Kartik Hosanagar, BITS Pilani alumnus and currently an assistant
professor of Operations and Information
Management at Wharton
Business School, cofounded Natpal Inc with a couple of Wharton
undergrads in late 2005. Natpal Inc
http://www.natpal.com/provides a platform
for local businesses to manage and generate leads online and
encourages them to move their advertising dollars to the Internet.
Kartik helped develop the data-driven analytics that allows them to
participate in ad auctions run by Google, Yahoo and others.
Last fall they
closed their Series A round of financing. Bessemer Venture Partners
are their Series A investor. Natpal is looking forward to growing
their 150+ customer base and expect the next several months to be
exciting on several fronts