Pranav Arora (born June 15, 1977 in Dallas, Texas) is a venture capitalist, an investor, a speaker, and a philanthropist. He currently holds the positions of chairman and board member for two well-known international businesses that both promote young students: The Just Funky Foundation and JMTD Holdings.
Pranav was born to to Raj Arora (father), and Shivani Arora (mother) in Wooster, Ohio. At the age of 16, Pranav launched his first million-dollar company. Along with running the division, he also handles Just Funky’s B2B and B2C sales and marketing. Pranav started his first “enterprise” in middle school by purchasing pencils and gum packs to sell to his friends during recess. That was his first genuine business encounter. At the age of 16, he founded his first significant business. The item was referred to as “Highly Educated.” Selling smoking-related products and accessories including hookahs, stash jars, and incense was its primary objective.
Education and Career
He expanded his company in his spare time while still a high school student and for the duration of his first semester in college. Pranav decided to drop out of college after one semester in order to concentrate exclusively on expanding his business. Highly Educated was successfully expanded by him into a million dollar business. He decided to sell the company after a few years of expansion so that he may expand his other businesses.
Pranav is an active philanthropist. He recently made a donation of $20,000 to his High School, Wooster High School, through his non-profit foundation “Just Funky Foundation”.