Mumbai: India’s digital platform for live entertainment artists on-demand, Live101 announces a new addition to its board of directors – Laqshya Event Capital and EVENTFAQS founder – Deepak Choudhary. 41-year-old Choudhary comes armed with over 19 years of experience in the events industry and his company, Laqshya Event Capital has successfully helmed some of India’s biggest IPs.
Founded in 2017, Live101 is India’s premier, tech-based, on-demand live entertainment platform, that provides artists anywhere, anytime. The artist aggregation service is one of the fastest-growing and largest tech platforms for live artists in India. The digital-only platform was founded with the aim of eliminating middlemen when it comes to hiring artists for live events. It aims at supporting local artists as well as provide entertainers for live-at-home and outdoor events. The tech-enabled platform is hardcoded to provide artist options based on several preferences such as genre, location and price, across India. One can also preview artist past performances to get the best options. This service is enabled across 40 cities in India. Due to its vast database, it can also provide artists in remote locations outside tier 2 and tier 3 cities. Additionally, the platform’s secure payment feature further helps customers to have a hassle-free experience.
So far Live101 has connected and managed over 15,000+ entertainers across the country. Ever since its inception, the company has fueled India’s live music culture and popularized it across the events landscape.
Deepak Choudhary made a foray into the events industry back when it was in its infancy in the early 2000s; he founded an Event Management school and from there on he never looked back. From education and the F&B businesses to founding Event Capital and EVENTFAQS, and even co-authoring his first-ever book on the Indian live events space ‘Staged’, Deepak Choudhary dons many hats.
Talking about the latest addition to the company’s senior leadership team, Sachin Bhandari, Co-Founder and Director of Live101 said, “We are thrilled to have Deepak join us. His company, Event Capital has become India’s leading live event intellectual property rights company. His extensive experience and expertise in the events industry coupled with his experience as a serial entrepreneur in the F&B and event media space, is sure to add immense value to Live101’s future. We look forward to Deepak becoming a part of the Live101 family”
Elaborating on his new appointment, Deepak Choudhary, Founder and Director, Laqshya Event Capital and EVENTFAQS said, “I am extremely humbled to be joining Live101 as a director. Their journey as a company in the entertainment space has been anything but ordinary because they have helped hundreds of artists to connect and explore opportunities to showcase their work. I am eagerly looking forward to my time at Live101 and I hope I can contribute to their ongoing growth story.”
Brothers Harmeet Singh and Manmeet Singh, who are also Co-founders and Directors at Live101, said “Deepak comes armed with decades of experience in the events space and we’re pleased to have him onboard. We’re sure that Live101 will benefit from his depth of knowledge and vast skill set that he has honed over the years as an event industry expert.”