Rashmi Bansal

An entrepreneur, IIM-A graduate and most importantly, a storyteller


If you take a closer look at Rashmi Bansal’s credentials, it says IIM Ahmedabad graduate. But if you take a closer look at Rashmi Bansal, her heart says ‘writer’. She chose to sit out of the campus placements for she knew corporate life is not meant for. A year after graduating from IIM Ahmedabad she founded the youth magazine JAM (Just Another Magazine). 

While facing a crisis at the workplace due to the unpopularity of print magazines, Rashmi started writing her first book Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish, a runaway bestseller. Since then she has written 10 more books such as Connect the Dots, God’s Own Kitchen, I Have a Dream, Poor Little Rich Slum and more. 

Awards and Accomplishments

Awards and Accomplishments

Rashmi Bansal’s first book Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish broke all records and sold over 300,000 copies. It is still hailed as one of the best entrepreneurial books. Her second and third books Connect the Dots and I Have a Dream respectively were nominated for the esteemed ‘Economist Crossword Popular Choice Award’. 

She was also a jury member of NDTV’s ‘Icons of Bharat’, a show that focuses on entrepreneurs who made it from the ground up.

Why Rashmi Bansal ?

Without a doubt, Rashmi Bansal is one of the best business authors. Being an entrepreneur herself she understands the struggle, the fear and the judgement. Through her books and speeches she encourages people to fully understand their potential and to give wings to their dreams.  

She lays emphasis on the hunger of the soul, to start small and think big and to grab the opportunity with both hands. Rashmi Bansal captures the audience’s attention and makes it worth their while. 

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