Vinod Gupta kicked off his journey in entrepreneurship with the establishment of the American Business Information to provide information on national businesses in the US. He started out with a $100 bank loan which would later earn $680 million from the sale of his company. At the time of its sale, InfoGroup was to the mobile homes business what GPS and Google are today.
Advances in technology have had a telling effect on his business model over the years. Vinod Gupta sites the advent of artificial intelligence as an important development in the tech world. Vinod Gupta has always focused more on long-term goals. He insists on the need of setting up a competent team to help deal with the day-to-day activities of any business. The team should be well informed on matters concerning the firm to be able to yield the best possible results. He also makes it a point to reward the top performers who go on to put in more effort towards the success of the firm.
Everest Group, where Vinod currently serves as the managing general partner, helps struggling businesses to revamp their technology and customer service in order to change their fortunes. The group also builds the capacity of the top leadership through tailor-made training programs.
As more entrepreneurs come on to the scene, Vinod Gupta believes that it is important for one to make sound judgments concerning risks if they hope to achieve much. Picking a single field and developing adequate skills on the same will also guarantee success. Vinod is an ITT degree holder and completed his graduate studies from the University of Nebraska thanks to a scholarship.
Vinod attributes his success in businesses and love for education to his father who instilled in him a right attitude in his formative years. Vinod Gupta has given generously to charitable causes with the education sector in his homeland benefiting the most. Other than building schools to this effect, he has also supported science and business students through fellowship programs. As an advocate of education, Vinod Supports Women’s Education.
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