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Updated: October 3, 2022 / 2022 NextUp: 40 Under 40 Honorees

40 Under 40: Restaurant, real estate and Rupee Beer

Photo / Tim Greenway Sumit Sharma, co-founder of Rupee Beer, has global aspirations for the business he co-founded with his brother, Van Sharma.

Significant professional accomplishment: Simultaneously helping run my family’s restaurant business we’ve been in for over 45 years, owning a real estate portfolio and launching Rupee Beer with my older brother.

Passion project: Golfing and hiking.

Audacious goal: Scaling Rupee Beer faster into new global markets and more states across the U.S.

Favorite quote: “The only easy day was yesterday” — Navy SEALs.

Influential book: “Living with a SEAL,” by Jesse Itzler

Favorite movies/TV shows: James Bond, Anthony Bourdain, “Shark Tank.”

How do you recharge: Being outdoors in nature and traveling to new places.


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