Of Unwavering Determination

The single-minded pursuit of making the most of his potential, and to learn as much as he possibly could, led Rajat Gupta to nurture dreams about starting up. After graduating from IIT Delhi, Rajat worked at Bosch for four years, where he felt that his learning goals were being restricted. In his quest to learn and to grow, he joined Harvard Business School’s (HBS) MBA programme. He leveraged his time at HBS by gaining experience in working with startups. After the MBA, Rajat joined Promethean Power Systems as its COO.

After a short stint with this Pune-based startup, Rajat decided to learn more about the Indian entrepreneurship space and joined INFUSE Ventures as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence. During this programme, while building the first cleantech accelerator in India, he realised that it was time for him to take the plunge. In 2013, Rajat launched TESSOL, a company that focuses on providing energy efficient and fuel saving refrigeration technologies for cold chain storage and logistics.

Read more