Need help starting your start-up?

If you’ve got a great business idea, or a relatively young business, but you’re struggling to grow it, or move it to the next level, then join our webinar for some free entrepreneurial advice and guidance.

The webinar will be hosted by Mitra’s CEO (and serial entrepreneur), Ashok Suppiah, and Alan Ward, a Senior Director in Atkinson Ward, who has coached many entrepreneurs and business leaders.

Alan and Ashok will share their own experiences about launching and growing technology businesses. They will also take your questions and offer free advice.

Learn About

  • The typical stages of a start-up life cycle for a tech start-up
  • What it takes to succeed in the tech industry
  • How additional technology can help businesses grow
  • Why tech entrepreneurs stumble or fail during the start-up phase
  • The entry and exit points into the tech industry
  • The value of business partners when launching or growing a new venture.

Do you want to launch a great new tech business? Then spare an hour to listen to the advice of those who have already done it.

What are you waiting for? Contact us today to help you. 

In the past 20 years Ashok and Alan have worked with some of the world’s leading companies, from JP Morgan, Citi, Siemens, McDonalds, British Telecom and Microsoft.

Ashok is on his 5th start-up and have supported over 50 tech entrepreneurs in North America, UK and Asiapac. He was a founding member of Virtusa Corp that did IPO on Nasdaq (VRTU) and edocs, which was sold to Siebel, now part of Oracle for $180M.

Alan has coached numerous business leaders to be innovative, adaptable and resilient through changes caused by recession, product or service maturity and environmental factors.  His clients include Intel (Ireland), Computer Associates (UK), Microsoft (US/EMEIA) and Qualcomm (UK/Germany).

Ashok is a serial entrepreneur who has successfully started several tech companies over his 20-year career. With a passion to innovate using pioneering technology, he has helped over 40 startup clients including edocs Inc (part of Oracle)
Ashok is the CEO and co-founder of Mitra Innovation.


Alan Ward
Alan is Senior Director of Atkinson Ward (UK) Ltd and has held similar positions in large corporates and SMEs. As an independent coach and consultant since 1997, Alan has worked with individuals and teams at all levels of organisations.  Many of his clients have reached a point in their careers where they need extra knowledge and skills for success in the next stage – whether it’s climbing the ladder or launching a business.
Alan’s client work ranges across public and private sectors, both national and international, including: AMEY, American Express, Anglian Water Group, AON, ABF, Aviva, Barclays, Computer Associates, Canon UK, CIGNA, Direct Line, Ernst&Young, GSK, Goldman Sachs, HP, HSBC, INTEL, Lloyds, Microsoft, NHS, RBS, SwissRe, WS Atkins.