Akshay is the founder and Managing Director of Doorsteps, previously described as the “Uber” of the property world. Akshay was studying for his A’ levels when he sold his first property, a 5 bedroom detached house with a swimming pool. So far, the business has sold £500m worth of property, saving customers over £6 million in fees in just over a year.
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Akshay began his business journey at 16, having developed an understanding of how businesses and business disruption work, as well as a keen interest in non-conventional business models.
In 2016, Akshay successfully identified a profitable opportunity within the real estate market, founding his first business Doorsteps, an innovative customer-centric on
Since then, Akshay has continued to grow his skills and expertise, devoting himself to building revolutionary businesses from the ground up, all while keeping the interests of consumers at the forefront of his efforts.
Having started from nothing, Akshay has proven his prowess as a businessman, raising over £1.5 million in equity finance. In 2021, Akshay was the youngest to be featured on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe in the Technology list, and he has also become renowned for disrupting the market with a 500% growth in just four years.
Driven by a desire to help young individuals such as himself, Akshay started his own social enterprise AKR Growth, helping young and disadvantaged people into employment. AKR Growth is a social impact business that revolutionises support by offering employability skills training, on job learning and self-employment opportunities, also providing overall support.
Akshay’s keen interest in the potential of technological innovation later motivated him to build an innovative Blockchain business – Impact3.io – focused on bridging the gap between Web2 and Web3.
One of Impact 3.io’s most important projects is The 1 Club, a digital private members club connecting the top 1% of leading pioneers and entrepreneurs for collaboration. Akshay believes in building a platform that can truly change the world, creating a unique environment for collaboration that connects the top leaders of the world in their respective fields.
Having grown up as a carer to his two deaf parents, the young entrepreneur is part of the Royal Association for Deaf people, whose mission is to create a future of opportunity and equality for those who are hearing-impaired. Akshay is also a board member of the Prince’s Trust RISE Campaign, focusing on improving the lives of young people in the UK by helping them into employment, education and shaping a brighter future.
Covering topics such as business disruption, start-ups, youth empowerment, the world of technology, Blockchain and Web3, Akshay has previously spoken for top clients such as Snapchat, NatWest, Future Summits and the 21st Century Icon Awards.
Sharing the challenges and experiences he has endured throughout his entrepreneurial journey and beyond, Akshay Ruparelia is a fantastic speaker who will inspire personal development, commitment and motivation in all audience members.
Ted Talk – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WdtcBKx8QC4
ITV’s ‘This Morning’ – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWNT-wWiKz8
BBC London News – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIYbK2IRntc
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