Paytm and Flipkart Founders are in Rich List 2017
02-10-2017 12:45am | by Preity Shukla
Paytm and Flipkart Founders are in Hurun India Rich List 2017
What is Hurun India Rich List 2017?
Obviously, everyone is very well aware of the most famous online shopping portals known as Paytm and Flipkart, right? The Paytm founder, Vijay Shekhar Sharma and Flipkart founders- Binny Bansal and Sachin Bansal have now entered into the Hurun India Rich List 2017. Isn’t it exciting news? Hurun usually publishes a list of India’s Richest Persons and now its sixth list has been published with a cut-off at $153 Mn. The list has announced the first rank for the Chairman of Reliance Group, Mukesh Ambani having the net worth of about $39.4 Bn.
Do you know Dilip Shanghvi, Chairman, Sun Pharma?
Yes, obviously, these are also the most popular names in the list of India’s richest persons but the net worth of Mukesh Ambani is about thrice of all of these persons. Mukesh Ambani has secured the 29th position in Hurun India Rich List 2017 all over the globe.
Who got the third position in Hurun India Rich List 2017? The most popular steel baron, Lakshmi Mittal has secured the third position in this list having the net worth of about $13.5 Bn. The other famous names to be considered into this Hurun India Rich List are- Kumar Mangalam Birla, Kotak Mahindra, Sunil Bharti Mittal, and numerous others. Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the founder of the most popular E-Commerce portal was announced as under the 40s in the Hurun’s India rich list for 2016, last year when their wealth was expected to surge about 162%. His net wealth was about Rs 2,824 crore during the last year but now it has been increased and is about Rs 7,300 crore and this remarkable increase in his wealth is all because of the noticeable success of Paytm.
How do you feel if your name gets announced in such a list?
Obviously, it will be a surprising and exciting moment for everyone, right? Similarly, the founders of the most popular E-Commerce portals, Paytm and Flipkart are very much happy to get entered into the Hurun India Rich List 2017. This Hurun India Rich List 2017 is compiled by China which has listed about 617 individuals having the wealth of about Rs 1,000 crore or more, up 278 from in the previous year. The wealth of people is expected to get increased after demonetization and it is expected to be increased by about 17% as compared to the previous year.
The implementation of GST has not yet impacted the creation of wealth in the entire organized sector. Apart from the founder of Paytm and Flipkart, a professional teacher who founded the BYJU App named as Byju Ravindran has also entered under the 40 list.
Who has topped the entire list? Do you know?
Yes, it is the ‘CITY OF DREAMS’, MUMBAI has topped the list having about 182 individuals including about 117 from New Delhi and 51 from Bengaluru. Not only Mumbai, New Delhi or Bengaluru but Chennai and Kanpur have also entered the top 10 cities.