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Indian Cricketer cum Entrepreneur

Update On :13 July 2016

Indian Cricketer cum Entrepreneur

Virat Kohli, the fabulous Indian Cricketer, Widely noted as one of the greatest sportsmen of the 21st century . He has amazed cricket fans across the globe. His evolution from a temperamental youngster to a star in the making has left a mark on the cricket field and beyond.

However, while Kohli is best known for his on-field tactics, he is linked to startups and entrepreneurship as well. The 27-year-old Virat is learning the art of  entrepreneurship by building his own fashion ecommerce startup Wrogn and fitness center chain Chisel. And he does private fan engagements online and offline through Fanbox, as he’s doing in the cafe. Virat has a chat room in the Fanbox app and also markets discounts of his Wrogn and Chisel brands through it.

In case you're wondering how serious he really is, reports suggest Kohli is set to invest 90 crore to set up a chain of gyms and fitness centres , and that's just the beginning. 

Virat wants to take it one step at a time. “I am in the process of understanding how the whole thing works… You have to learn the game first,” he says. “When I invest in a startup, I’m looking at the long term future. I’m not willing to sell out in a few years.”

“Only if saturation comes and you feel you can’t contribute any more in it, then it may be time to let it go,” he adds, munching on a snack of nuts.

He added that “I want to understand what people want in this day and age and what they really love. What are their requirements and how actually we can deliver it to them.”

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