More about Rakesh Sidana

CEO, Managing Director at Garage Software | Founder MeriCAR - India's First Car Garages Platform

An entrepreneur, mentor, and author. He is the Founder of GARAGE SOFTWARE - a DPIIT-recognized innovative startup. It is B2B Venture to empower small multi-brands garages and repair centers and he is supporting the digitization of garages and empowering mechanics with Technologies.

He is also the founder of MeriCAR which is India's first aggregator digital platform for 5000 car garages in India that was launched in 2008.

He is an industry veteran with over 25 years of experience who innovated and created new markets in Automotive Aftermarket to inspire many startups into the same category. His innovative business model was awarded by Government and IIMA.

He visited the management Institution at convocation as a Guest of Honour and Speaker. He is a mentor for IIM students. His first career company was IndiaMart in the web technology development division.

He has built startup communities and platforms. He is a startup mentor at NASSCOM.

His strengths are building a disruptive business from "scratch to scale" and creating a large value with great $ business out of it. He is the best teacher, so, building a new team is easy for him. He still writes codes. He understands and builds technologies with a business mindset.

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