Sandeep is the founder of two marketplaces in India - Droom, India’s first automobile marketplace and ShopClues, India’s first and largest managed marketplace.
Sandeep is an angel investor, serial entrepreneur, philanthropist and Internet visionary and has successfully managed to build ShopClues as one of the top 5 Unicorns in Consumer Internet in India. Having worked in Silicon Valley and Seattle for about 12 years prior to ShopClues & Droom, Sandeep has rich experience in the global Internet and E-commerce industry.
In April 2014, Sandeep started Droom, an online transactional marketplace for buying and selling of used and new automobiles. Droom is a completely disruptive business which has created an unparalleled trust and pricing advantage for buyers.
Prior to Droom in October 2010, Sandeep founded ShopClues.com at his house in California and moved to India in August 2011 to launch the brand as India’s first managed marketplace to empower 15Mn SME sellers in various unstructured categories such as fashion, household, electronic and many more.
Sandeep is one of the masters in MTV Dropout, a reality TV show on entrepreneurship. He has an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis and holds a US patent.
With over 10 years of experience in Strategy, Finance and Entrepreneurship in the US, UK, India and Singapore, Rishab is passionate about consumer technologies and has been a founder, investor and mentor to several technology startups in S.E. Asia and India.
Prior to Droom, he served as the Operating Partner and a founding team member of GSF India - India’s largest and most successful technology accelerator program for early stage startups. At GSF, he has successfully managed a portfolio of 11 startups and was responsible for deal flow. He has worked closely on portfolios such as product, business development, hiring, and fundraising strategies.
Rishab holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business from The University of Texas at Austin and a Master’s in Business Administration from INSEAD. His other interests include teaching Corporate Finance and Business Planning at a local business school and is an avid golfer and bridge player.