How an Indian-origin CEO pulled off the Improbable and broke into UK’s unicorn club.
Until recently, whenever Herman Narula, co-founder and CEO of virtual reality startup Improbable, joked that he wanted to “build the Matrix”, industry watchers mostly said he had a good sense of humor.
That changed last week, with Improbable pulling off a remarkable feat. Following Japanese Internet and telecom conglomerate SoftBank’s $502-million mega investment, the five-year-old tech simulation company has entered the UK unicorn club, joining names like Skyscanner and Transferwise. A unicorn is a startup valued at more than a billion dollars.
And there is a more than a fair chance we will witness Narula recount his amazing success story at a startup conference in Bangalore or Delhi—after all he is of Indian origin.
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