Jalandhar youth makes waves in Silicon Valley

Jalandhar youth makes waves in Silicon Valley

Arnav Bathla

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, January 14

Coming as a proud moment for Jalandhar, Arnav Bathla, 21, has been declared as the youngest Indian to build accounting software for digital currency in the US. The young lad, who moved to the US after Class XII, is the founder and CEO of his start-up DAO Front, which is crypto accounting software.

Settled in San Francisco after graduating in economics and business studies, he managed to raise a pre-seed from many top Silicon Valley investors, including ‘Multicoin Capital’ and ‘Lattice Capital’. His father Dr Naresh Bathla is posted as the District Health Officer in the food branch. His mother, Dr Minakshi Bathla, is a psychotherapist and education counsellor running private practice at her place in Ashok Nagar.

The proud parents shared: “The fact that our son’s work has got acknowledged today by major investors of Silicon Valley as one of most innovative professionals brings us a great sense of satisfaction. He was a student at Apeejay School here before moving to United World College, Pune. He remained a winner of the NASA Space Settlement Contest for three times consecutively for his presentation of the Space Settlement Design at International Space Conference by National Space Society.”

They added: “He has worked on some of the most prestigious assignments in the fields of economics, stock marketing and computer science. He has even been accepted into On Deck, a community of ambitious builders. He started by building side projects, one of which became top ranked products on Product Hunt (a space to vote on products). Our son’s unique experience, global perspective, strong academic credentials and record of achievements in the field makes us feel so proud of him.” —

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