varun sheth
Varun Sheth
Varun Sheth (born June 23, 1987), an Indian businessman, is the founder and the CEO of Ketto, a crowd-funding platform that helps campaigns and projects raise money through donations. After quitting his job as an interest rate swap trader, Varun started Ketto in 2012. Ketto has crowdfunded Rs 300 crores+ from a community of 2.5 million+ donors from across 75+ countries. Wikipedia
nationality India
birth date 23 June 1987 (age 35 years)
birth place Mumbai
Profession Businessman
Education Jamnabai Narsee School, Narsee Monjee

Varun Sheth

Varun Sheth (born June 23, 1987), an Indian businessman, is the founder and the CEO of Ketto, a crowd-funding platform that helps campaigns and projects raise money through donations. After quitting his job as an interest rate swap trader, Varun started Ketto in 2012. Ketto has crowdfunded Rs 300 crores+ from a community of 2.5 million+ donors from across 75+ countries.

Early life

Varun Sheth was born and brought up in Mumbai. He did his schooling from Jamnabai Narsee School and graduated from Narsee Monjee. With an acute interest in the financial sector, he went on to do financial programs that included Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Financial Risk Management (FRM). He worked as an interest rate swap trader before starting Ketto.

Ketto

Varun Sheth started the crowdfunding platform Ketto in the year 2012. Ketto has so far raised more than Rs 300 Cr with from over 2.5 million donors. The platform has been used for various purposes like children’s successful BMTs, thousands of underprivileged children receiving education and mid-day meals, martyrs’ families’ future being protected, effective disaster management being facilitated, wildlife being protected, neglected sportsmen getting a chance to represent India.

Awards and recognition

  • Forbes 30 under 30
  • Fortune India 40 under 40