The Cackle: Episode #43
Startup Trends to Watch in 2021
SPECIAL GUEST: Mahendra Ramsinghani, Managing Director, Secure Octane
AIRED ON: Thursday, January 21st on Facebook Live or Twitter at 10:30 am EST
Mahendra Ramsinghani, Founder of Secure Octane, joins The Cackle to discuss startup trends to watch in 2021.
Mahendra Ramsinghani has over a decade of experience in fostering the growth of early-stage technology businesses. He has invested in over fifty pre-seed and seed stage companies. He is the Founder of Secure Octane – a cybersecurity seed fund based in San Francisco bay area. Formerly, as Director – Venture Capital Initiatives for Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), Mahendra led the legislation for two Fund-of-Fund programs that deploy $200+ million in VC funds in Michigan. He is also the co-author of “Startup Boards” book (Wiley, 2014) with VC and author Brad Feld. His articles have appeared in Forbes and MIT Technology Review.
Mahendra’s background includes a Bachelor’s in Electronics Engineering and MBA with a major in Marketing & Finance.
About The Cackle
Each week on The Cackle, we highlight small businesses, startups, and people who have an impact on communities across the Midwest. We explore a wide range of topics relating to the vibrancy of local economies, including: entrepreneurial journeys, economic trends found in our research, the challenges facing small businesses and startups face, and the importance of building a diverse and inclusive community.