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The Builders Club Startup Founders Podcast

The Builders Club Startup Founders Podcast

By The Builders Club
The Builders Club Startup Founders Podcast is an initiative by the builders club for founders to upskill themselves and understand the founder mindset.

We have the top startup founders of companies like Myntra, PayTM, InstaMojo, PayPal, DarwinBox, and the likes coming to our studio and talking about what it takes to build a startup.

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Shruti Agarwal | Founding Member, D2Cinsider | Decoding the D2C Ecosystem
Shruti Agarwal is the Founding Member of D2C Insider, Director at Shopmatic. Shruti has experience in the E-commerce and consumer technology industry while she was associated with eBay, Unicommerce and KartRocket.🛒  D2C Insider is a unique community of more than 1000 direct-to-consumer native brands in India. The Community is the largest gathering of founders and core team members of direct-to-consumer firms where they can all learn and grow together!🤝  The D2C summit that was held last year was a great success. They were also a part of the conference Engage'22. The D2C insider platform has featured some of our past Watercooler Conversation guests like Bharat Sethi and Arjun Vaidya as well.🚀  --------------------- About The Builders Club : The Builders Club is a community driven platform which acts as an enabler in your startup journey We have multiple initiatives and events which we do regularly to help you accelerate your growth and move to the next stage of your startup life cycle. Know more: https://www.thebuildersclub.me
01:33:54
June 21, 2022
Ruchin Kulkarni | Ex - Sequoia, McKinsey | Product Led Growth in SaaS startups
Ruchin Kulkarni is the cofounder of Toplyne, a SaaS platform that helps businesses monetize their product-led growth. They are a part of the Sequoia Surge Program and recently raised $15mn from Sequoia, Tiger Global, Together Fund, and other angel investors. In this podcast, we talk about how product led growth in SaaS startups can help increase topline while reducing operational costs and how TopLyne is leading the change in Product Led Startups. --------------------- About The Builders Club : The Builders Club is a community driven platform which acts as an enabler in your startup journey We have multiple initiatives and events which we do regularly to help you accelerate your growth and move to the next stage of your startup life cycle. Know more: https://www.thebuildersclub.me
01:18:36
June 21, 2022
Dhruv Nath - Director, Lead Angels and Professor, MDI Gurgaon | Persistent Startups
Prof. Dhruv Nath has decades of experience in nurturing early stage startups. He is the director of lead angels, India's leading Angel network, and also a professor in MDI Gurgaon where he teaches entrepreneurship. In this podcast, we talk about the persistent framework, a framework designed by Prof. Nath himself for evaluating the strength and sustainability of startup ideas. --------------------- About The Builders Club : The Builders Club is a community driven platform which acts as an enabler in your startup journey We have multiple initiatives and events which we do regularly to help you accelerate your growth and move to the next stage of your startup life cycle. Know more: https://www.thebuildersclub.me
01:10:45
June 21, 2022
Akash Gehani - CoFounder, Instamojo | Work Life Balance for a Founder
Akash is the COO and co-founder of Instamojo, India's largest on-demand payments platform that allows anyone with a mobile number and bank account to start an online business.  In his free time, Akash likes reading and traveling. He’s also a football aficionado.  Instamojo was one of the first startups from India to join the prestigious 500 Startups Silicon Valley Accelerator Program. It has also been featured as one of the hottest startups by Economic Times in 2015. With more than 400,000 registered merchants, Instamojo's vision is to democratize e-commerce and be the 360º digital-enabling partner for SMEs of all shapes & sizes. --------------------- About The Builders Club : ​The Builders Club is a community driven platform which acts as an enabler in your startup journey ​We have multiple initiatives and events which we do regularly to help you accelerate your growth and move to the next stage of your startup life cycle. ​Know more: https://www.thebuildersclub.me
01:17:17
June 21, 2022
Vineet Saxena, Co-Founder, Myntra | The Making of an Entrepreneur
Vineet Saxena is the cofounder of Myntra, one of the most celebrated startups on India. He talks about his beginnings, the beginning of Myntra and the rise of e-commerce in India. -------------------------------- About The Builders Club : The Builders Club is a community driven platform which enabler in your startup journey We have multiple initiatives and events which we do regularly to help you accelerate your growth and move to the next stage of your startup life cycle. Know more: https://www.thebuildersclub.me Website | Discord Community | Twitter | LinkedIn | Whatsapp Updates
01:11:32
June 18, 2022
Kausambi Manjita - Founder, Mason | YCombinator Alum | No-Code in E-commerce
Ecommerce is an ever-expanding world. And it is likely said that many brands soon adapt the DTC model to grow their brand. Kaus Manjita, Founder and CEO at Mason, joins us this week. She is a no-code evangelist, 3rd-gen content nerd, and serial product builder. Right now she is building out a no-code toolkit for modern e-commerce brands and marketplace. A platform that brings designs + data + Channels together in one single place.
01:06:58
January 17, 2022
Aman Bhandula - Founder, Farmako | YCombinator Alum | Digitising Healthcare for Bharat
Why India's healthcare system is struggling? The main reason is, in this world of digitalization our healthcare is not yet digitalized! Farmako is a centralized health record system. They have raised $1.5M funding from Y Combinator and other investors. They are on a mission to digitalize the health care system of our country. -------------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on WhatsApp: https://chat.whatsapp.com/Gxix0FidfvrATGmZ39DJow.
01:25:04
December 24, 2021
Rohit Chennamaneni - Co-Founder, DarwinBox | Decoding the HR Tech Ecosystem
The Saas industry in India is rapidly growing and having a great team can change the trajectory. Listen to scale your startup from scratch! -------------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on WhatsApp: https://chat.whatsapp.com/Gxix0FidfvrATGmZ39DJow.
01:02:47
December 07, 2021
Shayak Mazumder - CoFounder, Eunimart | Taking Brands Global
The Indian market is booming and is expected to grow many folds in the upcoming years. Listen to Shayak Mazumder on how to take your brand global -------------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on WhatsApp: https://chat.whatsapp.com/Gxix0FidfvrATGmZ39DJow.
01:09:22
December 01, 2021
Sathvik V - Founder, Unocoin | Decoding the Crypto Ecosystem in India
Unocoin is the earliest crypto exchange of India, and Sathvik and his team have seen the whole trajectory of the crypto ecosystem in India right from the beginning. -------------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on WhatsApp: https://bit.ly/3vkIVDt
01:03:56
November 22, 2021
Rahul Basak - Co-Founder, Amar Canvas | Understanding Art Industry of India
Rahul Basak, Co-Founder and CEO of Amar Canvas, as well as co-founder and chief editor of My Canvas Talks, joins us this week. He is an entrepreneur by trade, but he is also an artist at heart and a passionate public speaker. Amar Canvas is a web-based platform that allows artists to directly showcase and sell their products while earning a 100% profit. Rahul is also a renowned keynote speaker, who has been featured on TEDx (3-Times), Josh Talks and Dev Talks. He is a passionate photographer whose works were featured as "Wall of fame" by MTV Nescafe Lab, India -------------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on WhatsApp: https://bit.ly/3vkIVDt
51:36
November 22, 2021
Mohammed Amaan - VC, Ankur Capital | Problems Faced by Entrepreneurs
Mohammed Amaan is an early-stage venture capitalist at Ankur Capital who has previously worked at Startups & Organizations of all scales and has keenly observed the Problems Faced by Entrepreneurs -------------------- Know more about us:  https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here:  https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on WhatsApp:  https://bit.ly/3vkIVDt
01:06:23
October 26, 2021
Talha Shaikh - Co-Founder, Biddano | Decoding the Health Care System
Talha Shaikh - Co-Founder of Biddano, a company that aims to simplify the logistics of pharma companies and hospitals with technology & works in the healthcare supply chain and logistics. -------------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on WhatsApp: https://bit.ly/3vkIVDt
01:22:14
October 06, 2021
Abhinav Pathak - Founder, Perpule | Forbes 30 Under 30 | Understanding Indian E-Commerce Ecosystem
Abhinav Pathak is the Founder/CEO of Perpule - Forbes 30 Under 30  of Retail E-Commerce platform acquired by Amazon in an All-Cash deal!! -------------------- Know more about us:  https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here:  https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on WhatsApp:  https://bit.ly/3vkIVDt
56:44
October 04, 2021
Satanik Roy - Cofounder, HyperXchange | Forbes 30 Under 30 List India & Asia ‘21 | Understanding the Circular Ecosystem of Technology |
Satanik Roy is the Co-Founder of ‘hyperXchange' - India's leading marketplace for refurbished electronics.  He is a Stanford graduate who has been a Mentor at PM Yuva Scheme for Entrepreneurship and is also the Principal Investment Partner at Drishtycone Ventures. -------------------- Know more about us:  https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here:  https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on WhatsApp:  https://bit.ly/3vkIVDt
44:29
September 28, 2021
Brendon Rogers- Co-Founder, 2am VC | An Investor's Perspective on Indian Startup Ecosystem
Brendon Rogers the Co-Founder of 2amVC, India's Only Genz focused Venture Fund, and Wag Labs Inc - an on-demand dog walking platform. He also has experience in funding startups like Bluelearn, BimaPe, etc. and is an advisor & mentor to Vinovest, Proguides, TechStars, and many more! -------------------- Know more about us:  https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here:  https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on WhatsApp:  https://bit.ly/3vkIVDt
01:23:34
September 22, 2021
Jaineel Aga - Cofounder, Planet Superheroes | Startup F**kups no one talks about Part 2
Listen to Part 1 here: https://anchor.fm/thebuilders/episodes/Jaineel-Aga-Startup-fk-ups-that-no-one-talks-about-e12cqms Jaineel (@J.AGA) is Co-Founder and CEO of Planet Superheroes, India’s first and only omni-channel consumer brand dedicated to licensed character merchandise like Superheroes, Cartoons & Comics. Before being an entrepreneur, he has also worked as a consultant for one of the major consulting firms and an investment associate at a private equity firm. ---------------- Know more about us:https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here:https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on WhatsApp:https://bit.ly/3vkIVDt
01:12:54
September 20, 2021
Dinesh and Vineet - Cofounders, Castler | Scaling from Zero to One
Co-Founders of Castler,  Vineet (https://www.linkedin.com/in/vksingh/) and Dinesh(https://www.linkedin.com/in/indin/) know the art of scaling businesses from scratch to a 100+ crores in profits.They contributed to the growth of several reputed companies such as Naukri.com, MagicBricks, Treebo, Mobiwik, 99acres, Barclays, Kotak, OLX, Yes Bank, ICICI bank. Castler is Saas based digital escrow solution provider to make transactions easier and safe. It is a secured transaction ecosystem lead by industrial experts. The motive is to make escrow faster, safer, and easier to eliminate the financial burden of every transaction. ------------------- Know more about us:https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here:https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on WhatsApp:https://bit.ly/3vkIVDt
01:34:03
August 18, 2021
Kundan & Kashish | Founders, LegalPay | Litigation Finance - Opportunities in the Legal Ecosystem
Kundan is the founder and CEO of LegalPay, a  tech-based B2B litigation finance company. He is also the founder of a litigation finance platform called advok8, in which he excelled in ample investment methods related to litigation finance. He is a specialist to write articles on various topics like  Private Equity, Alternative Investment, FinTech, Payment, Credit Risk, Legal Insurance, Microinsurance. Kashish is the CIO of LegalPay and a founding member of a food & beverage start-up. He is an investor, mentor, and guest speaker with a previous experience of PwC in Goldman Sachs. ---------------- Know more about us:https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert.  Join the discussion here:https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on WhatsApp:https://bit.ly/3vkIVDt
01:15:47
August 09, 2021
Bhavik Vasa: Founder, GetVantage | Founders helping Founders
Bhavik Vasa is Founder and CEO of GetVantange - Asia’s leading Revenue Based Financing fintech platform. He is a 2X Founder who has more than a decade of experience in FinTech, Alternative Financing, Digital Payments, Mobile technologies & Startups. Previously he served as a founding team member and Chief Growth Officer at ItzCash and was a Founding Member of Radical Payments and ISTS Worldwide. ---------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on WhatsApp: https://bit.ly/3vkIVDt
01:24:09
August 04, 2021
Shrerith Karkera - Cofounder, Finshots | Telling Stories of Money
Hey Guys, For This Saturday's Watercooler conversation, we have Shrehith Karkera as our guest. Shrehith Karkera is one of the Co-founders of Finception, a startup trying to simplify all things finance. Their flagship product Finshots- a 3-min daily newsletter already has close to 3,50,000 subscribers and is one of the most widely read newsletters in India. Ditto, another flagship product of Finception, where you don't just compare insurance. You understand it. Narrow down the choices. Avoid pitfalls and make better decisions. ------------------------------------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on WhatsApp: https://bit.ly/3vkIVDt
01:24:12
July 29, 2021
Narayanan S - Cofounder, UnSchool | YCombinator Alum | The business of Learning
Narayanan is the Co-Founder & CBO of Unschool that ranks 3rd on Linkedin's 2020 Startup List in India and is funded by Y Combinator.  Unschool is an e-mentorship platform that allows students, graduates, young professionals, entrepreneurs and "anyone with the curiosity to learn" to create an online learning ecosystem that fits their needs and industry demands. ------------------ Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on Whatsapp : https://bit.ly/3vkIVDt
01:08:02
July 14, 2021
Nikita and Nishita Baliarsingh - Cofounder, Nexus Power | Forbes 30 under 30 | The Future is Electric
Nishita and Nikita who have made it to Forbes 30 under 30 list, are dynamic leaders and have Co-Founded Nexus Power that manufactures rechargeable, bio - organic and biodegradable batteries for electric vehicles. At this early age, they are dominating a niche market which is expected to grow many folds in the upcoming future. ------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on Whatsapp : https://bit.ly/3vkIVDt
01:16:05
June 28, 2021
Pratap Aditya, Wadhwani Foundation | Upskilling the right way
Pratap is a passionate entrepreneur and performance technologist.He has successfully run large-scale Learning & Development and Vocational Education Operations and also created, coached and mentored several high performance teams. Pratap has been an entrepreneur since he was 15 and continues to create simple and scalable solutions for complex training challenges. Currently, He is leading the Capability Development function at HCL Technology ---------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on Whatsapp : https://bit.ly/3vkIVDt
01:38:50
June 25, 2021
Bharat Sethi, Founder, Rage Coffee | Creating digitally native brands for India
Bharat is a serial entrepreneur who has already built two successful businesses, PosterGully and iDecorama in the past. Both of these were digitally native brands. With this experience, He started Swmabhan Commerce Private Limited to focus on creating digitally native vertical brands in large untapped markets in the FMCG sector in India.  In their latest round of funding Swmabhan was led by Reflex Capital, a VC firm, 9 Unicorns Venture Capital Fund with participation from Keiretsu Forum, and a clutch of other prominent strategic investors. Currently, He is building Rage Coffee, a  digitally native FMCG company that manufactures, markets & distributes innovative coffee products. --------------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on Whatsapp : https://bit.ly/3vkIVDt
01:00:28
June 16, 2021
Jaineel Aga - Cofounder, Planet Superheroes | Startup f**k ups that no one talks about Part - 1
Jaineel is Co-Founder and CEO at Planet Superheroes, India's only omni-channel consumer brand dedicated to licensed character merchandise like Superheroes, Cartoons & Comics. In addition to its own website, Planet Superheroes has 25+ stores across 12 states in India and sells via both online and offline channels. The Story of Planet Superheroes was also mentioned in the well-celebrated book “Funding Your Start-Up and Other Nightmares" by Authors Dhruv Nath and Sushanto Mitra. -------------------------------------------------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on whatsapp : https://bit.ly/3dbl8QG
01:52:51
June 08, 2021
Arjun Vaidya - CoFounder, Dr. Vaidya's| D2C brands and Niche markets
Arjun Vaidya is a sixth-generation Vaidya who has inherited the family's 100 India FDA-approved medical formulations and 50 trademarks, accumulated over 150 years.  After graduating from Brown University and working at LVMH's private equity arm, Vaidya decided to start an Ayurvedic healthcare company that would combine the family's traditions with cool branding, easy to use products, and online retail channels.  Dr. Vaidya’s repackaged the ancient Indian science of Ayurveda for modern consumers and emerged as India’s largest Ayurveda brand online. In 4 years, it successfully reached 1.5m+ consumers across 500+ cities and 16,500+ pin codes in India and launched 70+ products. The brand was recently acquired by RP Sanjiv Goenka Group – making it one of India’s first D2C exits.
48:14
June 01, 2021
Ashish Tulsian - Founder, POSist | Food & Technology
Ashish is the Co-Founder and Chief Everything Officer of POSist(www.posist.com), They are the leaders in India, and top 5 globally in the cloud-based restaurant technology platform market. They offer scalable, reliable, and easy to use point-of-sale technology, enabling businesses to automate operations, integrate with aggregators, delight guests, and grow their revenue. Today they serve 9,000+ clients spread across 22 countries. ------------------------ Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on whatsapp : https://bit.ly/3dbl8QG
02:00:31
May 25, 2021
Piyush Kumar - CoFounder, Rooter | Gaming Market in India
Piyush Kumar is the CEO & Co-Founder at Rooter. Rooter is the biggest Indian Game Streaming Platform. Rooter is the only Indian Company ever to be selected for prestigious IeAD Sports Accelerator Program run by Adidas Family in Berlin, Germany. IeAD Fund is also a key investor in the company aside from other funds like Paytm, Anthill Ventures, Founder Bank Capital, Venture Catalysts and famous personalities like Actor Boman Irani, Suresh Babu etc. ---------------------------------------------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on whatsapp : https://bit.ly/3dbl8QG
01:44:04
May 18, 2021
Sairee Chahal: Founder, SHEROES | Evolution of Communities
Sairee Chahal is the Founder, CEO of SHEROES – a community platform for women, offering support, resources, opportunities, and interactions via Sheroes.com and the SHEROES App. Sairee is credited with building up women at work and future-of-work conversations in India, besides building a strong technology play to solve the problems of gender disparity in India. Recognized for her achievements globally, Sairee is a Devi Award winner, apart from the Femina Achievers Award, Cartier Award, Editor’s choice for L’Oreal Femina Women’s Award, Business Today, and Most Powerful Women in Indian Business. In 2018, she was ranked 53 on Onalytica’s “Future of Work Top 100 Influencers” list. --------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on whatsapp : https://bit.ly/3dbl8QG
01:15:12
April 30, 2021
James Mayes - CoFounder, MindTheProduct | Building Global Sustainable Communities
James Mayes is the Co-Founder and CEO for Mind The Product - the world's largest and brightest community of Product Managers with over 300,000 members in 200 cities across the world. --------------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events right on whatsapp : https://bit.ly/3dbl8QG
01:03:46
April 20, 2021
Varun Mayya - Cofounder, Avalon Labs | Monetizing Your Passion
Varun is the co-founder and CEO of Avalon Meta, It is an alternative online education platform that teaches you skills relevant to the present-day world, to help you develop the tools & mindset you need for building great careers. Experts across various disciplines help you learn, mentor you, and transform your career prospects. He is also the author of the book “Pyjama Profit”(#1 Amazon Business bestseller), on his journey building a sustainable remote business and freelance career, published by Bloomsbury. ------------------------------------------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k Get notifications of all TBC events & podcasts right on whatsapp : https://bit.ly/3dbl8QG
37:39
April 14, 2021
Tanveer Singh - CoFounder, Sova Health | Healthtech & The Entrepreneurial Mindset
Tanveer is the Co-Founder and CEO of SOVA.Health, India's first Precision Nutrition platform to prevent and manage lifestyle diseases. He has been an entrepreneur for over 8 years and has an academic background in Business Studies and Design Thinking (Advanced Track @HPI). His primary area of focus is to enhance the quality of human lives through proactive nutrition. He co-founded an Indo-German Design Innovation firm that specializes in developing sustainable business models that are user-centric and future-ready. He has worked with Indian, German, and Swiss companies, helping them build new products and services. In the past, he collaborated with a Fortune 100 company on designing the future of food recipes. ------ Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k
01:09:30
April 05, 2021
Sanjay Bhargava - Founding Team, PayPal | Making Billions from Millions - Part 2
Part 1 here: https://bit.ly/3udJQ8T Sanjay is one of the founding team members of PayPal and is credited by Elon Musk and Reid Hoffman with significant contributions that helped make the Paypal business model work. he is now an evangelist and helps people from around the world get together to make billions from millions. -------------------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/  We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k
01:55:33
March 30, 2021
Sanjay Bhargava - Founding Team, PayPal | Making Billions from Millions - Part 1
Part 2 here: https://bit.ly/2Pn6IUn Sanjay is one of the founding team members of PayPal and is credited by Elon Musk and Reid Hoffman with significant contributions that helped make the Paypal business model work. he is now an evangelist and helps people from around the world get together to make billions from millions. -------------------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k
01:22:36
March 30, 2021
Tanishq Ambegaokar - CoFounder, Skyber | Building for Bharat
Tanishq is Co-Founder and CEO at Skyber and Dhanda, Skyber aims to fuel the future of businesses and if you own/run any business, irrespective of the size, industry, or stature whereas  Dhanda is Bharat ka business app, Powered on Skyber. He also mentors a few startups for the sheer love of helping people and building something sustainable. He makes it a point to talk to one person who is either a small business owner, aspiring entrepreneur, an interesting stranger, or an early adopter of Skyber every day. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/rvMNmVHb7k
01:07:43
March 23, 2021
Kazi Hasan - CoFounder, Happihub | The Bangladesh Ecosystem
Kazi Hassan is the founder and CEO of  Happihub, which is the first bill receipt scan-based digital cashback/reward platform in Bangladesh.  Happihub is helping middle/lower-middle-class consumers in Bangladesh by offering the easiest purchase savings option through cashback and digitizing the small & medium retailers with a data-driven re-marketing tool. He also worked for Daraz.com as a Campaign Manager. Moreover, where he was responsible for managing social media and overall channel performance evaluation of Daraz Myanmar. ------------------------------------------------ Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/pkJ2zJu4Nq
01:14:13
March 16, 2021
Sumith Pala - CoFounder, KickStarterX | The Art of Networking
Sumith is the Founder and CEO of KickstartX, redefines the professional lifestyle by driving the young passion towards the right vision with a direction. He is Chief Dad at Backbenchers. He was also Ex-president Confederation of Indian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (CIMSME). He was also one of the “20 under 20 Entrepreneur” by Entrepreneur India in 2019. ------------------------------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/pkJ2zJu4Nq
48:55
March 09, 2021
Ankur Warikoo - Getting out of your comfort Zone
The Builders Club had its first townhall with Ankur Warikoo. Ankur Warikoo is an entrepreneur, angel investor, mentor and public speaker, and now a content creator as well. He founded nearbuy.com in 2015 and was the CEO until 2019. Prior to that, he started the Groupon India business in 2011 and was the APAC GM, until 2015. He is an active angel investor and invests in early stage tech startups and mentors the founders on Product-Market-Fit, Talent hiring & retention and the founder mindset. ------------------------------------------- Add TBC Events to your Calendar :  http://bit.ly/2P8Ho4c For those who are not able to see the calendar in mobile, go to settings and sync the calendar with your app. ---------------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/pkJ2zJu4Nq
01:01:47
March 04, 2021
Rajit Bhattacharya - CoFounder, DataSutram | AI & Location Intelligence
Rajit is the Founder and CEO of Data Sutram, an AI-enabled Location Intelligence Enterprise ( www.datasutram.com )."Data Scientist is the sexiest job of the 21st Century" - Following a global interest in data, Rajit began to dabble into its potential and by the time he was 19, was already involved in creating unique data-driven solutions for social and commercial sectors. His first clients include organizations like Future Group, Nirulas, Apollo Pharmacy, and various other MNCs.He was also Recognized under Top 15 Entrepreneurs from Eastern India by Youth 4 Business - an initiative by US Consulate and Contact Base. For this Podcast, We would be talking about High tech SaaS Startups: Trends, Opportunities, and Challenges ------------------------------- We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/pkJ2zJu4Nq
59:58
March 02, 2021
Pratham Kaudap - CoFounder, ENTREESPHERE | Incubators and idea stage startups
Pratham is the Founder of ENTREESPHERE, An Incubator re-conceptualizing entrepreneurship through experiential learning for those with creative and innovative ideas to transform their passion into reality ( http://www.entreesphere.com/). Entreesphere partnered with T-HUB, One of the world’s largest tech startup hub. Previously, He started and headed two startups, Wissenarie and Tech Amaush ------------------------- Know more about us: https://www.thebuildersclub.me/ We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. Join the discussion here: https://discord.gg/pkJ2zJu4Nq
01:06:42
February 24, 2021
Ankur Jain - VC Partner, Hostel.Fund | VC Life & Funding Student Startups
Ankur is the Founder of Hostel Fund, A Startup Fund for Students by Students powered by investors and industry experts (www.hostel.fund). He is also a VC at SenseAI Ventures, India’s leading VC fund backing AI startups.  A member of the National Startup Council of India (CII). Apart from all of these, He is an advisor at multiple startups and a mentor @ Founders Institute. In this podcast, we discussed about his life as a VC and funding Student Startups.
58:49
February 17, 2021
Sanjay Chakraborty - CoFounder, ESSKSEE Consultancy | Marketing basics
For This Saturday's Watercooler conversation, we had Sanjay Chakraborty (https://www.linkedin.com/in/sanjay-chakraborty-55403b13) as our guest.    Sanjay is the Founder and Chief Marketing Communication Advisor at ESSKSEE Consultancy. He has more than 25 years of extensive experience in Sales, Marketing, Communication, and Advertising. Creativity – in any field – motivates him. He is a passionate Author, Contentful, Columnist. Recently, He was the Winner of the National Creative Excellence Awards 2020 [Bronze] organized by Population First( Supported by UNFPA).
01:34:30
February 10, 2021
Kaustubh Dhargalkar - Author, It’s Logical | Design Thinking
For This Saturday's Watercooler conversation, we had Kaustubh Dhargalkar as our guest.    Kaustubh is the Author of ‘It’s Logical: Innovating Profitable Business Models’ https://bit.ly/ItsLogical.    A serial entrepreneur since 1990. Founded four companies and now on two more ventures. In 2006, sold commercial interests in his first 3 companies and plunged into academics and research.   He was also Honored as 'Entrepreneurship Educator & Mentor' Award by the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship-Govt. of India, INTEL, British Council, NEN, EDII.   An acclaimed professor of Innovation & Design Thinking Currently, a visiting faculty @ IIT-Bombay, IIM-Sirmaur, ICT-Mumbai, NMIMS, WeSchool. Mentor at various startup incubators, active on various startup forums s.a. ET-Power of Ideas, WF Global, etc. ------ The Builder's Club is a community of startup founders & Enthusiasts who help each other build great products and businesses. You can join the community here: https://discord.gg/UXgeVk36Rp We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. The whole community participates, and adds a lot of value to everyone to hear different perspectives. You can join yourself on Saturdays on our discord Server as well.
01:04:59
February 02, 2021
Sankar Thiagasamudram - CoFounder, Audeze | The Headphones Industry
Hey Guys, this week we had Sankar Thiagasamudram, CEO, Audeze as our guest.  ( https://www.audeze.com/ ) .    Sankar is a passionate entrepreneur and business leader with a solid track record delivering great products. He is the CEO of Audeze, the award winning headphone company based in California. Sankar wore multiple hats (Engineer, CFO, etc) as he grew Audeze from a bootstrapped startup, raising seed capital, taking it though series A funding and establishing a manufacturing plant.  Sankar holds a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from University of Southern California and a B.S. In Electrical Engineering from PSG College of Technology (India).    ------ The Builder's Club is a community of startup founders & Enthusiasts who help each other build great products and businesses. You can join the community here: https://discord.gg/UXgeVk36Rp We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. The whole community participates, and adds a lot of value to everyone to hear different perspectives. You can join yourself on Saturdays on our discord Server as well.
01:07:52
January 26, 2021
Abhishek Asthana a.k.a @gabbbarsingh - CoFounder, Zorro | Startups, Twitter & The Pandemic
Hey Guys,  This week, we had Abhishek Asthana, commonly known as @gabbbarsingh on Twitterverse, for our watercooler chat. Apart from being a twitter influencer with over 1.3mn followers, Abhishek is also the founder of GingerMonkey, a marketing consulting firm he has been bootstrapping for the past 6 months, and has seen exponential growth in terms of business from his clients. ------ The Builder's Club is a community of startup founders & Enthusiasts who help each other build great products and businesses. You can join the community here: https://discord.gg/UXgeVk36Rp We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. The whole community participates, and adds a lot of value to everyone to hear different perspectives. You can join yourself on Saturdays on our discord Server as well.
01:17:44
January 13, 2021
Brant Cooper, Author, 'The Lean Entrepreneur' | The Lean Startups Philosophy
Hey Guys,  This week, we discussed about lean Startups and How early stage startups can apply it in their growth process with Brant Cooper.  Brant Cooper is the New York Times bestselling author of The Lean Entrepreneur and CEO of Moves the Needle. With over two decades of expertise helping companies bring innovative products to market, he blends agile, design thinking, and lean methodologies to ignite entrepreneurial action within large organizations. You can buy his book here: http://amzn.to/3nYYa23 ------ The Builder's Club is a community of startup founders & Enthusiasts who help each other build great products and businesses. You can join the community here: https://discord.gg/UXgeVk36Rp We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. The whole community participates, and adds a lot of value to everyone to hear different perspectives. You can join yourself on Saturdays on our discord Server as well.
01:04:04
December 29, 2020
Ayush Agrawal, Founder, CodeFoxie | Key Trends in EdTech
Hey Guys,  This week, we discussed about the EdTech industry with Ayush Agrawal, CEO - Codefoxie ( https://www.codefoxie.com). CodeFoxie is a Pune based EdTech startup which teaches kids how to code. ------ The Builder's Club is a community of startup founders & Enthusiasts who help each other build great products and businesses. You can join the community here: https://discord.gg/UXgeVk36Rp We hold Watercooler Chats every Saturday - This is an interactive voice chat we have as a community about a topic with an industry expert. The whole community participates, and adds a lot of value to everyone to hear different perspectives. You can join yourself on Saturdays on our discord Server as well.
01:15:03
December 22, 2020
The basics of starting your own startup
We go through the why, what, with whom and hows of starting out in your own. Very basic and foundational elements put together. Follow me @intelsohail for any feedback and queries.
14:31
June 07, 2020
Go, Corona, Gone?
This episode walks down the path to understand how India has dealt with Corona Virus Pandemic till now, and how it has effected the different stratas of society - people and businesses alike. It also discusses the future trends and how it will define the new normal.
30:57
May 23, 2020