Deepinder Goyal, founder and CEO of Zomato

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Deepinder Goyal is the founder and CEO of the largest food aggregator and delivery platform of India, the Zomato. Zomato was started by Goyal and his friend Pankaj Chaddah; who created the website. It was started with the name Foodiebay which later changed to Zomato. The company is now providing service in 24 countries and more than 10,000 cities.

Who is Deepinder Goyal?

Deepinder Goyal was born on 1983. He is an Indian entrepreneur and founder of the food delivery company Zomato. Deepinder belongs to a middle class family. He was born and raised in Haryana, Punjab.

Education and Career

Goyal completed his high school in Punjab and went to Delhi for further studies. He joined Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi for his undergraduate studies. Deepinder graduated with a Mathematics and Computing degree from IIT Delhi in 2005. Right after graduating, in 2005 he started his career at Bain and Company as Senior Associate Consultant. His mind triggered with the idea of food delivery company while working at Bain and Comany. He has been the CEO of Zomato from the starting of the company in July 2008 to present.

How was Zomato started?

He with his friend started in July 2008, a food delivery platform, renamed to Zomato in 2010. Then he left the job at Bain and Company to gear up his startup in November 2009. Zomato raised more than US$ 16.7 million from Info Edge India in between 2010 to 2013. In 2011, they expanded their services across India to major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune and Kolkata. The company was able to lauch internationally outside the India for the first time in 2012. They started their services in UAE, Sri Lanka, New Zealand and later expanded to United states, Canada and Australia.

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With more than 5000 employees, Zomato has revenue of US$ 206 million (FY 2019) and valued at about US $ 2 billion. During the 12 years journey, Zomato has acquired 12 startups globally. It has more than 8 crore (80 million) monthly active users.

Deepinder Goyal Family

His father is a Botany teacher and mother is English teacher. Deepinder Goyal married to his wife Kanchan Joshi in 2007. They have a daughter Saira Goyal who was born on 29 October 2013.

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Deepinder Goyal Net Worth

His net worth is estimated to be about 1900 crore ( USD 2.5 billion approx).

Deepinder Goyal Biography Summary

Full NameDeepinder Goyal
Famous forFounder of Zomato
Date of Birth1983
Age36 years (2019)
Birth PlacePunjab, India
EducationBTech in Mechanical Engineering
Martial StatusMarried
WifeKanchan Joshi
ChildrenSaira Goyal (Daughter)
Net Worth

Rs. 1900 Crore

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