Kunal Shah (CEO & Co-founder, Freecharge)

Jun 6, 2015, 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Indian School of Design & Innovation, 4th Floor, Tower 2B, One Indiabulls Centre, Lower Parel, Mumbai, 400013

Kunal is the CEO & Co-founder, FreeCharge. He started FreeCharge in August 2010, and got acquired by Snapdeal in April 2015, making it the largest acquisition in Indian Startup ecosystem.

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About this event

Kunal is the CEO & Co-founder, FreeCharge. He started FreeCharge along with Sandeep Tandon in August 2010 with the aim to build a business that turned recharges a rewarding experience for its customers.  In April 2015, FreeCharge was acquired by Snapdeal, and is the largest acquisition in Indian Startup ecosystem. Kunal also led the acquisitions of Wishberg and Preburn, two emerging technology startups, in 2014. In its journey, FreeCharge raised over $115MM of venture capital from a host of marquee investors – Sequoia Capital, Ru-Net, Sofina, Tybourne, and Valiant Capital Partners. In his spare time, Kunal is a voracious student of behavioral economics and science. He is an avid Texas Hold ‘Em poker player, and a college dropout from the NMIMS MBA program in Mumbai.  

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  • Kunal Shah

    CEO & Co-founder, Freecharge


Networking and Food
Fireside Chat


  • Harsh Modi

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Director

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