Episode 43: From Trading To Scaling An EdTech Platform To Millions Of Users – Prateek Singh’s Journey To Building LearnApp

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on almost every sector. From the automobile […]

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Episode 38: Ashish Singhal of CoinSwitch – From Amazon Dream Team to Making Crypto Buying Super Simple

Understanding users and scaling your startup Understanding users and scaling your startup can be a […]

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Episode 34: Winning with a SaaS Business Built in India for the World – Vivek Khandelwal of iZooto

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Episode 28: PC Musthafa of ID Fresh : Being unable to have 3 meals a day to making breakfast for millions

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Episode 10: Ranjeet Pratap Singh of Pratilipi – Story Telling at Scale by Solving Access Problem for Indian Language content

Ranjeet Singh could barely afford to pay for his education. Coming from a not so well to do family, reading was a luxury. He satisfied his passion to read by making deals with shopkeepers who sold books to watch their stores while they were away, borrowed books on Teacher’s library cards so he could borrow more and hustled his way to read. Ranjeet who mostly read Hindi books at that time and counts Nirala as one of his favorites realized that Indian Language content suffered from an access problem both in publishing as well as in reading. Pratilipi is Story Telling at Scale

He opined that it should be readers’ choice to read in whichever language they want but not simply because of lack of access. His friends suggested he create a digital platform with content in different languages. He quit his job and gave it a shot and Bravo! it worked. His journey has been interesting and fascinating. This is his story.

Episode 8: Akash Gehani of Instamojo: Finding Founders thru Twitter, Failing to Scale and 3rd Time Lucky

Sampad, Aditya and Akash met on Twitter. They worked together before but their bonds were formed on Twitter. After building camaraderie and bonhomie on Twitter, they made two attempts at building a tech startup. Their second effort was about helping hyperlocal merchants attract users closeby. With no traction, Instamojo moved on and that is still a work in progress in the startup world. Their 3rd outing into Payments was where they hit scale. This is that story.

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Episode 7: Ritesh Malik of Innov8 : Inspired to Scale: Coming from a family of 37 Doctors, funding amazing ideas, 2 Exits

Coming from a family of 37 Doctors, Dr. Ritesh Malik was destined to be a Doctor. Or so his family thought. From studying Medicine in Tamil Nadu near the forests which once housed the brigand Veerappan to his latest exit with Oyo, you Dr. Ritesh Malik’s story is a fascinating one. Even more fascinating is Project Guerilla. Give it a listen!

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Episode 5: Arun Prasad D of Flinto Box: Creativity at Scale: 1800 Ways to Drive Kids’ Imagination

Flinto looks like a typical IT company by looks but that is where the similarity stops. Flinto’s one of its kind Kids Learning R&D Lab is where all their concepts and product ideas are tested by the finest – the young kids themselves. What Flinto is doing is fascinating. Flintobox may spawn a whole generation of creative kids and enterprises

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Episode 4: Vaitheeswaran of India Plaza: Experience at Scale: 2 Decades of Innovation and Starting up “Again” with a WTF Drink

The India Plaza story reads like the George Lucas innovation factory having spawned India Plaza, Fabmart and Fabmall, India’s first online and offline grocery businesses. The Offline Grocery business eventually became More which came a full circle after being acquired by Amazon. Vaitheeswaran has started up again, with “Again”Drinks with his previous co-founder – Sundeep. He describes “Again” as a WTF Drink – A Wholesome, Tasty and Filling Drink that’s the world’s first drink to have no added sugar and no preservatives as well as a fantastic shelf life.