Figuring Out with Raj Shamani

How Ritesh Agarwal Built A Billion Dollar Company OYO Rooms at the Age of 19? Figuring Out EP 31

April 15, 2022 Raj Shamani
Figuring Out with Raj Shamani
How Ritesh Agarwal Built A Billion Dollar Company OYO Rooms at the Age of 19? Figuring Out EP 31
Show Notes

In today’s Episode of Figuring out With Raj, we have Founder and CEO of OYO Rooms, Ritesh Agarwal who is India's youngest self made billionaire.

He started his journey at the age of 19 with a vision of creating a solution for people looking for affordable hotels around the globe. Ritesh always felt that the budget hotels in India didn’t even meet the very basic needs of a budget traveller. 

Hence, capitalising on this opportunity, he started his first venture in 2012 and called it Oravel Stays.

Ritesh Agarwal dropped out of college to follow his dream which later turned out to be OYO Rooms.

He was the first Asian who obtained the Thiel Fellowship. In this episode we have discussed How to build a successful business from scratch, Success mantra of OYO, Startup rules of Ritesh Aggarwal and much more. 

Watch the complete episode to know the success story of Ritesh Agarwal and how he built a billion dollar company OYO Rooms at the age of 19.

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