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Ankur Warikoo


Cofounder & Board Member

nearbuy Total Funding ($37,237,275)

Delhi, India, Asia (IN)

Asia-Pacific (APAC)

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Ankur Warikoo is an Internet entrepreneur based in India. He is the founder & CEO of nearbuy.com - India's largest O2O (Online to offline) marketplace. nearbuy.com works with over 35,000+ local merchants across FnB, Health, Beauty, Wellness, Entertainment, Travel and Shopping - covering 33+ cities in India - allowing customers to discover these merchants and save money each time they step out. Prior to nearbuy.com, Warikoo was head of Groupon's APAC business managing India, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines. nearbuy.com was the result of a management buyout in Aug 2015 - converting Groupon's India business into nearbuy. Previously Warikoo was MD of Rocket Internet India and helped setup the early foundation of Jabong.com. Warikoo's first startup was Accentium Web, which built several websites in the Indian Consumer Space, namely SecondShaadi.com (India's largest matrimonial service for remarriages), Gaadi.com (India's 2nd largest Car Portal), amongst others. Warikoo is a graduate from the Class of 2006 at ISB, Hyderabad where he completed his MBA. He has holds a MS Physics degree from Michigan State University and a BS Physics degree from Hindu College, Delhi University. Warikoo is part of India's FORTUNE 40 Under 40 List and is a social media influencer with over 500,000+ followers across various platforms. He is a regular motivational and leadership speaker.

Total Investments 2

Organization Name Lead? Round Participating Raised Date
Reach App No Seed $500,000 March, 07, 2016
Betaout No Seed $500,000 August, 13, 2015