Startup DNA #2 – How Cloudera Raised Billions in Venture Capital and How Its Unique Company Culture Helps It Win

 By Martin Luenendonk| 2017-08-19T22:45:22+00:00 August 19th, 2017|

In today’s episode of the Startup DNA podcast Martin Luenendonk talks with Cloudera’s co-founder Amr Awadallah on Cloudera’s story from idea to IPO.

Cloudera is multi-billion company that is building a platform for big data, analytics, and machine learning based on Hadoop.

What you’ll learn in this podcast episode

  • What positioned Amr and his co-founders to be in a unique situation to spot this business opportunity
  • The 4 elements that make Cloudera’s company culture unique and increase the efficiency of its employees by more than 70%.
  • A detailed walk-through of the startup pitch deck Amr and his co-founders used to raise 5 million from Accel Partners (including the four key elements that’ll help increase your chances to raise venture capital)
  • How to balance focus on diversification in order to innovate and grow any business

Cloudera’s Startup Pitch Deck for Raising $5 Million


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