PayPal founder Peter Thiel’s advice helped Ritesh Agarwal build Oyo
Updated : December 24, 2019 02:44 PM IST
For a boy, who hailed from small-town Odisha, starting a business was no mean feat. But it might never have been if it weren't for some sage advice from PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, the role model of Agarwal.
Agarwal was just 19 when, in 2013, he became one of the fewer than one percent of applicants to be accepted into the Thiel Fellowship program, launched by Thiel in 2010 to nurture young tech talent.