Peyush Bansal Net Worth, Personal Life, Company, Age, Family

Peyush Bansal Net Worth, Personal Life, Company, Age, Family will be discussed here. Peyush Bansal was quit his job in America and abruptly came to India to launch a leading eyewear brand Lenskart. He is the Co-Founder and CEO of Lenskart held a degree from IIM Bangalore and was employed by Microsoft, but now he is one of the top businessmen in India. Since he became an investor, he has become a famous tv show named Shark Tank India’s reality series.

Peyush Bansal Personal Life

Peyush Bansal Personal Life – Peyush Bansal was born in Delhi, India, and attended Don Bosco School (GK-II, New Delhi) for his first three years of schooling. He studied electrical engineering at McGill University in Canada and also from the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, Bansal holds a diploma in entrepreneurship.

Peyush’s Career  – In 2007, Peyush Bansal start several startups, and in 2010 he found startup of eyewear company and became the CEO of Lenskart. He worked as a programmer for Microsoft before starting Lenskart. He set up searchmycampus.com and Valyoo Technologies as well. In the US, these two technologies are experts in selling glasses online.

Peyush Bansal Net Worth

Peyush Bansal Startup – From 2007 to 2009, after returning to India, he founded several startups and earned a management diploma in entrepreneurship from IIM Bangalore. The big breakthrough came with the startup Lenskart in 2010.

Mr. Bansal’s net worth at $80 Million (approx 600 crores) in net worth. According to the latest news, his company reached a market cap of $6 billion (approx 45,000 crores). His achievements include winning the 2013 Red Herring Top 100 Asia Award.

Peyush Bansal Investments

Feedo in August 2020 accounted for $ 700,000 (approx 5.25 crores) of his investments. DailyObjects was one of his investments.

NamePeyush Bansal
ProfessionEntrepreneur / Investor
Famous ForCo-Founder and CEO of Lenskart
Date of Birth26 April 1985
Place of BirthNew Delhi, India
Marital Status Married
Age37 Years
Height5 Feet 7 inches
NationalityIndian

Peyush Bansal’s Company Lenskart

Lenskart began selling contact lenses online in Delhi NCR in 2010, founded by Peyush Bansal, Amit Chaudhary, and Sumeet Kapahi. It also started selling eyeglasses and sunglasses in 2011. Lenskart launched the eyewear brand John Jacobs in 2017.

Financial backers of Lenskart include TPG Growth, International Finance Corp (IFC), and Adveq Management. Ratan Tata (of Tata Sons) and S Gopalakrishnan (of Infosys) have also invested in Lenskart. In March 2018 Wipro Chairman Azim Premji invested 4 crores in the group taking the valuation of the company to 30 Crore. In 2018 the company became profitable.

SoftBank, a Japanese multinational conglomerate, also invested in the company. The startup received approximately $275 million (approx 2,062.5 crores) from its second’ Vision Fund. Also, this was the first investment from ‘Vision Fund-II’ by Masayoshi Son’s group in India.
Currently, Lenskart is valued at approximately $ 6 billion (approx 45,000 crores).

Peyush Bansal’s Family

Nimisha Bansal is his wife. He is the son of Kiran Bansal. He also has an elder brother.

Peyush Bansal Profession

Peeyush Bansal took over as CEO of Lenskart after founding the company. He worked for Microsoft as a programmer before becoming the CEO of Lenskart. Peyush has also established Searchmycampus.com and Valyoo applied sciences. Two technologies were used in the US to sell glasses online.

Peyush Bansal’s Investments in Shark Tank India

SharksNo. of Episodes AppearedTotal Investments
Ashneer Grover29₹5.4 Crores
Namita Thapar32₹6.4 Crores
Anupam Mittal35₹5.4 Crores
Vineeta Singh20₹3.1 Crores
Aman Gupta29₹9.4 Crores
Peyush Bansal26₹8.3 Crores
Ghazal Alagh8₹1.2 Crores

Peyush Bansal’s Controversy

He made the remarks on CAs in Shark Tank Show “Ek Advice Hai CA Se Dur Raho” and CAs are criticizing Peyush Bansal on social media. After this Peyush Bansal apologies on Twitter.

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