The Startup Green Room

The Startup Green Room
Behind the scenes with operators building India’s best tech startups.

Learning to be great at product management with Taruna Manchanda
Mar 18 • 74 min
Taruna Manchanda walks us through her career as a product manager at LinkedIn, Swiggy and Wingify, and shares how she has built her PM skill set.
Naiyya Saggi: Helping families with trustworthy and deeply personal tech
Jan 8 • 60 min
Naiyya Saggi is the founder at BabyChakra, India’s largest parenting community. Listen for amazing insights on how Indian families are interacting with tech, and how to build products that are trustworthy and safe.
Anshuman Bapna: Hustling to get acquired
Oct 13, 2019 • 67 min
We chat with Anshuman Bapna about how his startup Mygola was acquired by MakeMyTrip, and look under the hood of how Mygola decided to sell, approached acquirers, and kept investors and the team together.
Prateek Sharma: Building Duta, the largest social app you have never heard of
Sep 26, 2019 • 63 min
Prateek Sharma is the VP of Product at Duta, a social app focused on the next billion users. Starting with search and content distribution, Duta is defining what the Internet means to these users.
Abhinav Asthana: Building best of breed developer tools at Postman
Sep 16, 2019 • 66 min
Abhinav Asthana is the founder and CEO of Postman, the world’s most popular API development tool. He shares insights on finding the right early users, the SaaS opportunity in India, and leading distributed teams.
Prashant Tandon: Solving trust and access in the Indian healthcare ecosystem
Aug 12, 2019 • 42 min
Prashant Tandon is the co-founder and CEO of 1mg, the largest healthcare app in India. He’s a veteran in the space, and shares his insights on healthcare in India.
Tapan Pandita: The Indian fin-tech landscape digest
Jul 10, 2019 • 78 min
Tapan Pandita is the Chief Architect at ICICI’s Innovation Labs, and takes a deep dive into the Indian fin-tech opportunity space.
Zishaan Hayath: The secret sauce of product management at Toppr
Jun 26, 2019 • 51 min
Zishaan Hayath reveals the secret sauce behind product management at Toppr, and how they achieve best-in-class retention metrics.
Ankit Nagori: Building for customer experience at Cure.Fit
Jun 5, 2019 • 35 min
Ankit Nagori is the co-founder at Cure.Fit, where they are building an expansive health and fitness company that is focused on customer experience.
Shrey Gupta: Achieving product-market fit for Oyo’s supply-side
May 22, 2019 • 45 min
Shrey shares his learnings in pitching to, transforming, and onboarding properties on OYO Rooms – and then scaling this across the country.
Swetabh Pathak: Consulting services to SaaS product at Elucidata
May 1, 2019 • 27 min
Swetabh shares his learnings as his company Elucidata transitions from consulting services to a SaaS product.
Sanjeev Rao: Scaling Swiggy 10x
Apr 23, 2019 • 34 min
Sanjeev shares his learnings from leading HR at Swiggy and growing the team from 70 to 800 people.
Deepit Purkayastha: Product learnings from Inshorts
Apr 17, 2019 • 37 min
Deepit walks us through product milestones and decisions that made Inshorts successful.
Apr 4, 2019 • 7 min
Arjun and Alokik walk you through the idea behind The Startup Green Room, and share a sneak peek on what to expect from the following episodes.