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As many of you know, my “night-job” is Corporate Rebels United, a movement to unite Corporate Rebels worldwide to ensure that true change happens virally from deep within the fabric of our organisations.

Every month we celebrate a Corporate Rebel who went the extra-mile: in helping our movement, in completing a hack, in pulling together a value practice, or doing something really awesome in the organisation they work for. “Rebel of the Month” is recognition for a Corporate Rebel exposing the sort of behaviours we would like to encourage in our movement.

Our “Rebel of the Month” for February 2015 is Mukesh Gupta from Bangalore.

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He is an entrepreneur at heart and employee by choice. He is a corporate rebel and a change agent.
His day job is with SAP India as Director – Customer Advocacy and his passion is to help small business owners and startup founders build the organization that they would be proud of.
His mission is to re-invent sales:
  • The ever connected, social and mobile world has transformed how people buy (from other people or from other businesses).
  • The social media revolution has given consumers and buyers power to talk back to brands.
  • The rapid growth of online commerce (e-commerce or m-commerce) raises a question mark on the existence of many sales professionals.
  • The sales processes and methodologies have not kept up with this transformation of the buyers world.

The way we sell, measure the performance of the sales executives, work with other parts of our organization needs to be transformed for the sales executives to not only remain relevant but thrive in this new reality.

Mukesh volunteered on the Corporate Rebels United website to lead a new set of Value creation practices for the sales organziations which can help them thrive and grow! Check out his page: http://corporaterebelsunited.com/practices/practice-3-re-inventing-sales/

Mukesh is also a great example on using social media to reach out to his community: he blogs at http://www.rmukeshgupta.com and hosts his podcast – Pushing Beyond the Obvious (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/pushing-beyond-the-obvious/id887956450).

Mukesh is an author, blogger and podcaster. He has written the world’s first business poem – Your Startup Mentor, available exclusively on Kindle.

Mukesh is based in India, Bangalore.

Please join us in congratulating Mukesh for being our Feb 2015 Rebel of the Month

Launched in 2010 by SWIFT Innotribe, the Innotribe Startup Challenge introduces the world’s brightest startups to highly qualified industry experts, banks and VCs.

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The Startup Challenge is a year-round programme featuring regional showcases in EMEA, Asia and Americas where participants gather for fast-paced company pitches, insightful discussions on emerging trends and innovation opportunities, and social networking events.

There’s no charge to apply or participate, so whether you’re an early-stage or a growth-stage startup delivering innovation to the financial industry, the Innotribe Startup Challenge is the best way for you to connect directly with the most important investors, customers, partners, and influencers.

Over the past 5 years, the Challenge has helped over 150 startups initiate over $300M in deals with SWIFT member banks and notable fintech investors. This year, we’re adding more value to the program with a Semi-Final event in Capetown to cover African-born innovations, and dramatically increased exposure to the 7000+ decision makers who will attend Sibos (12-15 Oct 2015 in Singapore) for both our 2015 finalists and our program alumni.

There will be four showcases this year:

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During each showcase, the semi-finalists demo their ideas or new products, pitching directly to an audience looking for the best in class and voting for the top 5 companies who’ll get invited to the Grand Finale, taking place at Sibos, the world’s premier financial services event organised by SWIFT.

Due to the support of our sponsors, the program continues to be free to startups, investors & financial industry decision makers. You can learn more about the 2015 program here: www.innotribe.com/startup-challenge/.

The deadline for submissions is 22 February 2015.

This is the last call for FinTech Startups worldwide to reserve their seat for one of the best FinTech competitions out there!

So, please spread the message to all FinTech startups to apply right away because there’s only 10 days left until our deadline.

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The successful applicants will be announced in April 2015.

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There is so much noise out there. Getting back to some basics: a self-curated weekly list of max 5 articles that i found interesting and worth re-reading. Minimalism in curation. Enjoy!

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