Wednesday, Aug 17, 2022

Designing A Growth Strategy

Designing A Growth Strategy Photo by Jitender Gupta

Gita Ramanan, 35, Co-Founder & CEO Design Cafe

  • Base Bangalore
  • Initial capital Rs 1 crore
  • Total funding $35mn
  • 2018 order booking Rs 60 crore
  • Employees 700
  • Clients/Projects Over 5,000


When 22-year-old architect Gita Ramanan stepped into a meeting room one afternoon to make a presentation to 18 men seated around the table, she was asked: “When is your boss coming?” Having recently been selected from among 150 entrants for a competition to design a complex of 800 apartments, she gently broke it to them that she was in charge.