Chingari, answers to TikTok, Bill Gates-adoring CEO Sumit Ghosh


Since online social networks have become integral to everyday life, year after year new platforms have emerged, each aiming to be the next big thing. Stand-outs rise in popularity, vying for users’ attention and activity and even contending with heavyweights such as Facebook, Instagram and TikTok, while the less successful eventually fade into obscurity.

Chingari, a short video sharing mobile app developed in India, is well-positioned to be the next tech success story, with a sudden influx of more than 15 million new user downloads after TikTok was banned by the Indian government.

Ghosh is the first person who would label himself a geek – it’s right there on his Facebook bio. It’s also clear from his background and work experience that he’s always been a tech junkie and lover of software engineering and computing.

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