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2 Tell us something interesting or unique about yourself which you think would be helpful for the Admission Committee to better evaluate your candidacy3500 charsIn May 2008 I passed my bachelors in engineering however even as an undergraduate I found my interest in finance crystallizing into a career option So through the college recruitment program I accepted a job as a financial analyst with DE Shaw Co an investment management firm My job involved identifying investment opportunities and advising fund managers on potential investments Fifteen months later when the company was impacted by the global economic recession I found myself among the many who were laid off But in due course I was absorbed at Mak Media and Creations Pvt Ltd an advertising agency as a client servicing executive specializing in the finance and banking domain I planned created and executed advertising campaigns and branding strategies After around 1 year I quit and moved on to the State Bank of India one of Indias largest commercial banks as a credit analyst in the corporate banking division where I performed financial and credit analysis of companies and appraised the companies for their credit worthiness It was while I was in this job that a former classmate and I began exploring the possibility of a startup venture - to record sound and music and directly share it from mobile devices After being convinced about the potential of the idea I quit my job in March 2013 and started AudioFeel our technology startup venture As a co-founder I have assumed various business roles handled several functions from financing and hiring to product development and customer acquisition explored and employed various approaches to meet business objectives overcome different challenges and most importantly understood the stress that is a part of starting and running a ventureThus my journey from engineering to finance and now to entrepreneurship has involved handling various job functions assuming different roles adapting to various
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