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Entrepreneurial Motivation by Sanjay Anandaram

17 August 2009 No Comment

About Sanjay Anandaram: (from: http://www.jumpstartup.net/ourpeople.html#sanjay)

Sanjay is a founding Partner of JumpStartUp Venture Fund, one of the earliest early stage US-India cross border VC funds set up in 2000. Outside of JumpStartUp, he mentors and occasionally invests in startups and advises VC funds. He’s also on the board of Maya Organic India Private Ltd, a social entrepreneurship startup.

As a passionate advocate of entrepreneurship, he writes and speaks frequently nationally and internationally on entrepreneurship, startups and VC. His column Indipreneur is published in the Financial Express and on startup blogs. He’s involved with TiE Bangalore (as Charter Member and co-chair of the TiE Entrepreneur Acceleration Programme), Nasscom (as part of the Product and Innovation group), with IIM-B (as member of the NS Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning), with INSEAD (as Adjunct Faculty teaching the Business Plan Workshop elective).

Sanjay has close to two decades of industry experience including significant international experience involving new business creation and business development in India, US, Asia, Middle-East and Africa. Prior to founding JumpStartUp, Sanjay co-founded Neta Inc., a venture capital backed Silicon Valley software startup that was acquired by Infoseek (Disney). Subsequently, Sanjay returned to India and founded VentureKatalyst, India’s first online publication aimed at entrepreneurs.

Before Neta, Sanjay spent many years with Wipro (NYSE:WIT). At Wipro, he was responsible for creating and driving several pioneering initiatives that resulted in the creation of extremely successful businesses. He also established a “product design lab for hire” in Silicon Valley in 1994 that undertook leading edge turnkey product development and engineering for startups and large companies. In 1996, as part of Wipro’s corporate development efforts, he wrote the business plan that led to the creation of a healthcare domain focused IT solutions practice. Earlier, Sanjay was responsible for channel and OEM sales in Africa, Middle-East and the Far East. He started his IT industry career in sales for Wipro in India.

Sanjay holds a Bachelors (with Honours) degree in Electrical Engineering from Jadavpur University, Calcutta and a MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalor

You can watch the 2 parts of the session handled by Sanjay Anandaram, during Eximius ’09 at IIM Bangalore.
I didnt carry my tripod for this session and had to shoot by hand. Hence, the video shakes a lot. Please bear it.

Hope you enjoyed the session!



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