100% of proceeds to go to COVID Relief funds
- BigShyft.com launches “Champions for a Cause”, facilitating one-to-one sessions with top-notch industry leaders & influencers
- Industry Leaders namely Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Ankur Warikoo, Pankaj Vermani, Mukul Singhal, Sairee Chahal and 500+ more are making their time public for the good cause.
BigShyft, an Info Edge backed platform for premium talent, has launched “Champions for a Cause” – An initiative through which users can book 1:1 time with top Industry leaders from across sectors. Users need to donate an amount of their wish, 100% of which goes towards fighting COVID in India.
This one of a kind initiative has got 50+ of these industry leaders, or Champions as they are being called. Since launch, more than 5000 user have viewed the platform and over 70 1:1 sessions have already been booked.. In all, over 500 time slots are available for users to book a 1:1 exclusive interaction with any of the leaders – by donating an amount of their own wish.
The list of Champions includes the Who’s Who of the industry such as Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Founder Infoedge, Padma Shri Award Holder; Ankur Warikoo, Founder Nearbuy, Leadership Coach; Pankaj Vermani, Founder, Clovia; Sairee Chahal, Woman Leader, Founder SHEROES; Mukul Singhal – Venture Capital, Founder Pravega Ventures and many more.
Commenting on the association, Ankur Warikoo, Internet entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and angel investor, said, “On a daily basis I spend a fair bit of time with first-time entrepreneurs, guiding them through their entrepreneurial and startup journey. For the first time ever I have made my time public. What I love about the platform is that they have done a terrific job of getting experts all over the areas. It is very humbling to be in the presence of such diverse and experienced talent and also very gratifying that my time is going towards such a noble cause.”
Sairee Chahal, Woman Leader, Founder SHEROES, said, “I’ve personally found that conversations with amazing people have brought about some incredible step changes in my life trajectory, be it professional or personal. As a rising woman leader in India, I’ve been fortunate to find the right mentors and coaches every step of my way and here is a chance to give it back. I’m happy that BigShyft is building a platform where experts from varied backgrounds get together to create an impact in the lives of many more potential women leaders!”
Hitesh Oberoi, CoPromoter, MD and CEO at Info Edge, said, “It’s great to see so many industry experts who are the top of their game offering to spend their time to mentor young people to help raise money for Covid relief . The secret of success of many high achievers is great coaches and mentors. It’s often the advice you sometimes get even when you are not actively seeking it which clears a lot of things in your head and puts you on the right path. I hope and expect this community of givers to grow significantly over time.”
Commenting on the initiative, Shantanu Mathur, Head of BigShyft, said, “BigShyft was started with a powerful vision, help individuals reach their full potential. Getting the right mentors is a critical piece of this journey and I am proud that we have brought together an extraordinary set of mentors, creating unparalleled access for our users on the BigShyft platform.”