Fact About Ritesh Agarwal (CEO of OYO Rooms)

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Ritesh Agarwal, founder and CEO of OYO, has had quite a journey over the years.

He had founded the company when he wasn’t even 20.

Ritesh is the first ever Asian to receive the Thiel Fellowship A scholarship worth $100,000 for young innovators.

Born on 16 November 1993 in Rayagada, a small town in Orissa, India, life’s not always been easy for Ritesh

He grew up poor and according to him, the first 18 years of his life were one of the toughest times he ever went through.

Ritesh Agarwal is one of India's richest young men, with a net worth of around $612.1 million (Rs. 4,547 crores).

Geetansha Sood and OYO's Ritesh Agarwal get hitched

Geetansha Sood is the director of Farmation Ventures Private Limited and is based in Lucknow

Geetansha Sood’s company was registered with the Registrar of Companies, Kanpur on August 22, 2020

In 2011, he started a startup called Oravel Stays after dropping out of engineering college. His first startup used to book budget hotels In 2012, the company got Rs 30 lakh