IIMB alumnus’ co-founded startup Delhivery wins coveted ‘Startup of the Year’ title at ET Startup Awards 2019
Delhivery, an entrepreneurial venture started by Sahil Barua (IIMB PGP batch 2006-08), has been recognized by the ET Startup Awards 2019 as the ‘Startup of the Year’. ET reports, “Delhivery garnered praise for its outsized impact in alleviating one of India’s biggest challenges – A fractured logistics network as well as for the entrepreneurial flair exhibited by Co-founder and CEO, Sahil Barua.” The jury led by Mr Uday Kotak, had met on Friday, 19th July, 2019 in Bengaluru
Sahil was a Gold medalist for all round performance in his batch. He joined Bain & Company after his PGP. In three years, he decided to become an entrepreneur and set up Delhivery, along with a few like-minded colleagues. They started as a food delivery start-up in Delhi area. Today, they have become a national logistics player. Delhivery processes more than 500,000 parcels a day, with an extended team of over 50,000 people, and is valued at over $ 1.5 billion. Our congratulations to Sahil and wishing him all the best for much more impact in the critical sectors of the Indian economy.
Our congratulations to Sahil and wishing him all the best for much more impact in the critical sectors of the Indian economy.