FROM ‘WARIKOO WEDNESDAYS’ TO FINDING HIS PASSION- A JOURNEY TO AWARENESS.1 year ago Rituka M
Finding your purpose is possible only when you are aware, and awareness comes from a never-ending journey of learning. Ankur Warikoo, a serial entrepreneur, public speaker, mentor and angel investor, although had a 3-step plan envisioned for his future, it didn’t click. Something was always missing. Completely resetting his life at 24, Warikoo embarked on a journey of finding his purpose. Obtaining an MBA degree from ISB, he joined Kearney as a management consultant, in 2009 started his first venture – SecondShaadi.com. He went on to build several other notable ventures such as Gaadi.com, Groupon India, Groupon APAC, which was then established as Nearby. He worked as the CEO of Nearby until 2019. In 2016, he started a series on LinkedIn called – Warikoo Wednesdays where he shared his experiences as a founder and CEO. That resonated with him and seemed to stick. Quitting his position as CEO of Nearby, he became a creator of content and spreading awareness.
Speaking at conferences, corporate events, and educational institutions, Warikoo found his passion for public speaking, sharing knowledge, and making awareness cool. Every entrepreneur aspires to have a mentor, someone who can guide them through the nitty-gritty’s of starting up a business, and time management.
Through his official website, he offers several online courses under two broad themes – 1. Helping individuals through the initial journey to become entrepreneurs, and 2. Helping individuals become more aware of their life choices.
With over 3000 attendees every session (live or recorded), his best-selling course, ‘A complete guide to starting up’ has 8 modules with unlimited lifetime access, and has been bought by over 10,000 individuals. Warikoo has published a total of 947 articles, 2000 minutes of content, and a 1.6M & growing follower base on social media. The content created by him ranges from e-books, blogs, videos and wallpapers. The courses are beneficial to students, freelancers, consultants, founders/CEO, and full-time employees. Apart from condensing his 11 years of entrepreneurial experience in these comprehensive yet simple courses, he helps you navigate through all the steps of building a successful startup.
Access these courses and be mentored by someone who has done it all before.