udChalo CEO, Varun Jain, Wins the Businessworld 40 Under 40 Award
udChalo, a brand of Upcurve Business Services Pvt. Ltd, an online travel portal for the Defence Forces, announced that its Founder, Director & CEO, Varun Jain was recently named as India’s Most Definitive List of Young Achievers, by Businessworld 40 under 40 in association with BW Disrupt. The Award ceremony took place at Taj Palace, New Delhi on 23rd October, 2019.
BW 40 under 40 summit is a quest for the most influential leaders of the year. Organized by BW Disrupt, it is a hunt for the top 40 brightest young entrepreneurs, disruptive founders, funders, innovators, corporate leaders and game changers under the age of 40. There were thousands of entries and nominations reviewed and evaluated over a period, which resulted in the shortlisted BW Disrupt 40 under 40 list winners.
“I am truly honored to be selected by Businessworld,” said Mr. Varun Jain. “And I accept the award on behalf of all my udChalo colleagues who are so committed to supporting and defending our organization’s mission and vision every day.”
The BW Awards had a series of panel discussions, which included well-known personalities and key note speakers like Mr. Arnab Goswami, Managing Director, Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder, Republic TV, Dr. Annurag Batra, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, BW Businessworld and Exchange4media Group and Mr. Alok Bansal, Co-Founder and Director, Policybazaar among others. The Jury members were senior well-established officials from across business verticals.
Mr. Varun Jain was invited to join in as a speaker for a panel discussion focusing on companies creating a Social Impact and shared his views on the subject. He talked about udChalo’s commitment and mission in bringing about a change and providing service for the Indian Defence services community. Social impact-driven start-ups are considered to be a different set of the pie, but yet have to drive a business model. Varun informed the audience, how udChalo has a viable business model, which is delivering the cause it started out to do of making life simpler for soldiers.
Varun Jain, an A.I.T graduate with a B.E Computers, is a technology enthusiast with over 16 years of experience. He has a deep understanding and considerable experience in building Technology and Travel Products and Services Applications, Product Strategy and Design. Varun worked with Persistent and is also the founding member of Tavisca Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Varun is passionate about new ideas evaluation, conceptualization and execution of innovative technology solutions in travel and consumer space. In his current capacity as the CEO and Director for Upcurve, Varun is responsible for Upcurve’s strategy for growth and scale.