Special Briefing: Freshworks—marrying the art of Indian entrepreneurship and the science of Valley scaling

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Girish Mathrubootham never went to one of India's premier technology schools—the IITs—nor did he attend one of its hallowed business schools—the IIMs. But, he's just made corporate and tech history in India with Freshworks becoming the first cloud software venture started by an Indian founder to start an IPO in the US. Here's a conversation with Mathrubootham from February. He spoke about shifting to the US, his billion-dollar revenue ambition, thoughts on a US listing, and how Covid-19 gave him a chance to take better care of himself