Harshdeep Singh CEO of WrapitUp on scaling to 3.5M+ users, refusing $20M acquisition & dealing with mental health issues & how he turned it around in style!

My first ever guest is back on the show! Harshdeep Singh Hura founder of WrapItUp — a text summarizer. He appeared on show back in August 2015. We talk about how his app now has 3.5M users.

Why he turned down $20 million acquisition for the app. How a anthropology course on apes was a breakthrough moment. Talks why he almost quit tech, what changed and gives us his new fresh perspective on life.

He gives us great insights on mobile app design, development &marketing strategies. Talks about going from idea to MVP (starts at 25.19 take notes!) and why does not want a co-founder. Talks about becoming a pastry chef. Thoughts on Clubhouse being the next big thing.

And finally we take a trip down memory lane and talk about the embarrassing first ever episode of the indian startup show.

in this conversation we talk about:

  • Starting out writing algorithms on paper & not using existing NLP algorithms

And much more!


http://harshdeephura.com / @kinngh on Clubhouse and Twitter / http://admin2dev.com / http://wrapitupapp.com (both available on http://harshdeephura.com)


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music by Punch Deck. https://open.spotify.com/artist/7kdduxAVaFnbHJyNxl7FWV



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Neil Patel

Screenwriter/Podcast host & Producer. Fast learner, Passionate about storytelling. Good sense of humour, & Enjoy challenges! www.neilpatel.co