Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in business solutions but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Shoba Viswanath, Founder of Viswanath Consulting, LLC, located in Concord, CA, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

Our business does strategic consulting for early-stage start-ups in business development, product management, go-to-market strategy, fundraising, and all other aspects of early-stage start-up growth.

Tell us about yourself

Having been a serial entrepreneur with one successful acquisition exit, I have learned the ropes of early-stage start-up growth. I like to use my experience to assist other founders in overcoming hurdles and growing quickly.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Selling one of my companies to a larger venture-backed company was my biggest accomplishment.

What's one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner?

When being a business owner, you have to manage priorities by multi-tasking and understanding the needs of the business while also being fiscally prudent.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Do your research and know that your product has a place in the market.
  2. Know your customer really well.
  3. Find mentorship from individuals who have done it before.

Where can people find you and your business?


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