ABOUT AKSHAY RUPARELIA
Akshay Ruparelia is famed as the founder and ex-CEO of Doorsteps.co.uk (til 2021), a company dedicated to selling houses without the substantial prices normally charged by estate agents. Akshay sat at the helm of the third largest online agency in the UK that has sold over £1 billion in houses over the space of three years, marking him youngest on the Sunday Times Rich List 2018 on asset value. Most recently, in 2021, he was the youngest honoree, featured on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe list and he has also become renowned for disrupting the market with a 500% growth in just four years. Having started from nothing, Akshay had proven his prowess as a businessman, expanding his empire from 0 to now over 60 team members on an international scale, including raising millions in equity funding along the way. By 2021, at 22 years old, he expressed his passion for supporting disadvantaged people by sitting on the board of The Prince's Trust RISE programme, working with Royal Association for Deaf People and starting his own social enterprise - AKR Growth - consulting and delivering on government contracts to support unemployed people into work - including RESTART and Kickstart. He sits as CEO, as of 2022, at revolutionary Blockchain innovation agency - Impact3.io which comprises the world's first invite-only digital private members' club (1club.io).
HOW CAN I HELP?
Having started the business whilst juggling being a young carer and sitting 5 A-levels – then taking the risk of avoiding university to pursue his passion – he’s keen to share his learnings.
BUSINESS COACHING & DEVELOPMENT
In a bid to pass on the lessons, mistakes and growth opportunities Akshay has experienced – he offers coaching opportunities and workshops.
Akshay grew up in a pupil premium household, claiming free school meals. He understands the many young people who are placed in these situations by no fault of their own and strives to allow them equal career and self-development opportunities.
In order to help others progress, especially for younger prospective talent, Akshay wants to reach out to share his knowledge via talks, webinars, and similar events.
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