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5 Step Checklist for Disrupting a Multi-billion Dollar Industry

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Teabox is a well-chronicled story of disruption of a 200-year-old tea industry and has received a lot of international news coverage.

In this lesson, Kausshal will talk about how he systematically went about starting Teabox & made it into a well known global brand among tea connoisseurs.

From his learnings, he has crafted a checklist that can be applied across industries to identify opportunities for value creation. His checklist will help budding entrepreneurs to identify/evaluate start-up ideas.

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Kausshal Dugar



Food & Beverages



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Kausshal is the Founder & CEO of Teabox, the world’s first vertically integrated premium tea brand that is disrupting a $50 billion industry with its innovations in technology/supply chain.

It has been widely chronicled as a disruptive idea in a 200-year old industry. Teabox has shipped over 100 million cups to customers in 120+ countries and has raised over $15 million US in investments.

Kausshal has been recognised in Fortune 40 Under 40 (2018, 2017), Entrepreneur Magazine’s 35 Under 35 (2017), Fortune Magazine’s Top 5 Creative People (2016), CNBC’s Young Turk (2016), an INK Fellow (2015) and AACSB Influential Leader (2015).

He has also been featured in publications such as the New York Times, CNN, Forbes and The Business Times. Most recently he was the only entrepreneur to be profiled as a change maker by Reuters worldwide.

Kausshal graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s of Business Management from the Singapore Management University (SMU).