EP #101: Jay Vasantharajah – Buying Multi-Million Dollar Tech Companies As Founder & Managing Partner At Atlasview Equity

Jay Vasantharajah (@jayvas) is the Founder & Managing Partner at Atlasview Equity, which buys multi-million tech-enabled businesses.

He joins Ara on this week’s episode of #TheTamilCreator to discuss the importance of saving up your first $100K, waiting on the “fat pitch” opportunities as described by Warren Buffet, transitioning from a job at Deloitte to starting his agency where he saw one client IPO for $450 million dollars and another get acquired for $2 billion dollars, Atlasview’s playbook after acquiring a company to fuel growth, the importance of “escape velocity” in investing and building trust in business, being inspired by Mark Leonard who founded Constellation Software and much more.

Follow Jay:
– Twitter (https://twitter.com/jayvas)

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00:19 – Ara introduces this week’s guest, Jay Vasantharajah
01:29 – How seeing his father build small businesses inspired Jay
05:15 – From commerce to accounting/side hustles and his own business
11:54 – How he secured customers as a consultant
12:47 – The importance of getting to your first $100,000
17:46 – Starting small and being consistent versus diving into the deep-end
19:37 – Atlastview Equity; what it is, what companies they purchase, etc.
23:59 – How many deals Jay had to look at before closing two acquisitions
27:36 – Why Jay and his company are lucky buyers
34:54 – The time Jay spends on building his business; newsletter & networking
39:11 – How Jay sources funds to purchase companies
45:27 – Attracting the energy that you want around you & mitigating risk
49:32 – Atlasview’s playbook after acquiring a company; growth plans
57:57 – Being inspired by Mark Leonard/Constellation Software & others
01:09:25 – Where Jay sees himself in the next 3 years
01:12:09 – Advice he would give his 16-year-old self
01:14:08 – Personal legacy; how Jay wants to be remembered by friends/family
01:16:36 – Creator Confessions & Advice for owners who want to sell their business
01:28:08 – The Wrap Up

Intro Music

Produced And Mixed By:
– The Tamil Creator
– Yanchan

Written By:
– Aravinthan Ehamparam
– Yanchan Rajmohan