For any sports lover, a true on-field experience is as fascinating as it is rare! To give this dull reality a dreamy twist came Dream11, a fantasy sports platform that allowed millions of cricket fans in the country to finally have their own teams, albeit virtual!
Get your players geared up for some solid matches and put your sports gyaan to the grill. With Dream11, more than 6 Crore sports lovers are living their dreams, every day.
CEO and Co-Founder
A lifelong Manchester United and Indian Cricket Team fan, Harsh completed his engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and MBA from Columbia Business School. Bringing together his love for sports, gaming and technology, Harsh founded Dream11 in 2008 and pioneered freemium single-match fantasy sports in India in 2012.
He is focused on redefining the way Indians engage with sports. This is the second venture for Harsh, having previously launched and successfully led the acquisition of his social media agency Red Digital.
He is also the founding Chairman of the Indian Federation of Sports Gaming (IFSG) – Ia self-regulated body formed to protect consumer interests and standardise best practices in the Sports Gaming industry.
COO and Co-Founder
Bhavit is an Engineer with an MBA from Bentley University (Boston) and a Diploma in E-commerce strategies from Harvard. Bhavit co-founded Dream11 with Harsh in 2008. As the COO, he is focused on providing the best, most trusted, user-focused experience via operational excellence throughout the company’s processes.
Like Harsh, Bhavit is also a Manchester United and Indian cricket team fan. He considers Virat Kohli to be the most inspiring sports person ever. Along with being an avid fantasy sports enthusiast, Bhavit is a voracious reader and a passionate photographer.
Rashi AtrySDE IITesting isn’t one man’s job. It is a collective responsibility of all those involved in the making of the product.01Likes: Gourmet food, dancing Dislikes: Mumbai traffic Role model: Michelle Obama
Prashant SharmaVP – Customer SuccessThe more we are generous with our time, presence, knowledge, and compassion in the world, the richer we feel.02
Animals (specially dogs), partying, dancing
Ordinary, day-to-day living
Manish SharmaSenior Manager – MarketingIf at first you don’t succeed, try doing what the marketing team told you to do the first time.03
Hiking, Excel sheets full of numbers
Raissa FichardoAssociate Director – UXGood design is the soul that breathes life into a product. If the user doesn’t get it, your product is dead.04
Reading, yoga, architectural history
Vaibhav KokalAVP – ProductIt’s possible to have data without information, but not information without data.05
Guruwinder RishiSDE IIICoding for me is like going on an endless bike ride. The farther I get, the more I want to explore.06
Biking, food, adventure travel
Investors at Play
Kalaari Capital is a technology-focused venture capital firm with $650 million in assets under management. Along with Dream11, Kalaari’s portfolio includes prestigious companies like Myntra, Snapdeal, Urban Ladder and many more.
Think Investments is an investment fund headquartered in San Francisco, California specializing in global equities with $1 billion in assets under management.
Multiples is an India-focused investment advisory firm that manages USD 1 billion of Private Equity Funds. Multiples’ portfolio includes well-known brands like Arvind Fashions, Cholamandalam Investment and Finance, South Indian Bank and PVR Cinemas.
Tencent uses technology to enrich the lives of Internet users. Our social products Weixin and QQ link our users to a rich digital content catalogue including games, video, music and books. Our proprietary targeting technology helps advertisers reach out to hundreds of millions of consumers in China. Our infrastructure services including payment, security, cloud and artificial intelligence create differentiated offerings and support our partners’ business growth. Tencent invests heavily in people and innovation, enabling us to evolve with the Internet. Tencent was founded in Shenzhen, China, in 1998. Shares of Tencent (00700.HK) are traded on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.
Steadview Capital Management
Steadview is a leading alternative asset manager. The firm makes concentrated long-term investments across multiple industries. The firm has a sophisticated group of institutional investors including leading family offices, endowments, foundations, sovereign wealth funds, and pension funds, who seek to capture attractive long-term returns over managing short-term volatility.
Official League Partners
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