Kellogg Grad Student, Booth MBA Turn Love Into A New Venture

Raj Kamaria, a Kellogg MBA student, and Manali Shah, a Chicago Booth Class of 2020 grad, want to revolutionize South Indian wedding planning with their new venture. Courtesy photo

In 2018, Raj Kamaria met his now fiancée, Manali Shah, on the dating app Coffee Meets Bagel. They agreed to meet at a restaurant in Chicago; two years later, they got engaged.

Kamaria, currently a Class of 2022 MBA student at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and Shah, a Class of 2020 MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, quickly realized how labor-intensive it was to