Meet Pranay Chulet – The man behind Quikr’s success

Selling your aged household items, cellular phones, vehicles, office items or a number of things have currently turned too simple.

Giving newspaper ads, or making announcements is really tough nowadays. So, you don’t need to worry at all as Quikr turns it simple and more handy for you to sell or purchase items with just a few clicks. In recent times, Quikr has also rolled out a new missed call trait also, with which posting advertisements and purchasing items turned too simple and speedy.

Located in Mumbai, Quikr commenced its trip during the year 2008, and at the moment, it is present in over 1000 urban centers of the nation.

Quikr acts as a local community selling and buying platform, where one can sell, purchase, lease or discover anything in your area or nearby regions. There are 12 different groups, with over 140 sub-sections that range from cellular phones, vehicles, jobs, furnishings, services, realty, electrical items and lots of others.

Pranay Chulet, the CEO and founder of Quikr, said, "It was a revolution waiting to happen.”

Any person can place his/her advertisement at Quikr, and start getting calls from concerned shoppers at once.

With such an easy user-interface and marketing policy, this well-known platform gets over 3 crore Indian visitors on a monthly basis.

The founder Pranay possesses an Undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT, Delhi and an MBA from IM, Calcutta.

He ties the nuptial knot to his girlfriend Tina Chulet, who is also the originator of Waltzz – a mobile dating application program.

The two reside in their apartment house in Bandra, Mumbai.

Pranay belongs to the state of Rajasthan and his dad was a small-time government officer working in mines as a general manager and his mother was a homemaker.

Pranay started his profession, shortly after he got his graduation degree from IIM-C!

He started his first job with Procter & Gamble as a brand management executive. However, he left the job in the year 1997 itself.

Achievements -

  1. The only ads platform to be listed in top 10 ‘Best E-commerce Brands in India Amongst Youth’, in BAV (a Brand Asset Valuator) by Rediffusion-Y&R (2013)
  2. Bagged the ‘Best Classifieds website of the Year 2012’ honor at the WAT Awards (2011 – 2012)
  3. Recognized as ‘one of India’s hottest internet companies for 2012’ by Young Turks Awards (2010 – 2011)
  4. Honored as selected ‘AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner’ by AlwaysOn (2009 – 2010)
  5. Listed as Red Herring Asia 2010 & Global 2011 Top 100 finalist (2010 – 2011)
  6. Bagged the Certificate of Appreciation by Harvard Business School (2011 – 2012)



by Vijay Singh | Sat, May 26 - 03:40 PM

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