Thursday, September 26, 2013

Abid Malik with the TEN Group talks about moving to Austin and helping IT Startups

Where are you from originally? California

What university did you go to? Sacramento State University, CA

What brought you to Austin? Business expansion/ base  in a hi-tech city

What is the idea behind your startup? Help start ups build successful companies

What need does it fulfill? It helps companies with their strategic planning

What exactly does your product do? It offers an automated process of filling gaps in a business before and after the funding

Who is it for? Start ups in IT & Health Care

What was the most challenging aspect of starting up a business? Finding uniqueness  or niche in a competitive market

What is the next step for you and your startup? Find start ups that need funding, team, and consulting

What advice do you have for entrepreneurs? Have strategic planning before you start any business

What Austin-based resource have you found to be the most helpful and why?Austin has a vibrant and supportive start up ecosystem and I've found the Texas Entrepreneur Networks to be a valuable resource for finding the right place to seek help.