Dr. Anurag Batra is a serial Entrepreneur and mentor to many successful entrepreneurs. He also an author, TV show host and an angel investor and the founder of the iconic exchange4media group and chairman BW Businessworld group.
Anurag Batra is a serial entrepreneur, media mogul, journalist and lifelong optimist. He holds a B. Tech degree in Computer Sciences before joining the Management Development Institute MDGurugram, one of the leading business schools in India. He is a first-generation entrepreneur, after acquiring the iconic business media and magazine brand BW Business World, a 35-year strong media brand as well as the most respected business publication in the country.
Mr Batra has expanded BW Business World into digital, events, and BW communities, and has launched www. digital market. Asia, a leading digital marketing website, and www.everythingexperiential.com, India’s leading experimental marketing website, and launch BW hotelier in partnership with hotelier international. BW Smart Cities, a 360-degree editorial platform, will be launched in mid-February 2015. Mr Batra is building the BW Businessworld business aggressively.
Anurag Batra also founded the exchange4media group and he serves as the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of exchange4media group which includes exchange4media.com – India’s leading media industry website, PITCH – India’s only Advertising, Marketing and Media Magazine, IMPACT – The Marketing Weekly, Franchisee Plus – Business Opportunity Magazine, Realty Plus – India’s leading monthly real estate magazine and samachar4media.com/ – leading media industry website in Hindi.
The Government of India has also appointed Mr. Batra as the Chairman of the Industrial Committee constituted to formulate a Vocational Training Framework for the Media, Communications and Entertainment Industries.
Anurag is also on the core group of TIE’s (The Indus Entrepreneurs), a special internet group focused on Education and Training. He is also advising the government through his white papers on Internet, Media and Television and their impact on society. He also writes a monthly column on Entrepreneurship, in India’s only Entrepreneurship magazine, Dare. He advises many emerging entrepreneurs and enjoys the reverse mentoring process as he learns from these young entrepreneurs. At BW Businessworld, BW Accelerate is an initiative to provide a structured platform for entrepreneurs to guide and grow.
Anurag Batra, a very self driven person, believes in experiences rather than failures. In his opinion, if one learns from their mistakes and moves forward, failure has no room!