Here’s a discussion with serial entrepreneur Murli Thirumale on how he comes up with new ventures:

“I have a phrase which I have coined,” he says. “SDBS. It stands for sell, design, build, sell. SDBS is in contrast to designing something, building it and then trying to sell it, which is the model most big and small tech companies follow.” 

Sramana

Sramana Mitra is Founder and CEO of One Million by One Million (1Mby1M), a global virtual accelerator that aims to help one million entrepreneurs to reach $1 million in revenue and beyond. She writes and speaks frequently about the intersection of entrepreneurship and technology and was named one of LinkedIn’s Top 10 Influencers in 2015. As an entrepreneur CEO, Sramana ran three companies and she has a master’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT.