thinkers.
  2. Read publications that will give you a broad view of what is happening in the world.

 

Fierce Leadership Quotes:

  • “Venture capital is an optional tool of building a business.”
  • “I think $500,000 a year is a success; $1-Million a year is a success; $2-Million a year is a success because all of those are really difficult to do.
  • “Building a business is very difficult to do. Building a profitable business is very difficult to do and whatever scale people are comfortable and successful doing it at needs to be celebrated.

 

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