Kolkata, May 02: Aman Gupta, Co-founder and CMO of boAt Lifestyle, recently participated in an exclusive and informative chat organized by ALFA Network in the latest event in Kolkata.

The event drew a packed audience of second-generation entrepreneurs eager to learn about navigating India’s competitive business landscape. The event was themed “boAt & Beyond!” and focused on Aman Gupta’s experiences and valuable advice on starting and scaling a business in an increasingly challenging environment.

The rise of startup culture in India has led to the emergence of several entrepreneurs across the country with diverse business models and ideas in a wide range of industries.

According to the Startup India Initiative, India has the 3rd largest startup ecosystem in the world, with about 50,000 startups in India in 2018, around 8,900-9,300 of which are technology-led startups. 1300 new tech startups were born in 2019 alone, which means that there are 2-3 tech startups born every day.

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In his speech, Aman Gupta shared his journey as a young entrepreneur and provided pragmatic tips for managing complex business dynamics, being obsessed with customers, and staying afloat during financial winters.

Gupta urged entrepreneurs from Kolkata not to shy away from starting something new and expressed his excitement about the infinite possibilities in the digital era.

The event was well-received by the entrepreneurial community, and attendees had an opportunity to engage with Aman Gupta directly during the Q&A session.

ALFA Network, a non-profit business leader platform founded in 2017, has a reputation for promoting knowledge exchange, self-development, and social responsibility. With over 70 business families represented across 30 diverse sectors, ALFA fosters collaboration among achievers, founders, creators, and business leaders to drive India’s entrepreneurial ecosystem forward.

BoAt is an Indian consumer electronics brand that specializes in audio equipment such as headphones, earphones, speakers, and other mobile accessories. In 2021, BoAt became the fifth largest wearable brand in the world, according to a report by the International Data Corporation (IDC). The brand’s success can be attributed to its focus on providing affordable and high-quality audio products to the Indian market.