BigRock, MediaNet, Directi Founder Bhavin Turakhia Biography, Net Worth, Story, Marriage
Bhavin Turakhia, one of the foremost among the best Indian entrepreneurs was recently in news when he declared that Directi, the diversified internet technology company that he co-founded and is the CEO of, is going to undertake new investments of USD 110 million in four new business ventures. The company is also planning to get hold of a 1 Lakh square feet accommodation in Bengaluru to build the office for the new expanded business. The new investments will be USD 44 million into Ringo Calling App, USD 30 million into Flock Communication App, USD 29 million into Zeta, the Digital tax saving solutions business, and USD 50 million into Radix, the Domain name registration company.
Bhavin Turakhia Family, Age, Wiki, Education
The CEO of Directi, Bhavin is also a co-founder of the leading Internet registration company of India Directi. He founded this first ICANN accredited registrar in India with his younger brother Divyank Turakhia. Bhavin comes from a humble family background, with his parents being Mahendra Turakhia, a self-employed Chartered Accountant and Priya Turakhia, a housewife. The date of birth of Bhavin Turakhia is December 21, 1979, making Bhavin Turakhia age at 37 years as of now.
Bhavi Turakhia birthplace is Mumbai and brother name is Divyank Turakhia, the Chairman of Directi. Bhavin completed his early education from Arya Vidya Mandir in Mumbai. He did not attend college. He educated himself with advanced computer programming at home, seeking help from the books that his father acquired for him from the market.
Bhavin Turakhia and Media.Net: The USD 900 Million Deal
On August 21 this year, the Directi founder Bhavin sold off one of their first startup companies Media.Net to a conglomerate of Chinese investors for USD 900 Million. This resulted in another feather being added to the already stinking rich Bhavin’s cap. He, along with brother Divyank, entered the “Billionaire’s Club”, that too at ages of mid 30’s.
Media.Net is an Internet advertising managing company that aims at maximizing your revenue earned from the online content of your business interest. It has one of the largest collections of advertisers on the Internet in the whole world. It boasts of providing you with advertisers in connection to your content, notwithstanding how niche or broad your website might be.
Media.Net is the sole runner of “Contextual Yahoo Ads” across all the available markets. This take over is believed to provide fuel to the global expansion of Media.Net and will also help the world to gain access to China’s A1 talent and world – class capital markets.
Bhavin Turakhia and Directi: The USD 1.4 Billion Company
The founder of Media.Net also co-founded Directi, one of the leaders among the internet domain name registrar companies in India. it is headquartered at Directiplex, Old Nagardas Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai, Maharashtra. More than 1500 people work here at present. The company, founded in 1998, now has sub-divisional branches at Delhi and Bengaluru, Xiamen in China, Ras al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates and in Queensland, Australia.
The company can now boast about a customer base of 1,000,000 and another 50,000 channel partners. The growth rate of the business is 120% per annum. The leading internet entrepreneurs in India and the CEO of Directi, Bhavin Turakhia has recently announced in an interview, the fresh investment of more than USD 30 million into 31 new gTLDs, in collaboration with ICANN’s new Generic top level domain expansion program. Later RADIX was established to act as applicant and registry operator for all the 31 gTLDs.
Bhavin Turakhia and Directi Subsidiaries
The tech entrepreneur Bhavin Turakhia has also established a number of subsidiary companies to Directi, namely:
- BigRock, which provides solutions to small and medium entrepreneurs, professionals and sole businessmen of hosting their websites.
- ResellerClub, which provides domain registration services, anti – spam and anti – virus for mail. SSL etc.
- LogicBoxes, that also provides web hosting solutions
- Skenzo, a domain parking services provider
Bhavin Turakhia Love Life, Relationships, Marriage
From Bhavin’s Twitter account and Bhavin Turakhia wiki, it is clear that the entrepreneur is so busy building his business and turning it into a monumental presence of the nation in front of the whole world, that he hardly has anything called a personal life. The BigRock founder Bhavin Turakhia biography is still to get entries against names of Bhavin’s girlfriends.
There have been some instances of dating, but nothing worth taking note of. As the net worth of Bhavin is going up at a geometric proportion, gossip hunters all over the world are eagerly awaiting for the name of the wife of Bhavin Turakhia. It is sure that Directi founder wife will be a lucky girl to have a husband like him. When he gets time away from planning his upcoming projects and the next startup, he may seriously consider a well defined love life and wedding. Right now he is happy to avoid any controversy.
Bhavin Turakhia Latest Buzz
Sitting at the height of a great success story, everything in his life turns out to be interesting facts to others. One of the leading Indian male entrepreneurs, the stakes for Bhavin Turakhia is too high, what with paying the salary of 1500 plus employees every year. The contact details of Bhavin can be had from the official website of Directi. His e-mail address is also available at Directi.com.