May 20, 2020

How freemium model got acquired by Yandex and how small technology-enabled data startup got acquired by the largest data company Dun & Bradstreet - by Maria Grineva

How freemium model got acquired by Yandex and how small technology-enabled data startup got acquired by the largest data company Dun & Bradstreet - by Maria Grineva

In this episode the co-founder and CEO of Orb Intelligence, Maria Grineva shares her story of starting a first company back in Russia that generated no revenue but still got acquired by one of the largest internet companies in Russia and then we talk about Orb Intelligence - how first sales are made while you are bootstrapping, should you talk to VCs if you don't plan to raise money from then and tons of insights into the process of fundraising.


In this episode the co-founder and CEO of Orb Intelligence, Maria Grineva shares her story of starting a first company back in Russia that generated no revenue but still got acquired by one of the largest internet companies in Russia and then we talk about Orb Intelligence - how first sales are made while you are bootstrapping, should you talk to VCs if you don't plan to raise money from then and tons of insights into the process of fundraising.

One Million By One Million blog: https://www.sramanamitra.com/?s=bootstrapping+to+exit

Orb Intelligence/DNB: https://www.dnb.com/solutions/marketing-sales.html

Invest in your host through an IPO: https://humanipo.app/id/konstantin.dubovitskiy