Rahul Aggarwal

An entrepreneur and angel investor, enthusiastic about startups, technology, and innovation. Standing for the belief that the future of the Indian gig economy is bright with the prospect of an upward swing.
Rahul Aggarwal, Co-founder of graphic design platform Designhill.com, envisions the evolution of the design industry through the introduction of technology. He has over a decade of industry expertise in various fields including business management, real estate, mining, and information technology. A graduate of The University of Manchester and Cass Business School, Rahul is also an angel investor and member of Mumbai Angels and India Angel Network. He has invested in DailyNinja, BookYourGame, Vahdam Teas, and MyAdvo.in, among other companies. He has served as the director of companies such as UA Group, Privue Group, and Reloable eSolutions.


Awards and Recognitions
YourStory’s 100 Emerging Voices of 2019
Rahul Aggarwal writes about freelancing and the gig economy and how factors like internet penetration, digitalisation, and advancement in information technology have transformed the way the global economy works. His writings also highlight the idea that millennials are more focussed on job satisfaction over other parameters while choosing a job. Rahul is of the opinion that unconventional work approaches, the emerging startup culture, hiring of people on contract basis, and the rise of freelancing platforms and blockchain-based payments are contributing to the ever-increasing popularity of the gig economy.