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SaaSBoomi Turns Five: Charting India’s $1 Trillion SaaS Aspiration by 2030

As we celebrate our fifth anniversary on November 24, 2023, it is an opportune moment to reminisce about SaaSBoomi’s journey hitherto and look at the future.

Suresh Sambandam
Blog Chapters - United States

From the gardens of Bangalore to the high-rises of SF: Our SaaSBoomi Caravan journey

I strapped into the seat and tightened the belt. The plane shuddered as it started to push back. It was going to be my first visit to the US, and I was alone. I had put the pieces together for an event at a venue I had never been to before, in a city I […]

Amrutha Jalihal
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Pay-it-forward: A deep dive into what it looks like in action

As I sat down to write this piece, Chandrayaan-3 successfully made a soft landing close to the south pole of the Moon. It is a first for India, a first for the world. Like all impressive undertakings, it did not happen in a single day, or some months. It took 1,000 engineers and scientists. They […]

Avinash Raghava
Blog Chapters - United States

SaaSBoomi: Parallel runway for SaaS entrepreneurs

This article was originally posted on Maneesh’s Substack. I first learnt the widespread spirit of volunteering among American public in 2001-02 when my business partner Robert Levine (ex-MD Deutsche Bank) warned me before joining me at SENA Systems that he will not be able to travel on Tuesdays unless it’s an emergency. He was an […]

Maneesh Bhandari 
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Putting down roots #ScaledFoundersRetreat

It took me a minute to take my eyes off the banyan tree. There it stood, strong and silent. Its roots were everywhere, snaking deep into the ground and cascading from the branches. What was once a dot-sized seed has turned into this spectacular provider of shade today, so grounded and yet so linked. It […]

Avinash Raghava
Blog Chapters - Singapore

Taking SaaSBoomi to Singapore

SaaSBoomi’s ambition has always been to curate a community that would be composed of vibrant, diverse voices who will help founders grow, scale, and accomplish their potential. We’ve been traveling across the length and breadth of India. Smaller centers, large cities, big metros, we’ve been to them all. Over the past few years, I have […]

Avinash Raghava
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My new engagement with founders, as a community builder

In my dozen-plus years as a journalist, there is nothing I enjoyed more than meeting founders. What is so special about them? Aren’t there so many wonderful people out there whose stories are as fascinating or more? Of course! And I have enjoyed meeting many and telling their stories.  But founders hold a special place […]

Malavika Velayanikal
Blog Chapters - Chennai

Aiming for Coimbatore to be one of the SaaS hubs in the country

My career as an IT consultant began in London in 2000 right at the height of the bubble, when I was 22 years old and fresh out of university.  For most of us, our first job determines our career trajectory, luckily for me, I ended up in the right place at the right time. […]

Saravana Kumar
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Amazing stories and startups from Bhopal, Indore, and Surat

I’m writing this piece from a beautiful café in Bhopal, amidst lush greenery, butterflies, and chirping sounds of birds. This café is very special as all the stuff here is organic, with the farm right next to it. It’s always a pleasure to receive hospitality in an emerging city. You get to meet interesting people […]

Avinash Raghava