Grades Don’t Matter, All that Matter is You and Your Ideas!
“From failing in engineering to Co-Founding a Million Dollar Company,” “The Don’t Think, Just Do Guy” and “Young Gun who knows the Art of Start” are some of the headlines used to describe the talent and achievement of Varun Agarwal. Co-Founder of “Alma Mater” and author of the super awesome book “How I Braved Anu Aunty and Co-Founded a Million Dollar Company”, Varun Agarwal has a career millennials dream about.
Varun Agarwal is one of us, he went to an engineering college, failed, tried starting up, kept his ideas on hold, completed engineering and pivoted. Alma Mater materialized when Varun Agarwal and his co-founder Rohan were getting drunk. The idea of making customized merchandise for every school and college in the country, today is a million dollar business. Check it out, here.
Varun Agarwal’s Ink Talk, Don’t Think, Just Do, happens to be one of the most watched, loved and accepted talks in India. Varun used the stage impressively to inspire the millennial by retelling his story of how he fought with Society (Read Anu Aunty) and build the company of his dreams.
Varun Agarwal is back in news with his latest start-up “Grades Don’t Matter”; the preview of the start-up is imposing and awe-inspiring. In a Facebook Post, Varun Agarwal wrote
“We’ve been working on this for all almost 4 months and its finally going to be out in the next 20 days.
#GradesDontMatter is an online alternative educational platform where influencers teach you skills and demystify careers for which you don’t need a mark sheet!
We have created over 300+ video lessons and over 30+ hours of alternative educational content.
While most careers expect you to have good grades, you’ll be surprised to know there are more than 2000 career options for which you don’t need grades! We aim to balance that out.Here’s to turning India into a skill-based society rather one based on just grades.”
Varun Agarwal has always pressed the idea of doing something that interests you instead of doing something because everyone else is. While Varun Agarwal has requested millennials to wake up and follow their dreams but at the same time, he has advised young minds to refrain from dropping out of schools and colleges. Varun Agarwal understands the importance of Education and that is why he is bringing to the world a start-up that provides an alternative.
A Preview of Grades Don’t Matter
This alternative of traditional education will help the younger generation take up courses, which introduces a new paradigm to success and career satisfaction. Grades Don’t Matter is designed to help students identify, discover, try and get successful in new domains of career.
The Engineering Anthem by Varun Agarwal
Varun Agarwal has always been vocal about his hate towards engineering, well we all have been, right? Varun has not only spoken about his hate towards engineering but turned it into a popular Anthem as well. Yes! Varun has voiced his opinion about Engineering in a video that is eye-opening, quirky and a hell lot of fun.