Startup cube


  • Do you have the next big idea?
  • How to Make a Lean Startup
  • How should a Prototype look like?
  • How Can you choose your Co-founder and other Team Members?
  • Startup Acceleration programs
  • Startup valuation & Investors
  • Customer Acquisition & Retention
  • Where are we in the current cycle for startups?
  • Innovations in talent services market with blockchain and Cryptocurrency?
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  • Are you exploring the possibility of getting acquired in market, Are you exploring to sell or consolidate your Product or solution?
  • How to get started on M&A?
  • What are the Technology related business activities involved around merging companies.
  • What are the mistakes to avoid?
  • What are the practical tips in Positioning your company for sale and Purchase
  • Identifying Risks
  • Innovative product spin off
  • Contact

    Sam Kilaru | (214) 529-3693 |
    Swathi Nelabhatla| (469) 355-5666 |

    Startup Cube, M & A Panelists

    CEO, Ocean9, Inc

    Swen brings 20 years of business leadership in SAP and cloud across consulting, IT management, marketing and sales disciplines to Ocean9. In 2002, he held IT operational responsibility for one of Hewlett Packard's SAP installations with $8 billion in annual transaction volume. When at SAP he created the first unified solution for the Business of IT, earning company wide recognition. Being part of the highly successful SAP in-memory database launch (SAP HANA), and later launching related AWS and managed cloud offerings, he started shifting his full attention to cloud. In 2014, Swen rejoined HP where he has recently held roles as SAP CTO as well as in cloud sales. Swen has co-authored a book on IT Business Management and is a frequent presenter at events.

    Representative for Texas House District 114 at Texas House of Representatives

    Jason Villalba (R-Dallas) started his third term as a Member of the Texas House of Representative on January 10, 2017. Representative Villalba serves House District 114.

    Recognitions and Acknowledgements:
    Dallas Police Association Legislator of the Year
    Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Outstanding Legislator
    Texas Conservative Roundtable Lone Star Conservative Leader Award
    Texas Association of Business “Fighter for Free Enterprise” Award
    Texas Medical Association "Friend of Medicine" Award
    Texas Municipal Police Association Champion of the Year
    American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network "Advocacy in Action" Award
    Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas "Best of the House" Legislative Award
    Dallas Police Association Rookie of the Year
    Texas Advocacy Project Vision Award
    ASPCA Freshman of the Year Award
    Capitol Inside "Best Freshmen Legislators"
    Dallas Morning News "Best of Dallas-area's freshman class in Texas House"
    Texas Observer "Legislators to Watch"
    Dallas Observer "30 Most Interesting People"
    WFAA "Sparkler Award"

    Jason Villalba worked his way through Baylor University where he studied economics and finance. Jason Villalba then went on to receive his Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law. Representative Villalba is now a partner at one of the most respected law firms in Texas, Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP. His practice focuses on the areas of public and private securities law, private equity, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate law.

    Suresh Ketha
    CEO, RISE Inc

    Suresh Ketha is the CEO at RISE Group of Companies, Dallas based company with global focus on On Demand Applications, Cloud computing, Data Management and Services providing solution for an integrated enterprise in partnership with SAP, Microsoft and Google. He a serial entrepreneur, thought leader in enterprise best business practices, promoter of businesses in Healthcare, Education, Real Estate, Software, IT and Business Services.

    CPA, Snyder Simoens LLP

    Daniel Snyder JD, CPA has over 38 years in professional practice, both as an attorney and a CPA. Dan is licensed to practice in United States Tax Court. His experience includes 10 years working in the UK including two years as the head of the International Tax Committee for a global accounting network. While Dan has a wide variety of experience his recent focus has been on income and estate planning for inbound non US residents.

    Chief Product Officer of CloudFabrix and Macaw Software

    Bhaskar Krishnamsetty is a Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of CloudFabrix and Macaw Software. Bhaskar is a serial entrepreneur, venture partner, board member and chief advisor for multiple start-ups focusing on Digital Transformation, Cloud, DevOps, Microservices and IoT markets. Bhaskar brings a depth of experience in entrepreneurship, technology leadership, corporate strategic direction and product development having launched multiple startups himself. Bhaskar has held technical leadership and senior engineering positions at Fortune 100 companies.