Pradeep Chopra CEO of Digital Vidya: Built 0.5M $ Revenue in 2003 using Digital Marketing

Pradeep Chopra & Kapil Nakra, Co-founders of Digital Vidya, India’s largest Digital Marketing training company were batchmates at IIT Delhi. Soon after graduating from IIT Delhi in 1999, they started their 1st venture Whizlabs Software, a PMP & Oracle Certification preparation company in 2000.

Pradeep Chopra CEO of Digital Vidya

They shared an interesting entrepreneurial journey of over 15 years and could survive the 1st dot com bubble. Coming from middle class background, they’d to undergo huge struggle in aligning their family on the decision of leaving a cushy job to be on their own.

When they were struggling for their 1st sale in early 2001, they accidentally discovered the power of SEO to acquire 1st international customer. There hasn’t been looking back for them since then. Within 3 years, they could create a global brand with ~ 0.5M US$ revenue leveraging digital marketing.

Till 2009, they were informally sharing their expertise and experience about digital marketing with other professionals and entrepreneurs. In 2009, they launched digital vidya, an official platform to educate people about the opportunity of digital marketing. Since 2009, over 12,000 professionals representing over 6000 brands from over 25 countries have benefitted through 700+ digital marketing training programs.

I went to Digital Vidya’s office in Delhi and had a very nice conversation about my journey & Pradeep hustling journey too. I decided  to interview Pradeep Chopra, CEO of Digital Vidya and he cleverly answered my tricky questions. If you are someone who’s an entrepreneur or aspire to be one, you would find this interview interestingly and incredibly valuable.

Digital Vidya New Forum for helping Digital Marketers

 Digital Vidya, one of Asia’s leading digital marketing education firms announces the launch of Ask Digital Vidya, an online Digital Marketing Helpline platform. One of the unique advantages of Ask Digital Vidya is the presence of number of digital marketing thought leaders such as Mahesh Murthy (CEO, Pinstorm), Sanjay Mehta (Joint CEO,Mirum India) as Mentors, who are committed to contribute to the growth of digital marketing community by sharing their expertise.

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Jitendra Vaswani
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Jitendra Vaswani is a Digital Marketing Practitioner and renowned international keynote speaker who has embraced the digital nomad lifestyle as he travels around the world. He founded two successful websites, & Digital Marketing Agency DigiExe of which his success stories have expanded to authoring "Inside A Hustler's Brain : In Pursuit of Financial Freedom” (20,000 copies sold worldwide) and contributing to “International Best Selling Author of Growth Hacking Book 2". Jitendra designed workshops for over 10000+ professionals in Digital marketing across continents; with intentions ultimately anchored towards creating an impactable difference by helping people build their dream business online. Jitendra Vaswani is a high-powered investor with an impressive portfolio that includes Imagestation. To learn more about his investments, Find him on Linkedin, Twitter, & Facebook.

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Comments (5)

  1. Its really a pleasure hearing about Pradeep Chopra sir, he is an outstanding businessman and wonderful digital marketer

  2. It is really rare to encounter a professional in whom you can have some faith. In the world these days, nobody truly cares about showing others the best way.

  3. jitendra is one if the best service provider especially for web solution.He’s the one who gets forced to get aid.So he deserves especial thanks for such morality like the list of seo,advertise,marketing etc.

  4. Hi jitendra
    Thanks For interviewing such a talented Digital marketer.
    I had never heard about him before.

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