How 3 engineers built India’s largest crypto exchange
Ashish Singhal, Govind Soni, and Vimal Sagar landed on the idea to build a crypto exchange aggregator startup at a hackatho
which went on to become CoinSwitch Kuber, India’s second crypto unicorn
made headlines when it announced a
Series C funding round from
Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), Coinbase Ventures
, and existing investors
This marks the
by a16z in an Indian startup.
CoinSwitch Kuber also becomes the second Indian crypto startup to enter the unicorn club after
CoinSwitch Kuber, is also India’s largest crypto platform — with over
11 million registered users
Govind, Vimal, and I are all computer science engineers, and we go way back. Govind and I are batchmates from college, and Vimal was a common friend.
We always loved tech and tried our hands at various innovations, as well as participating and winning several hackathons. The idea for CoinSwitch
came from one such hackathon.”
The three friends were working at
. But the allure of turning their hack into a product
Set them on the path of entrepreneurship. Thus, CoinSwitch Kuber was launched.