Scroll.in is an independent news publishing website founded by Samir Patil, Naresh Fernandes, and Jennifer O’Brien in 2014. Before Scroll, Patil founded ACK Media, which owned Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle, which he sold to Future Group.
Who Owns Scroll.in?
Scroll.in is owned by Scroll Media Inc., a company incorporated in Delaware, USA. Scroll Media was founded by Samir Patil in 2014.
The publication was initially funded by the IPS Media Foundation, the New York-based MDIF, and Pierre Omidyar’s Omidyar Network.
Who Founded Scroll.in?
Scroll.in has three founders: Samir Patil, Naresh Fernandes, and Jennifer O’Brien.
Samir Patil is a serial entrepreneur, having sold his earlier businesses to Future Group.
Naresh Fernandes is the former Editor-in-Chief of Time Out India magazine and was associated with The Times of India and The Wall Street Journal before becoming Editor-in-chief of Scroll.in.
Jennifer O’Brien is the former head of business development at the travel startup Trabblr.
How Scroll.in makes money?
Scroll.in generates revenue through mainly three ways:
- Native Advertising
- Donations from readers.
Who is Samir Patil?
Scroll.in is owned by Samir Patil, a entrepreneur who has previously founded ACK Media. Samir Patil is an Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumni and a McKinsey & Company associate.