Serial startup and mobile guy. Enjoys making products that rock and putting it in millions of peoples' hands.
Founder, Pirate Fund
Nov 2017 to Present
Building companies, dreams. http://angel.co/deepakravindran
Vice President, NowFloats
Jun 2016 to Present
Joined Nowfloats after the acquisition of Lookup and currently serving as a senior executive responsible for launching multiple products in the messaging space. -Managed the transition of Lookup to an open interface conversational commerce platform enabling both offline and online (e-commerce) transactions. Worked towards curating an experiential chat for consumers to make their everyday lives better and more exciting. -Launched UNO, a business bot which helps businesses and brands to automate support staff on messenger platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram. -Heading the Enterprise Chatbot team responsible for designing and development of chatbots for international markets.
Founder and CEO, Lookup (acquired by NowFloats)
Oct 2014 to Present
I founded Lookup which raised a total of $3M from notable investors (Vinod Khosla, Biz Stone, Narayana Murthy, Kris Gopalakrishnan, Global Founders Capital). Lookup is a local shopping network which uses chat to connect users with local businesses. Lookup was the fastest app in India to cross a million users. In July of 2016, Lookup was acquired by NowFloats in India. https://techcrunch.com/2016/07/18/khosla-backed-lookup-acquired-by-business-discovery-service-nowfloats/
Computer Science, Lal Bahdur Shastri College of Engineering
Dec 2004 to Dec 2007