Ankur Sharma named Instamojo co-founder

BL Bengaluru Bureau | Updated on: Feb 03, 2022

To play key role in building and growing the company’s e-commerce product line

Instamojo, an e-commerce enablement platform, has announced the appointment of Ankur Sharma as the company’s co-founder. 

Sharma will play a key role in building and growing Instamojo’s e-commerce product line, including an online store builder and smart pages. Prior to being on-boarded to the founding team, Ankur was the Vice President of Analytics at the firm. He is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, and his expertise lies in leading data science initiatives and product-led growth strategies. In his early career days, prior to joining Instamojo, Ankur was with Kiwi Inc. (a mobile gaming start-up) and Capital One (a leading bank in the USA).

Sharma joined Instamojo as the Head of Analytics in 2015, and has worked on the development of products such as convenience fee feature, sachet loans and other related domains.

“Instamojo has been a highly rewarding experience for me so far, and I am grateful for the opportunities I have had to contribute to the growth of the brand, from a fintech platform to a digital solution provider. Today, with the e-commerce sector on the rise, Instamojo has tailored tools to enable small and medium businesses in the country to operate digitally. In my new role as co-founder, my goal is to take Instamojo to new heights and ensure that our products provide innovative support for small businesses,” said Sharma, who is also the chief of growth and data.

Speaking on the appointment, Sampad Swain, CEO & Co-founder, Instamojo, said, “We are thrilled to announce Ankur as part of Instamojo’s founding team. With his vast experience and knowledge in product-led strategy, Ankur has been a major contributor towards developing Instamojo’s product suite. He is indeed a great asset to team Instamojo, and we look forward to working with Ankur in his new role, as we progress towards digitising the Indian D2C sector.”

Published on February 03, 2022
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