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Ant Farm Plans to Enter Fitness and Classifieds Segments

PR Newswire | 01 Jul, 2014
MUMBAI: Sandeep Das has joined Ant Farm's senior management in a pivotal role. He will help fast-track the growth of various existing and upcoming digital businesses in the Ant Farm portfolio.

Prior to joining Ant Farm, Das was the COO and head of business for Burrp! and AskMe - two consumer-facing digital properties of Network 18. He holds over 20 years of experience across a diverse range of online and offline businesses and for over 10 years he has held leadership positions managing large teams to create and drive successful businesses.

"Over the years, I have led a number of early stage companies on a trajectory of high growth," says Das. "Ant Farm with its mission to launch innovative greenfield digital businesses, is the perfect fit for my entrepreneurial nature. I look forward to working with this young and dynamic team to create many successful properties in the digital space."

"We are excited to have Sandeep Das join the Ant Farm senior team. His experience and passion will prove invaluable as we build our next set of greenfield businesses. Sandeep will be managing operations in certain verticals of the Ant Farm stable, primarily the categories of Lifestyle, Classifieds, SME / SMB solutions including Revolutionary Fitness, our soon to be launched health and fitness platform in the capacity of COO. Besides that, he will also be an active part of the Ant Farm senior operating team," says Rishi Khiani, MD of Ant Farm.

About Ant Farm 

Ant Farm is an innovation sandbox based out of Mumbai. It is led by a team of blue sky thinkers, entrepreneurs and professionals. The company takes great ideas with disruptive potential, puts together all the key ingredients of people, technology, strategy, marketing and capital to build these into scalable companies. The ultimate aim is to create global businesses that are ideated and built out of India. The first set of companies launched are Stylista.com, Arrive.com and Fork Media. In addition, the farm is scaling up ideas in retail, ad-tech and healthcare.

Media Contact: Rohit Anand, rohit@antfarm.in, +91-9769287618, CFO, Ant Farm

 
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