While most IIT grads are more than happy to get placed with an MNC or to get a well-paid job in a phoren land, IIT Mumbai alumnus Aditya Gandhi came back after a brief stint in Germany to pursue his passion.
Aditya had a B.Tech and an M.Tech degree from IIT Bombay under his belt when he moved to Europe and worked in the finance sector with Optiver Amsterdam as a derivatives and equities options trader.
“Being in Europe and understanding the student interaction and hiring practices of companies was the starting point for me and that’s how the idea of Purple Squirrel Eduventures Pvt. Ltd took form,” the 25-year-old explains.Aditya and Sahiba shared their passion and their mission with YourStory. Here are some excerpts: