Namrata Ganatra's journey from fintech to edtech (and other top stories of the day)

This week on Techie Tuesday, Namrata talks about her learnings, which began with a small startup in India that led her to work with Microsoft, Facebook, PayPal, and now Lambda School.

16th Oct 2019
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“Be curious and don’t follow the herd. Your main regrets in life aren’t in the times that you failed to follow the herd; they are the times you failed to leave with your values,” says Namrata Ganatra, CTO, Lambda School, San-Francisco based online coding bootcamp.


This week on Techie Tuesday, Namrata talks about her learnings, which began with a small startup in India that led her to work with Microsoft, Facebook, PayPal, and now Lambda School.


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