OYO CEO Shares Early Struggles During Chat with Movie Producer Ronnie Screwvala

  • Ritesh Agarwal, founder of OYO, shares his early entrepreneurial experiences living in Delhi, recollecting the time his belongings were thrown out of his accommodation and he had just Rs 23 in his bank account.
  • Agarwal dropped out of college at 19 and became the first Asian recipient of the Theil Fellowship, receiving a $100,000 grant, before establishing OYO.
  • He opined that struggles experienced early on become critical ‘chapters of character building’ in a founder’s journey.
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