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Gaurav Sharma

Entrepreneur • Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Founder, Right Buy • Founder, Bollywood Mantra • Worked at Intuit, StepUp Commerce, • CS

Founder, Right Buy • Founder, Bollywood Mantra • Worked at Intuit, StepUp Commerce, • CS

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Primary Skillsets

  • Growth
  • Marketing
  • Product
  • Back End Engineering
I have an idea I'm commited to
Not currently looking for a cofounder

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Growth
  • • Marketing
  • • Product
  • • Back End Engineering

Involved In


Right Buy, Inc.
Think Mantra, Inc.
Think Mantra, Inc.


Co-Founder Right Buy, Inc. October 2013 - present
Founder Think Mantra, Inc. October 2003 - present
Founder & CEO Think Mantra, Inc. May 2009 - 2010
Data Operations Specialist DriverSide, Inc October 2007 - October 2009
e-Commerce Analyst WineDirect May 2007 - October 2007
Data Operations Administrator Intuit August 2006 - May 2007
Data Feeds Specialist StepUp Commerce, Inc April 2006 - August 2006
Network Support Engineer Adax June 2005 - April 2006


California State University-East Bay Computer Science (Networking) 2002 - 2005
Delhi Public School 1995 - 2000

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Cofounder With
  • • Marketing
  • • Product
  • • UI/Design
  • • Engineering
Advisor With
  • • Hiring
  • • Fundraising
  • • Content marketing
  • • Mobile Distribution
  • • User Experience Design
  • • User Interface Design
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Fashion
  • • Mobile
  • • Photos
  • • Productivity Tools

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Product management • Product Development • Product Marketing • User Acquistion • User Growth

Key Accomplishments

- I started a news website that is still going strong, with a great team, millions of visitors a month and is profitable.
- Worked at a few startups managing data operations, being an eCommerce analyst and developing backend tools for large scale data processing.
- Ran a consulting company that helped startups acquire users and helped with web development.
- Managed several outsourced teams of developers.
- Started several other side projects some of which did extremely well.

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How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

- I code.
- I can manage initial UX and work flow for a product.
- I have lots of experience with user acquisition, online marketing and if you like to talk in latest buzz words - I am a "Growth Hacker"
- I have already built a few teams, hired several people - from developers to content writers.
- My experience from running companies in the past.
- Product vision

Vouches Received

Vouches Given

Be the first to vouch for Gaurav.

Devarshi Shah
We worked together at The Founder Institute  •  Formerly: Founder/CEO, Imbue. Founder/CEO @ UrbanPiper, Lemnos Labs & Founder Institute alum, Project Lead, Context platform @ Qualcomm.
I have seen him passionately work on his first company and moving things ahead. He has been able to build a successful team for his first bu ... siness and I am confident his new venture will do great.

Vishal Kalia
We worked together
I have known Vishal for a few years. He is a persistent, driven and a thoughtful person. I believe he makes a great entrepreneur.