Mukesh Bansal: Founder of Myntra | CEO of Cure.fit

Megha Rani Megha Rani
Jan 21, 2021 6 min read
Mukesh Bansal: Founder of Myntra | CEO of Cure.fit

Mukesh Bansal is the Founder of the fashion e-commerce firm, Myntra. He is an Indian businessman, who currently serves as the CEO of Cure.fit and its co-founder as well. He is also on the board of Olympics Gold Quest, which is a non-profit organization that promotes sports and games.

Explore Mukesh Bansal's personal life and family, education and his journey as the Co-Founder of Myntra, CEO of Cure.fit, Head of Commerce & Advertising Business at Flipkart.

How Myntra became the Top stop for online shopping ?
When we talk about fashion and online-shopping, the first thing that comes toour mind is Myntra. Which started from selling personalized gift products to thelargest fashion site in India. Along the journey Myntra acquired a lot ofsubsidiaries that helped in growing it’s business. Myntra- An ove…

Mukesh Bansal- Biography

Name Mukesh Bansal
Born 1976
Birthplace Haridwar, Uttarakhand
Age 44 (2020)
Nationality Indian
Education IIT, Kanpur
Profession Businessman
Position CEO of Cure.fit; Founder of Myntra
Marital Status Married
Spouse Archana Bansal
Children 2 (Avni & Arnav)

Mukesh Bansal - Personal Life and Family
Mukesh Bansal - Education
Mukesh Bansal - Professional Life
Mukesh Bansal as Co-Founder of Myntra
Mukesh Bansal - Association with Flipkart
Mukesh Bansal as Co-Founder & CEO of Cure.fit

Mukesh Bansal- Personal Life and Family

Mukesh Bansal was born in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. He came from a middle class family and made sincere efforts to get admission in an IIT college. He is well known for his friendly and polite nature. His wife, Archana runs her own business. After contributing efforts in US for 10 years, he came back to India and launched Myntra and his entrepreneurial journey continued thereafter.

He has 2 children named Avni (Meaning Earth) and Arnav (Meaning Ocean)

Mukesh Bansal

Mukesh Bansal- Education

He completed his B.Tech in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 1997. He did his graduation from 1993-1997. He is known to be a task master, when it comes to any official work. He works on a strict work schedule.

Mukesh Bansal- Professional Life

Mukesh Bansal joined Deloitte in 1997, as a systems analyst for two years in Chicago. He was highly influenced by the dotcom boom that was raising to new heights  in San Francisco and moved to the Bay area in 1999. He gave up a job portal, which he started with one of his friend. He then worked with various companies such as NexTag (1999-2000), eWanted (2000-2001), Centrata (2001-2004), newScale (2005-2006) which were all early start ups in Silicon Valley. He was employed in these companies as a engineer, product manager across technology and business enterprises.


Myntra - Bringing top-notch fashion with every click
Today, we can sit in one space and browse through the top and internationalbrands and also get it delivered right to our doorstep. Thanks to onlineshopping. One of the most prominent names in this industry, as we all know isMyntra. Myntra was established by Mukesh Bansal, Ashutosh Lawania and Vin…

Mukesh Bansal as Co-Founder of Myntra

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The three founders of Myntra are Mukesh Bansal, Ashutosh Lawania and Vineet Saxena. They launched Myntra in 2007 with INR 30 lakh in personal investment. He was propelled to establish his own e-commerce venture owing to the experience of Silicon Valley. Initially, Myntra was a gifting startup but gradually transformed to a fashion e-commerce hub. The e-commerce venture became a success. Soon it was acquired by Flipkart in the year 2014 worth $330 million. Though Mukesh continued to serve as the chairman of Myntra board and managed the advertising and commerce insights until 2016. Flipkart is the largest Indian e-commerce venture.


How Myntra Is Using Data To Disrupt The Fashion Industry
With COVID-19 pandemic emerging in the country the economy and many bigcompanies took a hit including fashion industry, Amar Nagaram CEO of Myntrawhich is India’s leading online fashion retailer was set to face one of thebiggest challenges. Nagaram and his team not only needed to consider busines…

Mukesh Bansal - Association with Flipkart

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After the acquisition of Myntra by Flipkart, Mukesh was employed as the Head of Commerce & Advertising Business at Flipkart in 2014. Mukesh brought many ideas to revamp the company's talent philosophy. He aided the company to reach a revenue of $5 billion. He later left his position at Flipkart in 2016.

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Mukesh Bansal as Co-Founder & CEO of Cure.fit

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Mukesh Bansal co-founded a Bangalore based fitness and healthcare company, Cure.fit in 2016 with Ankit Nagori. It started due to his passion towards fitness and books. He works out everyday with a combination of crossfit, mixed martial arts and yoga. There are varied portals under the fitness and well being start up, Cure.fit, they are: eat.fit (food delivery), cult.fit (fitness centers), mind.fit (yoga, meditation and counseling), and care.fit (paid primary care solutions). The name itself specifies that these all are related to health, fitness and nutrition. It offers digital and offline experiences in physical and mental health. Within two years, Cure.fit has raised over $170 million. No sooner Cure.fit announced the launch of its sportswear brand Cultsport, which offers functional apparel for workout formats like field training, running and gym. During the year 2019, CureFit raised $120 million in Series D round of funding. The company basically aims to build health and fitness awareness among citizens. Though the COVID-19 pandemic has initially demotivated everyone, CureFit sought this opportunity and started LIVE workout sessions and online therapy.  

He has also acquired four fitness companies. Accel Partners and Kalaari Capital are some of his backers. The rival company to Cure.Fit is HealthifyMe and MyFitnessPal.


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FAQs

What is Mukesh Bansal's Age?

His age is 44 years (2020). He was born in 1976 in Haridwar, Uttarakhand.

Who is Mukesh Bansal's Wife?

Mukesh Bansal's wife is Archana who runs her own business.

Who is the founder of Myntra?

Mukesh Bansal is considered the owner of Myntra after he launched Myntra in 2007 with Ashutosh Lawania and Vineet Saxena. Currently, Myntra is owned by Flipkart.

What is Mukesh Bansal's education?

He completed his B.Tech in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 1997. He did his graduation from 1993-1997.

Who is the CEO of Cure.fit?

Mukesh Bansal is the CEO of Cure.fit.

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