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Miki Agrawal Discusses Dealing With Extensive Press Coverage When You Aren't Ready

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  • Date Added : 11/5/2009
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Miki Agrawal

  • Founder, Slice
  • female
  • 1979 (Age: 41 years old)
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Miki Agrawal is half Japanese, half Indian, she has an an identical twin sister named Radha and also a third sister, Yuri, who is less than one year older than them. Miki is French Canadian by birth (grew up in Montreal until she was 18 years old), she speaks 5 languages (fluent in English and French, very proficient in Japanese, and proficient in Hindi and Spanish). Miki played soccer semi-professionally for the NY Magic post college, started out as an investment banker upon graduation (Deutsche Bank), then left to work as a commercial/music video/film production coordinator/manager for three years after that. Her entrepreneurial spirit then kicked in and at 25 years old, she decided to start the process of building the Slice concept. At 26, she opened Slice. She is currently working on developing more SLICE locations in NYC and in other cities as well as building her wholesale side to Slice. She recently launched her pizza kits which will eventually be sold in supermarkets nation-wide. Most recently, Miki Agrawal is a co-founder of the company, Thinx. Miki Agrawal is a graduate of Cornell University.

When we opened we got press way too fast. Daily Candy, The New York Times, Time Out, they all wrote about us immediately. That's actually a bad thing because we weren't completely ready for them. We had lines out the door the first two weeks. It took someone 45 minutes to get a slice, you know ...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 9 Miki Agrawal Discusses Decision To Leave First Job In Investment Banking To Pursue Passion
  • Miki Agrawal - Lecture - Slice
  • 11/4/2009
  • Miki Agrawal
  • 1 min. 24 sec.
Video 2 of 9 Miki Agrawal Shares Exploration Of What Drove Her Passion
  • Miki Agrawal - Lecture - Slice
  • 11/4/2009
  • Miki Agrawal
  • 3 min. 14 sec.
Video 3 of 9 Miki Agrawal Discusses Opportunity For Innovation In Existing Industries
  • Miki Agrawal - Lecture - Slice
  • 11/4/2009
  • Miki Agrawal
  • 2 min. 37 sec.
Video 4 of 9 Miki Agrawal Explains Entrepreneurs Require Determination
  • Miki Agrawal - Lecture - Slice
  • 11/4/2009
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  • 0 min. 48 sec.
Video 5 of 9 Miki Agrawal Shares Ideas On Pizza And Expanding Market
  • Miki Agrawal - Lecture - Slice
  • 11/4/2009
  • Miki Agrawal
  • 1 min. 39 sec.
Video 6 of 9 Miki Agrawal Discusses Possibility Of Franchise But Each Location Having Its Own Look
  • Miki Agrawal - Lecture - Slice
  • 11/4/2009
  • Miki Agrawal
  • 1 min. 10 sec.
Video 7 of 9 Miki Agrawal Discusses Dealing With Extensive Press Coverage When You Aren't Ready
  • Miki Agrawal - Lecture - Slice
  • 11/4/2009
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Video 8 of 9 Miki Agrawal Discusses Plans For Extending Franchise
  • Miki Agrawal - Lecture - Slice
  • 11/4/2009
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  • 1 min. 8 sec.
Video 9 of 9 Miki Agrawal Discusses Dealing With Investors
  • Miki Agrawal - Lecture - Slice
  • 11/4/2009
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  • 1 min. 3 sec.

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