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Neha is frequently featured in business and tech press about her experience as an entrepreneur, female founder, fundraiser, leader, culture builder, and equity champion.
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Why I Hired an Astrophysicist as My Marketing Chief
Some of the best people I’ve hired in recent years had resumes that weren’t an exact match with the open job description. For example, I tapped an astrophysicist to head up marketing, a former screenwriter to work in sales and a third-grade teacher for corporate training and development.
Neha Sampat: The Queen of Content
After 100 pitches during a Series A round of funding for her business Contentstack, she finally landed an investor that shares her vision for the company. But, the closing was taking weeks longer than it should. If the deal—and money—didn’t come through soon, Sampat would have to downsize her company and make some hard decisions. “I had bet on the investment and had already grown the team,” recalls Sampat. “It’s a bit like gambling, except you’re betting on yourself.”
Neha Sampat embraces Austin's friendliness, tacos
In our weekly Journal Profiles, we bring readers a behind-the-scenes look at how influential Central Texans live and work. This time we feature Neha Sampat, a serial entrepreneur now running Contentstack, which has raised $89 million. Click through to read about her experience relocating to Austin from Silicon Valley, as well as her early experiences in entrepreneurship, like running a New Kids on the Block fan club.
Creating A Purpose-Filled Organization Starts With Values
Values create the foundation for your organization. They create a blueprint for decision-making, how you treat customers, how employees interact with one another and a map for future growth. I consider defining your organizational core values a business imperative, no different from having a strong business plan in place.
Zoomtown, USA: Austin, Texas, booms as remote workers rethink life outside the cubicle
Neha Sampat, CEO and founder of Contentstack, moved to Austin's Silicon Hills from San Francisco in 2019. Much of the migration she's seen involves people relocating from the Bay Area and New York but said the "reality is that it's a city growing in popularity for people in tech roles" around the country.