“Quikr Is Looking To Become Profitable Within Next 2 Years” Says Quikr CEO
“All good things in life take more time and money than you think,” told Pranay Chulet, CEO of online classified platform Quikr, to a rapt audience at the recently held Mumbai INKTalks on Saturday ( October 17). Surprisingly, the CEO of the tech startup valued at about $1 Bn was not referring to Quikr when he said this. He instead was talking about an interactive movie that he had made in 2005 while his stint in the US as a management consultant for a media company.
The session was a revelation of the importance of creativity in his journey as an entrepreneur, which he aptly started by saying, “I am an entrepreneur because I am a creator. All through my life, if there is one thread that’s common, it’s the thread of creating something.” It is this thread which goaded him to learn filmmaking while in the US and then propelled him to launch Quikr in 2008, inspired by his experience with Craigslist whilst making his movie.
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