Pranav Kosuri
Pranav, the co-founder of Brandie is a marketing expert and successful entrepreneur who has founded four companies in Silicon valley as well as in Europe. Five years ago, Pranav created Scandinavia’s most successful crowdfunding campaign for his company Flic – The World's Smartest Button. His venture rapidly rose to success and was named Europe's hottest hardware startup by Wired Magazine. Since then, Flic buttons have been used more than 30 million (3crores) times in 110 countries, largely through lasting partnerships with major corporations including Google, Volvo, Spotify and Uber. More information can be found on www.flic.io. His latest venture Brandie is a crowd marketing platform helping brands, on the Indian market, to encourage loyal customers to drive more content on social media. Backed by Sweden's most prominent investor group within the marketing field. Find more information on www.brandie.in. Pranav has taught entrepreneurship at The Royal Institute of Technology and at Stockholm School of Economics. For the past three years, he has been invited to India to give lectures to 2,000 students from over 40 universities across India, with the vision to help Indian teenagers venture out and start their own businesses. He holds a board seat at the Sweden-India Business Council and was recently named Sweden’s top entrepreneur under 30 by Sweden’s Largest business magazine Dagens Industri (DI). Before commencing his entrepreneurial career Pranav studied at Stockholm University and at California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and holds an M.Sc. in Molecular Biology.