#6 Circles.Life – Abhishek Gupta on disrupting telecommunications industry

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“If I leave PE and I can’t come back, I didn’t deserve it in the first place.”

Abhishek Gupta began his career as a strategy consultant and a private equity investor. He later got bit by an entrepreneurial bug in Jakarta where he spotted opportunities co-founded Circles.Life , a digital telco company that has bagged investment from big names like Warburg Pincus, Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, and Sequoia Capital.

We talked about taking a leap of faith, disrupting a legacy industry, and founder scaling.