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  • 9 yrs old
  • Flattering tiny Glasses huge basketball
  • love at first sight 4 years moment in computer room got key
  • I loved it so much I devoured everything I could get
  • 40 books 1-2 books every month
  • Read a lot
  • Passed out Engineering - science
  • Ruparel How many of u attended
  • Never met them fun math and physics was looking to do my IIT JEE not meant to be
  • Already knew more abt compsci than the course Drop out
  • Everyone Parents, friends
  • If I didn’t there would be no directi
  • Ev1 was -> science/career
  • outstanding students No attendance web programming Learnt a lot
  • Launch net connect Pay for net connect Not proud
  • already thinking business already thinking big
  • Sell computers door o door Learnt – customer interaction, having doors slammed Never learn that in a lecture hall
  • Build websites for people
  • What do u think happened
  • job board match resumes to companies. advanced, ahead of its time noone wanted to buy it
  • Microsoft Facebook google
  • What do u think happened
  • What do u think happened
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  • Directi – the story and the learnings by, Bhavin Turakhia CEO, Directi ( http://directi.com )
  • 1989
  • 6 th grade
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    • “ Choose a career in something you would gladly do for free”
    Lesson 1
    • “ Find something you love to do so much you cant wait for the sun to rise to do it all over again”
    • - Steve Jobs
  • >π π books - GWBASIC
    • “ Read … a LOT!!”
    Lesson 2
  • 1994
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  • 1996
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    • “ Have conviction in yourself”
    Lesson 3
  • Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. - Robert Frost
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    • “ What you learn on your own is as/more important than what you learn at school”
    Lesson 4
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    • “ If you are gonna spend time thinking, you might as well Think BIG!!”
    Lesson 5
  • Bits and PCs
    • “ Don’t keep thinking … Just Do it!!”
    Lesson 6
  • Bits and PCs
  • Bits and PCs
  • The Web Spinners
  • The Web Spinners
    • “ If you think you can or you think you can’t, you are Right”
    Lesson 7
  • 1997
  • Directi
  • Directi
    • “ Being ahead of your time is not always an advantage”
    Lesson 8
    • “ If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again”
    Lesson 9
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  • Folks in those stories had lots of chances of turning back only they didn’t .
  • 1998
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  • 4,00,000
  • 1999
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  • <200 sq ft of space
  • 2000 onwards
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    • “ Spend time on the field actually selling your products”
    Lesson 10
  • 2001 onwards
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  • 700+ employees
  • 6+ offices globally
  • Offices
    • Mumbai – 1200 and 700 seater facilities
    • Bangalore & Delhi – India
    • Dubai and RAK – UAE
    • Xiamen – China
    • Austin – USA
  • 3 Companies, 7+ Business units
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  • 20+ products
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    • “ Dream it, Achieve it!!”
  • Building a multi-billion dollar enterprise [email_address]