Entrepreneur, investor, public speaker and author are a few titles that Dr. Dileep Rao is known for. He came from India to America in 1973 for his education, and has been a success ever since. While obtaining his PhD, he started working for an Adventure Capital firm one summer that ended up changing his life. He since then has helped invest in hundreds of businesses, which includes four businesses he started himself. He is now a professor at the Florida International University and has been awarded numerous awards for teaching.
Dr. Dileep Rao is now a nationally acclaimed author, writing “Nothing Ventured, Everything Gained”. He was able to study many successful entrepreneurs in his time, and he came up with 7 steps that all successful entrepreneurs seemed to follow. His book dives deep into his findings. Learn more about Dr. Dileep in this episode!
· Coming to America for Education
· Working for his first Adventure Capital Firm
· Helping Fund hundreds of companies
· His experience writing his book “Nothing Ventured, Everything Gained”
· The 7 steps for Entrepreneurs
· Where growth opportunities are at
· What Dr. Dileep is doing today
Ambition Today Question of the Day™ :
“Where do you see the future of venture capital going next?”
Quote Of The Episode:
“Numbers help you monitor where you are going”
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