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About Sportskeeda

Sportskeeda - For the hardcore sports fan

Fans don't just follow the sport, they feel it. We're one of you, and we strive to keep you on top of every possible sports trend by creating engaging and insightful content at lightning-quick speed. Established in 2009, Sportskeeda is a global sports content platform that covers the world's biggest sports and esports subjects and serves over 100 Million fans every month. Our passionate team comprises top journalists from around the world who produce hundreds of well-researched content pieces on a daily basis.

We are a Great Place to Work certified organization, with employees and contributors working from various corners of the globe.

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Our Editorial process and standards

Our aim is to be Factual. Precise. Unbiased. Engaging.
We strive to maintain the highest standards of journalistic integrity in all forms of news and content we create for you, read more about our editorial process

We are 100% Remote Organisation

While we work remotely with our dynamic team spread all across the globe, we also sometimes work from our new state-of-the-art office in Bangalore.

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Work hard, play harder

Our mantra for team catchups.
Now that's what we call #CareerGoals

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The Sportskeeda Story

It all started over a decade ago with the vision of promoting more global sports in India.

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2009 to 2012

  • Founder Porush Jain launches Sportskeeda with his college mates and a handful of writers
  • Seed funding from early investors who shared the same vision

2013 to 2015

  • Acceleration leads to hardships and financial instability
  • Edging close to the runway, Sportskeeda emerges unscathed and turns profitable
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2016 to 2018

  • Building and growing faster, foray into 15+ international sports news and content
  • Key strategic shift from contributor led to a thorough journalism led platform, change in the entire process of bringing quality sports content for the fans

2019 to 2022

  • Another believer in the vision, Nazara Technologies acquires 63% stake in Sportskeeda for 6.5 Million USD
  • The pandemic hits, sports tournaments and the entire ecosystem is disturbed, Sportskeeda continues to remain strong and build a strong eSports and Gaming presence. No.1 in India.
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Our Leadership Team

Porush Jain
Porush Jain
Founder & CEO
In 2009, at the age of 24, Porush Jain combined his two major passions – sports and entrepreneurship - to create Sportskeeda and disrupt the Sports Media Industry. The then blog and now major website attracts over 60 million monthly users from all over the globe. Along the way, Porush has learned, understood and delivered in various roles - from content management to coding, and from product strategy to marketing & sales. A restless bundle of energy, Porush is not satisfied with what he has achieved so far. He aims to make Sportskeeda the No. 1 sports media brand in the entire world. Hailing from Noida, Porush is a mechatronics engineering graduate and an MBA in Marketing from SIBM. He is married and currently based in Bengaluru.
Ajay Pratap Singh
Ajay Pratap Singh
COO
'Troubleshooter' and 'go-getter' were a couple of the names that Ajay’s colleagues in organizations like Tally Solutions, SuperProfs, and Dainik Bhaskar gave him. With almost a decade of experience in the corporate world, Ajay has donned multiple hats to manage and grow verticals like Sales, Marketing, Operations, and HR. Now working with the highly energetic Sportskeeda team, Ajay is on a mission to make Sportskeeda the No. 1 sports website in the world. Hailing from the heart of the country, Bhopal, Ajay is a BTech graduate in IT and holds an MBA in Marketing from IBS, Hyderabad. He is married and has a 5-year-old son, and is also based in Bengaluru
Sankalp Sharma
Sankalp Sharma
CTO
​​Sankalp has spent over a decade managing technology to align and scale it for both large & small businesses. His experience is spread across telecommunication, infrastructure & IT, banking, food tech and online media. Sankalp's biggest passion is peeling off layer after layer of the problems that businesses face, ultimately cracking them open with common sense and technology (in that order). Brought up in the beautiful hills of Nainital, Sankalp did his undergrad in Computer Engineering from Pantnagar University. He threw himself into freelance technology consulting right out of the college dorm. Sankalp worked with companies of several shapes and sizes, often as a consultant, before arriving and finding a niche at Sportskeeda. He is currently based in Bengaluru, with a wife and a daughter.

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