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Coimbatore Founders Circle Fireside Chat with Ganesh Shankar

Coimbatore Founders Circle Fireside Chat with Ganesh Shankar

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GRG Gen Nxt Incubator successfully launched its series of startup events under the “Coimbatore Founders Circle” with an inaugural Fireside Chat featuring Ganesh Shankar, CEO and Founder of Responsive (formerly RFPIO). The event took place on the 10th of July, 2024, at the GRG Gen Nxt Incubator in Coimbatore and saw an impressive turnout of over 40 participants from the startup ecosystem.

The Fireside Chat was a resounding success, with founders and aspiring entrepreneurs eagerly engaging with Ganesh Shankar. Ganesh, known for his grounded and composed demeanor, shared the remarkable journey of Responsive, from zero customers to over 2,000 customers in just eight years. Responsive, a leader in RFP response management software, now boasts more than 500,000 users worldwide, with over 25% of the world’s Fortune 100 companies, including Google and Microsoft, utilizing its software.

Ganesh provided valuable insights into various stages of Responsive growth, including product fine-tuning, sales incentive strategies, pricing models, and global expansion. His detailed explanations of these critical aspects captivated the audience, who posed numerous thought-provoking questions.

Ganesh expressed optimism about the opportunities available for entrepreneurs in Coimbatore and acknowledged the burgeoning tech ecosystem in the country. The audience greatly appreciated the learning experience and offered several insightful suggestions for future events of the Coimbatore Founders Circle.

Ganesh Shankar

Ganesh Shankar is the CEO and Founder of Responsive, a premier provider of RFP response software. Founded in 2015, Responsive has rapidly grown, serving over 2,000 customers across diverse industries, including technology, healthcare, finance, and government sectors. Notable clients include Google and Microsoft.

Responsive’s platform leverages advanced AI and machine learning to reduce RFP response time by up to 40%, enhancing efficiency and productivity. The software supports real-time collaboration and integrates with over 20 popular business tools, including Microsoft Office, Slack, and Salesforce.

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Ganesh, a native of Coimbatore, is an alumnus of Sri Krishna College of Engg and Tech, Coimbatore. With extensive experience in the software industry, his leadership and innovative approach have positioned Responsive as a market leader in RFP response software.

Hetal Sonpal

Hetal Sonpal is the CEO of GRG Gen Nxt Foundation Incubator. With over 25 years of experience in the technology industry, Hetal has held senior management positions at leading tech companies, including Wipro, Microsoft, LinkedIn, and Intel across Asia. He is a sought-after TEDx speaker and delivers motivational talks at schools and prestigious management institutes across India. Hetal is also a published author of the book “Against All Odds” and is pursuing a PhD in entrepreneurship from IIM Kozhikode.

The inaugural event of the Coimbatore Founders Circle was a great success, providing a platform for meaningful interaction and knowledge sharing among entrepreneurs. The insights and experiences shared by Ganesh Shankar were highly valued by the attendees, who left inspired and motivated to pursue their entrepreneurial ambitions.

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