Everyone can rise above the circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do
Story of Ritesh Aggarwal is one of the most motivational & inspirational success story that how Just at the age of 19, he launched OYO in 2013. Ritesh’s accomplishments are a testimony of his strenuous work, dedication, and passion.
OYO today is the world’s leading chain of hotels, homes, and spaces.
Today at the age of 26 Ritesh Agarwal is one the biggest businessman in India. He has won many national and international awards for its company Oyo Rooms.
Some of the awards & achievements that he won as Oyo CEO:
- Forbes “30 under 30” in the consumer tech sector(2016)
- Top 50 entrepreneurs in 2013 by TATA First Dot powered by NEN awards(2013)
- TiE-Lumis Entrepreneurial Excellence award in 2014
- Business World young entrepreneur award(2014)
|All Achievements of Ritesh Agarwal have included in the book “Kaleidoscope” written by him, which has around 25 award-winning short stories, selected amongst several other stories nominated in an online contest organized by SpringTide.|
The list of his awards and achievements:
- In 2009, he was selected for Asian Science Camp held at TIFR.
- At 17, he authored a best-selling book, ‘Indian Engineering Colleges: A Complete Encyclopaedia of Top 100 Engineering Colleges’
- In 2010, World’s Youngest CEO at 17(recognized at 16) of a company called ‘Worth Growth Partners’
- Written a book named ‘Kaleidoscope’ which has around 25 award-winning short stories
- The first resident Asian to win ’20 Under 20’ Thiel Fellowship (2013)
- One of the ‘8 Hottest Teenage Start-Up Founders in the World’ by Business Insider (2013)
- Finalist of Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards-India
MasterPlan For Success of OYO
At present, OYO has over 13,000 franchised and leased hotels, and over 450,000 rooms, adding over 64,000 rooms every month, globally. In India, we have over 8,700 leased and franchised hotels, and more than 164,000 rooms. Aside from India, the company is now present in Malaysia, UAE, Nepal, China, Brazil, Mexico, UK, Philippines, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Vietnam, & the United States.
“Our belief is that if we just keep opening 50,000 keys a month, then by 2023 we would have opened roughly 2.5 million more rooms, which will be at least two times of what the world’s largest hotel chain is today,”
–Ritesh Agarwal told PTI in an interview.
These Statements made by him shows how much he is passionate about his work and always leave us dumbstruck.
Indeed, he is a role model & Inspiration to many of Us.
He has always been my motivation to dream big, work hard and never stop in Life.
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