#102 -Building for Bharat | Sri. Rakesh Verma, MD & Founder - MapMyIndia | #LongIndia | Bharatvaarta


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Sri. Rakesh Verma is the Managing Director and Founder of MapmyIndia –  which is a leader in digital map data and associated technologies and  products. Mr. Verma is a true innovator and visionary who quit a  successful career in the USA with General Motors to return to India and  build for Bharat. In this conversation, Mr. Verma described his journey  of the last two decades, how he persevered to invest in a space that had  multiple challenges including the fact that he had to take on one of  the World’s largest software companies – Google. MapMyIndia was last  valued at around 4700cr in 2015, it’s Move app recently won the  Aatmanirbhar Bharat Innovative Challenge, and it has struck an  interesting partnership with ISRO to build indigenous solutions in  mapping.