Bollywood actor Alia Bhatt, who turned entrepreneur with the launch of her venture Ed-a-mamma in 2020, advised budding entrepreneurs to chase ideas that fill gaps in the market, and underlined the importance of having a support system of mentors.
The bootstrapped venture, which is a sustainable clothing brand for children and mothers, aims to create a comprehensive Ed-a-mamma universe connected to planet, and will expand its offerings into categories like personal care and sustainable toys. Bhatt’s advice to entrepreneurs: listen to everyone, but be driven by your vision. “Suno sabki karo apni, but karo…also rely on your team, let the team be your backbone,” she said.
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The actor, entrepreneur, and investor was speaking at an event of Amazon Prime Video that announced ‘Mission Start Ab’, a 7-episode series that will feature the journey of 10 early-stage founders and their startups, who will compete to be India’s next unicorn. Speaking about her own journey as an entrepreneur and as founder of Ed-a-mamma, Bhatt advised innovators to have the clarity to pitch their ideas in crisp sentences and in a couple of lines.