Bootstrap to billions: Building a global startup, with Divyank Turakhia

This coming Thursday, Divyank Turakhia, founder of Media.net will be speaking about “Bootstrap to Billions: Building a Global Startup” with Abby Ellin from The New York Times. Divyank Turakhia is speaking on May 18, 2017 in Hoboken, NJ at the Propelify Innovation Festival,  where more than 8,000 innovators from across the Northeast unite for a […]

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Chinese regulators approved billion dollar Media.net deal

The Chinese government’s regulatory committee approved the acquisition of Media.net by China’s Miteno group. Media.net was acquired after the Turakhia brothers reached out to Chinese investors for their platform. China imposes strict regulations on how foreign businesses operate in China, and China’s government ensures that it has technical insight of any such deals. Media.net founder, […]

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Divyank Turakhia and brother Bhavin Turakhia on the cover of Forbes magazine

It’s one successful media appearance after the other, for brothers Divyank Turakhia and Bhavin Turakhia. The Media.net founders have a long history of breaking new ground, appearing on major mainstream publications, in articles and covers. After appearing on the Entrepreneur magazine’s cover, the Turakhia Bros are now on the Indian edition of Forbes! The associated […]

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Divyank Turakhia discusses online advertising businesses

Domain investor and serial entrepreneur, Divyank Turakhia, and his brother Bhavin Turakhia have dominated the business news in India, recently. Their $900 million sale of advertising network, Media.net, to Chinese investors, gave the Turakhia brothers even more publicity. Recently, they were featured on the cover of Entrepreneur magazine, and Bhavin shared news about his Flock […]

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Turakhia brothers are featured in the Entrepreneur magazine!

Following on their recent sale of Media.net for almost one billion dollars, the Turakhia brothers, Divyank Turakhia and Bhavin Turakhia, attained a new summit. September’s edition of the Entrepreneur magazine features the brothers on its cover, and main article. Titled “The Bootstrapped Billionaires,” the Entrepreneur magazine article’s covers the Media.net sale and provides the following […]

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Divyank Turakhia on Media.net sale : Why we sold to a Chinese group

The recent sale of Media.net and its business by the Turakhia brothers, for $900 million dollars, arrived as a shock on a busy Monday. Co-founder, Divyank Turakhia might have a hard to pronounce name, but that did not stop the enterprising 35 year old from building a media empire – on a .net domain, no […]

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Invest in India : Divyank Turakhia on Bloomberg TV

Divyank Turakhia, founder and CEO of Media.net, appeared on the US Edition of “Invest in India” and Bloomberg TV. Along with Shafi Saxena, Chief Brand Officer at News Republic, they are discussing the changing face of media, and the Indian Prime Minister’s visit to the Silicon Valley. Turakhia gives a very educating interview that sheds […]

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Divyank Turakhia jumps from edge of Space, breaks record

Google executive Alan Eustace beat Felix Baumgartner’s skydiving record two days ago, but it didn’t last too long. Indian domain entrepreneur, Divyank Turakhia broke Eustace’s record this morning, performing a breath-taking jump from the edge of space. The new altitude record for a free-falling person now stands at 151,822 feet, or 46.2753 kilometers. “It was […]

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Media.net founder Divyank Turakhia learned how to pilot helicopters in a week!

A new article in the economic section of The Times of India describes Divyank Turakhia‘s passion for flying airplanes and helicopters. The founder of Directi and Media.net has a passion for flying which materialized in 2008, when he bought a Cessna172 plane and learned how to fly for that very reason: “I didn’t know how […]

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Turakhia Brothers ready to buy back 100% stake in Media.net

Directi UAE is a business consortium owned by the Turakhia brothers, Divyank and Bhavin. The company currently owns two thirds of Media.net, with the remainder managed by another investor on-board, London-based Ashmore Investment Management. According to The Times of India, Media.net, which manages over $200 million dollars in annual revenue is the only venture started […]

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Divyank Turakhia: How to remember the hardest names in Domaining

Some domainers have nearly unpronounceable names, and when you first meet them at a domain conference you might take a second look at their business cards. Memorizing these difficult names can be made easier though, if one utilizes a series of tricks that involve visualization. Let’s take, for example, domain investor and entrepreneur, Divyank Turakhia. […]

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Blast from the Domainer past: Skenzo, DNZoom and Moniker at TRAFFIC

It’s strange what one finds while opening some old boxes in the garage 😀 Accidentally, we opened a box of memorabilia from previous domain conferences; this particular one was from TRAFFIC 2008 in Orlando, Florida. It was a great experience! Some great people attended the conference, among which Monte Cahn, founder and then still CEO […]

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