Today, many aspiring MBAs and MBA graduates want to join start-ups or launch such companies themselves. Is entrepreneurship as exciting as it seems? Is it really for you? mbaMission Founder Jeremy Shinewald has teamed up with Venture for America and CBS Interactive to launch Smart People Should Build Things: The Venture for America Podcast. Each week, Shinewald interviews another entrepreneur so you can hear the gritty stories of their ups and downs on the road to success.
This podcast episode brings to the studio a team—a sister team, in fact! Miki and Radha Agrawal hail from an entrepreneurial family and have combined their wits to launch a plethora of endeavors, the latest being THINX, a patent-pending women’s underwear for menstruation. The Agrawals sat down to share their detailed story, discussing a number of highlights from their experience,such as the following:
- How they launched a successful gluten-free restaurant more than a decade before the recent gluten-free frenzy even began
- Why the sisters considered selling their restaurants after a period of grueling work
- How a “genie” helped them get past a difficult stage in their entrepreneurship
Subscribe to the podcast series to hear each episode as it is released!