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Entrepreneur sends khaali katora to venture capitalists as his sales pitch


Cutting through the bullshit and getting straight to the point, a self-proclaimed local entrepreneur is sending khaali katoras to venture capitalists as his sales pitch.

Saying that this is the best presentation he has ever made as it conveys his vision thoroughly, Rajdeep called it a “three-dimensional minimalist PPT deck that accurately informs the VCs what is required from them.”

“Look, investing is a gamble, one can never be sure of returns, if any,” said Rajdeep.

“You can wear a suit and a tie, take the investor to a nice restaurant, whisper sweet nothings in his ear, hoping maybe the guy will let you go to the third base.”

"Do din se Facebook post boost nahi kari sahab."

“Do din se Facebook post boost nahi kara sahib.”

“I have tried all of this, lekin aajkal bahot nakhre ho gaye hain saalon ke,” continued the charming young lad.

“At the end of the day there is no definitive proof that an idea will see the returns or not. That is why I have stopped trying to convince them.

“I know my idea is great and I just need money. Hence, I am now sending empty katoras to venture capitalists. Bhai trust karo aur bhiksha de do.

“I think it is a bold move and conveys the type of person I am,” said Rajedeep.

Tracking user engagement with katoras

Rajdeep said that this is not some half-assed idea. “I am doing this proper entrepreneur ishtyle.”

“There are four major types of katoras and each one has its own features.”

They are:

  1. ‘Allah ke naam pe dede baba’ katora
  2. ‘Bhagwaan ke naam pe dede baba’ katora
  3. ‘Jesus died for your sins now give me your money’ katora
  4. ‘Aam Aadmi Party’ katora

“I am tracking the user engagement with all of them and I am also rotating them around festivals, like the allah katora does well during Muslim festivals and so on.”

“Apparently the Aam Aadmi Party katora is evergreen. That is something we have had the most engagement with,” he added.

Regarding future plans, Rajdeep said if his start-up fails, he will pivot to this katora idea and will cater to other bhikhaaris entrepreneurs.


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Pratul Bagri

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