From a Hong Kong casino to Shell, Boeing, and Ikea, Saravana Kumar dreams of Coimbatore's first SaaS unicorn

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In this episode, Saravana Kumar, founder and CEO of Kovai.co, talks about how he bootstrapped his company from one customer — a casino in Hong Kong — to thousands, including Shell, Boeing and Ikea, in a niche software area, growing to a $10 million ARR SaaS venture out of London and Coimbatore. Saravana — who went from a distance-learning MCA degree to a successful software entrepreneur — now wants to triple revenue by 2024 and then create the first SaaS unicorn from his home district in south India