When Vineet was 5 years old, his dad shoved him into a car and took him on his first ever road trip! Now he is the co-founder of Scout My Trip, a platform & planner for road trips anywhere in India, they are doing really well. Its a big market 90% of all travel today is by road. 60% of all vacations today are road trips. We talk about how he got 5,000 signups before launching, being part of a tech accelerator, mistakes he has made on the way, to being profitable. We also talk about amazing road trips you can try, His passion for riding his Royal Enfield bike around India and much more.
In this conversation we also talk about:
- Stats for far
- Meeting his co-founder on the highway
- What he calls his Royal Enfield bike!
- A key takeaway from being in an accelerator
- Trying to be the Uber for travel agents.
- Getting people to the website
- Can anyone be an entrepreneur?
- Iconic road trips in India
- Road trips do's and don'ts
- What keeps him up a night?
- Having a supportive dad
- Taking risks
- Lessons learned
- The dream trip
- Bill Gates chat
and much more!
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