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$80,000 invested, IPO, sold for $2.2 billion. No Funding!
A subdued and inspiring billion dollar success story!
On Sapne Salamat (Saturday – Sept. 25th @ Noon on 1170 AM)
Rohit Chandra (Founder/CEO of Rooh.It) will speak with Ajay Shah (Managing Director at SilverLake – $15 Billion dollars under management).
Ajay talks about his life, and how he started Smart Modular with $80,000 from his family, was rejected by VCs, and yet took the company public (IPO) with a market cap. of $500 Million, and eventually $2.2 billion acquisition.
Listen and Learn from this fantastic story of how flawless execution can reap rich rewards, from the master – who has done this time and again since then.
Call in and speak LIVE with Ajay & Rohit: from 12noon to 1:00PM on (408) 912-KLOKShare on Facebook
How Venture Deals get Done
A one-of-a-kind Insight into the Workings of VC
On Sapne Salamat (Saturday – Sept. 11th @ Noon on 1170 AM: Listen Live)
In a never-before revealed view of the insides of a VC Fund: Ajay will give special insights into “How a Deal Gets Done.” He will share with aspiring entrepreneurs the internal workings of a Venture Fund – how to get your company be one of the select few that will actually get funded. He will speak about the politics and processes internally: how a deal comes in, and how from first meeting it progresses internally (or not!) to a Partner Meeting and finally a Term Sheet. Arm yourself with this knowledge to learn how you can be successful in raising venture money and getting funded!
Call in LIVE and speak with Ajay & Rohit: pose your own Questions & get Answers from 12noon to 1:00PM on (408) 912-KLOK
Ajay was previously the Founder/CEO/Chairman at Pinnacle which he took public in 1994 with a peak Market Cap. in excess of $2 Billion. Over the years the company acquired more than a dozen companies before finally merging with another Public Company in 2005 for nearly $500 million.Share on Facebook