Figuring Out with Raj Shamani

Shark Anupam Mittal (Founder, CEO of Shaadi.com) on Building ₹15,000 Crore Business!

March 04, 2022
Figuring Out with Raj Shamani
Shark Anupam Mittal (Founder, CEO of Shaadi.com) on Building ₹15,000 Crore Business!
Show Notes

In this podcast, we talk about- 

  1. How to get your first investment as an entrepreneur?
  2. Why is timing important for any business?
  3. Why can't everyone be an Entrepreneur?
  4. How did Anupam tap into India’s obsessions to build his business?

In today’s episode of Figuring Out, I talk with Anupam Mittal, Founder, and CEO of People Group and shaadi.com. Currently, he is one of the Sharks aka investors at Sony LIV's business reality show Shark Tank India.   

Anupam will be the fourth shark to join this podcast after Ashneer Grover, Ghazal Alagh and Vineeta Singh.

He is an alumnus of Boston College and did his MBA in Operations and Strategic Management. After completion of his MBA, he founded People Group. And this company later built businesses like shaadi.com, makaan.com, Mauj mobile app. 

In this video, Anupam explains how his life at Boston College boosted his confidence and helped him shape the raw entrepreneurial potential he had.

He will talk about raising funds and the 5Ts of angel investing(Team, Tam, Timing, Traction, Technology). 

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Listen to the audio till the end for more!

Timestamps
00:00 - Intro
02:30 - How did Ola Happen?
09:15 - Entrepreneur by Choice
12:00 - Exceptionalism for Gathering Funds
19:27 - 5Ts for Investment
32:15 - Is Entrepreneurship for Everyone?
36:56 - Why Anupam founded Shaadi.com
41:50 - Business Opportunities for Future
51:10- Outro

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