Teenpreneurs Ep 11: The 18-yr-old pharma wonderkid that Ratan Tata has invested in

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As a teenager, Arjun Deshpande was surprised to find that about 60 percent of Indians cannot procure medicines they need, because of high costs and other barriers. After research on the indudstry, he founded Generic Aadhar at 16, a B2B2C venture that sources generics directly from manufacturers, retailing them at a fraction of the cost. Now, it has expanded across India, from Jammu to Nagaland. Hear more about how Deshpande juggles education and his business, and future plans for Generic Aadhar, on this episode.