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Byju's Co-Founder on Women Entrepreneurship & Building Biggest Ed-tech in India | Raj Shamani- Ep 79

Figuring Out with Raj Shamani

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Episode  ·  37 Plays  ·  29:52  ·  Mar 8, 2023


Order my first book 'Build, Don't Talk' here: https://amzn.eu/d/eCfijRu--------------In this episode of the Figuring Out podcast, we are in conversation with Divya Gokulnath, Teacher, Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Byju's. Divya Gokulnath is the co-founder of BYJU’S – the world’s leading edtech company. As a teacher and member of the board, she is a firm believer in curiosity-led learning and putting students in the driver’s seat. After playing a key role in setting up and expanding brand BYJU’S in the Indian market, Divya is now actively building and scaling BYJU’S international business across multiple countries.A strong supporter of women at work, and mother to two young children, Divya strikes the delicate balance between work and life perfectly.Featured on Fortune 40 under 40 entrepreneur 2022 list, ranked No 2 in the Worlds’ most powerful women in starts up 2022 by Fortune Global, winner of Fortune Most Powerful Women (2022, 2021, 2020), Express AWE Awards – Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, Education (2022), MAKERS Women Entrepreneur of the Year (2021), ASU GSV Power of Women (2021) award, Business Today’s Most Powerful Women (2019, 2020, 2021) award, LinkedIn Top Voices in Education (2019,2020) (India and Global) and Forbes Asia’s 25 Most Powerful Women (2020), Divya is a strong advocate of cherishing childlike curiosity. In this podcast we have discussed:• Divya Gokulnath's entrepreneurial journey • Results of unbiased parenting  • Passion for changing the world for good• The importance of a right team • Building a business on first principles• Personal journey, female entrepreneurs & 40% female employment• Value for education• BYJU's - it's journey so far and what's next for them?Watch the podcast till the end to know complete details.Follow Divya on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/divyagokulnath/Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/divya-gokulnath/------------------------- Stream Figuring Out episodes on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/736rhmW7vilNgkFFo8aDz4 Watch Figuring Out episodes on YouTube:https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLE0Jo6NF_JYO5-phess8GKafKMtPv3tfZ☑️ Subscribe to Figuring Out Clips:https://www.youtube.com/c/FiguringOutClips------------Timestamps:00:00 - Introduction01:06 - Divya Gokulnath's Childhood02:21 - Divya as a topper03:26 - Why she didn't go to USA?05:10 - What she want her kids to learn from her?07:07 - Divya & Byju as parents08:12 - Why founding team joined Byju's?10:55 - How did she learn to build a business?12:47 - 3 principles to building a strong brand14:24 - How to make people love your brand?16:59 - Difference between male & female founders20:37 - What is unique about Indian customers?23:35 - Does hate affect Byju's?26:07 - Learnings from nature about business27:02 - What's next for Divya Gokulnath?29:12 - Conclusion-------------My gear for shooting this video: Canon EOS 200D II 24.1MP DSLR Camera: https://amzn.to/3GuiPFKCanon EF50MM F/1.8 STM Lens: https://amzn.to/3WZOSoiCanon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: https://amzn.to/3ZpKBMyYunteng Aluminium Tripod (Vct-690, Black): https://amzn.to/3ItEzV0Zoom H6 All Black (2020 Version): https://amzn.to/3irUCIfShure SM7B Cardioid Vocal Dynamic Microphone: https://amzn.to/3GPimiMShure MV7 USB Podcast Microphone: https://amzn.to/3Xjy63dGODOX SL150II 150W LED Video Light: https://amzn.to/3XeN0aL------------------About Raj ShamaniRaj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds

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