Kochi: A special meeting of the TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) Kerala Chapter will be held on April 09, 2012 at the IMA House in Kochi. The highlight of the evening will be an address by Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Founder & Vice Chairman of Naukri.com on ‘The story behind the success of Naukri.com’. He is the President of the Delhi chapter of TiE and also a member of the Board of Trustees of TiE Global.
An IIM Ahmedabad product, Sanjeev quit lucrative jobs for entrepreneurship and founded Info Edge, the parent company of Naukri.com in 1995 which over a short period of ten years grew as India’s premier online classified company. In 1997 the company launched Naukri.com. The company grew and attracted investment from leading venture capitalists to become the first Internet Company to be listed in Indian stock exchanges. The company today runs web portals for Matrimony, Real Estate, Education, etc. The company also undertakes investments in early stage markets / start up ventures like Policybazaar.com, Meritnation.com, Zomato.com, Mydala.com, 99labels.com, etc.
The presentation will trace out the exciting story of the growth of this pioneering internet company which started off from a servant quarter above a garage of a residence into India’s No.1 Internet Company in the online classified domain. It will also highlight the incredible story of the transformation of Sanjeev into one of the most successful young entrepreneurs of the present generation in India.
Sanjeev won the ‘Ernst and Young - Entrepreneur of the Year’ award in 2008 for Business Transformation. He also won the Dataquest Path breaker Award & the Teacher’s Achievement Award for Business in the same year. In 2011 he was conferred the Distinguished Alumnus Award by IIM Ahmedabad.
Kerala IT News
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