In this segment, we discuss the traits of entrepreneurs, building the right team and culture at startups as well, how to handle success (and more importantly learn from failure!) while building companies.
About Shashi Kiran, Advisor to The Fabric
Shashi Kiran is an advisor of marketing strategy for The Fabric and some of its portfolio companies. Over the past 20+ years, he has held senior executive leadership positions at Cisco and other global companies with marketing responsibility for multi-billion dollar portfolios. Shashi currently functions as the Chief Marketing Officer of a venture funded startup in the Silicon Valley.
Entries by Shashi Kiran, Advisor to The Fabric
Scaling innovation is always one of the hardest things to do. Very few technology companies can lay claim to be constantly innovating, consistently profitable and continually relevant even as technology continues to get obsolete at a faster pace than ever before.
Being actively associated with the startup ecosystem for several years now and having worked in bigger corporations for over 15 years, I’m often asked what the recipe for startup success is and if there is a formula for a successful exit. Such questions often come from first-time founders or key employees in startups who are looking forward to cashing in on their sweat equity.