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Inspirational Stories: Rajiv Khanna – CEO of Revolve Watches

Rajiv Khanna, better known as Raj, is on a mission with Revolve Watches. This 26-year-old CEO is on a mission to make a luxury timepiece a reality for anyone and everyone. Raj is the CEO and founder of Revolve Watches, a progressive watch company giving everyone the chance to have a luxury timepiece of their own.

If you are interested in a luxury watch without the luxury price tag you can find Revolve Watches on Facebook at @revolvewatch.

Here’s his inspirational story:

Hi Raj, can you tell us about yourself?

“I am 26 and I was born and bred in Melbourne, Australia.

I’ve completed a degree in Engineering at Monash University and ever since graduating have been tinkering with various business’s until I found my passion in designing watches.”

In your own words, can you tell us a little about Revolve Watches?

“Revolve Watches is a luxury watch brand without the luxury price tag.

I always traveled and found beautiful watches around the world and each time I was disheartened at the price mentioned. I really wanted to design a luxury watch which a majority of the population could easily afford.

This quality will be seen in each and every watch we hand develop for our customers. We wish to start a revolution for low-cost luxury timepieces.”

Like most entrepreneurs, it was Raj’s own frustration and need to find an adequate solution to a problem that inspired him to start Revolve Watches.

‘We wish to start a revolution

for low-cost luxury timepieces’

Is there anything in particular that ‘inspird’ you to pursue entrepreneurship?

“Quite simply I cannot see myself working for others. Especially when the ultimate goal for most organisations is to make money the greedy way as opposed to providing solutions to problems.

I wanted to create an organisation where every employee is loved and the atmosphere is full of energy. My goal was to create a brand which has only a positive connotation to it.”

‘My goal was to create a brand

which has only a positive connotation to it’

What would you say was the biggest challenge you faced getting to where you are now?

“I also have to take care of my family and therefore I was not able to throw everything at my dreams of entrepreneurship.

It has been a constant juggling act, but I have managed to get this far and I won’t stop until I achieve my personal dreams.”

‘It has been

a constant juggling act…

I won’t stop until I achieve my personal dreams’

What do you like to do in your downtime?

“I like weightlifting and football (soccer), and learning about property development in my spare time. I also spend time with my girlfriend and our two puppies Romeo & Buddy.”

What is your must read book/podcast recommendation?

Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by T. Harv Eker”

What’s your favourite quote?

“Make time revolve around you”

As we all know the watch industry is super competitive. Is there any advice you could give to someone trying to make their products stand out in an industry with high levels of competition?

“Think outside the box. Dream of a design and then make it a reality.”

‘Think outside the box’

Any parting advice for young people trying to start their own business/pivot and pursue their passion?

“Never give up on your dreams.

Eventually, the path will form itself and you will realise you’re well on your way to achieving your goals and dreams.

Never stop the pursuit. We are all going to make it.”

‘Never stop the

pursuit’

Thank you for sharing your Inspirational Story with us Raj, keep up the good work!

If you want to get in contact with Raj and the team at Revolve Watches you can find them on Facebook @revolvewatch. I highly recommend checking out their first watch design, it looks incredible!

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