The 2nd webinar as part of HYSEA INNOVATION MONTH was on 12th August 2020 with Mr. Aravind Sanka, Co-Founder, RAPIDO, India’s first and largest bike taxi platform. The session was moderated by another start-up luminary, Mr. Jignesh Talasila, Co-Founder, Loop Reality.
Aravind, along with his two friends, started Rapido in 2015 with a vision to make every day intracity travel convenient, affordable, and accessible. Today Rapido is operational in close to 100 Indian cities. The app is extremely popular and has already hit the 10 Million-mark and is adding new users every day.
At Rapido, Aravind plays a key role in realizing the mission and vision of the company, besides spearheading the product development, strategy, and finance division of the firm.
An IIT-Bhubaneswar alumnus, Aravind started working for the e-commerce giant Flipkart’s logistics division Ekart in 2012. For 3.5 years, he was deeply involved in the financial planning and expansion of the logistics of Ekart and played a vital role in accelerating the growth trajectory of Ekart from 10 to 100 cities.