This is the journey of OYO Rooms founder Ritesh Agarwal. Recently, he was listed in the Huran Global Rich List 2020 as the second youngest billionaire in the world, just after Kylie Jenner. At just age 26, his net worth is $1.1 billion. OYO is the competitor of Airbnb, and it is one of the largest hotel chains in the world.
Ritesh is a college drop-out and started his entrepreneurship journey at the age the very young age of 18. He is the only Asian to be selected for Peter Thiel Fellowship.
He is not popular as other tech entrepreneurs like Even Spiegel or Brian Chesky but this young entrepreneur has definitely done something remarkable in the travel & hospitality industry worldwide. It’s worth reading his success story.
This is how he started.