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Guest Lecture by Mr. Aprameya Radhakrishna, Angel Investor in Startups in India & Founder of TaxiForSure

Mr. Aprameya Radhkrishna has done his B.Tech. from NIT Suratkal, Karnataka. Post that he worked with Infosys for 3 years. He did his MBA from IIM-Ahmedabad and then was Head - Business Development, PDS India at Jones Lang LaSalle for 3 years before founding TaxiForSure. He is now an Angel Investor in startups after Ola acquired TaxiForSure in $200 million deal. 

He spoke on 'How TaxiForSure disrupted an old business and insights on what made the disruptions happen'. He shared his journey of starting up TaxiForSure from a small room with a saving of 8 lakhs to a company worth Rs.1200 crore. He explained the many gaps in this industry which ultimately encouraged him to leave his job and build this company. He described the challenges faced like getting a Venture Capitalist, building the number of transactions/ day and expanding to newer cities. 

His expertise in the Indian Cab services industry was very insightful for the students.

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