RepUp a Gurgaon-based online reputation management start-up, was conferred with the UK Trade and Investment’s (UKTI) “Tech Rocketship Award” in Disruptive Technology category in New Delhi, 2016.
RepUp was one of the ten start-ups who was selected from over 10,000 companies and was conferred with the Tech Rocketship award. During the event held, over 10,000 companies were evaluated in multi-city tour amongst which 600 companies were shortlisted in the first phase. The pre-finals had 35 companies out of which the best 10 were selected. A team panel of judges comprising of Anand Mahindra (Mahindra Group), Dr. Saurabh Srivastava (Indian Angel Network), T V Mohandas Pai (Board of Manipal Global Education), Ms. Shardha Sharma Founder and Chief Editor (YourStory), Dr. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw (Biocon Limited) evaluated and selected the winners.
These Top ten winners have also been rewarded for their hard work with a trip to the UK. They will be given an opportunity to meet with the British expertise for their advice so as to enhance their chance to pitch the potential investors for the finance. The company also won a seed funding of Rs. 3 crore from IAN.
In December 2014, Pranjal with Vineet Chouhan launched the product REPUP. At, 30 years of age Pranjal is a founder and CEO of his successful CEM Company which is clocking a growth rate of 18-20% monthly. A qualified engineer and an MBA he has a dual degree in IT and Management from IIIT Gwalior. Prior to his entrepreneurial venture, Pranjal gathered experience in the information security domain with AUJAS, a niche consulting firm. He comes from a middle-class family in Siwan, Bihar. He realized the Make it or Break it power of social media long before it became the buzzword.
The company has already added known industry names like Radisson Blu, ITC Welcom Heritage, Fortune, Lemon Tree hotels, Fabhotels, Pride Hotels and many more to its client list and now has a traget to bring 10,000 hotels onboard.