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What is the story of Ritesh Agarwal?

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Puru BhatnagarTop Contributor
Business Analyst, Entrepreneur, Business developer, Marketer

Ritesh Agarwal, founder and CEO of OYO Rooms, he becomes millionaire at the age of  22.

Here are some interesting facts about him:

1) He comes from a naxalite town of Odisha, He use to sell sim cards in the small town.

2) He was just 19 years old when he started the company.

3) He won Thiel fellowship as he dropout from school to work on his venture he become eligible for the fellowship.

4) OYO is an abbreviation for On Your Own.

5) OYO has began one of the largest hotel room renting chain in India.

6) OyO has expanded its business to china also.

7) Softbank is also one of the investor in OYO rooms.

8) Before OYO, Ritesh has founded oravel stay which is a guest hotel bookmarking site, which he later converted into OYO.