Swati Bhargava is India’s one of most awarded and famous young women entrepreneurs. She along with his friend (now husband) together founded India’s leading cashback portal called CashKaro & PouringPounds.com back in April 2013. Currently, CashKaro provides cashback on online shopping transactions to more than 3.5 million users in India. She featured in Fortune 40 under 40 Swati Bhargava was born on 27 April 1975 and her age is 44 years as of 2019.
|Full Name||Swati Bhargava|
|Born/Date of Birth||27 April 1975|
|Age (As of 2023)||48 Years of 2023|
|Hometown||Ambala, Haryana, India|
|Occupation||Entrepreneur, Business Woman|
|Co-Founder||CashKaro, Pouring Pounds|
|Current City||Gurugram, Haryana, India|
|Alma Mater||The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)|
|Parents||Father: Anurag Bhargava|
Early Life & Education
Swati Bhargava was born in a small town of India called Ambala situated at Haryana. From the beginning, she was a very ambitious girl. She completed her primary, secondary and higher secondary studies in her town. Swati pursued graduation in GCSE A-Levels, Field Of Study Maths, Economics, Physics.. and more Math! from National Junior College, Singapore. After that, she somehow managed to secure a scholarship from the Government of Singapore and got her admission to the London School of Economics for her higher studies.
There she met with her friend Rohan Bhargava who is currently her husband and the co-founder and CEO of her company.
Career & Net Worth
After completing their studies at LSE, Swati started working at a company called Goldman Sachs, and she kept working there for around five long years.
Eventually, Swati and Rohan got married. One day after marriage, they were booking a flight online for their honeymoon. When they booked the flight through a UK cashback site, surprisingly they received a cashback amount of Rs 25,000 which was a big shock for them. Since then, they started thinking about how powerful is this cashback thing and how they can begin their cashback portal.
Soon they launched their cashback portal in the UK, but the success they got in that business was not more significant than the success they achieved with CashKaro. They realised the potential of this cashback business model in the Indian market and launched their portal in India too with the name of CashKaro. Quickly they started receiving good traffic on their portal and people were using their portal to save some extra bucks while they are shopping online.
CashKaro caught fire; it started growing tremendously. Swati and Rohan began to meeting investors to receive funding for their company and finally, they landed up getting funds from India’s one of the most prominent business tycoon Mr Ratan Tata. They also received Rs 25 crores worth of funding from Kalaari Capital. Now they have a big office with more than a hundred employees, and they are serving millions of online shoppers in India.
Net Worth: Swati Bhargava has a net worth of $2 Million.
Achievements & Awards
Swati Bhargava featured in Fortune India 40 Under 40. She also once nominated among the Top Young Business Women 2016. She received India’s first Digital Women Award. Swati represented India at Blackbox Connect – Female Founders Edition 2015. She also got nominated for the Young Achiever category at the Asian Women of Achievement Awards 2011.
List of Awards-
- Ex Goldman Sachs & LSE.
- Nominated in Top Young Business Women 2016 by CNBC-TV18 – 18 March 2016.
- Nominee for Economic Times Startup Awards – August 2016.
- India’s first digital woman award for the best service provider in the e-commerce industry SheedipalDotTV.
- Nominated for Young Achiever category at Asian Women Achievement Awards 2011 by Cherie Blair 2011 November 2015.
Social Media Profiles
She is very active in social media, and you can find his recent social media posts on her handles.