Vinod Gupta is a successful businessman, but he considers himself successful not because of the riches he has acquired, but for the impact, he is making in the society. He is doing so much in helping the less fortunate and those who would face challenges accessing good education. To him, what matters the most is the impact that he can create in the lives of others. Vinod Gupta is ready to help as many people as possible to change the way they think about success. Success should not be about walking all over other people; it should be about humility and serving others.
Vinod Gupta has built a successful business empire. With only $100, he created a business that he later sold for $680 million. Vinod went onto start a career and subsequently start his own businesses. He founded the Business Research Services and American Business Lists (ABI), which helped businesses obtain information on prospective clients.
He has then created a venture capital firm called Everest Group. This is the company through which he is assisting people who would love to be successful. He has done so much in trying to help others who have brilliant ideas but lack a way of implementing them. Through the venture capital firm, he is investing in businesses that he believes are going to perform well in the future. Gupta also advises underperforming companies on how they can turn their ventures into profits.
Vinod Gupta is also donating millions to education programs in India. He is behind some of the world-class educational centers that have been developed in the country. He has given $1 million for the construction of a polytechnic in his rural village. The center is meant for women.
Gupta is an advocate to Women’s Education – he strives to give them chance to get equal opportunities. Many women have undergraduate degrees in technology-related courses. Vinod Gupta is also supporting other institutions that played a part in his education. At the Indian Institutes of Technology, he has built two schools that will train the young people about management.