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Sramana Mitra has been an entrepreneur and a strategy consultant in Silicon Valley since 1994. Her fields of experience span from hard core technology disciplines like semiconductors to sophisticated consumer marketing industries including fashion and education.

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Billion Dollar Unicorns: Profitable Qualys Hits A New High
In the recent third-quarter results, Qualys reported revenue of $59.5 million, up 17%. GAAP net income was $8.5 million, or $0.21 per diluted share, compared to $5.0 million, or $0.13 per diluted share a year ago.
SendGrid Has A Successful IPO
An estimated 125 billion commercial emails are sent every day, and the number of email users is expected to grow. Email delivery and performance platform SendGrid went public last week on the New York Stock Exchange.
Snap Tumbles As Competitors Become Too Big To Handle
Snap listed when its business model was yet to prove successful – it was not only missing profits but was also failing to deliver growth. Recently reported quarterly results are no better, and the stock continues its downward trajectory.
From Unicorn To Unicorpse: Blue Apron Tanks Under Public Scrutiny
Blue Apron began trading on the NYSE earlier this summer. In less than six months, the valuation of the company has tanked as the stock price has fallen nearly 70%.
Billion Dollar Unicorns: Indian Small Town Marketplace ShopClues Looks Shaky
ShopClues is venture funded so far. Overall, it has raised close to $265 million in funding from investors including GIC, Tiger Global Management, Nexus Venture Partners, Helion Venture Partners, and LionBird.
Billion Dollar Unicorns: Forescout Finally Lists
Cyber Security market is projected to grow from $137.85 billion in 2017 to $231.94 billion by 2022. Recently a player in the cyber market, Billion Dollar Unicorn ForeScout Technologies, which focuses on the IoT segment, went public.
Elevate Credit Trying To Elevate
The alternative finance market across the US, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean has grown 23% to $35.2 billion in 2016. A player in such a market is Fort Worth, Texas-based Elevate Credit.
Tableau Fails To Deliver Growth
Data analytics firm Tableau recently reported its quarterly results and its growth is a bit concerning with respect to the rapid growth of the industry.
Flipkart Needs To Emphasize Private Label Strategy
Flipkart had revenue of $2.3 billion in fiscal 2016, up over 50% to $2.3 billion. Losses shot up 75% to $780 million.
BlackLine Industry Awards Fail To Generate Interest In New Products
Cloud finance and accounting firm BlackLine (Nasdaq: BL​) went public just over a year ago. Since then, the company’s valuation, along with the accolades it has received, has grown steadily.
Billion Dollar Unicorns: FireEye Struggling To Keep Up
FireEye recently reported its third-quarter results that were better than what the market expected. Revenues grew 1.7% over the year to $189.6 million.
Apple Results Move Market Cap Closer To The Trillion Mark
Apple’s fourth quarter revenues grew 12% over the year to $52.58 billion, shattering the Street’s forecast of $50.7 billion. Profits for the quarter grew 19% to $10.7 billion.
Russia Controversy Has No Impact On Facebook
If anyone expected the recent Russia scandal regarding the US election to hurt the profitability or revenue prospects for Facebook, they couldn’t have been more mistaken.
Twitter Remains In Hot Water
Twitter is hopeful of turning GAAP profitable in the current quarter. It expects an adjusted EBITDA of $220-$240 million, capital expenditures of less than $110 million, and stock-based compensation expense of $90-$100 million.
Alphabet Wants To Monetize Youtube As The Next Big Thing
The recent quarterly results by tech giants Amazon, Microsoft, and Alphabet (Nasdaq: GOOG) helped drive the Nasdaq to the best gains of the year.
Nadella’s Microsoft Delivers Stellar Cloud Numbers
Microsoft recently announced its first quarter results and the performance blew past all market expectations. Microsoft continued to deliver stellar growth in the Cloud segment, instilling additional confidence in the market.
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