Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in farming but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Rahul Saria, Co-Founder of Nimble Growth, located in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
What's your business, and who are your customers?
We are into producing healthy, residue-free Fruits & Vegetables through a contractual farming model with production traceability. We are now creating a Banana brand from India for the whole world. We serve all major retail chains and E-commerce players like The Organic World, Big Basket, Milk basket, Supr Daily, Swiggy, Zomato, Blinkit, Lulu, etc.
Tell us about yourself
I am an All India Rank holder CA and a CS with more than 14 years of experience. An Author and Ex-CFO of a few popular startups. The motivation behind Nimble Growth was to do something good in terms of providing good healthy food to consumers, creating sustainable income for farmers, and helping improve the environment by better soil fertility and ecological balance.
What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?
We have built a strong fundamental business in a short period of time in an extremely challenging environment, and we continue to hustle and grow.
What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?
Managing farmers is the toughest task on Earth, followed by people management within the Organization.
What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?
Have clarity on the vision and then align the business model and the path. Not the other way around. Right finance management is the most important key to running a business and taking care of all stakeholders across the value chain.
Where can people find you and your business?
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