10 lessons to become a successful entrepreneur: Wise words from a Silicon Valley CEO

To become a successful entrepreneur, you need inspiration, motivation, determination, passion, and just as importantly an open mind to consider the pearls of wisdom from industry leaders.

As more and more industry leaders are reaching out to share insights with people starting their entrepreneurial journeys, it’s a great time to listen, learn, and adapt lessons that can guide you on the right path.

Cooliris CEO Soujanya Bhumkar is passionate about building great teams and products, which have reached over 100 million users to date. In the slideshow below, Soujanya shares the lessons he’s learned from his own journey in the tech startup world. Take a look now and take a step toward your own success!

10 lessons to become a successful entrepreneur from CoolirisSlides

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Posted on 1st May 2013

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  • Cooliris CEO Soujanya Bhumkar to speak at BeLaunch 2013, South Korea

    imageSouth Korea’s largest technology and start-up conference is due to take place from May 1st to 3rd this year. Aptly titled BeLaunch 2013, this conference aims to revolutionize the start-up and technology scene in South Korea. We were honored to receive an invitation to be part of this platform that aims to change the technology ecosystem in South Korea.

    Drawing on a breadth of experience, our CEO, Soujanya Bhumkar will happily share his wealth of knowledge about start-ups with South Korean enthusiasts. He is delighted at the thought of sharing his vision to help other entrepreneurs fulfill their dreams. He will be speaking on May 2, 2013, day 2 of the conference, on “Disruptive Asian Entrepreneurs – Cracking the Silicon Valley Code.” Some questions that will be covered in the panel discussion are:

    • Why does Silicon Valley attract entrepreneurial talent from all over the world, including Asia?

    • Why should entrepreneurs from Asia consider moving to Silicon Valley?

    • What challenges do Asian entrepreneurs face in the Silicon Valley?

    • How can entrepreneurs get started in the Silicon Valley?  (Best practice examples)

    The conference aims at grooming South Korean tech talent to go global, and also provides a platform for foreign start-ups to enter South Korea. His words are sure to help you if you are looking to gain insight into the start-up scene in the Silicon Valley or are looking to begin your own start-up anywhere in the world.

    If you happen to be in Seoul on May 2, 2013, be sure to attend BeLaunch 2013 and hear our CEO speak. It takes place at COEX, Gangnam, Seoul.

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    Posted on 30th April 2013

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  • Meet team Cooliris at Mobile World Congress 2013

    It is that exciting time of the year again when telcos and tech giants converge upon the Spanish city of Barcelona. Yes, it is time for Mobile World Congress 2013. Mobile operators, app developers, start-ups and journalists will all come together under the Catalan sun; all to conduct business, network, collaborate and demo new products/services. And with so much to look forward too, Team Cooliris will be right there in the middle of all the action. From 25th-28th February 2013, cool members of Team Cooliris will be at the Fira Gran Via for the biggest mobile event in the world. Our team would love to meet you if you are attending the MWC this year. A sneak peek into who you have a chance of meeting up with from Cooliris:

    ·       Austin Shoemaker – CTO @shoe2

    ·       Sebastian Blum – VP Business Development @lebastif

    ·       Derek Tan – Business Development @derektrex

    ·       Jenny Lum – Press Relations @jennzz

    This year’s Mobile World Congress will focus on innovation and new applications of mobile technology; which goes hand in hand with what Cooliris has to offer. We would love to meet you, demo, discuss and share some cool upcoming features, stats and unique usage trends. All you have to do is email us at (team@cooliris.com), connect with us through our twitter account (@Cooliris) as we tweet our way across the halls of the MWC, or simply just come up to us at the MWC. There is lots to talk about.

    With over a billion photos connected in the app and over 350 million engaged meaningfully, you too can become part of the Cooliris revolution. We are eagerly looking forward to Barcelona and even more excited to meet you.

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    Posted on 23rd February 2013

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