Embark on the inspiring life journey of Deepinder Goyal, the founder of Zomato, from humble beginnings to revolutionising the food delivery industry.
He was born on January 26, 1983, in Muktsar, Punjab, into a humble and middle-class family.
Despite being below average in his studies, he completed his graduation from IIT Delhi in 2005.
He gained valuable business experience along with a prestigious engineering degree before venturing into entrepreneurship, providing insights into operational efficiency & strategic planning.
In 2008, he founded a company with co-founder Pankaj Chaddah earlier known as Foodiebay that turned Zomato, initially focusing on restaurant listings.
His motivation behind launching Zomato was to simplify the process of discovering restaurants, collecting user reviews, & eventually expanding into food delivery services.
Under his leadership, he made Zomato India's top food delivery choice, reaching 1,000 cities, adding table booking & loyalty perks, and staying strong.
He is featured on the list of Fortune India's "40 Under 40" & The Economic Times' "Business Leaders of the Year," showing his influence on Indian business.
Recently, he was seen on the popular show Shart Tank India, diversifying his interests by investing in various startups & mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs in India.
His journey with Zomato has significantly impacted the way people order food in India, making him a key figure in shaping the industry's landscape.