TZ Presents: What Makes a Startup Attractive for Acquisition | Chat with Krishna Gupta

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KrishnaTechZulu is excited to invite you on July 18, 2013 at 7pm, to a fireside chat with Krishna Gupta, Partner/CEO of Sortfolio, which he recently acquired from 37Signals.  Krishna will be interviewed by our very own Espree Devora, known as “the Girl who Gets it Done” and creator of SaveBusinessTime.  Krishna will share his experience on “What Makes a Startup Attractive for Acquisition”

There will be plenty of FREE Pizza & Drinks!

The Deets

When: July 18, 2013 7pm

Where: The ROC (Real Office Centers) 604 Arizona Ave Santa Monica, CA 90401

Topic: What Makes a Startup Attractive for Acquisition

Krishna Gupta is a former musician, dedicated entrepreneur and current Partner/CEO of Sortfolio, a company he acquired from 37Signals.


Krishna Gupta’s innate leadership skills were exposed during freshman year when Krishna started providing micro-loans at the early age of thirteen. Krishna has come an exceedingly long way since his adolescent business endeavors, and has grown his early discovered entrepreneurial spirit by gaining significant business experience in a variety of diverse industries. He has exposed himself to operations, hotel management, real estate investment, fashion and music. Krishna’s dynamic work experience highlights both his commitment to his passion for business and also his ability to embrace new ideas. Krishna’s appreciation for creativity fuels his success with Sortfolio.


Before Krishna was immersed into the start-up world with BeanGenius and Sortfolio, he was lead guitar player for a hard rock band.  Krishna graduated with honors from UCLA with an MBA. He is a geek and a whiskey lover.

Espree Devora

*the Girl who Gets it Done* Espree created WeAreLATech which unites LA Tech founders, investors, engineers and creatives via incredible offline activities, the 1st LA Tech podcast "WeAreLATech" featuring LA Startups fueling this city to become a top destination for tech and innovation and a calendar of all the Los Angeles tech events (updated weekly) which can be found both via WeAreLATech mobile app. Additionally she produces and hosts the #womenintech Podcast and "Hello Customer" podcast. In addition to being a contributing journalist and panel moderator for TechZulu she has provided seminars in entrepreneurship and technology to many corporations and universities including CBS, SXSW, Disney and USC Executive MBA. On her blog,, she enjoys curating and reviewing the best Productivity Tools for Startups

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