Anurag Jain is an Indian entrepreneur known for being the CEO and Co-founder of the CarDekho group. He is also the COO and Co-founder at GirnarSoft.He started his career in 2002 when he joined i2 Technologies as a senior systems consultant. In 2006, he started working as a Senior Operations Research Analyst at Sabre Holdings. In 2006, his father fell ill due to which he and his brother left their jobs and moved back to their hometown to look after him. Initially, he worked in his father’s gemstone business. In 2006, he started a small office in his garage and worked on the software GirnarSoft along with Amit. In 2008, Anurag and Amit established CarDekho when they attended the Auto Expo in New Delhi following which they developed the idea to establish a portal featuring reliable information for buying and selling used and new cars. Following the success of CarDekho, they established various other ventures like InsuranceDekho, BikeDekho, and CollegeDekho. Later, they also acquired Gaadi.com and Zigwheels.During the initial years of their venture, in 2009, they lost around Rs. 1 crore in stocks and were out of funds. They faced many difficulties initially, but in 2015, their venture CarDekho overgrew.
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