On January 18th, our Co-Founders Swati & Rohan donned their mentor hats and conducted a Webinar wherein they discussed their entrepreneurial journey , their ideas and knowledge to help students across the country who aspire to be entrepreneurs. The Webinar titled ‘0 – 100 Crore: How To Get There Faster’ saw a huge turnout and over 100 students attended the information rich and also fun Webinar. Here’s the entire webinar for you to watch and learn!
They initiated the webinar with quick introductions including their time at the London School of Economics, subsequent jobs in the financial services sector, their UK Cashback website Pouring Pounds and their journey of establishing CashKaro.
There were students from IITs, SRCC, MICA, Thapar university and other colleges across the country. They had a lot of questions about establishing and growing a business, and also about CashKaro. Students were enthusiastic while Rohan & Swati were completely engaged in answering their queries.
Q. What Is The Basic Model Of CashKaro?
A lot of the students wanted to know how CashKaro works, what the company does and where the Cashback comes from and why retailers opt for partnerships with affiliates.
Q. Where & How Did CashKaro Get Funding?
Students were eager to know where and how Rohan & Swati got funding for CashKaro, especially from Mr. Ratan Tata.
The Ratan Tata funding story is an inspirational one and they asked about the meeting Rohan & Swati had with him prior to his funding decision.
Q. What Does An Investor Look For Before Writing A Cheque?
Students who want to start something of their own, wanted to know what investors consider before backing a company.
They also wanted to know about a ‘marketing strategy’ to bag investors.
Q What Are Some Things To Keep In Mind While Starting Your Own Business?
Students inclined towards the world of entrepreneurship wanted tips from the duo. They wanted to know what it takes to start and succeed.
Q. What Are The Risks Involved In Starting Your Own Business?
A fairly common question about the risks involved in a start-up came up as well.
Q. Do Students From Tier 1 Cities & International Universities Have An Advantage Over Others?
A lot of students joined our founders from Tier 3 cities. These students asked them if students with big city and foreign education had any advantages when it came to getting a job or starting a business.
Q. What Is The Future Of The Affiliate Marketing Industry?
A lot of the students wanted to find out about the future of CashKaro and the Affiliate Marketing industry in India. They were concerned about the future of Affiliates in the backdrop of a fluctuating market. Rohan spoke about the future of CashKaro, the upcoming mobile app and the incipient growth of E-commerce in India.
Q. How Can We Join CashKaro?
Finally, a lot of students use CashKaro and were eager to join the company in some way. While Rohan mentioned they were looking for experienced employees for the Chennai based tech team, there are always openings in our Gurgaon office.
It’s a great place to work, so drop a mail at firstname.lastname@example.org to join us!
Do watch the entire video as there’s much more to learn and if you have any other questions, ask Rohan & Swati at email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also Tweet them up at @swats26 and @robhargava.