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Who is Nikhil Kamath, the most celebrated founder?


Nikil Kamath is an Indian businessman and the co-founder of Zerodha, one of India's leading online stockbrokers. He was born on October 31, 1984, in Mangalore, India.


Kamath began his career working as a software engineer, but he became interested in the stock market and began trading on the side. In 2010, he co-founded Zerodha, an online stockbroker that aimed to make the stock market more accessible to retail investors. The company was launched in 2010 and offers trading in Equity, Currency, Commodities and Mutual Funds.


Zerodha has grown rapidly and is now one of the largest online stockbrokers in India, with over 2.5 million clients and a daily trading volume of over $2 billion. The company is known for its innovative technology and low-cost trading platform, which has helped it gain a large following among retail investors.


Kamath is also known for his philanthropy and has donated millions of dollars to various charitable causes through the Zerodha Foundation. In recent years, Kamath has been in the news for his company's success and also for his personal investment in startups like, FreshToHome, a online fresh meat delivery startup and, Upstox, a online trading platform.


Kamath is a well-known entrepreneur and is considered as a pioneer in the Indian online stockbroking Industry.


In addition to co-founding Zerodha, Nikil Kamath also co-founded Rainmatter, a fintech incubator that focuses on developing technology solutions for the financial services industry. Rainmatter has invested in several startups in the fintech space and has helped develop a number of innovative products, such as the Kite web-based trading platform and the Sensibull options trading platform.

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