How A School Drop Out From Cuttack Became India’s One Of The Millionaire & Changed Everything!


In a time where every graduate or engineer wants to become an entrepreneur for some reason. This guy who born in Cuttack has changed the definition of entrepreneurship by his success story.

This young and talented CEO of OYO Rooms has been awarded several recognition’s and is well renowned as Ritesh Agarwal success story features a guy with a brilliant mind.

A college dropout, who once wanted to sit for an engineering exam, Ritesh Agarwal today heads among the most valuable start-up by a person who never studied beyond school.

Ritesh started his entrepreneurial journey when he was only 17 years old. He dropped out of college and launched his first start‐up Oravel Stays Pvt. Ltd. in the year 2012. Oravel was designed as a platform to enable listing and booking of budget accommodation. Being an avid traveler, he soon realized that the budget hospitality sector lacked predictability. Therefore, he pivoted Oravel to OYO Rooms in 2013 with the key proposition of offering affordable and standardized accommodation.

“We are all aware of OYO rooms which is a very successful start-up currently valued 850 Million Dollars. Sadly, most of the people in Odisha hardly knows anything about the man behind OYO.”

This small description of Ritesh Agarwal by Rahul Narvekar known as ‘Pehelwan Entrepreneur‘ of India will help you realize that to get success you don’t need a degree or a investor; all you need is ‘Jazba’ & commitment for your business.

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