SmartOwner is India’s first marketplace for real estate investors. SmartOwner enables people to purchase Indian properties in amounts as flexible as their portfolios. Founded by Silicon Valley veterans, SmartOwner aims to make Indian property ownership a safe and profitable experience.
The top developers in India’s fastest-growing cities list their premium plots, apartments and villas on SmartOwner. Only properties with deep discounts (and therefore the best profit potential) are listed on our platform. Each project comes with a title opinion from a top law firm after rigorous due diligence. SmartOwner verifies each listing to ensure that the pricing, amenities, specifications and market prices mentioned are accurate. Thus, people who choose to purchase properties on SmartOwner benefit from purchasing the best properties at below-market prices.
SmartOwner also has a property marketing division to market and sell properties. Clients can engage the services of the marketing division, at their option, to resell their property. This enables clients to profit from the appreciation in the property’s price in a hassle-free manner.
Some of the key benefits of purchasing through SmartOwner:
Vikram is a serial entrepreneur with a track record of successful ventures in both the US and India and with expertise in international real estate. Prior to leading SmartOwner, he established and ran CCH USA, a large property investment company in Arizona. Vikram holds a bachelor’s in commerce from Loyola College in Madras and a law degree (juris doctor) from the University of California.
Bala Parthasarathy is a veteran entrepreneur who has founded and led companies in both Silicon Valley and India. He is the Chairman and CEO of MoneyTap, India’s first app-based credit line. Previous enterprises include Prime Venture Partners, a venture fund based in Bangalore, and Snapfish, a web-based photo service which was sold to HP for $300 million. Working alongside Nandan Nilekani, Bala played an active role in establishing the Indian government’s Aadhaar initiative. Bala earned a bachelor’s degree from IIT Madras and a master’s from the University of California.
Gautham is the managing director of Manipal Technologies Ltd (MTL), India's largest print-tech solutions provider. MTL is the country's leading purveyor of banking and smart card management solutions as well as a host of integrated print and digital offerings for the banking, financial services and insurance industry. Under Gautham's leadership, the organization has registered exponential growth; with operations in the USA, Europe, and Africa, it is now among the most recognized Indian multinational conglomerates. Gautham's other current leadership roles include managing director of the Manipal Media Group and chair of Primacy Industries. Born into the family that founded Syndicate Bank and Manipal Group's diversified businesses, Gautham earned his degree in printing technology from the Manipal Institute of Technology before joining the family business in 1997.
Mohan is an established business executive with a focus on education. He is the founder and CEO of Great Learning, a digital aided-learning platform for professionals. He simultaneously serves as vice chairman and CEO of the Great Lakes Institute of Management, one of India’s leading business schools. Prior to this, Mohan was the country head in India for Tiger Global, one of the world’s largest venture funds. Mohan holds an MBA from Stanford University, a master’s in computer science from the University of California-Berkeley, and a bachelor’s in computer science from IIT-Bombay.
Akshay is the country head of LinkedIn India, which is the professional network’s second largest market worldwide. Prior to joining LinkedIn, Akshay was the founder and CEO of Pulse, an award-winning personalized news application that drew accolades from Steve Jobs and other thought leaders and was acquired by LinkedIn for $90 million. Akshay’s educational background includes Stanford University, where he earned his master’s in electrical engineering, and Purdue University, where he earned a bachelor’s in electrical engineering and currently serves as a member of the advisory board.
Currently serving as managing partner of Prime Venture Partners, an early stage fund he co-founded, Shripati is a director of SmartOwner Pte. Ltd. in Singapore. He has held leadership positions in Cisco and presently serves on the boards of several organizations, including Ezetap, a digital payment firm which was named by CNBC in 2016 as one of the top three disruptors in the world. He co-founded Snapfish and helped grow its user base to 70 million before selling it to HP. Shripati earned an MBA from Harvard Business School, a master’s in computer science from Stanford University, and a bachelor’s in engineering from IIT-Madras.
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