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Shirish Nadkarni

Shirish Nadkarni

Shirish Nadkarni is a serial entrepreneur with proven success in creating multiple consumer businesses that have scaled to tens of millions of users worldwide. Shirish was the co-founder of Livemocha, the world’s largest language learning site with 15+ million registered members from over 200 countries, which was acquired by RosettaStone in 2013. Prior to Livemocha, Shirish was the founder of TeamOn Systems, a mobile wireless email pioneer that was acquired by BlackBerry in 2002.
Shirish Nadkarni is also the author of Winner Takes All: Case Studies in How Online Marketplaces Are Creating Modern Monopolies and From Startup to Exit: An Insider's Guide to Launching and Scaling Your Tech Business.

Shirish Nadkarni is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. Connect with him through LinkedIn. For more information, visit the author’s website CLICK HERE.
Shirish Nadkarni
CEO Advisory

5 things we can unlearn from marketplace monopolies and their cultures

Monopolies, by their very nature, have a tendency to breed complacency and foster harmful behaviors within their organizations. Once a marketplace achieves a monopoly status, the risks of unethical practices and unfair treatment become more prevalent, even if the leaders claim to uphold the right values. We should recognize these...
Shirish Nadkarni
CEO Advisory

Evaluating Marketplace Opportunities

Not all marketplace opportunities are equal in terms of potential growth and size. Some like eBay grew rapidly from inception whereas some like DoorDash took much longer to grow into a dominant market position. This article will help you sort out which marketplace ideas have the best opportunity to become...