Ankit PrasadPartner, Pi Ventures

Ankit Prasad founded Bobble AI; backed by 18 reputed angel investors, SAIF Partners - India’s most successful VC fund, and Xiaomi - India's No. 1 Smartphone brand. He works along with Bobble AI team on cutting edge technology to make devices smarter for Billion Indians. Most recently and notably, Ankit was honoured On Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2018 List among a few other popular millennials. Besides this, he is also recognized as a TEDx Youth Speaker. Ankit’s leadership has enabled the team to partner with top names like Foxconn, Apple, Xiaomi, Amazon, Baidu, several movie production houses, and several teams in the IPL. He believes that the input layer (keyboard, camera, voice, etc.) which connects the end users with smart devices would better understand and influence users' behaviour.

Ankit has a longstanding interest in technology & startup. He wrote his first program at the age of 6 and was formally appreciated by the District Collector. By the age of 16, he had made his first technology startup profitable. He dropped out from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in the final year to pursue his entrepreneurial ambitions. At IIT Delhi, he won several major awards including Best Fresher, and Best Chief Editor. Ankit has a searing passion for risk-taking and pursues objectives with relentless resourcefulness.

In his free time as a hobby, Ankit loves enhancing his spiritual knowledge or spends time advising fellow entrepreneurs and startups.