One of India’s leading higher education start-up, Sunstone has announced the elevation of Ankur Jain as its new Co-Founder. In Feb 2021, he was appointed as the Chief Business Officer (CBO) at Sunstone.
The company with a presence across 35+ cities Sunstone announces Ankur Jain as its Co-founderin 50+ institutions now and is headed by three founders: Ashish Munjal (Co-founder and CEO), Piyush Nangru (Co-founder and COO) and Ankur Jain (Co-founder and CBO).
With a vision to tap into 100 cities pan-India, Jain would be spearheading further growth for the company and would be focusing on expanding Sunstone’s offering in tech programs at an undergraduate level. An alumnus of NIT Surat and IMT Ghaziabad, Jain has been a believer of holistic education and has been instrumental in driving the vision of Sunstone ahead.
Ankur has always had an inclination toward startups and has previously worked with Your Story and is the founder of Hostel Fund. His expertise in business planning, strategy, sales and marketing over a lucrative career span of 15 years makes him an ideal fit for taking charge of Sunstone’s growth and expansion.
“We congratulate Ankur for this well-deserved role and extend our support and faith. At Sunstone, we believe in promoting a culture where people are at the center of the organization and acknowledge those who bring value. Ankur has been at the forefront of 10x growth for the company and his unique vision has always brought something new to the table. We at Sunstone are a group of focused and passionate individuals and each one of us is driven by making Sunstone the most credible and preferred higher education brand in the country. We are certain that with Ankur as the third Co-founder, Sunstone will be able to attain new heights”, Speaking on this elevation,said Ashish Munjal, Co-Founder and CEO, Sunstone.
“I am elated with this opportunity and the faith that Sunstone has put in me and excited to play a catalytic role in crafting a path-breaking story of success for the brand. I look forward to achieving new heights for Sunstone by maintaining the quality of our network campuses, the partnerships we are getting into and by ensuring that all students who have put their trust in us are provided with what we promise, and create a future-ready workforce”., Speaking on his new role, said Ankur Jain.
Founded by Ashish Munjal and Piyush Nangru in the year 2019, Sunstone has recently raised $35M in Series C led by Westbridge Capital and the fresh capital will be used to expand into new programs and new markets.