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A second generation entrepreneur with 15 years of experience, Ankit Kedia is an angel investor and the founder of Capital-A, a venture fund for seed to early-stage meaningful start-ups and Caremont, a healthcare startup. He completed his graduation from Christ University, Bengaluru. He has an MBA degree in operations, marketing, international markets and economics from the S P Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai.
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Asked by Anonymous - Feb 14, 2023Hindi
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How can an individual start up a business while running a daily corporate job, bearing in mind that time will be an impediment?

Ans: Hello Anonymous, given the nature of the hustle and commitment required to build a startup - my suggestion would always be to be binary about this decision, i.e. - Choose 1 of them. You cant do both - you wont do justice to either, obviously you do see exceptions but in a small %. All the best !
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