INNOVATION FORUM OF HYSEA is celebrating the month of August as Innovation & Entrepreneurship month. Among other activities during the month, the focus will be on inviting innovators / entrepreneurs who have avoided the beaten path and created exciting new organizations and launched innovative products / platforms. The forum believes that the insights shared by these innovators will be a huge motivation and learning for the IT/ITeS audience of Hyderabad.
The first webinar as part of HYSEA INNOVATION MONTH was with Mr. Sudhakar Reddy, Founder & CEO, Abhibus.com on 5th August 2020.
He talked about the journey of Abhibus.com, which has become India’s favourite bus ticketing company with more than 5 million downloads and 10 million seats per year. Some of the key takeaways from his session for future startups and entrepreneurs include:
Sudhakar Reddy Chirra always wanted to combine his passion for technology with his entrepreneurial streak. The result of which was AbhiBus, that he founded in 2007; today the company has grown to become a market leader not only as a technology service provider to the bus industry, but also as the fastest growing online aggregator of bus tickets inventory across India. In an industry where technopreneurs are booming, what makes Sudhakar Reddy stand apart from the crowd is his adeptness at technology coupled with a sharp marketing acumen, and a strong will to build value proposition for all stakeholders right from investors, customers to employees in the company. Sudhakar likes to take the road less travelled, he is always looking for opportunities and has an appetite to take risks to make his dreams come true. He brings with him rich experience in the corporate services industry. Prior to founding AbhiBus.com, he was heading GE technology and money initiatives for 4 countries. Sudhakar has a deep passion to build new age companies that are driven by standard corporate initiatives and governance.
Sudhakar’s vision is to reinvent bus travel in India through abhibus.com and in the process make the online portal the preferred choice for booking bus tickets where everyone admires the company for its performance, people and partnerships.