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Age is just a number, and Harsh Vakharia proves the saying right. Just 22 year old, Harsh already has his start-up well established. Born and raised in Surat, from the beginning he was passionate about computers, and electronics. Today he runs his own start-up ‘Etherbit’; it started with selling crypto gadgets, later manufacturing cold wallets, and now heading towards full-fledged ‘crypto payment gateway’ in India. It is one of the biggest and oldest store in India, and is a direct reseller for crypto gadgets.
Harsh’s story could’ve been similar to a regular guy, what made the real difference was his passion for innovation. In 7th grade he was learning programming, and by 9th grade he was trying to use programming for and with a difference. He graduated as an outstanding student, with submission of one of the best projects for final year. From there, he hasn’t looked back.
From AIESEC, to Google, to Harvard, he has been associated with all of them in one way or the other. His brilliance has led him in various countries of the world. He started working with AdWyze, became co-founder of Nebulis, then worked in WINGS, and even has worked with Innominds and Aragon. Within 2 years of graduation, he has made a name of his own in the same field. He started Etherbit in Feb 2017 along with his father. His father was a mechanical engineer and an innovator, we can go as far as to say, that his father proved to be an early inspiration for him.
From building products, exhibiting innovations, and now running his own brand of store, Harsh has put up tremendous efforts to reach this point in his career and he is still working hard with introduction of cold wallet in Etherbit. His vision now is to work on further experimenting, and stay update with the technology. He believes in working smartly and incessantly. While everyone in early 20’s is still unsure about their career, Harsh gives us goals, on focused living along with pursuing your passion relentlessly.