No Shortcuts by Nistha Tripathi is the collection of success stories. Most Noteworthy, one thing underlined in all the stories is the founder’s belief in ‘No Shortcuts’.
So then, read the book to know about the never-heard stories of Freshworks, Faasos, Unacademy, Zerodha, Slideshare, Pulse, Aspiring Minds, Madhouse, Akosha, Ather Energy, Instablogs, Greyb, LikeaLittle, Wingify, and Fashiate.
Surprisingly, India is ranked 100th of 190 countries for ease of doing business. Therefore, is not the choicest place for start-ups. A few founders have been able to beat the odds. What’s in their journey that can be analyzed and followed?
The curiosity led Nistha Tripathi to pursue these founders, who rose from humble beginnings yet made a dent in the Indian start-up universe.
Thereby, one-on-one interviews with 15 ambitious founders from India, including Girish Mathrubootham, Nithin Kamath, Jaydeep Barman, Gaurav Munjal, and Tarun Mehta among others. Nistha uncovers the decisions and insights that led these start-up founders to find their unique roadmap to success.
About the Author
Nistha is a successful Wall Street professional and early employee in Manhattan startups. Afterword, she returned to India in 2012 to start her own Indian entrepreneurial journey. Finally, after a couple of attempts, she found success in Scholar Strategy.
Her first novel, Seven Conversations, interpreted Bhagavad Gita in a modern context and gathered rave reviews.
Apart from Scholar Strategy, she conducts motivational talks for students and writing workshops for bloggers.
“Indian startup ecosystem needs relatable inspiration and this book brings that. While it is fascinating to read about Jobs, Musk, Gates, and Zuckerberg. Moreover, I am especially fascinated to read the story of Girish Mathrubootham.”
(Balaji Viswanathan, CEO at Inventor, Most follower writer on Quora)
I worked with Nistha for several years. In particular, she has a tremendous intellect and a bold vision. Hence, this will be a fun read!
(Ken Wilson, CEO, Tower Research Capital Markets)
Entrepreneurship can be a lonely journey, and while every entrepreneur learns valuable lessons each day, not everyone’s story comes out to inspire others. Therefore, Nistha has done a great job there. A must-read!