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From football to sharpen focus to celebrities investing in startups - your weekend fix

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13th May 2018
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What does the founder of India’s best-known edtech firm do when he is not working? He plays football! A powerhouse of energy, Byju Raveendran says the game has taught him how to execute ideas at the 'speed of lightning' and that his real fun lies not in creating a billion-dollar company, but in changing the way millions of children study.

Byju Raveendran credits football for teaching him discipline and speedy decision-making

While normal people on a date try to impress each other with books and movies and life experiences, founders try to woo their partners with their titles and startup stories. Is dating in startup city a different ball game altogether?

The writing on the wall is clear. When it comes to romance, there is no time for banter - flaunt your business and let your company do the talking.

When Sujayath Ali and his co-founder at Voonik discovered they were both introverts, they wondered what the culture of their firm would be like. How would they create an outgoing company culture? How would they hire extroverts when they were introverts?

Sujayath Ali speaks on the trials of being an introvert founder

Mukesh Bansal, Co-founder of Curefit, gives us a glimpse of the man behind the famous founder. He confesses that his greatest fear is not living up to his full potential and his greatest extravagance is working out for three to four hours.

Mukesh Bansal

Whether it is Rana Daggubati, Alia Bhatt or Hrithik Roshan, everyone is looking at startups and investing in them. What makes startups so appealing and why are startups looking at these A-list stars? Find out all the reasons why celebs are no longer merely endorsing products but investing in startups too.

Alia Bhatt

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