Pranav Divakar - Guerrilla Marketer & Growth Hacker

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Pranav Divakar

Head of International Marketing

The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.

Hello, I'm a passionate Marketer & an Entrepreneur from Bangalore, India. I hold a degree in Bachelor of Business Management from Bangalore University.

I love Growth hacking and experiment with new ideas, enjoy building side-projects. I currently work at and Head the International Marketing, focused on Go-To-Market Strategy & Execution in North America & South East Asia. The latest side project I was working on was a Snapchat Channel called StartupJourney, Where each day a Founder, a Investor or a Startup takesover the Snapchat account & share their Success and Failure stories in the Startup World. They also share tips & hacks for building a Startup.
Also check out Funded Pitch Decks for a curated list of funded pitch decks.

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  • Birthdate : 30/09/1993
  • Phone : +91 990-1111-896
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Website :
  • Address : Bangalore, India.








Entrepreneurial Mindset

Give me anything and everything, If I will own it, I won't rest until it gets done.


Strategic Planning is something I love to do. Doing harder things and accomplishing them gives me a high.


It’s not done, Until it ships! The feeling of a greatly executed plan gives me more happiness than the plan itself.

My Experience

My Skills



It's not done, Until it ships.


Digital Marketing

The Story is what's going to get people excited.


Growth Hacking

Experiment driven marketing.



Long Days and Pleasant Nights.



The thrill in moving things at break neck speeds - Incomparable.


Smart Work

You don't get paid for Hard Work, You get paid for Smart Thinking.

  • Creative 90%
  • Leadership 95%
  • Communication 90%
  • Go-To-Market 95%
  • Team Sports 99%
  • Networking 60%

I am available for Consulting

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My Resume

  • Present
  • Locus

    Head of International Marketing

    I currently Head the International Marketing efforts focused on Go-To-Market Strategy & Execution in North America & South East Asia.

    Nov 2017 to Present
  • StartupJourney

    Chief Hustler

    Cooking food, cleaning vessles, washing clothes, mopping floors! Anything & Everything from Conceptualisation to Execution! Snapchat is the new TV!

    JULY 2016 to MAR 2017
  • Vaultedge

    Chief Marketer

    Helped in the launch of the product on ProductHunt, responsibe for gaining 900+ upvotes & 130+ comments.

    SEP 2016 to NOV 2016
  • INK talks

    Youth Programs Manager

    Everything related to planning & execution of Youth Centric Programs at INK. One of the always happy places :)

    SEP 2014 to JAN 2016
  • Start-up Leadership


    Selected among the top 25 over hundreds of Entrepreneurs of Bangalore. An interactive 6 month program, where learning is exclusively through co-fellows and experienced Entrepreneurs of the Industry.

    SEP 2014 to MAY 2016
  • Spoonful

    Co-Founder - Business Head

    We are building an automatic assistive feeder for disabled with limited motor functions. We are developing methods to provide assistive technology at affordable cost. I look after the various fund-raising and partnership with NGO’s and other Government agencies.

    JUNE 2014 to Present
  • TEDx [email protected]

    Head of Marketing & Strategic Planning

    As the name suggests, We organised a TEDx event exclusively for the Youth of Bangalore. We brought in exceptional speakers who have done some awesome stuff while in their teenage. I primarily took care of Strategic Partnerships and Marketing for the event targeting the young college crowd of Bangalore.

    JUNE 2014 to DEC 2014
  • Education
  • Bachelor of Business Management

    Acharya Institutes

    I specialised in Human Resource Management, During my final year, I did a project on the perception of a students during a 4 year course .

    2011 - 2014
  • MIT - Global Start-up Labs

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    A 6 week long program with some of the best entrepreneurial students from across India. With an acceptance rate less than 5%. The Program consisted of rigorous hands-on training in building a start-up from scratch.


My Testimonials

What my Recommender's Say

"Dynamic, Diligent and one who is bursting with ideas, defines Pranav. I have known Pranav professionally for more than a year now and he has always believed in suggesting new innovative ideas specially in outreach and digital media strategies. He can work independently and is able to follow through to ensure the job gets done and is an excellent asset to my team. Pranav is also quick enough to volunteer to assist in any other company operations, as well. It was a pleasure working with him "

Swetha Suresh

Program Manager @INK talks

"It's a great pleasure to work with Pranav, he brings great value to the team which he is working with. An efficient manager and humble gentleman to be with."."

Nischay C

Co-Founder @Party Mantra

"Pranav sports an outgoing personality, and keeps a high morale in the team. He is well suited for customer/client facing initiatives."

Nishith Rastogi

CEO @RideSafe

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My FunFacts

  1. Tennis

    I have represented India in Junior International Tournaments & represented Karnataka in more than 100 national level tournaments. It's the most passionate I have ever been towards a sport.

  2. Basket Ball

    Played Basket Ball at state level meets in school & was awarded the Best Player twice. I was also the Captain of the "Yellow" House, where we won most sporting events in school & was the best performing team.

  3. Karate

    I have learnt Karate for more than 8 years and now being a Black Belt, I indeed have broken some bones ;).

  4. Solo Trips

    I went on a month long backpacking trip in Indonesia exloring the country & culture bit by bit. It was one of the most exhilarating experiences have had!

  5. Dog Lover

    I live with a Saint Bernard, which is the laziest yet the most adorable pet in the world! The love it shows is incomparable to anything else in life.

Get in touch

Bangalore, India
[email protected]
+91 990-1111-896

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