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Know your Sharks : Peyush Bansal

Peyush Bansal, Founder Lenskart

Peeyush Bansal is the founder of Lenskart, an Indian e-commerce company that specializes in eyewear and contact lenses.

He started the company in 2010 with the goal of making high-quality eyewear more accessible to consumers in India. The company operates both online and through a network of physical stores, and it offers a wide range of products including eyeglasses, sunglasses, and contact lenses.

Before starting Lenskart, Peeyush Bansal worked as an engineer at Microsoft and as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs. He also has an MBA from Indian School of Business. Peeyush Bansal is known for his leadership skills and for building a strong team. Under his leadership, Lenskart has grown rapidly and has become one of the leading eyewear companies in India.

The company has raised over $150 million in funding from investors such as Ratan Tata, IDG Ventures India, and Unilazer Ventures. Peeyush Bansal has been recognized as a leading entrepreneur in India, and he has been featured in several publications such as Forbes India, Business Today and Economic Times. He is also a member of the Young Indian Entrepreneur Council, which is an initiative of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.

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