Our Story

YourStory.com is India’s no.1 media platform for entrepreneurs, dedicated to passionately championing and promoting the entrepreneurial ecosystem in India.

YourStory was started in October 2008 by Shradha Sharma, who has held senior positions in leading media organizations like The Times of India and CNBC TV18. Today, YourStory is driven by Shradha’s vision to create a hub for thousands of entrepreneurs across India, by providing them with critical value-additions like visibility, business networking, corporate partnerships, growth opportunities and investor connections.

Since its inception, YourStory has profiled stories of over 12,000 entrepreneurs, and has provided business networking opportunities to over 50,000 entrepreneurs via our conferences and meetups. YourStory’s website reaches out to 1.5 million niche readers from India and across the world. Our community of followers on social networks and newsletter subscribers is the largest in India in this segment. We are agnostic to sector and scale, covering entrepreneurs, startups and business ideas from web, mobile, cloud, e-commerce, enterprise to social, green and creative domains among others.

YourStory hosts India’s most loved and wide-reaching conferences for entrepreneurs including TechSparks, MobiSparks, E-Sparks, WebSparks, EduStars, Cloud Conclave, Startup Jobs Fair, Sociopreneurship and various other meetups and workshops rallying the entire entrepreneurship ecosystem in India onto one platform facilitating meaningful conversations and partnerships.

YourStory’s Startup Jobs Board connects startups and talent in the most curated manner. YSPages, YourStory’s flagship product is the largest online database of startups and investors in the country. YS Research, YourStory’s research arm is dedicated to market research, intelligence and consulting in the entrepreneurship ecosystem in India.

YourStory works closely with a network of partners ranging across Corporate, Venture Capital and Government bodies. Our Partners include the likes of Intel, Google, Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, VMware, Nokia, Dell, Qualcomm, Cisco, VeriSign, Vodafone, Intuit, GoDaddy, Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, Kalaari Capital, Nexus Venture Partners (and all the other leading funds in India), CNBC TV18 Young Turks, Mahindra, British Council and UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) to name a few. We work closely with our partners to foster collaboration across all the players that can impact the ecosystem. We are thankful to our partners for believing in us and helping us achieve our dream faster through their constant support and encouragement.

At YourStory, we have a singular passion – to tell the world your story and to enable your story!

Thank you for being a part of our journey. We’re continuously working towards bettering the platform and we’d love to hear from our wonderful community of readers about your thoughts and views on how we can provide more value. Please feel free to write to us at activation@yourstory.com for any feedback or queries. We look forward to hearing from you!


 

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