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11 Inspirational Quotes from Rajasthan Startup Fest 2016


Rajasthan Startup Fest 2016 was graced by a number of entrepreneurs, mentors, investors and people who are experienced when it comes to startups. During the different sessions and panel discussions on different topics, many of the panelists spoke lines that are very much inspiring for the ones who are yet to step into the world of startups or who are just struggling in taking their idea or venture to the next level.

Even if you missed hearing them yourself we bring you the top 11 inspiring quotes spoken at the RSF 2016.

1. “It may seem glamourous but entrepreneurship is not easy” by Samir Shah with 25+ year experience as an investor

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Entrepreneurial journey was never easy. It still isn’t. So, be ready for a lot of hard work, passion, commitment and perseverance before you step into the world of startups.

2. “Target the moon, even if you miss you’ll land among the stars” by Anurag Jain, Founder CarDekho

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This is what he quoted while asking the audience to Dream Big.

3. Sabse bada rog, kya kahenge log...so be Shameless" by Sumit Jain, Co-Founder and CEO at Common Floor

Never ponder on what others will think or say about your actions and do what is good for your venture even if it means asking for help from someone you haven’t talked to in years.

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4. “Funding is like gas in the car. It is just the starting point” by Samir Shah, Sattva Investment Advisors

Entrepreneurs must remember that funding is just the starting and not a milestone of success. There is a lot they need to do to prove yourself. After all the investors need to be paid back as well.

5. “Entrepreneurship is a sweet and salt combination soda with a fair share of highs and lows, depression and excitement. The key is to look down in your highs and look up in your lows and keep growing!” again by Sumit Jain, Co-Founder and CEO at Common Floor

6. “For success you either have to be the best or unique”

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7. A diamond is just a piece of charcoal that handled stress exceptionally well” by Anurag Jain, Founder CarDekho

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Learn to handle your stress and grow even when there is a lot of pressure on you.

8. “Don’t be scared of making mistakes. Just make new ones”

9. “Money only makes money when there is intervention of passion”

In the startup ecosystem, the investors supply money while the entrepreneurs fill in the passion to create more money out of the investor funds.

10. “Building a startup is like falling in love. You just can’t stop yourself from doing it” by Mohit Dubey

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When someone from the audience questioned on why people invest their time and money in startups when 99% of them fail, one of the panelists answered quoting this. This comparison of ‘entrepreneurial passion’ to the ‘feeling of falling in love’ just made everyone in the audience share a bit of laughter in agreement. Only the ones who have that zeal can understand this.

11. “It doesn’t matter if the cat is white or black as long as it catches the mice” by Umesh Kumar, ACS Industries and Chairman RIICO

Get inspired and begin your journey today! Good luck Jaipur entrepreneurs!

 


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