Peyush Bansal is the founder and CEO of Lenskart. Currently he has become a household face after becoming an investor aka Shark reality show Shark Tank India. The Co-Founder and CEO of Lenskart is an IIM Bangalore degree holder and was working with tech giant Microsoft, but fate had different things for him and now he is one of the leading businessmen in India.
Peyush Bansal Biography/Wiki
|Real Name/Full Name||Peyush Bansal|
|Peyush Bansal Height||In Centimetre- 170 cm|
In Metre- 1.70 m
In Feet- 5’7”
|Date Of Birth||26 April 1985|
|Peyush Bansal Age (2022)||37 Years|
|Birthplace||New Delhi, India|
|Home town||New Delhi, India|
|School||Don Bosco School, Delhi|
|College/University||McGrill University, Montreal, CanadaIIM Ahmedabad|
|Peyush Bansal Wife||Nimisha Bansal|
|Parents||Father– Name not Known|
Mother– Kiran Bansal
|Sibling||Brother– Name Not Known|
|Peyush Bansal Net worth (2021)||80 Million USD ( 580 Crore INR)|
Family, Early Life and Education
Peyush was born on April 26, 1985, in New Delhi, India. In 2021, his age is 36. Peyush Bansal was raised in New Delhi, India by his parents.
He is a graduate from McGill University and subsequently MPEFB Management Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. After doing his graduation, Piyush was roped in by one of the tech giants Microsoft and he worked as a Program Manager there from Jan-Dec 2007.
While he was all settled with his Job in the USA, one day he decided to quit and shift back to India. During the ‘Great Recession’ of 2007-09 which changed the global economic structure, Peyush had a stable job, but turning it down gave a big shocker to his family and friends.
Peyush Bansal Career
Peyush Bansal worked in 2007 for the renowned Microsoft Corporation in the USA as a program manager. Although Peyush Bansal’s first job at Microsoft was good, he only worked for the company for a year.
Become an entrepreneur and return to India. At the age of 24, he had one goal in mind: to start a company primarily dedicated to e-commerce.
In 2010, Peyush along with Amit Chaudhary laid the foundation of Lenskart in Delhi NCR. The company started selling contact lenses online. Till the year 2011, the company also started its business in eyeglasses and sunglasses.
Lenskart’s success can be marked with the fact that it’s now one of the reading brands in eyewear.
The company also got investment through Japanese multinational conglomerate SoftBank. Around $275 million were invested in the startup from its second ‘Vision Fund’. This was also Masayoshi Son-led group’s first investment in India from ‘Vision Fund- II’.
Today Lenskart the value of Lenskart is around $ 2.5 billion.
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