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Varun Khona, Co-Founder and CEO of Headout, features on the brand new Forbes India 30 Under 30 list. A powerhouse of talent and success, this year’s list features bright young people who are leading the way in their respective industries with a combination of innovation and sheer grit. Varun — with co-founders Suren Sultania and Vikram Jit Singh — founded Headout, the on-demand mobile marketplace that makes traveling more fun and spontaneous.
About Forbes India 30 Under 30
Each year, Forbes India discovers a fresh class of Forbes 30 Under 30. The finalists are handpicked through a three-fold process of online applications, jury recommendations and Forbes India’s own meticulous research. This year, Forbes India added a new category – Digital Content Creator – to mark the rapidly growing trend of social media influencers.
Experiencing the world we live in is fundamental to our collective happiness. Headout’s mission is to unlock this happier world by connecting high-quality experiences with billions of people, giving them the opportunity to be entertained and inspired. The unique full-services brand works with small and medium experience providers to standardize a highly fragmented industry through consistent uniform upgrades to infrastructure and service levels. This gives Headout guests a comfortable and delightful experience and enhances occupancy levels, revenue and profitability for local partners.
Headout has grown 16x and has served more than 5 million guests from across 190 countries. The company has offices in New York, Bangalore, Berlin, London, Dubai & Hong Kong.