March is Women’s History Month and we will be featuring some outstanding female FOMO Sapiens on the podcast all month long for a special break between seasons.
What are the financial realities of starting your own business? Can you reject traditional expectations while still embracing traditions? If you are ClassPass founder Payal Kadakia then the answer is a resounding Yes.
Innovating how people access health, fitness, and wellness, Payal discusses the unconventional route she took to create her success as well as the personal and financial risks it took to make it. Exploring the financial implications of starting a business as well as the need to pivot and redefine when that business is threatened by a global pandemic.
Meet our guest:
Payal Kadakia is the founder of the revolutionary fitness and wellness platform, ClassPass, which provides people access to the best boutique fitness classes, gyms, and wellness experiences around the world. Payal is also the founder and artistic director of the Sa Dance Company, dedicated to expressing Indian American identity. Payal is frequently featured in major news outlets and has been listed among Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People, and was named to Fortune’s 40 under 40 list. She holds a Bachelor of Science from MIT. Payal lives in Los Angeles with her husband and son.