About Founders of meesho
Vidit Aatrey – Founder and CEO of Meesho
Sanjeev Barnwal – Founder and CTO of Meesho
Funding for Meesho
Recent News – Meesho
Recently Meesho announced an 11-day company-wide break from 22nd October to 01st November looking at the current scenario of burnout and Anxiety issues among employees of the company. This is called as ‘Reset and Recharge’ and this initiative would allow employees to maintain their mental health which is of utmost importance. This move is the continued action by Meesho to create a People-Centric environment.
Meesho who is competing with Amazon and Flipkart has announced a Sale on 23rd September and they are expecting 80% of their sale to come from Bharat or Rural India. ‘Mega Blockbuster Sale’ by Meesho would be a great opportunity as it would help Meesho in the mission of democratizing internet commerce. Before, Meesho, the founders of Meesho started FASHNEAR Brand which was like Swiggy for Fashion. However, soon founders of Meesho found that there are flaws in FASHNEAR Business Model.
Meesho has also ventured into Hyderabad and has promised to work with the Telangana government in Tier 2 Cities of the State.
Recent News: Vidit Aatrey
Vidit Aatrey has been appointed as an independent director on the board of the company named ‘Navi Technologies’, which is a financial products and services firm. Navi Technologies is co-founded by Sachin Bansal, who is the co-founder of Flipkart.
Vidit Aatrey – Personal Life
Vidit Aatrey, CEO of Meesho, is married to Minu Margeret. His Networth is approximately 50 Million dollars. He has been awarded Fortune 40 Under 40 in the year 2021. He got the award of Forbes 30 Under 30 in the year 2018. He was awarded Entrepreneur 35 Under 35 in the year 2019.
Sanjeev Barnwal – Personal Life
Sanjeev Barnwal was born in Hazaribagh, Jharkhand, India.
Failures Before Meesho
Before launching Meesho, the co-founders of Meesho, vidit Aatrey, and Sanjeev Barnwal, founded the hyperlocal and on-demand fashion marketplace, which was called Swiggy for fashion’ but the startup failed and from this failure, they got an insight into how Resellers wish to sell the Items but Social Media platforms do not have Payment Options and through this, they started the brand, Meesho.
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Meesho’s name is derived from making it short of “My-Shop”. It is called a social commerce channel as it is built by women who have found economic independence by reselling products bought from other social media platforms. The founders have hard enough to make Meesho a success. Through this article, we have shared important information about the founders of the Brand Meesho. Founders, Vidit Aatrey and Sanjeev Barnwal are looking forward to creating 100 million resellers registered on the platform and have started building an environment that is focusing on people working in the company.