The MBA Tea Seller

22 years old Praful Billore was working as a salesperson for Amway and was earning 25000 rupees a month. He later decided that he wants to do MBA from IIM Ahmedabad. Unfortunately he could not crack the CAT examination, in 2017. He almost gave up the idea of doing a MBA. With his family pressurizing him to take admission in any of the college, Praful had something else in his mind.

He started working at McDonald’s and was earning 300 rupees/day. After 3 months he decided that he wants to start something of his own and decided to open his own tea shop. He took a loan of 8000 rupees from his father and started his own stall. He named his tea stall ‘MBA Chai wala’ ( MBA Tea seller). He used to sell a cup of tea and toast at rupees 30.

With time his business was blooming and he was selling 10000-11000 cups of tea everyday. With time Praful attracted crowd not only towards his business but also to himself. He was doing Ted Talks and interviews on YouTube.

He says that there were times when his own families and friends mocked at what he was doing. But, he always believed and worked hard towards his dream.

Today Praful Billore is one of the best entrepreneurs the world has seen. Today he is earning more than 14800000 rupees per month which is more than a MBA graduate. His simple tea stall now has become a famous food chain with many franchises.