From college dropout to going viral

What was the motivating factor behind developing SMSGyan, a wildly successful SMS based information delivery system in India? It was to impress a girl. Hear the full story by creator and INK Fellow, Deepak Ravindran, in this talk.

Recorded at INK2011, Jaipur, India


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Deepak Ravindran

Founder & CEO, Lookup

Deepak Ravindran is the Founder and CEO of Lookup, a free and secure messaging app that connects shoppers with local businesses. A serial entrepreneur, Deepak has founded three mobile messaging companies in a decade: Innoz, Quest and Lookup. A 2011 INK Fellow, he has been recognized as one of the outstanding innovators under 35 by the MIT Technology Review and one of Asia’s 21 emerging leaders under 40 by the Asia Society. Recently, Business Insider described Deepak as the "Mark Zuckerberg of India".

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