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Filter Copy Founder (Ashwin Suresh) on Taking Risks & Capitalising on Opportunities

Filter Copy Founder (Ashwin Suresh) on Taking Risks & Capitalising on Opportunities

In this episode of Take aPause, media entrepreneur Ashwin Suresh chats with Varun Duggirala on taking calculated risks and making strategic moves that helped him make big life decisions that changed the trajectory of his personal and professional life. If you’ve been in a state of analysis paralysis and feel too scared to drift from the safe path, this one’s for you!

Entrepreneur Ashwin Suresh is the Co-Founder of Pocket Aces, one of India's leading digital entertainment companies and known for its media entities including FilterCopy and Dice Media. He has a BS and MS Electrical Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and worked in Investment Banking in New York before moving back to India to explore a career in media and entertainment.

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About the show

“Take apause with Varun Duggirala” ( previously “The     Varun Duggi show”) is a twice a week podcast that’s meant    to enable its listeners to take a pause amidst the chaos of their  daily   lives to learn tools, embrace ideas and soak in concepts that  will   help them find motivation, build the right mindset and perform at    their best. Varun also occasionally taps into the minds of    truly interesting people to give listeners a learn from and   use in their  work, life and everything in-between.

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