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Info Edge (INDIA) Ltd.

Info Edge (INDIA) Ltd.
About us
Info Edge (India) Limited is an on-line classifieds company focusing on recruitment, matrimony, realestate, education and related services. The company was incorporated on May 1, 1995 under the Companies Act, 1956 as Info Edge (India) Private Limited and it went publicon April 27, 2006. The company has three wholly-owned subsidiary companies namely Naukri Internet Services Private Ltd, Jeevansathi Internet Services Private Ltd and Info Edge (India) Mauriti us Ltd. The company also undertakes investments in early stage companies / start-up ventures with a view to tap into the growing Indian internet market
Sanjeev Bikhchandani
FOUNDED:
1995
WEBSITE:
KEY PERSON:
Sanjeev Bikhchandani: He is the Founder and Executive Vice Chairman of the company. His previous stints included Lintas and Glaxo Smith Kline. Sanjeev is an alumnus ofSt. Stephens and holds a PGDM from IIM-A
OFFERINGS:

Info Edge offers multitude of products in the following sectors:

Recruitment: This comprises online recruitment classifieds (www.naukri.com, India's leading job site and www.naukrigulf.com, a job site focused at the Middle East job market) and offline executive search (www.quadranglesearch.com). Related sites in this business are a professional networking site (www.brijj.com) and a fresher hiring site (www.firstnaukri.com).

Matrimony:This comprises online matrimony classifieds (www.jeevansathi.com) and 14 offline Jeevansaathi Match Points.

Real estate: This comprises online real estate classifieds (www.99acres.com), a real estate brokerage business (www.allcheckdeals.com, housed in a subsidiary named AllCheckDeals India Private Limited).

Education: This comprises online education classifieds (www.shiksha.com).

DIFFERENTIATING FACTORS:
Info Edge has a pan-India network with over 54 company branch offices in 37 cities in India with overseas presence in Dubai, Riyadh, Abu Dhabi and Bahrain making it the only dotcom with this kind of footprint. In all of its businesses, there is a continuous thrust on product and technology innovation which makes it inimitable from its competitors.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS:
  • Naukri.com won the "Red Herring Asia 100" 2006 award, for the INSTA HIRE Solution.
  • 99acres.com won the "Most Admired Real Estate Site", CMO Asia Awards 2012.
  • Jeevansathi.com won a silver award for radio campaign at Exchange4media Radio Advertising awards in the year 2010.
REVENUE MODEL:
Each of the businesses has a singular revenue model. For example in Naukri.com, access to resume database is the main source of revenue. For 99acres.com, the property listings and brokers/builders visibility through microsite links and banner adverti sements constitute the major bulk of revenue. The matrimonial site, Jeevansathi. com, generates its revenue stream through the sale of contact details of prospective grooms and brides. For Shiksha.com, online advertising by colleges and universities represent the foremost component of revenues.
WHAT NEXT
Info Edge has a vision of creating world class platforms that transform lives. The company is determined to do this by preserving its entrepreneurial spirit and leveraging its financial strength and expertise in building brands, communities, product and technology; sales and service.