‘My Entrepreneurial Experience’

The Accountancy, Business Studies and Economics departments along with the Enship Club of Delhi Public School R.K. Puram organised a series of webinars on the topic ‘My Entrepreneurial Experience’ in the month of December.

The third webinar in the series was organised on 19th December 2020 for the students of classes IX and XI. The guest speaker for the session was Mr. Shubham Goel, the co- founder of AFFINITY, the leading relationship and intelligence platform, based in Silicon Valley. His platform is being used by 1300 customers globally and he has achieved the milestone of raising 50 million USD. Mr. Goel is an expert in artificial intelligence and he believes in the power of computers and technology to bring humans together and forge deeper and meaningful personal and professional relationships. He was also featured in Forbes 30 under 30 USA and Canada in 2019.

Mr. Goel is an alumni of DPS R.K. Puram, Batch of 2012.  He described his involvement in Exun and MatSoc as skills that support him in practical life and described his journey as enriching and exhilarating in school. He did his undergraduate course from Stanford University in computer science and graduated early to start Affinity, on which he has been working for 5 years now.

The Principal, Ms Padma Srinivasan, Vice Principal, Dr Renu Nayar and the Headmistress, Mrs.Rashmi Malhotra were present for the occasion. The Principal warmly welcomed the guest speaker while encouraging students to take valuable lessons from the session which could help them in getting a new perspective. The Vice Principal spoke on the importance of such inspiring webinars to influence the students to achieve the extraordinary. The Headmistress encouraged students to take inspiration and accordingly prepare themselves to meet the requirements of a successful position in the Business World.

Mr. Shubham Goel addressed the audience with a thought provoking and insightful meaning of entrepreneurship, and the magic unfurled as he shared his experiences. He glorified failures as the medium of learning from his mistakes and shortcomings, only to rise up more than ever before. Failures build a stronger foundation, they make us more resilient and more hard working, and they spark the flame of passion within us to continue,until the goal has been accomplished. 

The webinar was conducted in the format of an interactive session by Praanjal Arora (XI-S), Anushka Gautam (XI-S), Tulip Mittal (XI-S) and Anhad Sood (XI-S). During the interactive session, Mr. Shubham Goel shared his ordeals, his marketing strategies and the application of knowledge in practical life. He explained his journey blending it with inspiring words for budding entrepreneurs. Lastly, a Q&A session consisting of questions asked by the participants was also conducted .

The webinar concluded with a vote of thanks by Ms. Reena Mehta. 

The event was organised by Ms. Priya Obhrai with the technical support from Mr. Mukesh Kumar and his team.