Alumni Profile: Prashant Pitti

Created by Kiran A, Modified on Tue, 11 Jul 2023 at 10:07 AM by Kiran A

Prashant Pitti is one of the co-founders of EaseMyTrip, an Indian online travel company. EaseMyTrip was founded in 2008 by Prashant Pitti, Nishant Pitti, and Rikant Pitti, who are brothers. The company provides a range of travel services, including flight and hotel bookings, holiday packages, bus tickets, and more, through its online platform.

He graduated in the year 2005 after completing his BTech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras. He gained valuable insights during his three years in corporate jobs, including learning about corporate culture, financial concepts, and customer service. He was hired by capitalOne right after completing his BTech.

EaseMyTrip is valued at almost 5000 crores and has achieved profitability without external funding.  Despite intense competition and lack of funding, EaseMyTrip emerged as the second-largest travel portal in India through frugal operations and focusing on customer benefits. achieved an IPO without raising funds from investors, remaining profitable for 13 years. The company stands out in the market for not charging convenience fees, providing significant savings to customers. did business worth four thousand crores in FY20, with plans for continued growth. Prashant is involved in angel investments and aims to learn from other entrepreneurs while sharing insights from's organic growth.

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