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Bhavin Turakhia

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Known for  Directi, Radix, Riva
Siblings  Divyank Turakhia
Role  Entrepreneur
Name  Bhavin Turakhia
Net worth  $400 million

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Born  December 21, 1979 (age 36) (1979-12-21) Mumbai, India
Title  Co-Founder and CEO of Directi, Co-Founder of Media.net and Founder and CEO of Radix and Riva
Website  https://twitter.com/bhavintu
Organizations founded  Directi, ResellerClub, LogicBoxes, BigRock
Education  Arya Vidya Mandir, Ruparel College, Sydenham College
Residence  San Francisco, California, United States, Los Angeles, California, United States, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Mumbai

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Bhavin Turakhia (born 21 December 1979) is an Indian entrepreneur, billionaire, CEO, and co-founder of Directi. He is also the founder and CEO of Flock, Radix, CodeChef, and Ringo, as well as the co-founder of Media.net and Zeta. In 2016, Bhavin was ranked as the 95th richest person in India, with a net worth of US$1.3 billion, along with his brother Divyank Turakhia, according to Forbes. He has been honored as a 2011 Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

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Early life

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Born in Mumbai, he did his schooling from Arya Vidya Mandir, Bandra. He attended D.G. Ruparel College to study science and later completed his bachelor's degree in commerce from Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics.

Career

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In 1998 with a capital of ₹25,000 (US$375), Bhavin Turakhia at the age of 18, started his first tech venture Directi with his brother Divyank Turakhia.

In 2014, Bhavin and Divyank sold four of their web presence companies – BigRock, LogicBoxes, ResellerClub, and Webhosting.info – to Nasdaq-listed U.S.-based web-hosting firm Endurance International Group, for $160 million.

In August 2016, Bhavin and Divyank Turakhia sold off their Dubai and New York-based ad-technology company Media.net, founded in 2010, to Chinese investors for $900 million. This is the third largest ad-tech deal in history and amongst the largest bootstrapped cash exits worldwide.

After his two exits, he currently owns and continues to operate Flock, Ringo, Radix and Zeta.

Awards and recognition

  • Ranked #95, with a net worth of US$1.3 billion, on the Forbes list of India's 100 Richest People (2016).
  • Serial Entrepreneur of the Year and Entrepreneur of the Year in Innovation and Technology by Entrepreneur (magazine), India (2016).
  • The ETPanache Trendsetter Award by The Economic Times (2016).
  • Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Geneva (2011).
  • Bharti Entrepreneur of the Year award by the Bharti Foundation & the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (2005).
  • Chairperson of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)'s Registrar Constituency for several terms.
  • References

    Bhavin Turakhia Wikipedia