Piyush Bonsal of Shark Tank and co-founder of Big Basket, a huge difference between the prominent alumni of IIM Bangalore.
IIM Bangalore is at the forefront of bringing prominent business leaders to the forefront through a holistic approach to education. Being one of the best B-schools in the country, IIMB excels in management, innovation and entrepreneurship for business, government and society. Their alumni have been recognized in their respective domains for their sheer merit and talent.
Here is a list of successful entrepreneurs who have graduated from IIM Bangalore and started their own ventures:
Amarendra Sahu is the co-founder and CEO of Nestway. The Bangalore-based online home rental marketplace was established in 2015. Founded with Deepak Dhar, Jitendra Jagdev and Smriti Paridar, Nestaway currently operates in 13 cities across India.
Big Basket, India’s largest online supermarket, has a huge following as co-founder, chief marketing officer and chief financial officer. He is a successful entrepreneur involved in two successful businesses: one in retail (which sold over $ 100 million) and the other in internet commerce, funded by top-tier venture capital companies.
Shark Tank India has now named Piyush Bhansal a family name in India. This IIM Bangalore alumnus founded Lenskart, an Indian popular optical prescription glasses retail chain in 2010.
Ashish Goel and Rajiv Srivastava
Ashish Goel and Rajiv Srivastava, alumni of IIM Bangalore, founded Urban Ladder in 2012. It is credited with the advent of smart and affordable furniture Urban Ladder has been transformed into an omni-channel retail strategy in 2017.
Another alumnus of IIM Bangalore, Karan Bajaj is a writer and an entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Whitehat Jr., a leading ad-tech startup that aims to teach young students coding.
Founded in 2011 by Sahil Barua, Bhavesh Mangalani, Kapil Bharati, Suraj Saharan and Mohit Tandon, Dilliveri is a successful Indian e-commerce logistics services company. Earlier, Sahil Barua worked as a consultant at Bain & Company.
Aiming to take 100 million children to play, Soumil Majumdar set out in 2003 to establish Sports Village, India’s largest youth sports platform.
Co-founded by Souvik Sengupta, Infra.Market is a construction solutions company. Its goal is to reshape the ecosystem using technology.
Taraltec Solutions is an Indian startup founded by Anjan Mukherjee whose sole purpose is to bring clean water to the people. The company was founded in 2017.