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YourStory is India’s leading comprehensive online platform for entrepreneurs, dedicated to promoting the startup ecosystem.

Shradha Sharma is the Founder of – India’s leading online platform for first generation Indian entrepreneurs. Prior to starting YourStory, Shradha was one of the youngest Assistant Vice Presidents at CNBC TV18 and also, a Brand Adviser at Times of India. With a strong media background, she actively advises startups on marketing and communication strategies. Shradha holds a bachelors and masters degree in History from St.Stephens College, Delhi and an MBA from MICA.

YourStory was started in October 2008. In 2010, Shradha won the NASSCOM Ecosystem Evangelist Award for her efforts in building an inclusive startup community. She also won the Villgro Journalist of the Year Award the same year, for covering over 2000 startups in a short span of one and a half years. YourStory has partnered with various networks and leading brands like Intel, Google, Amazon, IBM, Sequoia Capital, CNBC TV18 Young Turks, Microsoft BizSpark and British Council etc.

In June 2013, acquired online media platform on the Indian social enterprise sector, ThinkChange India and merged it with SocialStory,’s online platform focusing on the social enterprise and impact investing sectors.




Shradha Sharma
(Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad; St. Stephen’s College)

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December, 2013
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YourStory Media Pvt. Ltd.

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Number of Employee
11-50 employees

Head Office
Bangalore, India

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Major Acquisitions

ThinkChange India


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