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Purplle CEO – Manish Taneja

Manish Taneja launched Purplle with Rahul Dash in 2012 and became its CEO. Purplle CEO Manish and partner Rahul were roommates first,  before they became the founders of one of the leading beauty products and services company of India. Manish comes from finance and technology background. In the past, he worked with some of the reputed companies like Lehman Brothers and Fidelity Growth Partners India (now Eight Roads Ventures). He believes perseverance and problem-solving are the two key ingredients that can help you get ahead with things. Keep reading this wiki page to access details such as the CEO’s age, net worth, and email address.

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Manish Taneja Purplle CEO

Purplle Competitors

In the Indian beauty products and services space, Purplle vies with the likes of:

  1. Nykaa
  2. NewU
  3. Amazon
  4. Myntra
  5. Snapdeal

Salary & Net Worth – Investors, Funding, & Valuation

In October 2021, Purplle reportedly raised 75 million USD from private equity fund Kedaara at the valuation of 630 million USD. Assuming Manish has10% stake in the company, his net worth could be estimated at 63 million USD as of now.

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Career & Education – Company, University, & College                                  

The Purplle Founder Manish has been following a flourishing career path before taking a plunge into entrepreneurship. He was at Fidelity Growth Partners India as Analyst – Private Equity from 2010 to 2012. Earlier, he joined Avendus Capital as Analyst and grew to become an Associate (from 2008 to 2010). Between 2007 and 2008, he was with Lehman Brothers as an Analyst. He had his first brush with corporate life in the year 2005 when he joined Ittiam Systems as Intern.

Taneja went to Modern Vidya Niketan School in 1997-2002. From there, he attended IIT-Delhi for a dual degree of B.Tech and M.Tech in Electrical Engineering. His course got over in 2007. In 2008, he took admission in CFA Institute and successfully completed level 3 in Finance.

Contact Manish Taneja – Email Address | Twitter | LinkedIn

Purplle CEO Manish’s LinkedIn account is You can also have a look at his Twitter handle @mynextcompany. His email ID is [email protected]

Purplle Customer Care Number | Help & Support

For customer service and support, you can mail them at [email protected]. Else, you can also call them at 092233 00222 from Monday to Sunday between 10am and 7pm.

Wiki Trivia on Manish Taneja – Age, Interests, & Other Details

Manish Taneja likes to spend his vacations in Goa. He loves green tea. He and his other Founder Rahul met each other by destiny. Manish was working at Fidelity Investments in Mumbai, while Rahul and Suyash (Purplle CTO) were employed at Vidya Science. By chance, three of them became roommates. And when the idea of starting up struck them, three of them decided to go ahead with it together. In the beginning, they put their savings in the venture. However, later on, family, friends, and some ex-colleagues also invested their money into the company.

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