As a startup nation, we have always been somewhat enamoured by funding?—?but earlier, this was like the stolen glances that a smitten lover would snatch off his object of affection. But today, this obsession with funding is more akin to a full-on, shameless public orgy…
While Rahul wants to avoid institutional funds (for now), he definitely pissed off a lot of married people by saying (implied) that he generally wants to avoid married people as employees as they want to go home as early as can – while single techies want to even work on Sundays!
There are speculations that Rahul Yadav, the ex-CEO of Housing is going to be a part of the upcoming Bigg Boss, one of the most controversial tv series. This isn’t yet confirmed, but quite clear from Rahul’s FB updates that the talk is on with the channel.
What Housing today is, is not because of our product, not because of our marketing budgets, its because of the People! The very people who laid the foundation of the company. The people who spent sleepless nights and put their hard work from last 3 years in the company.
Housing.com has been hacked. The site is currently down for maintenance.
When we met him @UnPluggd, he shared the grand plans and candidly answered a whole lot of questions around funding, team and ofcourse, the menu scanner.
The Housing Board, unanimously agreed to bring Yadav’s tenure to a close, with reference to his behaviour towards investors, ecosystem and the media. The Board believed that his behavior is not befitting of a CEO and is detrimental to the company, known for its innovative approach to product development, market expansion and brand building.
Not many know that Rahul, who hails from Alwar in Rajasthan topped the state in physics-chemistry-math in his 12th standard board exams, based on which he got a 75 percent scholarship for preparing for IIT-JEE.
And you would know better than me about the transient nature of tech industry. Do you remember the last time you used a Nokia phone or Just Dial service or Google Groups.
I think I mentally dropped out of IIT in 2nd year. Physically in my 4th year. And on papers, I think I’m still an IITB student.