Know Zomato’s co-founder Deepinder Goyal’s net worth
- Deepinder Goyal's net worth is close to Rs 2200 crore
- He is an IIT-Delhi graduate
- Zomato has made entry into 'Top 100 Listed Companies'
The net worth of online food delivery platform Zomato’s co-founder and CEO Deepinder Goyal is ₹2,200 crore as per Hurun List 2020. The entrepreneur’s net worth increased by 16% in 2020 during the pandemic-induced lockdown. Deepinder Goyal’s Zomato acquired UberEats India in an all-stock transaction deal, giving Uber 9.99% ownership in Zomato in 2020.
The Zomato CEO is an IIT-Delhi graduate who started the online food delivery platform in partnership with Pankaj Chaddah in 2008. Initially, it was simply a restaurant and food listing website known as ‘Foodiebay’. Zomato gradually found itself rising in the market in 2011, becoming a one-stop solution for anyone wanting to see restaurant recommendations, bookings, ratings, reviews and more.
In a recent development, Deepinder Goyal’s company paved its way into the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Friday, at Rs 116 and Rs 115 respectively. With this, Zomato made entry into ‘Top 100 Listed Companies’ according to its value, which now stands at over Rs 1 lakh crore in market capitalisation.
This came as the company made a stellar debut in the market with its Initial Public Offerings (IPO), making Zomato the only internet-based company to get listed.
"Today is a big day for us. A new Day Zero. But we couldn’t have gotten here without the incredible efforts of India’s entire internet ecosystem," said Zomato Co-founder Deepinder Goyal in a statement. "India is a tough market to operate in, but if you are building to succeed in India, you are already exceptional. I say that because I believe Zomato and Swiggy are two of the best food delivery apps in the world today. We have a long way to go before we can call ourselves world class by our customers’ standards, but we are determined to get there," Goyal added.