Former Google exec and current SoftBank President Nikesh Arora’s knowledge on business is unmatched. He is responsible behind investments in many Indian startups like OYO Rooms, Snapdeal, Ola Cabs and even Housing.com. So when he dishes out advice to start-up enthusiasts, it is considered as pure gold. Arora took to Twitter yesterday giving out valuable advice to entrepreneurs looking to start a business in India. Also Read - Softbank may invest in Reliance Jio as Mukesh Ambani deleverages business
The tech exec gave out hints on which sectors are still untapped and can be explored. He was answering most questions – relevant and irrelevant – ones keeping the interaction very informal. His mantra seems to be about following ones gut, and making decisions based on individual desires. He stressed that efficient execution of an idea is equally important, other than coming up with the idea. Also Read - SoftBank, other investors, keen to pump up to USD 1 bn in Ola
He encouraged smart risks, and rooted for ethical profitability. He also adviced startups to build the buzz first through word of mouth and online marketing, and look at mass marketing after the idea is sufficiently welcomed. Also Read - BSNL inks deal with SoftBank, NTT to roll out 5G, IoT services
We give you the best tweets of Nikesh Arora that are filled with wisdom, and inspired us the most.