PRESIDENT & CO FOUNDER, TaraSpan
Son of an Indian diplomat, Raj Narula, president and co-founder of TaraSpan grew up in Iran, Italy, South America and settled in Canada at the age of 17, completed an engineering degree at 20 and started working for multinational companies.
"I started a business venture, a full service upscale Indian restaurant with my brother at the age of 25 and turned it into one of Canada's best restaurants within five years.
I diversified the business into the travel industry over the next five years successfully.
After this, I ramped up the business with my brother and sister, diversified and started to invest in technology firms from 1998 onwards.
Since then, I have successfully transacted M&As between Indian entities and Canadian firms and started to do global consulting projects in India, Panama, Europe and Canada with a focus on creating business value and sustenance," expresses Narula
After achieving such great success across the globe, Narula
decided to turn towards his homeland India, which was soon becoming a huge investment destination.
further states that he
did have to go through some rough patches in order to reach this point of success.