Ankur Warikoo is an entrepreneur, angel investor, mentor, and public speaker of Indian nationality. People recognize him as the founder of Near Buy
Ankur Warikoo - Married to Ruchi with Two Kids
Entrepreneur Ankur Warikoo is happily married to his wife, Ruchi Budhiraja after dating for several years since he was 19. Warikoo claims to have seen his then-future wife in 1998. After two years of friendship, Ruchi finally admits her feelings, in 2000, for Ankur who is already in love with her. At first, Ruchi didn't admit it directly. Later, she expressed her love in many indirect ways.
Ankur and Ruchi became engaged in December 2006 and tied the knot in October 2007. The lovebirds even went on a honeymoon to Koh Samui. At the beginning of their marriage, Ankur and Ruchi stayed at his parent's place.
Ruchi became with their first child in September 2010. Then in May 2011, she gave birth to her first child, Vidur Warikoo. Two years later, the couple welcomed second child Uzma Warikoo. In 2013, Warikoos bought an apartment for his family to move into.
Ankur Warikoo's Net Worth Collection
Ankur Warikoo has an estimated net worth of $9 million at present as he makes a hefty amount through entrepreneurship, as an angel investor, and by being a mentor.
Warikoo is an active range investor and invests in initial-stage tech startups. Moreover, Ankur teaches the founders on Product Market Fit talent for hiring and retention. However, his major source of income is his career as a founder of Near Buy.
Besides, Mr. Warikoo started the brand "Warikoo" in 2016 when he was still the CEO of Near Buy which he founded in 2015 and was the CEO until 2019. Warikoo started the brand to own the story and create a brand for potential talents.
Ever since he named the brand "Warikoo Wednesdays, it has grown many folds and rank as a top social network. Before that, he established the Groupon business in 2011 and managed APAC GM until 2015.
Not to mention, Warikoo has always been passionate about public speaking too. Audiences can often find him giving motivational and leadership speeches at corporates, schools, colleges, and conferences. His speeches are usually based on consumer internet and entrepreneurial mindset.
Ankur Warikoo - Quick Facts
- Ankur Warikoo studied MBBA and Finance at the Indian School of Business.
- In 2004, Ankur joined Michigan State University for MS< Astronomy and Astrophysics.
- Warikoo originally wanted to become a Scientist.
- Warikoo was born and raised in New Delhi of India.
- Ankur Warikoo holds Indian citizenship.
- Ankur posts three Hindi and English videos every week on his YouTube channel Warikoo.
- Through YouTube channel, he talks about life growth, personal finance, and failure.
- His Twitter account amassed over 208,000+ people.