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Leverage EDU - Akshay Chaturvedi

Leverage EDU - Akshay Chaturvedi

0:00 - Introduction . . 00:59 - What is Leverage Edu ? . . 3:40 - Inspiration behind starting LeverageEdu ? . . 5:55 - What does it take for a non tech person to start a tech enabled company ? . . 10:10 - MBA in India vs. Abroad, considering if one wants to start a business in India . . 14:00 - Transitioning from a 9 to 5 job to entrepreneurship ( savings, family support, right time to make the transition ) . . 18:30 - Tim Drapers experience . . 22:55 - Was there a pilot phase before you made a substantial investment in Leverage Edu ? ( IdeaValidation) . . 27:30 - Leverage Edu wants to democratise the mentoring, counselling space. How do you spread awareness about the importance of mentoring which has not really evolved in India ? . . 31:10 - There is also a significant % of population that may not even have access to a stable internet connection. Are they part of your target customer base ? how are you trying to make your business more inclusive ? . . 34:20 - How do you get the sales going initially when you’ve just launched ? . . 36:00 - The process of getting funded . . 43:00 - When did you know you have the right business idea ( Q&A ) . . 44:40 - Plans to tailor services to a post-covid world which will be somewhat financially constrained and challenging for students. Does that mean in a shift in price points ? . . 50:30 - Your expectations about the future of education technology ? ( Q&A ) . . 53:30 - Challenges faced in your entrepreneurial journey and your mindset to face them and survive the journey of entrepreneurship . . 57:00 - Favourite Book & Podcasts on entrepreneurship . . 59:30 - Where do you see your business in 5 years ? . . 1:01:00 - One thing you wish you had done differently in your start up journey . . 1:03:00 - One golden piece of advice to entrepreneurs starting out

Duration: 1 hr 5 min

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