Serial Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, and Growth Strategy Consultant in India
Rohit Chadda is an investment banker turned serial entrepreneur best known as the co-founder & Managing Director of foodpanda.com, the world's largest food ordering platform. He introduced online food delivery in emerging markets when the category was virtually non-existent and was responsible for developing the category to one of the fastest growing ecommerce verticals in the World. Foodpanda expanded to 40+ countries before being acquired by its global competitor Delivery Hero.
Rohit was named Fortune 40 under 40 in 2015 and was awarded Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 by Associated Chambers of Commerce (ASSOCHAM). His other accolades include Young Professional of the Year by Asia Retail Congress 2014, Top 25 e-commerce professionals in 2015 and Professional Entrepreneur of the Year 2014.
After the success of foodpanda, he founded fintech startup PayLo in order to solve the lack of payment acceptance infrastructure in emerging markets. In Feb 2016, PayLo acquired Ruplee, India’s largest dining payments app to launch its first omni-channel payments platform PayLo POS which was tremendously successful in the wake of demonetisation in India.
Rohit is working with multiple startups on the various applications of blockchain technology. His fintech company, PayLo, has deployed its payments & wallet solution with multiple cryptocurrency exchanges and is further developing financial products using blockchain technology.
Rohit is an angel investor and mentor to multiple start ups and is working to promote the start up ecosystem across the globe. He speaks on various subjects like digital payments, retail, ecommerce, venture capital, consumer technology, food tech & entrepreneurship at various forums worldwide.
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