Figuring Out with Raj Shamani

Raj Shamani

In Figuring Out, I showcase my growth, challenges and shortcomings that are a part of my pursuit for happiness. It is an opportunity for my audience to set out on a pursuit with me and be a part of my story. All my learning’s from my mistakes and achievements from my victories are discussed here.

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How To Become a Unicorn Company? | Business and Fund Raising Secrets Revealed By Kunal Bahl | FO 55
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How To Become a Unicorn Company? | Business and Fund Raising Secrets Revealed By Kunal Bahl | FO 55
Click and open a Demat & Trading A/c with Bajaj Financial Securities Limited! A platform that is empowering users with diverse options to invest in the stock market!Features at your fingertips:-Stock Baskets picked by experts-Avail Brokerages for all segments as low as Rs. 5 per order with subscription packs-Margin on Delivery Trades-Investing in US Stocks-Investing in Bond Markets-IPO InvestingLink to the website: the Bajaj Securities app as a guest user, log in with your number and explore in detail.---------In this latest episode of Figuring Out Podcast we are in conversation with Kunal Bahl, Founder and CEO of Snapdeal and AceVector Group and we have discussed:-Mistakes you should never make as a leader-What’s the correct way to fire people from an organization when their vision doesn’t align any more?-How did he receive his first investment of a million dollars in just a 2 minutes phone call?-Things Kunal look for in a Startup before putting his own money-What leads to the doom or success of a startup and entrepreneurs?Kunal Bahl is often regarded as one of the early ecommerce entrepreneurs from India. And, his journey has been an inspirational one. Kunal graduated from the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology, University of Pennsylvania. After completing his education, he took up a job at Microsoft in the United States but had to return to India in 2008 due to some visa complications.Kunal joined Rohit Bansal, his childhood friend who was working for CapitalOne at that time to start Snapdeal. Kunal describes Snpdeal’s culture as “smart, generous and humble”. According to him, culture determines a company's pace of growth. In this podcast he shared how the Indian e-commerce company got its first angel investor 14 years ago.Kunal's Social Media Handles ⤵︎Twitter@1kunalbahl   •   •🎧 Stream Figuring Out episodes on Spotify:  Watch Figuring Out episodes on YouTube: Subscribe to Figuring Out Clips: - Introduction02:23 - Building company culture04:29 - Qualities to look for before hiring08:20 - How to layoff team members?11:32 - Hire fast fire faster doesn't work?13:46 - What is early age investing?20:11 - Top 3 things to look in a founder27:22 - Snapdeal's first angel investor31:08 - Who should raise funds?36:30 - Startup investing is a way to build wealth?43:41 - How does exist happen in startups?46:37 - Kunal's most candid conversation with a Founder52:38 - Top 3 things to make a business successful56:24 - Indian Consumers Vs US Consumers1:00:34 -  How to build loyalty with customers1:08:15 - How to learn business and startups?1:13:24 - Why Health-tech is the next big industry?1:18:40 - Conclusion•   •   •About Raj ShamaniRaj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds who are creating a sensation in the Fintech, FMCG, & passion economy space.To Know More,Follow Raj Shamani On ⤵︎Instagram @RajShamani @RajShamani @ShamaniRaj - Raj Shamani
How To Become a Unicorn Company? | Business and Fund Raising Secrets Revealed By Kunal Bahl | FO 55
3d ago
How To Become a Unicorn Company? | Business and Fund Raising Secrets Revealed By Kunal Bahl | FO 55
Click and open a Demat & Trading A/c with Bajaj Financial Securities Limited! A platform that is empowering users with diverse options to invest in the stock market!Features at your fingertips:-Stock Baskets picked by experts-Avail Brokerages for all segments as low as Rs. 5 per order with subscription packs-Margin on Delivery Trades-Investing in US Stocks-Investing in Bond Markets-IPO InvestingLink to the website: the Bajaj Securities app as a guest user, log in with your number and explore in detail.---------In this latest episode of Figuring Out Podcast we are in conversation with Kunal Bahl, Founder and CEO of Snapdeal and AceVector Group and we have discussed:-Mistakes you should never make as a leader-What’s the correct way to fire people from an organization when their vision doesn’t align any more?-How did he receive his first investment of a million dollars in just a 2 minutes phone call?-Things Kunal look for in a Startup before putting his own money-What leads to the doom or success of a startup and entrepreneurs?Kunal Bahl is often regarded as one of the early ecommerce entrepreneurs from India. And, his journey has been an inspirational one. Kunal graduated from the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology, University of Pennsylvania. After completing his education, he took up a job at Microsoft in the United States but had to return to India in 2008 due to some visa complications.Kunal joined Rohit Bansal, his childhood friend who was working for CapitalOne at that time to start Snapdeal. Kunal describes Snpdeal’s culture as “smart, generous and humble”. According to him, culture determines a company's pace of growth. In this podcast he shared how the Indian e-commerce company got its first angel investor 14 years ago.Kunal's Social Media Handles ⤵︎Twitter@1kunalbahl   •   •🎧 Stream Figuring Out episodes on Spotify:  Watch Figuring Out episodes on YouTube: Subscribe to Figuring Out Clips: - Introduction02:23 - Building company culture04:29 - Qualities to look for before hiring08:20 - How to layoff team members?11:32 - Hire fast fire faster doesn't work?13:46 - What is early age investing?20:11 - Top 3 things to look in a founder27:22 - Snapdeal's first angel investor31:08 - Who should raise funds?36:30 - Startup investing is a way to build wealth?43:41 - How does exist happen in startups?46:37 - Kunal's most candid conversation with a Founder52:38 - Top 3 things to make a business successful56:24 - Indian Consumers Vs US Consumers1:00:34 -  How to build loyalty with customers1:08:15 - How to learn business and startups?1:13:24 - Why Health-tech is the next big industry?1:18:40 - Conclusion•   •   •About Raj ShamaniRaj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds who are creating a sensation in the Fintech, FMCG, & passion economy space.To Know More,Follow Raj Shamani On ⤵︎Instagram @RajShamani @RajShamani @ShamaniRaj - Raj Shamani
Is Chaayos New Indian Starbucks? Multi Million Business By Selling CHAI | Figuring Out 54
16-09-2022
Is Chaayos New Indian Starbucks? Multi Million Business By Selling CHAI | Figuring Out 54
Hi Guys! In this latest episode of Figuring Out Podcast we are in conversation with Nitin Saluja and Raghav Verma, Co-Founder of Chaayos and we have discussed:-How to kill competition?-How to build a brand and what brands can learn from legendary brands like Apple and Co-Cola?-How Chaayos became India's first technology enabled chai business?Chaayos – “Experiment with Chai is” is one of the fastest growing tea startups of India. Chaayos is an initiative by two techies – Nitin Saluja and Raghav Verma graduated from IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi respectively. Before the foundation of Chaayos, they used to work in a US consulting firm Opera Solutions. Nitin, for the matter of fact, was always a chai freak.During this phase, Nitin met Raghav Verma through a friend in common who was also working for the US consulting firm Opera Solutions. They both shared the idea and were convinced to kick it off this craziest idea on the floor of entrepreneurship. They both quit the top paying US based IT job and gave their every ounce of blood to their startup. They named their startup – CHAAYOS and the first outlet store was opened in November 2012 in Gurgaon.Chaayo'sSocial Media Handles ⤵︎Instagram@chaayos   •   •🎧 Stream Figuring Out episodes on Spotify:  Watch Figuring Out episodes on YouTube: Subscribe to Figuring Out Clips: - Introduction01:57 - How do bots make chai at chaayos?03:24 - Thandi Chai at Chaayos04:03 - How do you make people try new stuff?04:42 - How to convince people buy something super premium06:29 - How to make a brand in an extremely competitive market?08:24 - First step to build a mass premium brand10:59 - What matters the most when starting a store?12:08 - Why do people love Chaayos?15:51 - Why do customers keep coming back to some brands?18:36 - Why technology over human labour?20:07 - How to convince VC for funding?22:01 - US vs Indian Customers23:11 - Are people price sensitive in India?24:58 - Is Chaayos going global?27:24 - 3 essential elements to build a brand in India?35:23 - Are you opening chaayos in any new city?37:08 - How to build a brand?39:39 - If I am your customer, what do you want me to spread out in the world?40:18 - What do you want your employees to spread out?40:50 - How do you learn all this?43:45 - Which brands inspired you the most?46:14 - Next big opportunity in India?•   •   •About Raj ShamaniRaj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds who are creating a sensation in the Fintech, FMCG, & passion economy space.To Know More,Follow Raj Shamani On ⤵︎Instagram @RajShamani @RajShamani @ShamaniRaj - Raj Shamani   •   •#podcast #figuringout #rajshamaniAbout Figuring OutFiguring Out Podcast is a Candid Conversations University where Raj Shamani brings raw conversations with the Top 1% in Indiachaayos, chaayos free chai, chaayos vs chai point, chaayos founders, chai business, chai business kaise karen, chai business josh talks, how to expand business globally, how to start a business as a teenager, how to start a st
How To Grow Your Business 10x Fast? Secrets Revealed By Billionaire Deepak Garg | Figuring Out 53
09-09-2022
How To Grow Your Business 10x Fast? Secrets Revealed By Billionaire Deepak Garg | Figuring Out 53
Hi Guys! In this latest episode of Figuring Out Podcast we are in conversation with Deepak Garg, Founder and CEO of Rivigo and we have discussed:-Why India doesn’t have companies like Uber & Netflix and why are these companies struggling in India?-What are the areas India needs to focus on in order to grow it’s economy?-What’s stopping India from becoming rich?-What opportunities should India look at in order to grow for the next 10 years?-What are Indian VC’s and entrepreneurs getting wrong?Rivigo was founded in 2014 by former Mckinsey employees, Deepak Garg and Gazal. The main idea that led to the formation of the now billion-dollar company was to make the truck driving occupation more gracious and humane. The central objective was to create a model where no truck driver would drive for more than 5-6 hours at a stretch and would reach home the same day itself.Rivigo became a member of the elite unicorn club in 2019. In this episode we talked about the future of Web 3.0, India's manufacturing market, US consumers and more.Deepak Garg'sSocial Media Handles ⤵︎Twitter@dg_rivigo   •   •🎧 Stream Figuring Out episodes on Spotify:  Watch Figuring Out episodes on YouTube: Subscribe to Figuring Out Clips: - Introduction01:22 - Will Web3 be consolidated?07:16 - Reality of Democracy in India11:45 - Indian economic situation15:39 - What business will be successful in India?20:01 - Demand & supply in US and Europe21:00 - Business opportunities in US 23:48 - Why is Rivigo not going international?25:18 - How to find customers for export?27:42 - Problem with entrepreneurs28:54 - How to manage capital to start a business?34:44 - How to judge a market?38:16 - How to serve the market where consumerism is very less?41:37 - How did the idea of Rivigo come about?49:55 - Conclusion•   •   •About Raj ShamaniRaj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds who are creating a sensation in the Fintech, FMCG, & passion economy space.To Know More,Follow Raj Shamani On ⤵︎Instagram @RajShamani @RajShamani @ShamaniRaj - Raj Shamani   •   •#podcast #figuringout #rajshamaniAbout Figuring OutFiguring Out Podcast is a Candid Conversations University where Raj Shamani brings raw conversations with the Top 1% in Indiahow to grow your business, how to grow your business faster, how to scale your business, how to start your own business, how to start a startup, how to be millionaire, how to be millionaire at age of 20, business success story, business ideas for teenagers, business motivation business kaise start kare, paise kaise kamaye business karke, raj shamani
AI Will Rule The World - Loss of Jobs, Humanity in Next 7 years | Ft. Srikanth Velamakanni | FO 52
02-09-2022
AI Will Rule The World - Loss of Jobs, Humanity in Next 7 years | Ft. Srikanth Velamakanni | FO 52
In this latest episode of Figuring Out Podcast, we have Srikanth Velamakanni, Founder of Fractal Analytics and we have discussed:-How AI will replace all the jobs and to fight that?-What skills you should learn to future ready?-How technology is controlling us?-How to learn about AI or Tech to understand and imply the usage of tech in current jobs?-What should be the mindset of students sitting for placements and what is the biggest mistake they made?-Next big industry where people can make insane amounts of moneySrikanth Velamakanni is the Co-founder, Group Chief Executive and Executive Vice Chairman of Fractal. In 1998, he joined ANZ Investment Bank from business school in the structured debt department and he got a chance to work with clients such as Enron and in sectors such as aircraft finance. A move to ICICI Bank’s structured products group followed—“due to lifestyle issues”—and this is where Srikanth and Pranay Agarwal, eventually a co-founder at Fractal, worked on India’s first collateralized bond obligation (CBO) in 1999.It was at ICICI Bank that Velamakanni and Pranay, both deeply involved in financial math in their jobs, decided that there was potential to use math to help businesses such as banking do better. Then they Co-Founded Fractal Analytics. Fractal is a leading player in the artificial intelligence and transformative enterprise decision making space. Fractal’s mission is to power every human decision in the enterprise and to use the power of AI to help the world’s most admired Fortune 100 companies. Since Srikanth co-founded Fractal in 2000, the company has raised more than USD 300 million from institutional private equity investors. Fractal serves more than 100 Fortune 500 companies with its AI, data and analytics driven business strategies.Srikanth Velamakanni'sSocial Media Handles ⤵︎Twitter @srikanth   •   •🎧 Stream Figuring Out episodes on Spotify:  Watch Figuring Out episodes on YouTube: Subscribe to Figuring Out Clips: - Introduction00:58 - Discussion topics02:44 - Mistake students make during placements06:52 - Top 3 industries people should pick today?08:47 - Brutal reality of the finance industry10:06 - How to identify if this company will give you growth or not?12:51 - Is AI or technology eating all our jobs?17:59 - How to learn about AI?25:03 - How to build a business around a problem?29:43 - Technology boon or bane?31:08 - Risks of technology world can face43:38 - What is behavioural economics?53:11 - Most fascinating thing about Indian Consumers1:02:51 - 3 books everyone should read1:10:20 - Next big industry1:13:00 - Conclusion•   •   •About Raj ShamaniRaj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds who are creating a sensation in the Fintech, FMCG, & passion economy space.To Know More,Follow Raj Shamani On ⤵︎Instagram @RajShamani @RajShamani @ShamaniRaj - Raj Shamani   •   •#aijobs #jobloss #rajshamaniAbout Figuring OutFiguring Out Podcast is a Candid Conversations University where Raj Shamani brings raw conversations with
Lenskart’s Peyush Bansal On Shark Tank, Indian Businesses & Leadership Skills | Figuring Out 51
26-08-2022
Lenskart’s Peyush Bansal On Shark Tank, Indian Businesses & Leadership Skills | Figuring Out 51
In this episode of Figuring Out Podcast, we have Shark Peyush Bansal, Founder and CEO of Lenskart and we have discussed:-How can you enter a perfectly competitive market and build something where nobody can beat you?-How to build a monopoly in a competitive market?-How to find out your niche?-How to build a brand which can set you apart from competitors?-Journey of Lenskart, how does lenskart build another organisation inside their own company?-Lessons on building a startup from 0 to  taking it to 2 billion dollarPeyush Bansal is an Indian entrepreneur and co-founder of the eyewear retail chain Lenskart. He founded the company in 2010 along with Amit Chaudhary and Sumeet Kapahi. Before Lenskart, Bansal worked in the United States at tech giant Microsoft. In 2007, he decided to quit his job and return to India. He built Lenskart from scratch, and today, it is one the biggest eyewear stores in India. In 2020, Lenskart entered the unicorn club and had a valuation of over $1 billion. Recently, in 2022, Peyush Bansal became part of Shark Tank India. At just 36 years old, he has become one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world and a judge at the Shark Tank Show.In this episode we have discussed about startups, entrepreneurship and his journey of Shark tank. Watch this episode till the end to know complete details.Peyush Bansal'sSocial Media Handles ⤵︎Instagram @peyushbansal @peyushbansal   •   •🎧 Stream Figuring Out episodes on Spotify:  Watch Figuring Out episodes on YouTube: Subscribe to Figuring Out Clips:   •   •00:00 - Introduction02:53 - How did Lenskart start?05:23 - Piyush’s meeting with Bill Gates06:18 - What differentiate Bill Gates from other leaders?08:06 - Early days of Lenskart09:40 - How to validate your business idea?14:30 - How to make customers trust your product?18:47 - Marketing of Lenskart20:34 - Start with a Why or What?21:22 - How to make employees connected with your why?25:21 - How to build organisation culture?29:36 - When did John Jacobs start?30:41 - Blue Rays Spects by Lenskart34:06 - How to kill the fear of being stupid?35:14 - Experience of meeting Founders of same industry38:03 - Why should we never be satisfied?43:47 - How to market to Indian customers?48:09 - Top 3 qualities of an entrepreneur52:29 - Favourite Shark of Piyush53:58 - Learnings from Shark Tank India56:22 - Speed Vs Perfection56:40 - How did Piyush get into Shark Tank India?59:36 - Why didn't Piyush want to do Shark Tank?1:01:35 - Next big opportunity to build a unicorn?1:03:41 - ConclusionAbout Raj ShamaniRaj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds who are creating a sensation in the Fintech, FMCG, & passion economy space.To Know More,Follow Raj Shamani On ⤵︎Instagram @RajShamani @RajShamani @ShamaniRaj - Raj Shamani   •   •#Podcast #FiguringOut #RajShamaniAbout Figuring OutFiguring Out Podcast is a Candid Conversations University where Raj Shamani brings raw co
BECOME RICH, But How? -Sandeep Jethwani On Money Mistakes, Billionaires & Investing | FiguringOut 50
19-08-2022
BECOME RICH, But How? -Sandeep Jethwani On Money Mistakes, Billionaires & Investing | FiguringOut 50
In this week’s episode of Figuring Out, we have Sandeep Jethwani, Co-Founder of dezerv. (Check dezerv. out here: dezerv. is a wealth creation platform where financial experts with years of experience invest for you!dezerv's experts build, manage & review investment portfolios for working professionals while taking full ownership of performance.In this podcast we discuss: -What does Wealth Creation actually mean?-How can people create massive amounts of wealth?-Why certain people or brands depict more trust while others not?-Why certain people are able to make wealth and certain are not wealthy?-How compounding can do wonders in your life?-How to deal with insecurity?In this week's podcast, we talked about money, investing, finances, the market, and more.Sandeep Jethwani's Social Media Handles ⤵︎Instagram @sandeepjethwani @sandeepjethwani  Social Media Handles ⤵︎Website: @dezerv.in @dezervHQ   •   •🎧 Stream Figuring Out episodes on Spotify:  Watch Figuring Out episodes on YouTube: Subscribe to Figuring Out Clips:   •   •00:00 - Introduction0:22 - Wealth Creation in India03:34 - Why people want to retire early?06:20 - 3 Phases of India's Wealth Journey08:54 - Meaning of Wealth Creation09:53 - Do wealthy people know what to do with their money?11:48 - How to figure out wealth management experts?15:34 - Why do certain people depicts more trust?18:34 - Trust attracts wealth?19:40 - Why some people are wealthy and some not?21:24 - How compounding helps in life?25:00 - Wealth creation and compounding26:33 - Why we should taught about future?29:46 - Ways to create wealth35:29 - Indicators to make maximum wealth40:26 - Top 3 concepts everyone should understand to create wealth44:54 - How to deal with insecurity?48:42 - Next big opportunity in India50:12 - ConclusionAbout Raj ShamaniRaj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds who are creating a sensation in the Fintech, FMCG, & passion economy space.To Know More,Follow Raj Shamani On ⤵︎Instagram @RajShamani @RajShamani @ShamaniRaj - Raj Shamani   •   •#Podcast #FiguringOut #RajShamaniAbout Figuring OutFiguring Out Podcast is a Candid Conversations University where Raj Shamani brings raw conversations with the Top 1% in India.
What's Wrong With Indian Startups? | Dr. Ritesh Malik On Education & Communal Riots |Figuring Out 49
12-08-2022
What's Wrong With Indian Startups? | Dr. Ritesh Malik On Education & Communal Riots |Figuring Out 49
In this week’s episode of Figuring Out we have Ritesh Malik Founder & CEO of Innov8 Coworking. And in this podcast we have discussed:-What needs to change with India’s current education system?-How to deal with competitors?-What is stopping India from becoming truly a world power?-What type of startup fails and succeeds?-How to build the right culture for your organisation?-What is that one thing every entrepreneur is wrong about?Ritesh Malik is a medical doctor turned entrepreneur and angel investor, who is extremely passionate about building products which create impact at scale leveraging technology.Coming from a family of doctors, he was forced into doing medicine, and post that he started working at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi, which he didn’t like for one bit, because, back of his mind, he always wanted to do something much more impactful.In the year 2012, he decided to quit his medical professional and took the entrepreneurial plunge, where he ventured into setting up augmented reality startup AdStuck, which developed an app called Alive in JV with the Times Of India Group, however, he exited from the company after it got acquired by Bennett, Coleman and Company Limited, commonly known as The Times Group in 2013. Then in 2016 he founded Innov8 Working.In this podcast we talked about the Indian education system, wealth generation, startup failures, the future of the Indian market, and more. Watch the podcast till the end to know complete details.Ritesh Malik'sSocial Media Handles ⤵︎Instagram @drriteshmalik @drriteshmalik   •   •🎧 Stream Figuring Out episodes on Spotify:  Watch Figuring Out episodes on YouTube: Subscribe to Figuring Out Clips:   •   •00:00 - Introduction01:53 - Strength of US Dollar04:53 - Money Vs Health and Relationships06:04 - Problem with Indian education system08:05 - Why do we value wealth so much?10:29 - What needs to change in our Education system?11:24 - Is the Indian media biased?16:37 - Purpose of Startup21:25 - How to make a product stand out?26:22 - How to beat your competition?33:07 - What type of startup fails and succeeds?37:58 - Easiest way to make money40:56 - How to retain talent?48:25 - India Vs Foreign Countries50:59 - Human Resource Scarcity52:56 - What’s happening in Silicon Valley?57:25 - Should we start making massy products?1:11:14 - What can be the next big business?About Raj ShamaniRaj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds who are creating a sensation in the Fintech, FMCG, & passion economy space.To Know More,Follow Raj Shamani On ⤵︎Instagram @RajShamani @RajShamani @ShamaniRaj - Raj Shamani   •   •#Podcast #FiguringOut #RajShamaniAbout Figuring OutFiguring Out Podcast is a Candid Conversations University where Raj Shamani brings raw conversations with the Top 1% in India.
How He Built Moj in 30 Hours After the Ban of TikTok? Raj Shamani | Figuring Out 48
05-08-2022
How He Built Moj in 30 Hours After the Ban of TikTok? Raj Shamani | Figuring Out 48
In this week’s episode of Figuring Out we have Ankush Sachdeva Co-founder and CEO of ShareChat. His team created a Moj, a replica of the popular Chinese short video platform TikTok in just 30 hours after the ban of TikTok. In this podcast we have discussed:-How did he create Moj in just 30 hours after the ban of TikTok?-How he built ShareChat after 14 failed startups?-Love & Breakup, Next Big Industry?When we talk about our present, Social Media is one of the prime things out there, that made a place in our life. There is hardly anyone who is not on any social media. In this scenario, one Indian decided to find a social media platform that will change the way Indians perceive social media.Ankush Sachdeva is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Co-Founder of the Indian social media platform, Sharechat, which was launched on 8 January 2015. He supervises the company's growth strategy and examines product development. Ankush Sachdeva is the Founder of Mohalla Tech Private Limited firm which owns Sharechat. Sharechat has over 180 million monthly active users and the app supports 15 Indian languages, He built and experimented with 14 startup ideas before finding success with ShareChat.Mohalla Tech hit unicorn status with a valuation of $2.1 billion, after a $502 million fund raise led by Lightspeed Ventures and Tiger Global.Watch this podcast till the end to know about  short form content and AI, Funding, building in India, social status, and more.Ankush Sachdeva's Social Media Handles ⤵︎Twitter @AnkushSach   •   •🎧 Stream Figuring Out episodes on Spotify:  Watch Figuring Out episodes on YouTube: Subscribe to Figuring Out Clips:   •   •Chapters:00:00 - Introduction01:08 - Instagram Vs Sharechat02:36 - ByteDance copied ShareChat?06:14 - Launched Moj in 30 Hours08:17 - How to onboard users on your platform?10:47 - How does content go viral on social media?16:26 - How do people think in India?18:12 - Which type of content users reshare on social media?20:04 - Is India a status driven society?22:57 - Do we celebrate the destruction of startups?26:54 - Growth trajectory of India30:46 - India’s GDP Vs Export36:08 - Google acquiring ShareChat?39:22 - Early exit of startups in India41:02 - Journey of ShareChat?48:16 - Building social platforms in India51:11 - His biggest learning 54:51 - How to hire the right people?56:32 - Mistakes people should avoid while building a startup1:00:51 - How ShareChat makes money?1:04:15 - Social Media platforms shape the way people think?1:07:47 - Threats from political parties?1:09:23 - Love & Breakup, Next Big Industry?1:12:24 - ConclusionAbout Raj ShamaniRaj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds who are creating a sensation in the Fintech, FMCG, & passion economy space.To Know More,Follow Raj Shamani On ⤵︎Instagram @RajShamani @RajShamani @ShamaniRaj - Raj Shamani   •   •#Podcast #FiguringOut #RajShamaniAbout Figuring OutFiguring Out Podcast is a Candid Conversations University where
IITian Shares Top 3 Lessons From - School Life, IIT Bombay & YouTuber's Conclave | Figuring Out 47
29-07-2022
IITian Shares Top 3 Lessons From - School Life, IIT Bombay & YouTuber's Conclave | Figuring Out 47
In this episode of Figuring Out, We’ve Rishabh Jain, from Labour Law Advisor. He graduated from IIT Bombay & then started working on a few startups which didn’t lead him to success but then he & his partner Mandeep started a YouTube channel - Labour Law Advisor as his family was into labour law consulting for the past 40 years. Now Labour Law Advisor has become one of the most popular channels in the space.In this episode, Rishabh shared with us three of his experiences that changed his perspective on life.01. What helped Rishabh to grow in life & develop confidence at a very young age?02. How did saying no to things became a curse for him?03. Hacks he used to stay committed to his process?Rishabh Jain'sSocial Media Handles ⤵︎Instagram @RishsamJain @RishsamJain   •   •🎧 Stream Figuring Out episodes on Spotify:  Watch Figuring Out episodes on YouTube: Subscribe to Figuring Out Clips:   •   •00:00 - Introduction01:56 - Why should you get uncomfortable?09:16 - How to develop confidence?12:34 - Don't say no to opportunities21:18 - Talk loud about your dream28:16 - Give a growth map and purpose to your team33:01 - ConclusionAbout Raj ShamaniRaj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds who are creating a sensation in the Fintech, FMCG, & passion economy space.To Know More,Follow Raj Shamani On ⤵︎Instagram @RajShamani @RajShamani @ShamaniRaj - Raj Shamani   •   •#Podcast #FiguringOut #RajShamaniAbout Figuring OutFiguring Out Podcast is a Candid Conversations University where Raj Shamani brings raw conversations with the Top 1% in India.
India is at Risk! | How China is Controlling Our Economy? Ft. Trishneet Arora | Figuring Out 46
22-07-2022
India is at Risk! | How China is Controlling Our Economy? Ft. Trishneet Arora | Figuring Out 46
In this podcast we have Trishneet Arora, the Founder & CEO of TAC Security and we have discussed:-What’s going wrong in the world?-What are the possible outcomes which can happen because of the funding from China to Indian startups?-How China and America are controlling the world?-What can happen to people like you and me if we don’t be cautious about what we are consuming, how we are consuming and who are the startups we are sharing our data with?Trishneet is extremely passionate about securing cyberspace and started his entrepreneurial journey in 2013 at the mere age of 19. From there, under his leadership, TAC Security has been securing the world’s top brands while disrupting cyberspace.In 2017, he was listed in The 50 Most Influential Young Indians by GQ Magazine. Trishneet is also part of Entrepreneur Magazine’s 35 under 35 & Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2018 List. In 2019, Trishneet Arora was listed in Fortune India’s 40 under 40 list, India’s Brightest Business Minds.Watch the podcast till the end to know how a 19 year old started his own cyber security company.Trishneet Arora’s Social Media Handles ⤵︎Twitter: @TrishneetArora @trishneetarora   •   •🎧 Stream Figuring Out episodes on Spotify:  Watch Figuring Out episodes on YouTube: Subscribe to Figuring Out Clips: - Introduction02:17 - Why did he dropped out of school07:47 - His First Startup 08:50 - How did he start Tac Security?11:23 - What is Ethical Hacking?13:04 - How to reach out to big corporations?15:02 - How is he helping NPCI?15:57 - How do people lose money to frauds?22:31 - Potential threats of cyber crime24:15 -  Fraud of 9 Crore Rupees26:34 - What is Cyber Crime?32:09 - Snowden33:59 - Data has the power to control us36:00 - Should you use Password Management apps?37:55 - How is our country at risk?44:25 - How does TAC Security reach out to B2B?51:23 - Cyber Insurance52:42 - Competition to TAC Security54:22 - Which is the next big industry?58:20 - Conclusion•   •   •About Raj ShamaniRaj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds who are creating a sensation in the Fintech, FMCG, & passion economy space.To Know More,Follow Raj Shamani On ⤵︎Instagram @RajShamani @RajShamani @ShamaniRaj - Raj Shamani   •   •#CyberSecurity #FiguringOut #RajShamaniAbout Figuring OutFiguring Out Podcast is a Candid Conversations University where Raj Shamani brings raw conversations with the Top 1% in India.
How he Earned 100 Million Dollars through Video Games? Ft. Vishal Gondal | Figuring Out 45
15-07-2022
How he Earned 100 Million Dollars through Video Games? Ft. Vishal Gondal | Figuring Out 45
In this podcast we have Vishan Gondal, the Founder & CEO of GOQii and we have discussed:01. How Did He Approach Pepsi To Buy His Games & Helped Them Run A Campaign Against Coke?02. How Did India Games Build The First Ever Spider-Man Game?03. His 3 Biggest Lessons From The Journey Of India Games04. How Companies Design A Game To Get You Addicted?05. Why Should the Government Regulate Companies Like Instagram & YouTube For Their Power Of Influence & Strategies To Get A User Hooked?06. What’s The Best Rule To HIre For Startups?07. What Indian Startups Are Doing Wrong Which Is Stopping The Growth Of India’s Ecosystem?08 - What’s Gonna Change In The World With Web3Vishal Gondal started his entrepreneurial journey at the age of 16 founding IndiaGames and is best known as the Father of the Indian Gaming Industry. Having taken the company to amazing heights, in 2012, IndiaGames was acquired by the Walt Disney Company, post which he served as Managing Director Digital, Disney. He is an angel investor and was listed among the top 50 executives in the mobile content space by the UK based 'Mobile Entertainment' Magazine. His passion for technology, fitness & gaming led him to his next venture’ GOQii’ which is focused on helping people make a change towards a healthier lifestyle and be the force of good.Vishal's Social Media Handles ⤵︎Twitter: @vishalgondal @vishygo   •   •🎧 Stream Figuring Out episodes on Spotify:  Watch Figuring Out episodes on YouTube: Subscribe to Figuring Out Clips: - Introduction02:03 - Gaming King of India06:30 - Journey of India Games08:41 - 3 Biggest Lessons from his first company11:09 - How to build products that people enjoy?18:15 - How is Snapchat using gamification?19:41 - How to use principles of gaming in other businesses?23:36 - Biggest competition of Netflix25:30 - Formula of Hiring the best people?31:08 - Difference between Corporates & Startups34:11 - How to develop a superpower?36:00 - Difference between USA and India?38:55 - Next superpower?40:51 - How to start working on your idea?43:14 - Future of Web349:25 - Conclusion•   •   •About Raj ShamaniRaj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds who are creating a sensation in the Fintech, FMCG, & passion economy space.To Know More,Follow Raj Shamani On ⤵︎Instagram @RajShamani @RajShamani @ShamaniRaj - Raj Shamani   •   •#Podcast #FiguringOut #RajShamaniAbout Figuring OutFiguring Out Podcast is a Candid Conversations University where Raj Shamani brings raw conversations with the Top 1% in India.
MTV Hustle's King On - Indian Rappers, Music Business & Money | Figuring Out 44
09-07-2022
MTV Hustle's King On - Indian Rappers, Music Business & Money | Figuring Out 44
In this podcast we have MTV “HUSTLE” fame Arpan Kumar Chandel, professionally known as King or King Rocco. In the recent past, we all have grooved to the soothing beats and warm lyrics of ‘Tu Aake Dekhle, and in this podcast we will discuss:-How does the music industry work?-Ways to make money as an artist-Importance of passive income-What works and what doesn't work in Indian music industry-How artists manage their money?-What are the biggest opportunities in the Indian Music Industry?Initially, King used to make rap videos and release them on various social media platforms. However, his journey as a rapper started holding the hands of MTV Hustle 2019. In this show, he was seen performing before renowned rappers, Raftaar, Nucleya, and Raja Kumari. By his very first performance, he won the hearts of the judges as well as of the audience. Even Nucleya offered him to work on one of his albums.Now Arpan Kumar Chandel is known across India by his stage name King and has achieved a huge fan following. He utilised YouTube to release his songs and has eventually achieved great success in it. His ability to connect with his fans, what they want, which type of songs they will like- is one of his biggest perks.Watch the podcast till the end to know how he built one of the largest businesses and much more!King’s Social Media Handles ⤵︎Twitter: @ifeelkingOG @ifeelking   •   •🎧 Stream Figuring Out episodes on Spotify:  Watch Figuring Out episodes on YouTube: Subscribe to Figuring Out Clips: - Introduction00:42 - When did he decide to become a rapper?03:59 - His story of Hustle20:14 - What’s his dream now?22:32 - There is no shortcut of success25:18 - Framework of making a great song28:13 - Importance of Passive income 30:09 - Ways to make money as an artist33:50 - Royalty in India36:40 - Indian music industry42:07 - American Artist Vs Indian Artists51:25 - How artists manage their money?57:28 - Launching business as artist1:03:07 - Money Vs Happiness1:14:35 - Opportunities in the Music Industry1:20:27 - 72 hour rule for haters1:29:00 - Conclusion•   •   •About Raj ShamaniRaj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds who are creating a sensation in the Fintech, FMCG, & passion economy space.To Know More,Follow Raj Shamani On ⤵︎Instagram @RajShamani @RajShamani @ShamaniRaj - Raj Shamani   •   •#King #FiguringOut #RajShamaniAbout Figuring OutFiguring Out Podcast is a Candid Conversations University where Raj Shamani brings raw conversations with the Top 1% in India.
IITian Founders Of Unicorn - NoBroker On Real Estate, Brokers & Buying VS Renting | Figuring Out 43
01-07-2022
IITian Founders Of Unicorn - NoBroker On Real Estate, Brokers & Buying VS Renting | Figuring Out 43
In this episode of figuring out, we have Amit Kumar Agarwal and Saurav Garg, the Founders of NoBroker.com. We talked about the future of tech-based businesses, the hustle behind building a startup, financial planning, and much more.Saurabh Garg started NoBroker in 2014 after being unable to find a house that didn't require him to pay brokerage on classifieds and rental platforms. He and Amit Kumar Agarwal and Akhil Gupta were inspired by how consumer internet platforms such as BookMyShow had eased movie ticketing and MakeMyTrip had eased travel booking. Founded in  2014, NoBroker is a Bangalore-based startup in the real estate search domain. It connects flat and property owners with tenants and buyers directly through its platform, thereby making buying, selling, and renting of properties more straightforward, transparent, and affordable.In this episode, we have discussed why startups fail and the things people don’t tell you about entrepreneurship. If you are interested in entrepreneurship, watch this episode till the end.Social Media Handles of NoBroker:Instagram    •   •🎧 Stream Figuring Out episodes on Spotify:  Watch Figuring Out episodes on YouTube: Subscribe to Figuring Out Clips: - Introduction01:47 - The idea of NoBroker04:40 - Should startups focus on a lot of things?06:50 - Elimination of middlemen07:27 - Cost of disruption09:16 - Tech eliminating jobs11:03 - Empowering people through technology13:36 - Who should pursue entrepreneurship?17:20 - Framework to identify new business ideas18:17 - Game of becoming a unicorn21:53 - What is the motivation of Founders24:05 - Stock Market Vs. Real Estate27:20 - Top booming real estate markets in India30:12 - How to start a business in a new industry?34:35 - Where to put money for the next 3 years in India?37:00 - Conclusion•   •   •About Raj ShamaniRaj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds who are creating a sensation in the Fintech, FMCG, & passion economy space.To Know More,Follow Raj Shamani On ⤵︎Instagram @RajShamani @RajShamani @ShamaniRaj - Raj Shamani   •   •#Podcast #FiguringOut #RajShamaniAbout Figuring OutFiguring Out Podcast is a Candid Conversations University where Raj Shamani brings raw conversations with the Top 1% in India.
TOP 10 Rules For Success In Finance, Career & Relationships | Figuring Out 42
24-06-2022
TOP 10 Rules For Success In Finance, Career & Relationships | Figuring Out 42
In This Episode Of Figuring Out,We've Rishabh Jain from  @Labour Law Advisor & Anant Ladha from  @Invest Aaj For Kal WE DISCUSSED :01 - Why You Shouldn't Invest As College Students?02 - Why You Shouldn't Give up On Your Relationships?03 - What Helped Apple & Disney Succeed? and a lot more...So if you don't want to Miss Out on knowing what are the Rules/Tips/Hacks which can help you Succeed in your 20s, then WATCH This Episode Till The End!•   •   •Rishabh Jain is an IIT Bombay Graduate & a Third-Generation Labor Law Consultant, with 43 years of Exposure in Labor Law Consulting, He took his Family’s Legacy Digital with  @Labour Law Advisor on YouTube. Rishabh Jain'sSocial Media Handles ⤵︎Instagram @RishsamJain @RishsamJain   •   •Anant Ladha is the Founder & CEO  @Invest Aaj For Kal . Through his YouTube Channel, he's Helping more than 1 Million People get Financially Literate. He has also Conducted 200+ Financial Literacy Sessions Covering 15,000+ People.Anant Ladha'sSocial Media Handles ⤵︎Twitter: @anantladha25 @anantladha1234   •   •🎧 Stream Figuring Out episodes on Spotify:  Watch Figuring Out episodes on YouTube: Subscribe to Figuring Out Clips: - Introduction00:56 - Should You Buy A Car?05:08 - Students Shouldn't Invest?11:00 - Being Clever Won't Help12:14 - Don't Chase Uniqueness!13:36 - Don't Be Afraid Of This!20:26 - How Apple & Disney Succeeded?22:21 - Career VS Relationship28:53 - Start trusting people31:26 - How To Become Viral?33:15 - Be Helpful & Thankful!36:58 - Conclusion•   •   •About Raj ShamaniRaj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds who are creating a sensation in the Fintech, FMCG, & passion economy space.To Know More,Follow Raj Shamani On ⤵︎Instagram @RajShamani @RajShamani @ShamaniRaj - Raj Shamani   •   •#Podcast #FiguringOut #RajShamaniAbout Figuring OutFiguring Out Podcast is a Candid Conversations University where Raj Shamani brings raw conversations with the Top 1% in India.
ZERODHA WON'T RAISE VC FUNDS? | Nithin Kamath On 100 Cr Salary, Cancer & Crypto | Figuring Out 41
18-06-2022
ZERODHA WON'T RAISE VC FUNDS? | Nithin Kamath On 100 Cr Salary, Cancer & Crypto | Figuring Out 41
In Today’s Episode of Figuring Out,We've Nithin Kamath, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Zerodha (India's Largest Stock Brokerage Firm) Based in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. He's an Indian Entrepreneur, Stockbroker & Columnist for The Financial Express. The Economic Times named Nithin among The Top 10 Businessmen to WatchOut for 2016 in India for discount broking. He has a net worth of $1.5 billion. Moreover, Zerodha topped the IIFL Wealth Hurun India 40 and under Self-Made Rich List 2020. Nithin Kamath is also one of the youngest self-made billionaires in India.We Discussed:01 - How does Zerodha make money?02 - Why does business chase only growth?03 - Will the crypto exchange become bigger than the stock exchange?04 - Fundamental pillars to getting funds from VCs05 - How to make money, and a lot more...Watch the podcast till the end to know how he built one of the largest businesses and much more!Nithin Kamath’sSocial Media Handles ⤵︎Twitter: @Nithin0dha @NithinKamath   •   •🎧 Stream Figuring Out episodes on Spotify:  Watch Figuring Out episodes on YouTube: Subscribe to Figuring Out Clips: - Introduction00:50 - Nithin Kamath on raising funds06:19 - Nitin Kamath on building his team10:27 - How does Zerodha makes money17:40 - Why does business chase growth?25:34 - Mismatch between Private market & Public Market29:10 - Crypto Exchange Vs Stock Exchange31:07 - Views on Crypto32:00 - Will crypto be eradicated?34:25 - Can everyone make money through crypto?38:32 - Business acquiring customers at a higher cost45:10 - Fundamental pillars to get funded from Nitin Kamath48:40 - Nithin Kamath on her wife’s cancer journey53:18 - Nitin Kamath on taking 100 crore Salary57:30 - How to build a MOAT?1:08:10 - How to make money?1:11:16 - Next big industry in India1:13:22 - Outro•   •   •About Raj ShamaniRaj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds who are creating a sensation in the Fintech, FMCG, & passion economy space.To Know More,Follow Raj Shamani On ⤵︎Instagram @RajShamani @RajShamani @ShamaniRaj - Raj Shamani   •   •#FiguringOut #Rajshamani #Zerodha About Figuring OutFiguring Out Podcast is a Candid Conversations University where Raj Shamani brings raw conversations with the Top 1% in India.
ARE COLLEGE DEGREES RELEVANT? | IIM Grad On Indian Schools, Exams & Sex-Ed | Figuring Out 40
10-06-2022
ARE COLLEGE DEGREES RELEVANT? | IIM Grad On Indian Schools, Exams & Sex-Ed | Figuring Out 40
In Today’s Episode of Figuring Out,We have Sumeet Mehta, Co-Founder, and CEO of LEAD. Sumeet has an engineering degree from Punjab Engineering College and a PGDM from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He worked with Procter & Gamble for eight years, leading the company’s business in the Asia Pacific region, mostly based in Singapore. In 2007, Sumeet returned to India to work in education and assumed the position of Chief Executive Officer at Zee Learn for five years.In 2012, Sumeet Mehta co-founded LEAD and has been revolutionizing education in the country ever since. Strongly focused on research and development, he is incorporating some of the best educational practices worldwide to make education accessible and affordable to students in small-town India.LEAD works with thousands of K-12 schools where it has integrated its platform that helps them secure books and other resources from vendors, thereby cutting middlemen and bringing quality assurance. The startup helps teachers design the curriculum and find ways to better convey the concepts to students and evaluate the learning outcome.The startup works closely with students to understand the areas where they need improvements.In this episode we have discussed:01 - Parent's role in child's development02 - Flaws of Indian Education System03 - Reasons Why Indian Students Choose to Study Abroad04 - In the future, will we acquire skills, not degrees? and a lot more...If you are interested in knowing about the future of the Indian Education System and how ed-tech startups are revolutionizing education in India watch this episode till the end.  Sumeet Mehta’sSocial Media Handles ⤵︎Linkedin - Sumeet Mehta    •   •🎧 Stream Figuring Out episodes on Spotify:  Watch Figuring Out episodes on YouTube: Subscribe to Figuring Out Clips: - Introduction00:38 - Parent's Role in Career Selection03:53 - Indian education system06:42 - Drawbacks of the Indian Education System08:34 - Competition Vs Collaboration14:04 - Has education become a business?19:12 - Why can't India become a superpower?22:57 - Why do Indian Students go Abroad to Study?24:22 - What is a good education system?30:25 -  Will degree be irrelevant in coming years?32:37 - Biggest challenge of the ed-tech industry?33:29 - Why is ed-tech facing backlash in India?36:16 - How to build a value system?38:40 - Why not NPO?42:01 - India, USA & Singapore Education System45:10 - How LEAD is solving the Indian Education System Problem?52:00 - Next big industry in India?52:38 - Conclusion•   •   •About Raj ShamaniRaj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds who are creating a sensation in the Fintech, FMCG, & passion economy space.To Know More,Follow Raj Shamani On ⤵︎Instagram @RajShamani @RajShamani @ShamaniRaj - Raj Shamani   •   •#FiguringOut #RajShamani #EducationAbout Figuring OutFiguring Out Podcast is a Candid Conversations University where Raj Shamani brings raw conversations with the Top 1% in India.
How to Find Investors for Your Startup? | Ft. Raj Das | Figuring Out Ep 39
03-06-2022
How to Find Investors for Your Startup? | Ft. Raj Das | Figuring Out Ep 39
In Today’s Episode of Figuring Out, We have Raj Das, he is the Global Co-Founder & CEO of Hirect India, which connects talents to startups without any middleman. At the company’s helm, Raj is responsible for overseeing end-to-end business operations, primarily the management of Product & Marketing in India. An IIT-Bombay alumnus, Raj brings a rich experience of 3-4 years in mobile internet space and has also mastered product management and user growth. Through Hirect, Raj strives to encourage youngsters to join startups and build wealth for the nation and themselves.In this episode we have discussed :-How Hirect started?-Journey of building a startup-Importance of a team for a startup and how to hire the right people?-Role of CV during the hiring process-Advice for upcoming Entrepreneurs and much moreIf you are interested in entrepreneurship and starting your own startup this podcast is a must watch. Hirect'sSocial Media Handles ⤵︎Twitter @HirectIndia   •   •🎧 Stream Figuring Out episodes on Spotify:  Watch Figuring Out episodes on YouTube: Subscribe to Figuring Out Clips: - Introduction00:50 - Why did most of the apps fail?01:55 - Difference between Indians and Chinese03:44 - Will India become the next superpower?04:08 - What problem Hirect is solving?07:03 - How do hirect find job seekers?09:40 - Initial spark behind the idea of Hirect11:50 - How to raise funds for a startup?16:27 - How to build office culture?18:14 - Why did Hirect fire IITians?20:10 - Top qualities to make a candidate stand out21:59 - Lying on your CV23:21 - One skill which make you successful24:40 - How to produce more leaders?25:55 - Best book for entrepreneurs29:02 - Next big industry in India31:46 - Outro•   •   •About Raj ShamaniRaj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds who are creating a sensation in the Fintech, FMCG, & passion economy space.To Know More,Follow Raj Shamani On ⤵︎Instagram @RajShamani @RajShamani @ShamaniRaj - Raj Shamani   •   •About Figuring OutFiguring Out Podcast is a Candid Conversations University where Raj Shamani brings raw conversations with the Top 1% in India.
INDIAN STARTUPS Are A SCAM? | VC Funding & Leadership Skills By Rajiv Talreja | Figuring Out EP 36
13-05-2022
INDIAN STARTUPS Are A SCAM? | VC Funding & Leadership Skills By Rajiv Talreja | Figuring Out EP 36
In today’s Episode of Figuring out With Raj, we have Rajeev Talreja. He is India’s Leading Business Coach and is the author of the International Bestseller and Amazon Bestseller book titled – “Lead or Bleed”.He has been a serial entrepreneur and a business coach for over a decade and is well known for the exponential growth he has created for over 5000 business owners.Rajiv began his career fresh out of college with Quantum Leap Learning Solutions. The company focused on building leaders, teams and helping companies grow and evolve their business strategies. Post its success, Rajiv started his next venture, Quantum Leap Off Shore Solutions, which outsourced project management; however, the company shut shop after a year. He also started a recruitment consulting firm in 2009, and an event management firm, Dreamcraft Events & Entertainment Private Limited that same year.In this podcast we have discussed the complete step by step process to build a business from scratch. We have also discussed the top mistakes made by most of the entrepreneurs. Rajeev has also shared his insights on how to make a business profitable. If you are interested in startups this episode is a must watch for you.Watch the full episode for a comprehensive discussion on how to build a business and make it profitable.00:00 - Introduction00:40 - How to scale a business?09:41 - How to build a team for your business?14:48 - Is it a good idea to hire a team just after receiving funding?24:00 - Why VC’s put their money in loss making startups?29:05 - Why is business culture deteriorating in India?32:08 - Steps to build a startup?38:08 - How did Rajeev learn all of this?41:56 - Top 3 Mistakes Rajeev made in his 20s46:47 - One hobby recommendation47:37 - Biggest mistake we all made as a society50:08 - Next Big Billion Dollar Industry?59:09 - ConclusionFollow me and my content on other social media handles:Instagram: