Empowering India's SMEs | Akash Gehani @ Instamojo
‘Jo bhi karunga, usme khush rahunga, kidhar bhi mein kaam karu, I want to be happy’ – Akash Gehani
Here is a story of an intelligent boy who grew up in the suburbs of Mumbai with one mantra ‘never take yourself seriously’
But when it came to starting a business, Akash was very serious about helping small and micro-businesses to grow and help them trust the internet. Instamojo started with Payment Links – a simple URL that one can copy and paste anywhere on the internet and receive payments online via any payment mode. Today Instamojo has 3 Million+ payment links, 50,000+online stores and a 5 million+ monthly reach
Akshay Dutt talks to Akash Gehani about his early days and how the idea for Instamojo was hatched.
Some key takeaways from this show are:
How to stick to your vision when faced with fast up-scaling options.
Networking the right way to help your business grow.
Being persistent with ideas in spite of initial failures; and
How to keep constantly learning from your environment