Ankur Warikoo was born on 25 August 1980 in New Delhi to Kashmiri Pandit parents from Srinagar.

Warikoo received his bachelor's degree in Physics from Hindu College, Delhi. He received his MBA from Indian School of Business. 

He enrolled for a PhD in astrophysics and then later dropped out from Michigan State University.  

Warikoo started his career in 2008 by co-founding his first startup Accentium Web, under which websites like and were run. 

Award Fortune 30 under 30, Golden Book Awards Winner 2022   

Ankur Warikoo is an Indian YouTuber, entrepreneur and author. 

He is the former CEO of Groupon India, co-founder & former CEO of Nearbuy. 

His first focus was on entrepreneurship and personal development.

Every week, he also uploads three Hindi and English videos, in which he discusses business, personal Finance, and failure.    

he created a YouTube channel and is also hyperactive on Instagram.