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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
  • What do u think happened
  • What do u think happened
  • What do u think happened
  • Transcript

    • 1. Directi – the story and the learnings by, Bhavin Turakhia CEO, Directi ( http://directi.com )
    • 2. 1989
    • 3. 6 th grade
    • 4.  
    • 5.  
    • 6.  
    • 7.  
    • 8.
      • “ Choose a career in something you would gladly do for free”
      Lesson 1
    • 9.
      • “ Find something you love to do so much you cant wait for the sun to rise to do it all over again”
      • - Steve Jobs
    • 10. >π π books - GWBASIC
    • 11.
      • “ Read … a LOT!!”
      Lesson 2
    • 12. 1994
    • 13.  
    • 14.  
    • 15.  
    • 16.
    • 17. 1996
    • 18.  
    • 19.
      • “ Have conviction in yourself”
      Lesson 3
    • 20. Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. - Robert Frost
    • 21.  
    • 22.
      • “ What you learn on your own is as/more important than what you learn at school”
      Lesson 4
    • 23.  
    • 24.  
    • 25.
      • “ If you are gonna spend time thinking, you might as well Think BIG!!”
      Lesson 5
    • 26. Bits and PCs
    • 27.
      • “ Don’t keep thinking … Just Do it!!”
      Lesson 6
    • 28. Bits and PCs
    • 29. Bits and PCs
    • 30. The Web Spinners
    • 31. The Web Spinners
    • 32.
      • “ If you think you can or you think you can’t, you are Right”
      Lesson 7
    • 33. 1997
    • 34. Directi
    • 35. Directi
    • 36.
      • “ Being ahead of your time is not always an advantage”
      Lesson 8
    • 37.
      • “ If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again”
      Lesson 9
    • 38.  
    • 39. Folks in those stories had lots of chances of turning back only they didn’t .
    • 40. 1998
    • 41.  
    • 42.  
    • 43. 4,00,000
    • 44. 1999
    • 45.  
    • 46. <200 sq ft of space
    • 47. 2000 onwards
    • 48.  
    • 49.
      • “ Spend time on the field actually selling your products”
      Lesson 10
    • 50. 2001 onwards
    • 51.  
    • 52.  
    • 53.  
    • 54. 700+ employees
    • 55. 6+ offices globally
    • 56. Offices
      • Mumbai – 1200 and 700 seater facilities
      • Bangalore & Delhi – India
      • Dubai and RAK – UAE
      • Xiamen – China
      • Austin – USA
    • 57. 3 Companies, 7+ Business units
    • 58.  
    • 59. 20+ products
    • 60.  
    • 61.
      • “ Dream it, Achieve it!!”
    • 62. Building a multi-billion dollar enterprise [email_address]