Welcome to a new episode of The Entrepreneur Podcast, today we have with us Mr. Vijaykumar Karai Founder of AyurUniverse from Bangalore, India.
AyurUniverse is a first of its kind technology driven disruptive business which aims to replace traditional travel agents and/or the endless mail trail between a customer and wellness centers.
Having an extensive experience of over 20 years of Corporate experience in Sales, Marketing and Operations, having worked with brands like Coca-Cola, Pepsi, etc and over six years as CEO of various start-ups, Mr. Vijaykumar Karai established AyurUniverse along with Mr. Venkat Rao, Head of Technology and Co-Founder. He comes with an experience as the CEO and co-investor of an Ayurvedic Spa in Mysore, India (where he turned the sick company around in just 8 months) that opened him up to this immense opportunity in Indian Wellness business. Vijay is an MBA from University of Southern California, USA and Bachelor of Science from Hyderabad, India.
AyurUniverse is a first of its kind technology driven disruptive business model which aims to replace traditional travel agents and/or the endless mail trail between a customer and the wellness centers. With nearly 500 wellness programs from about 130 wellness centers, the website promotes Yoga, Ayurveda, Meditation and all other Indian wellness programs under one platform. A ground-breaking e-commerce portal/marketplace that aggregates wellness centers and wellness programs and help customers gather information on Wellness programs/treatments, choose a spa/wellness center based on rating, price, location and get feedback from customers for the services used by them. People from around the globe can go to the AyurUniverse website and choose any one of the listed wellness centers and programs or packages across the country and then travel for final rejuvenation to the center.
About : Vijaykumar Karai : LinkedIn
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