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Sanjeev Bikhchandani: Founder of Naukri.com




Sanjeev Bikhchandani: Founder of Naukri.com

Sanjeev Bikhchandani: Founder of Naukri.com

Sanjeev Bikhchandani is an Indian Internet Entrepreneur, who established an unadulterated play firm, Info Edge (India) Limited in 1995. The organization claims an online occupation gateway Naukri.com, a marital site Jeevansathi.com, a land classfields stage 99Acres.com and an instructive site Shiksha.com. He is the fellow benefactor of Ashoka University, situated in Sonipat, Haryana, India. In January 2020, he got the Padma Shri grant, which is perceived as the fourth most noteworthy regular citizen grant in India. He got the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2008. He is named in Forbes India Rich List 2020 with a total assets of $2.1 billion. 

Sanjeev Bikhchandani-Biography 

Name Sanjeev Bikhchandani
Born 1963
Birthplace Delhi, India
Age 58 (2021)
Nationality Indian
Education St. Stephen's College, Delhi; IIM Ahmedabad
Profession Entrepreneur
Founded Info Edge; Naukri.com; Ashoka University
Position Founder & Executive Vice Chairman of Info Edge
Net worth $2.1 billion (2020)
Awards Padma Shri
  • Sanjeev Bikhchandani-Education 
  • Sanjeev Bikhchandani-Professional Life 
  • Sanjeev Bikhchandani-Info Edge 
  • Sanjeev Bikhchandani-Naukri.com 
  • Sanjeev Bikhchandani-Jeevansathi.com 
  • Sanjeev Bikhchandani-Shiksha.com 
  • Sanjeev Bikhchandani-99Acres.com 
  • Sanjeev Bikhchandani-Naukrigulf.com 

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Sanjeev Bikhchandani-Education 

Sanjeev finished his rudimentary schooling from St. Columbia School, Delhi in 1981. He at that point got his Bachelor of Arts degree in financial matters from St. Stephen's College, Delhi in 1984. He further took up an administration course from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and cheerfully got his MBA degree in 1986. 

Sanjeev Bikhchandani-Professional Life 

While seeking after his post graduation, he filled in as the Account Executive at Lintas for a very long time. He at that point functioned as a Product Executive at a global drug firm, HMM (presently, GlaxoSmithKline). He left the work in 1990 and set up two organizations, Indmark and Info Edge, alongside one of his accomplice. 

The organization, Indmark was particular at drug brand names while Info Edge created pay studies and reports. Sanjeev and his accomplice chose to part their methodologies and in 1993 the two of them got one organization each. Sanjeev got Info Edge and his accomplice got Indmark. He likewise functioned as a Consulting Editor at The Pioneer from 1996 to 2000. 

He is a functioning financial backer and has put resources into unicorns like, Policybazaar, a protection aggregator firm and Zomato, a food conveying organization. He is likewise a piece of the "Vision Circle" of FYI (Foundation for Young Innovators), which is a shark tank for social activities only open for secondary school understudies. 

Sanjeev Bikhchandani-Info Edge 

Sanjeev established Info Edge in 1995 and the organization is settled in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. Through Info Edge, he set up numerous site organizations like, Naukri.com, 99Acres.com, Jeevansathi.com, and Shiksha.com. 

The organization opened up to the world in 2006 about the name Naukri. This is on the grounds that over 70% of the organization's income comes from the work gateway Naukri.com. In 2020, the organization set up an investment reserve, Info Edge Venture Fund with an intend to put resources into online new businesses. 

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Sanjeev Bikhchandani-Naukri.com 

Snajeev established an Indian work site, Naukri.com in 1997. He set up the work entryway on a worker in the United States. It was a site business which assisted its clients with scanning on the web for open positions in India. He later settled Quadrangle, which is a disconnected leader search business. 

At last Naukri.com turned into India's biggest online business website in 2005. As of December 2016, the organization guaranteed of having an information base of about 49.5 million enlisted work searchers and a normal of around 15,000 resumes were added day by day. 

Sanjeev Bikhchandani-Jeevansathi.com 

In 2004, Sanjeev established an online marital entryway, Jeevansathi.com. The organization utilizes a client to-client (C2C) plan of action. Jeevansathi disconnected focuses were likewise set up with matchmaking administrations. The first disconnected focus was dispatched in Mumbai in 2008. 

Jeevansathi.com netted benefits without precedent for the principal quarter of 2016-2017, procured 65 lakhs before interests and expenses. The income of the organization developed from Rs.10.9 crore to Rs.14.6 crore in FY 2016-2017. 

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Sanjeev Bikhchandani-Shiksha.com 

Sanjeev dispatched the online instruction website, Shiksha.com in May 2008. It encourages its clients to choose the correct school through the thorough subtleties of a few colleges. 

It gives courses and school choice simple for understudies wiling to seek after undergrad and post-graduate courses in India just as abroad. Shiksha.com in the long run turned into the most visited concentrate abroad site in India with 20 million clients consistently. 

Sanjeev Bikhchandani-99Acres.com 

Sanjeev dispatched another entryway for land data set site, 99Acres.com in 2005. It causes clients to peruse and look for properties through portable. The organization has contributed Rs. 3 crore in Zippserv, a land hazard evaluation organization. 

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Sanjeev Bikhchandani-Naukrigulf.com 

Sanjeev established Naukrigulf.com in 2006 with an intend to interface selection representatives and occupation searchers and is settled at Dubai. It is the quickest developing place of work in the Gulf. The organization has a vigorous presence across UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait.



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