KUMAR ARORA IS A SERIAL ENTREPRENEUR AND INVESTOR BEHIND MANY STARTUPS AND EMERGING BRANDS. SOME OF HIS VENTURES INCLUDE ILTHY®, BLACK ROSE MARKETING, & MORE.
Kumar Arora is a man with many plans. Consistently pushing the envelope on design and innovation, much of his work centers on the idea of creating novel products and brands. His concentration lies in a variety of industries including fashion, tech, nano-science, entertainment, marketing, and design.
With a plethora of skill sets, Kumar has taken his vision and expertise to lead the way with strategic investments and growth opportunities with his parent company, Aroridex Ltd. Aroridex provides resources, investment, consulting services to assist early-stage to mid-sized businesses. His business performance has driven remarkable growth in brand recognition, marketing presence, and overall customer loyalty in a variety of sectors. Kumar serves as a consultant and advisor for a range of industries. He boasts an impressive roster of clients ranging from Fortune 500s, startups, to celebrities and athletes.
And it worked: Lebron James caught attention of Kumar's ventures and was one of the hand-picked investors on the hit CNBC reality show "Cleveland Hustles". On the show, Kumar invested $200,000 towards another new business: Old City Soda to expand manufacturing, open up their very own brick-and-mortar concept, as well as expand into national distribution. This catapulted Kumar into the world of entertainment and makes him the youngest investor on CNBC as well as the first Indian-American on television as an investor.
It is Kumar's belief to impact those around him, his community, as well as challenge his fellow entrepreneurs. He believes that every obstacle is an opportunity for growth and that it's always better to overcome obstacles together than alone. It is this principle of empowering others that allows Kumar to reach new heights and serve as a face and catalyst for the entrepreneurial movement in the Midwest.