Vinod Muthukrishnan

Founder & CEO, Cloudcherry (acq by Cisco)

By Vinod Muthukrishnan

Blog Management

No Exit Wounds – A Primer for SaaS M & A in 2023

While these immortal lines from Charles Dickens can apply to many things at any age, they seem particularly apt for India SaaS in 2023. We are now at a liminal moment in time – a period of transformative transition. 2021 and the first half of 2022 were the halcyon days for Indian SaaS startups – […]

Vinod Muthukrishnan & Sumanth Raghavendra
Blog Chapters - United States

Caravan 2023: Your US GTM field trip

We’re back in the Bay Area with our second edition, and this time the 7-day trip will be even more tactical. How is ‘tactical’ even an advertisement you may ask; and the answer is simple. The world is full of stories of glory and get-rich hacks. All good ideas go to die in the battlefield […]

Vinod Muthukrishnan
Blog Leadership

Your competitor wants to acquire you. Now what?

A few weeks ago, a friend approached me. He was anxious and at a crossroads. A competitor had come in to acquire his company and the conversation seemed serious.  The story of this founder’s friend started three months ago when the competitor called him and asked if he would be open to being acquired. My […]

Vinod Muthukrishnan
Blog Leadership

How to not run out of money and other insights from my founding journey

All businesses are people businesses. With the right team, founders can cruise towards North Stars and tide over cash crunches. At CloudCherry before, and now at Uniphore, I have seen that encouraging teams to play together helps the company stay together. I have always been a big believer in small stories. That is how I […]

Vinod Muthukrishnan