Anupam Mittal - Founder & CEO, People GroupAnupam started his entrepreneurial journey by founding People Group - A New Media & Entertainment group, which includes businesses such as Shaadi com, Makaan com, Mauj Mobile and People Pictures. Known for his sharp business acumen and an eye for detail, Anupam has led People Group from one milestone to another and today the group is recognized as one of the most innovative enterprises in the country.Anupam with his keen sense of business development, marketing & business analysis has pioneered a number of revolutionary concepts in Indian business.
Shaadi.com - the world's largest matrimonial service provider as launched in the year 1996. With more than 20 million members and 2 million success stories to its credit, Shaadi.com has emerged as the premier matrimonial brand on the Internet, and the first business of its kind across the world. Similarly, Makaan.com - India's fastest growing online real estate portal, and Mauj Mobile - a mobile content & applications company have been initiated by Anupam and have quickly grown to become recognized names in their respective segment. Recently, People Pictures released the hit feature film titled ‘99'.
Besides his operational roles, Anupam is also an active angel investor with over 15 investments to-date. He is passionate about entrepreneurship & innovation and is well regarded for his understanding and views of the same. Anupam is the founding Co-chair of H2 India and founding member & past Chairman of the Internet & Mobile Association of India (IAMAI). He is also an active member of the Indian Angel Network and Mumbai Angels.
Anupam Mittal has been voted by Business week as one of India's 50 Most Powerful People and has been on the list of one of the 25 people to watch out for by ‘The Week' Magazine.
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