Top 5 Successful Start Up By IIM Alumni

Top 5 Successful Start Up By IIM Alumni

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IIM is the most prestigious institution in India when it comes to the study of the business and management sector. Most of the IIM alumni pursue high salary jobs and luxury lifestyle while some students take a different path they choose to pursue entrepreneurship as a career. Even if these entrepreneurs achieve success with a lot of hardships and struggles remember that The Reward is worth the effort. Here we go with the top 5 start up by IIM graduates –

Start Up By IIM Graduates


Founded by Sanjeev Bhikchandani pass out of IIM-A who quit his job to start an online portal for job seekers and job recruiters in 1997. The company become a huge success parent company currently valued at 987crores (approx). For more read here.

2) MakeMyTrip

Launch in US by Deep Karla an IIM-A pass out, as an online portal to fulfill the needs of US-Indian travelers. Now The company operates through 65 retail stores across 50 cities in India, along with international offices in New York City and Sydney.

3) is India’s all in one entertainment and shopping store, Rediff serves the need of all the news, sports, entertainment, and online shopping at one place founded by an IIM-Calcutta alumni Ajit Balakrishnan in 1996.


Supam Maheshwsari faced lots of problems as a first-time parent so he decided to start an online kid’s store. He was a pass out of Delhi College of Engineering and IIIM Ahemdabad. Firstcry becomes a well-known brand when it’s endorsed by Amitabh Bacchan.

5) TaxiforSure

Radhakrishna and Raghunandan G are IIM-Ahemdabad graduates who launched the online venture in 2011 through which people could rent taxis. OLA acquired it in 2015 for $200 million. Also, It was one of the biggest acquisitions in consumer space.

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