Divyank Turakhia

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Divyank Turakhia
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Born (1982-01-29) 29 January 1982 (age 35)
Residence UAE
Nationality Indian
Occupation Founder and CEO of Media.net
Net worth Increase US$1.4 billion (January 2016)

Divyank Turakhia is an Indian businessman.[1] He founded Directi Group with his brother Bhavin Turakhia.[2] He shares a fortune of 1.4 Billion dollars with his brother.[3] making him the 95th-richest person in India, according to Forbes[4] He sold his company media.net for 900 million dollars to a Chinese consortium led by Beijing-based Miteno, making it the third largest ad-tech deal in history.[5][6][7] In an interview he mentioned that he along with his brother started freelancing for major Indian corporations at age 13.[8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raghunathan, Anu. "Billionaire Tech Brothers Debut On India Rich List After Selling Company To A Chinese Consortium". Forbes. Retrieved 2016-12-12. 
  2. ^ Balachandran, Manu. "The world’s newest billionaires are two Indian brothers who founded a tech company in their teens". Quartz. Retrieved 2016-12-12. 
  3. ^ Hempel, Jessi (2016-08-22). "Div Turakhia Just Became A Billionaire". Backchannel. Retrieved 2016-12-12. 
  4. ^ "Forbes’ definitive list of wealth in India, profiling and ranking the country’s richest citizens by their estimated net worths.". Forbes. Retrieved 2016-12-12. 
  5. ^ Mannes, John. "Media.net acquired for $900M in mega ad-tech deal". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2016-12-12. 
  6. ^ "Bhavin & Divyank Turakhia". Forbes. Retrieved 2016-12-12. 
  7. ^ "Divyank Turakhia - Founder, CEO @ Media.net | crunchbase". www.crunchbase.com. Retrieved 2016-12-12. 
  8. ^ Forbes (2015-05-21), Barrel Rolling With A Thrillionaire Entrepreneur, retrieved 2016-12-12 
  9. ^ Dey, Sudipto (2016-08-27). "We focused on creating value, not valuation: Bhavin Turakhia". Business Standard India. Retrieved 2016-12-12.