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Meet the philosophy grad who has been dabbling in business since age 16

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Serial entrepreneur Kunal Shah is known for two startups that he has founded so far -- Freecharge and CRED. What people don’t know is that he has run over a dozen businesses since he was 16. He is the unusual founder who doesn’t have an IIT or IIM tag but is a philosophy graduate who dropped out of Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies in 2004. Shah, who hails from a Gujarati family, learned the importance of taka (money) and financial independence at a young age as the family went through a financial crisis, he reveals in a podcast. He did several odd jobs from.....

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