EPISODE 2Staying on Top Under Pressure
Discover how the Olympians and
Entrepreneurs shine bright under pressure.
EPISODE 3Beating the Odds
Learn how to tackle setbacks and challenges
in personal and professional life.
EPISODE 4Having a Game Plan
Get the blueprint for overcoming
the competition and maximizing your potential.
EPISODE 1The Winning Way
Tap into the mindset that creates a champion
in the boardrooms and the sports fields.
About

Entrepreneurship is a winding road full of challenges, failures, competition, ups, and downs. There is a lot that goes behind establishing a startup. Similarly, representing the nation on the Olympic stage comes after years of honing skills, long practice sessions, and overcoming financial and societal hurdles.

Torchbearers Inc., presented by AWS in association with NeoNiche, is a talk series that brings India’s top Olympic contenders and home-grown business pioneers - the torchbearers for society - at one stage, for the first time ever!

Each episode glorifies the soul of greatness, ability, and mastery as it delves deeper into the journeys, hustles, dreams, victories, and perseverance of our guest Olympian and Startup Founder. Through Torchbearers Inc., you unravel the fire within these torchbearers that will inspire you to break new ground.

What to Expect
Candid conversations with India’s topmost Olympians and Startup Founders
Blueprint for success and strategy from the champions themselves
An in-depth look into the winning mindset
Actionable takeaways from proven personal and professional experiences
Inspiring and fun moments that are as informative as they are entertaining
The Host

Shayamal Vallabhjee is a Sports Scientist, Performance Coach, Author, TedX Speaker, and Podcast Host with many prestigious awards to his name. He has over two decades of field experience with Olympians and top athletes, helping them to enhance their competitive edge.

Drawing from his experience, he has also helped numerous organizations develop a culture of innovation, excellence, and adaptability to keep their businesses resilient in the face of competition.

With his panache for evoking thoughtful questions through inspirational storytelling, Shayamal will recreate his magic in each episode of Torchbearers Inc. through up-close and personal conversations with our guests.

The Probable Olympians
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Abhinav Bindra Olympic Gold Medalist,
Shooting
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Deepa Malik Paralympics Silver Medalist,
Shot Put
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Mahesh Bhupathi Former Doubles World No.1,
Tennis
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Manika Batra Olympic Contender,
Table Tennis
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Sania Mirza Tennis Champion
The Probable Business Leaders
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Abhiraj Bhal Co-Founder at Urban Company
(formerly UrbanClap)
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Anchit Nayar CEO - Beauty E-Commerce,
Nykaa
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Harsh Jain Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder,
Dream11 & Dream Sports
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Kunal Shah Founder,
CRED
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Trivikraman Thampy Co- Founder
Games 24x7
Episode
episode1
THE WINNING WAYWednesday, 11 May 2022
What goes behind the creation of champion sportspersons? How do the same mantras apply to entrepreneurs who aspire to grow and learn? Watch Olympic Gold Medalist Abhinav Bindra and Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Dream11 & Dream Sports Harsh Jain talk about the winning mindset and working your way towards realizing dreams.
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STAYING ON TOP UNDER PRESSUREThursday, 25 Aug 2022
How do champions and entrepreneurs stay calm and focused with long working hours, deadlines, and stress? In this episode, our guests will shed light on shining bright under pressure.
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BEATING THE ODDSWednesday, 7th Dec 2022
Struggles, failures, and challenges in personal and professional life are inevitable for everyone. This lessons-packed episode will offer powerful takeaways on beating all odds from the perspective of sportspersons and entrepreneurs.
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HAVING A GAME PLANDate - TBC
Having a game plan is necessary to win over the competition and maximize your potential. In this episode, the Olympian guest and a renowned entrepreneur will share their blueprint for success. Find out the strategies needed to put your game plan into action and emerge a winner.
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