After a summer of mowing lawns to save up for a nice pair of headphones Bharat Pulgam spent his hard earned cash on a new pair of topnotch earbuds. Ultimately, it only took two weeks for his $150 purchase fell apart. Instead of sulking, Bharat saw his problem as a potential solution for others.
Fast forward 4 months with Chicago’s catapult incubator program, six month of prototyping and building a team, and year later the first mer’s modular earbuds were born.
If you are a Generation Z entrepreneur looking for inspiration, look no further than Bharat. You can meet him and many other high-flying founders at the next Beta.mn Showcase.