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April 28, 2015

12 Questions with Farrhad Acidwalla

Interview by Wyanet Vaz. Photographs by Tejal Pandey (Mumbai), Manpreet Singh (Delhi), Selvaprakash L (Bengaluru), Devraj Chalia (Guwahati). Illustrations by Farzana Cooper. Conceptualised and Executed by Ashima Gupta. Styling by Priyanka Monga. Make-Up by Charmaine Rao for Guerlain; Hair by Sareena Acharya, Mallika Pirani, Harish Ratan Singh For L’oreal Professional (Mumbai)

For taking over the digital space, one website at a time

Hometown

Mumbai.

So far
TEDx speaker, one of the world’s youngest entrepreneurs, founder of Rockstah Media. Ranked second on the list of 25 internet success stories by The Telegraph, UK.

The world wide web is
A canvas.

Childhood memory
Aeromodelling class in seventh grade. My moment of happiness was to see my first aircraft take off.

Being an entrepreneur is
Passion, initiative and perseverance.

Life without the internet
I would always be outdoors, travelling.

Favourite apps
Duolingo, Instagram, Acompli.

Favourite gadget
My laptop of five years.

Latest splurge
iMac Retina 5K and the iPhone 6.

Motto in life
High risk. High returns.

Success in three words
Responsibility. Accountability. Fun.

Looking forward to in 2015
Being a judge at the seventh Annual Odyssey MBA Games in New York, my second time as a TEDx speaker, and being able to expand Rockstah Media.

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