The Founder & Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Square Yards, Kanika Gupta Shori, has won a massive global honor in recent times. She has been included among Asia’s 100 Women Power Leaders 2023. She has been a game-changer behind Square Yards’ rapid evolution and growth towards becoming a dominant player in the proptech space, not just in India, but also worldwide.
Kanika Gupta Shori has successfully steered Square Yards towards creating a revolutionary industry ecosystem. The company has already achieved USD$3 billion in GTV (gross transaction value) along with USD$84 million in annualized revenue rate and more than 8 million monthly website visits. This is a major feat for the brand which now has a footprint in 100+ cities and 9 countries worldwide. Its journey and the accomplishments of its illustrious Founder and COO have been extensively covered in diverse publications like Hurun India Future Unicorn Report 2022 and ET India’s Growth Champions.
Kanika Gupta Shori’s remarkable and visionary leadership is vindicated by Square Yards’ dedicated team of more than 8,000 skilled professionals worldwide. An alumna of the prestigious Wharton School of Business, she has had a notable journey in banking previously along with foraying into entrepreneurship with event management and entertainment. Her proptech journey has been spectacular, characterized by her visionary leadership and dynamic approach which have been instrumental in driving Square Yards towards newer heights.
She has been recognized by leading publications like The Economic Times and Business World, while having won laurels like the Business World 40 under 40 Young Achievers and Innovators (2020), Woman Entrepreneur of the Year (Woman Empowerment Summit), and the prestigious Exceptional Women of Excellence by WEF.
A multi-talented and multi-dimensional personality, Kanika Gupta Shori has passions extending beyond the boardroom. She has travelled across 45+ countries and 6 continents while being a skilled dancer who is well-versed with styles like Tango, Salsa, Zumba, Kathak, and other modern dance forms. She is an inspiration who has successfully made a mark in an industry that has conventionally been male-dominated.
Square Yards is a technology-enabled, global real estate aggregator and India’s largest player for primary residential real estate. It’s subsidiary Square Capital is one of the largest marketplace for secured mortgages in India. Square Yards platform offers an integrated consumer experience & covers the full real-estate journey from search, discovery to research, transactions, home loans and post-sales service – fully integrating buyers to an extensive network of 500+ partner real estate developers, and 90+ banks & NBFCs. Square Yards is led by accomplished professionals, ex-bankers, and Ivy school alumni and is backed by the competence of more than 2500 employees in 30 cities and ten countries.