If you haven’t already, please study my free Bootstrapping course.

You want to do a startup. So, you need an idea to build around.

So, how do you ideate? How do you evaluate if your idea has legs? How do you make sure that your tech startup idea is viable…


I like fundamentals-focused business building, and outline the principles of fundamentals-focused business building in my free Bootstrapping course.

I started blogging on Technology Entrepreneurship in April 2005. The Internet was different then. There was no Smartphone. Social Media was just starting. Facebook and LinkedIn were new concepts.

Today, in 2021…


I like fundamentals-focused business building, and outline the principles of fundamentals-focused business building in my free Bootstrapping course.

One of the single hottest trends in technology startups is Artificial Intelligence (AI). Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and various other nuances are being constantly applied to problems up and down the…


Most adult professionals have jobs, families, and other responsibilities. People working in the tech industry have big salaries to forego if they want to start a company.

So many ambitious folks start to build their technology startups while working full-time. Having a job means your income doesn’t depend on the…


Online learning has exploded in popularity over the last decade. In Covid, the field has found a tremendous force multiplier.

Many founders are now turning to online education for startup ideas. Here’s why: it can be extremely profitable because online courses do not require physical classrooms, startup costs are more…


There are over 2 million students enrolled in Machine Learning courses on Udemy. The most daring will try to start their own businesses.

Here is a list of Udemy courses based on the 1Mby1M methodology that will assist budding entrepreneurs in creating a pragmatic strategy.

  1. Start by going through the…

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Non-technical entrepreneurs are not that rare. And if you have a great idea for a company…


The DataStax-1Mby1M Fall 2021 Startup Challenge launched on September 9th. Here is the kick-off video with Chet Kapoor, CEO of DataStax, Ed Anuff, Chief Product Officer of DataStax discussing the program with me.

DataStax has significant enterprise customers that are using their Apache Cassandra-based database products to solve real world…


The toughest round of funding an entrepreneur seeks to raise is pre-seed investment. It sports the lowest probability of success, the highest amount of ambiguity, is poorly defined, and is causing the greatest amount of confusion and road wreck out there.

I would like you to start with the basics…


If you haven’t already, please study my free Bootstrapping course.

Udemy has over two million students who are learning Machine Learning on the platform. Many of these students are aspiring entrepreneurs.

Here is a list of Udemy entrepreneurship courses based on the 1Mby1M methodology that would help them put one…

Sramana Mitra

Founder of the 1M/1M global virtual incubator

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