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Peyush Bansal | Left the Job at Microsoft to become Entrepreneur | Earning Million Dollars | CEO and Founder at Lenskart

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Peyush Bansal is an Indian Entrepreneur. he is the Co-founder and CEO of Lenskart. (Lenskart is an Indian optical prescription eyewear retail chain). he is also a former Microsoft employee.

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Peyush Bansal was born on April 26, 1985 in delhi. he did his schooling from Don Bosco school, Delhi. he had a dream like many other students of joining IIT but unfortunately he was not selected in any of the IITs. then, he went to Canada to pursue Electrical engineering(2002-2006) from McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

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after his engineering, he got a job at Microsoft. but he always wanted to something revolutionary and with this aim and his passion to make something big he came back to India in 2008.

after coming back to India, he enrolled himself at IIM Bangalore to pursue Management programme for Entrepreneurs and Family Businesses(2008-2009).

before starting lenskart, Peyush founded some more companies like SearchMyCampus, a campus classifieds portal. his portal many services to college students like accommodation, transportation, books, internships, part-time jobs. this portal was also fairly successful.

in 2010, Peyush Bansal started Lenskart with his co-founders Amit Chaudhary and Sumeet Kapahi. intially in Lenskart, they only sold lenses and slowly it expanded its operations began dealing in eyeglasses and sunglasses.

over the years, Peyush also Co-Founded eyewear startups like John Jacobs(2015), Aqualens(2019), Lenskart Plus(2020), Lenskart Vision Fund(2020). these are all funded by Lenskart.

Lenskart entered the unicorn(a unicorn is a privately owned started valued over $1 Billion) club with a valuation of $1.5 Billion in 2019 and currently the valuation of Lenskart is around $5 Billion(as in2022).

Net worth of Peyush Bansal

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Net worth of Peyush Bansal is nearly $80 Million.

wife of Peyush Bansal is Nimisha Bansal.

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Peyush Bansal recently featured in shark tank India as a judge/investor where he invested in multiple startups and specifically he is interested in technology domain. he is also working in Artificial Intelligence sector.

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