How Freshworks’ Girish Mathrubootham is readying for an IPO

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For a long time, India has been referred to as the “Land of Software Engineers”. Then, Bengaluru became the ‘startup capital’ of the country, home to several entrepreneurs trying to build successful businesses.

Today, India is on the global map, ahead of many with the third-largest startup ecosystem in the world. We have spread far and wide and our startups have gone global. One of them is SaaS unicorn Freshworks.

Founded in 2010 by Girish Mathrubootham, or “G”, this company started a tech revolution, which led to India being branded as a go-to B2B SaaS destination in the world.

Girish wanted to ensure that small businesses were proactive over customer queries in the world of social media. At the time, products that were serving customers were expensive and really did not help SMBs in customer support.

Nine years later, with 35,000 paying customers, he’s now raised the bar higher. Now, he plans to go for an initial public offering (IPO) in the US, which is his long pending dream.

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Source: Yourstory

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