We have often heard stories of entrepreneurs who decided to not go the MBA route and made it big in their life. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX thinks that MBA graduates actually do not have the experience to run a successful business or create a good product. We got someone today who walked on the same path. Prafull Billore gave up his MBA dreams quite early in life after a series of failures and decided that he is going to own a tea stall and make a brand for himself. Years later, Prafull today still has no MBA degree, but a business that is worth crores in valuation. Watch this candid conversation that Prafull had with Purnangshu Paul at InsideIIM headquarters to understand his journey a bit better, how it all started and how MBA Chaiwala became the second most famous Chaiwala in the country.
Prafull started his journey by working in McDonald’s as a cleaning boy and understood the business model while working for a few months there. This is where he got the idea of starting something of his own and he took up a leap of faith by opening a tea stall on the roadside. Praful believes in doing the most normal thing ‘differently’, and that's what he did with his venture. Listen to Prafull on how he learnt the nuances of business while working on his tea stall, what should the present generation keep in mind while starting a business and what is that one roadblock that stops people from making it big in life.
This and a lot more in this candid conversation, where MBA Chaiwala, Prafull Billore spills his secrets to the world. If you want to know more about his story, you can click here: https://www.mbachaiwala.com