Now read the Forbes article by Sramana Mitra and
Sridhar Vembu's interview with Mitra
Adventnet is a 100%, bootstrapped, $40-million-a-year revenue business that sends $1 million to the bank every month in profits.
Doing what? you might wonder. Selling network management tools, to be precise. But with a unique twist. Vembu employs 600 people in Chennai, India, and a mere eight in Silicon Valley. Imagine what that does to his cost structure!
Zoho's CRM costs $10 per user while Salesforce costs $65!
Way to go, Zoho!