Manish Vij is the Founder of SVG (Smile Vun Group). He is a veteran of the digital media industry and has over 12 years of experience in the internet domain.
Manish has founded leading internet companies in areas of digital marketing and e-commerce with international joint ventures and leading venture capital firms. Manish’s entrepreneurial ventures include:
- Quasar - A joint venture with WPP is an award winning and leading digital marketing agency in India and part of Possible Worldwide.
- SVG Media – The largest Indian digital media network that reaches over 50% of India's internet users. SVG Media is the launch pad for successful digital media businesses and houses leading Performance, Mobile, Data Targeting and Rich Media businesses such as Tyroo, Velocity, PrecisionMatch, DGM and Platformplay. SVG Media is a joint venture between Vun Network and Smile Group and is funded by Xplorer Capital. SVG Media was formerly known as Tyroo Media.
- SeventyNine – Is a leading mobile ad network, revolutionizing the space through its path breaking technology to serve videos in mobile applications. Seventynine was successfully sold to Gruner+Jahr, Europe’s leading magazine publisher in 2012.
- Letsbuy.com- India's leading online electronics and IT retailer that was funded by reputed venture capitalists (now sold to Flipkart).
Prior to establishing SVG and Vun Network, Manish was associated with Rediff.com for over 4 years and he also started India’s first digital classifieds business - kabadibazaar.com in 1999.
Manish, an MBA in marketing is not only a pioneer in the internet marketing space but also one of the youngest dotcom entrepreneurs. Manish has represented the Indian digital industry in various domestic and international industry forums, events and seminars.