10 Indian college dropouts are successful entrepreneurs today!

10 Indian college dropouts are successful entrepreneurs today!


2985c371. Varun Shoor:
Varun built the first Kayako in 2001 to better serve his own customers over the web. Today, as founder and CEO, Varun leads Kayako in our pursuit of the perfect customer experience. He began the organization in 2001 when he was only 17 with its first office in Jalandhar in the wake of dropping out of school. A self-educated software engineer at 13 and web originator, he took a characteristic enthusiasm for the advancement of web applications.

Mahesh has spent 30 years helping brands with marketing advice and 15 of those helping startups with advice & funding. He dropped out of college, sold vacuum cleaners door to door, worked with FCB & Grey in India and Ogilvy in Hong Kong, where he won notoriety and awards as Creative Director on Unilever, The Economist, Pepsi & MTV. He then moved to Silicon Valley agency CKS as Partner, helped create the first public UI for Yahoo in 95 and led the launch for Amazon in 97.

Mahesh loves early-stage investing and set up what is now India’s best-known VC fund, Seedfund with Pravin Gandhi & Bharati Jacob. It was voted “India’s best VC fund” by LPs in 2010 & 2013 and has had India’s biggest-ever exits, with RedBus and CarWale.
04e3a7c3. Deepak Ravindran:
A software engineering dropout from LBS College Of Engineering, Deepak never let his thoughts confined by book and syllabi, he broke every one of the limits forced by the instruction framework and took after his enthusiasm for PCs which made him take after the entrepreneurial way. He established Quest advances which let individuals answer another person’s inquiry which has been asked by an instant message. His essential organization was Innoz Technologies which was behind “SmsGyan” giving web’s learning to individuals through writings. His most recent endeavor is Lookup, which is a nearby trade informing application which lets clients talk with neighborhood organizations and shops.

Ritesh-Agarwal-OYO-bbsrbuzz4. Ritesh Agarwal:
Ritesh is the founder and CEO at OYO Rooms. He was selected for the 20 under 20 Thiel Fellowship which makes him one of the very few Indians to have been shortlisted. He started working early in his life at the age of 13 and by 18 he was building OYO Rooms. A school dropout who established Oravel when he was 18 gotten its offer of fundings and honors and later he rebranded it to OYO Rooms.

kunal-shah1-770x4395. Kunal Shah:
Shah graduated with Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Wilson College in Mumbai and quickly sought after MBA from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies before dropping out. He began his vocation as a lesser software engineer at a BPO startup. Shah’s first startup endeavor was an organization named Paisaback, which gave money back advancements to sorted out retailers. Subsequent to breaking down the capability of revive business from one of his customers, Shah established FreeCharge in 2010. Shah established FreeCharge in 2010. In April 2015, FreeCharge was procured by Snapdeal for an expected measure of $400 million. Shah was selected as the new CEO of the organization.

Rahul yadav1-kgTE--621x414@LiveMint6. Rahul Yadav:
Rahul Yadav is an Indian business person, fellow benefactor and previous CEO of Mumbai-based real estate website,  Housing.com. After first building Exambaba.com, an online inquiry bank of old exam papers that IIT Bombay requested him to close, Rahul dropped out of school in his last year. During the time spent building Exambaba.com, he had scholarly coding, which empowered him to in this manner plan a progression of Google applications. In 2012, he alongside 11 different batchmates helped to establish Housing.com after they had a troublesome time discovering convenience in Mumbai. His rejection as CEO by Housing.com’s leading body of directors pulled in extensive media consideration. Consequently, Yadav declared that he would be dispatching another endeavor. As of August 2015, he was in arrangements with Paytm for stores for the new venture.

08093b67. Kailash Katkar:
Kailash Katkar is the Founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Quick Heal Technologies. He started off from a small one-room, boot-strapped electrical device repair station – CAT Computer Services, in 1991 and worked up to an IT security solutions empire spread over 60 countries worldwide. Quick Heal Technologies was founded in the year 1993. It is one of the pioneers of Research and Development of IT security solutions in India, has 31 branch offices in India and global offices in Japan, USA, Kenya and Dubai.

bhavin8. Bhavin Turakhia
Bhavin is a serial tech entrepreneur, and the Co-Founder and CEO of Directi, Co-Founder of Media.net and Founder and CEO of Radix. Each of these in turn comprise various tech businesses including Ringo, Flock, BigRock, Radix, Reseller Club, LogicBoxes, Media.net, Skenzo and others. Bhavin is also the founder of CodeChef

He started his first tech venture – Directi – with his brother Divyank Turakhia – when he was 17. Despite the fact that he is a designing dropout who cut off from it after twelfth, he never quit thinking beyond practical boundaries. His businesses today comprise 1400+ employees across 8 global offices with millions of customers in 200+ countries and a combined networth of over $400 million. Every business he has been involved in has been bootstrapped and organically grown, without any external investment or debt.

0a9580e9. Pallav Nadhani
Pallav is the co-founder and CEO of FusionCharts. He started FusionCharts at the age of 17 without any external funding. Today, FusionCharts has over 23,000 customers and 500,000 developers.

Indeed, even after he dropped out from University of Calcutta, this mishap didn’t prevent him from accomplishing what he went for. He later earned his degree in Masters Of Computer Science From University of Edinburgh, UK. He has co-authored a book on combining the power of Flash and .NET called ‘Flash.NET’ in 2002 and has written several technical articles for international journals ever since.

040da1210. Ankit Oberoi:
Ankit Oberoi is co-founder of Adpushup, which gives streamlining of advertisements so that distributors and bloggers can profit by their current site movement without the requirement for any coding aptitudes. The organization utilizes A/B testing to think about between diverse commercial variety like distinctive situations and distinctive sizes. He dropped out from Maharaja Agrasen College in the first semester. His interest with web made him discover Tamranda Web Solution which gave web facilitating, area enlistment and that’s only the tip of the iceberg. He served as chief as Innobuzz before beginning up adpushup.




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