There’s more to entrepreneurship than funding rounds – Sramana Mitra

Sramana is CEO and Founder of One Million by One Million.

One Million by One Million (1Mby1M), the world’s first and only global virtual accelerator. Its goal is to help a million entrepreneurs globally reach a million dollars in annual revenue, build a trillion dollars in global GDP, and create 10 million jobs.

Sramana founded 1Mby1M in 2010 after a decade as a consultant at some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley. A serial entrepreneur at heart, she has never worked for anyone other than herself. Helping others become their own boss is a motivator that fuels her work at 1Mby1M.

Sramana adopted inbound marketing tactics in 2005, back when many people were still figuring out what blogging was. And today, she still places quality content at the forefront of everything she does   

She sat down with Andy to discuss Silicon Valley’s influence on the entrepreneur’s journey, morning routines, avoiding burnout, and the joys of being your own boss.

Show Notes:

00.32 Win the morning, win the day.

03.55 Building your brand with high quality, digital content.

05.28 Ahead of the curve: adopting inbound marketing tactics in 2005.

10.21 Where do you invest your money? An individual’s vision or idea?

14.43 How Startup culture standardized funding acquisition.

16.24 Growing up in pre-liberalisation India and Sramana’s journey to CEO.

21.47 Avoiding burnout as a leader.

25.41 Engaging the creative part of your brain.

28.00 Why entrepreneurship is more than just funding acquisition.

29.35 The venture capital phenomenon.  

31.26 Success doesn’t come in one shape.

32.38 The joys of being your own boss.

34.52 Sramana’s top tips on becoming your own boss.