Arora’s interactions with followers on Twitter are not limited to his job. He frequently voices his frank opinions about his investment interests and personal life.

Be candid

Arora has a message for global leaders:

“…I want to know what they (world leaders) think, not what people think they should think and say,” he elaborates in another tweet.

A follower recently asked Arora to start a “digital coffee pe charcha” (digital conversations over a cup of coffee), inspired by prime minister Narendra Modi’s famous chai pe charcha (conversations over a cup of tea).


The philosopher

On Twitter, Arora is often quite philosophical.

To a question about what success means to him:

Arora also contributes to social causes, but…

On how he keeps himself motivated?

When asked about his philosophical replies on Twitter:

And even as he is at the top of his career, Arora has a retirement plan:

Investment interests

Two sectors that are frequently mentioned in Arora’s tweets are solar energy and education.

But there’s one sector in India that Arora wants to stay away from:

His investment style:

And for those who want to get funds from SoftBank:

Lessons for Indian startups

Arora believes there are several things that Indian entrepreneurs can learn from their peers in the SiliconValley.

Personal life

What he reads?

His weakness:

His school memories:

His inspiration:

In an almost child-like way, Arora describes his first foreign trip:

And on a question about SoftBank’s Son comparing him with Steve Jobs and Bill Gates:

Does his secretary type his tweets?

To those who begin to get a little rude…


📬 Sign up for the Daily Brief

Our free, fast, and fun briefing on the global economy, delivered every weekday morning.