The Orbit Shift Podcast

S01E16: 42+ million users and counting: Aditya Kothari, Co-Founder of Chingari shares lessons from failures

December 22, 2020 Freshworks Inc. Season 1 Episode 16
The Orbit Shift Podcast
S01E16: 42+ million users and counting: Aditya Kothari, Co-Founder of Chingari shares lessons from failures
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The Orbit Shift Podcast
S01E16: 42+ million users and counting: Aditya Kothari, Co-Founder of Chingari shares lessons from failures
Dec 22, 2020 Season 1 Episode 16
Freshworks Inc.

A few weeks ago when we recorded this podcast, Aditya Kothari's startup was at 25 million users. Now it's at 42 million. That's the speed at which Chingari, the short video app is growing. In this episode of The Orbit Shift Podcast, Aditya talks to us about the startups that didn't grow and failed, raising funds, and how they're scaling Chingari. 


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About the Guest

Aditya Kothari, has been an active entrepreneur for the last 11 years, with ventures in customised events, e-commerce, and visitor management. He has also been proactively involved in other startup stories like Bounce, Getlinks (a Thailand based recruitment venture), and Rapidbox. He is currently the Co-Founder of Chingari an Indian video-sharing app. 


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Host and Producer - Jayadevan PK

Assistant Producer - Shashwath J

Audio Engineer - Rajesh Subramanian  



Show Notes

A few weeks ago when we recorded this podcast, Aditya Kothari's startup was at 25 million users. Now it's at 42 million. That's the speed at which Chingari, the short video app is growing. In this episode of The Orbit Shift Podcast, Aditya talks to us about the startups that didn't grow and failed, raising funds, and how they're scaling Chingari. 


Get $10,000 free credits to use Freshworks products (including the brand new Freshworks CRM packed with AI-based lead scoring, phone, email, activity capture, and more) by joining the Freshworks for Startups program. Click here to check eligibility. 

About the Guest

Aditya Kothari, has been an active entrepreneur for the last 11 years, with ventures in customised events, e-commerce, and visitor management. He has also been proactively involved in other startup stories like Bounce, Getlinks (a Thailand based recruitment venture), and Rapidbox. He is currently the Co-Founder of Chingari an Indian video-sharing app. 


Sign up for regular updates from The Orbit Shift Podcast.


The Orbit Shift Podcast is Powered by Freshworks Inc. a global SaaS company headquartered in San Mateo, California. 


If you enjoyed listening to this podcast, consider giving us a five-star rating on Apple Podcasts


Host and Producer - Jayadevan PK

Assistant Producer - Shashwath J

Audio Engineer - Rajesh Subramanian