We are pleased to announce that Balki Kodarapu will be speaking Sunday night at #PDXSW. Balki is Founder/CEO of returnGuru, a company he started after winning Portland Startup Weekend’s Fall 2011 event. Balki was planning on climbing the corporate career ladder. Instead, he has become a self-described “accidental entrepreneur” who has now built an internet startup!
returnGuru, has quickly gained traction locally, racking up an impressive list of accomplishments including national media coverage. See a few highlights and links below:
- Launched the MVP in 60 days
- Launched the Windows App in 4 months
- Launched iPhone app in 6 months
- Featured on the front page of The Oregonian
- Featured as a top shopping app on TheStreet.com
- Finalist at OEN’s Angel Oregon competition
- Winner of TiE Oregon PitchFest
- Featured on Meet The Startup
Welcome Balki to the #PDXSW lineup! Follow Balki on Twitter (@balki) to learn more.