Episode 18: Building a technology startup with over 15 million users – Ankit Prasad

Ankit Prasad is one of the founders and the CEO of Bobble Keyboard and is in Forbes’ Asia 30 Under 30 class of 2018. At the age of 6, Ankit wrote his first program and by the age of 16, he had made his first technology startup profitable. Ankit is the founder of Bobble Keyboard, the world’s most viral keyboard app with over 15 million users. In Episode 18, Ashley and he speak about future technologies and how different it is in Asia.

Podcast highlights:
T12:45 What is the Bobble keyboard?

T28:00 Does Ankit think Asia is a bit more narcissistic in social media? Will places like Europe or Latin America also hop on that bandwagon or is it something that is unique or heavily used in Asia?

T49:15 Right now, so many companies out there are obsessed with data to feed future AI machines. In Ankit’s view, what is the appropriate way to use data?