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Sahil Parikh

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posted on 18th April 2010
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Young Turks Startup StorySahil is a web entrepreneur living in Mumbai, India and the founder & CEO of Synage, a pure-play SaaS venture delivering collaboration tools to the global audience. It?s flagship service, DeskAway, is an enterprise 2.0 social collaboration tool for global enterprises and teams.

While most people were concentrating on the BPO and outsourcing business, Sahil?s dream was to pioneer Software As A Service (SaaS) in India and build a product that would provide value to thousands of businesses around the world, and most importantly, one that is conceptualized, developed and marketed from India.

Sahil was instrumental in taking DeskAway to be one of the finalist products for Proto.in (Jan 2008) startup event and to be one of the top 30 hottest 2008 startups in India (Tata NEN).

Young Turks Startup StorySahil holds a Bachelors Degree in Mathematical Sciences - Computer Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is also a Founding Alumni Member of the Carolina Entrepreneurship Club, a member of the TiE India and the past Vice President (2008-09) of the American Alumni Association.

Sahil has been involved with the web since the last 9 years. He is passionate about the fusion of design & technology and that of building scalable and profitable web businesses. When not in front of the computer, Sahil spends his time reading, playing golf, tennis and traveling to distant places.

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