Anup Pai is the founder of eSamudaay. Hailing from Udupi, he spent 10 years in the corporate world and then started fintech firm Fintellix in 2005. In 2019, he sold it to USA's Verisk. Anup took to running when he began his entrepreneurship journey, and credits running with helping deal with stress, take decisions, and become successful. He strongly believes running and entrepreneurship are two sides of the same coin, and both test mental grit and the ability to last.