Hi there, I'm Sanjay Nediyara!
Currently founder and CEO at Sieve, Inc.
We are building a "Shopify for freelancers". We streamline the process for freelancers and give them every tool to manage their business in one place. Starting from their personal website to requirement collection, communication, agreements, invoicing and payments.
2010 — I lost about 80% of hearing.
2011 — Rejected for jobs because I can’t get on client calls.
2012 — Got a job paying $120 a month to learn and do programming.
2015 — more learning, job, startup.
2016 — Job offer for $120,000 which was rejected and went on to build my own startup.
Key accomplishments :
— Met the honourable President of India as invited for the Festival of Innovation 2017.
— Reach award winner by Eric Weihenmayer foundation.
— Invited by Google to attend their largest developer conference Google IO as their guest.
— Reached over 2+ million people on StackOverflow. Top 4% in the world.
— Studied at Draper University with a full scholarship.
— Wrote a Facebook app while learning which was used by thousands of users every month.
— Developed and shipped over a dozen mobile apps.
— Built a developer community from scratch to over 1000 people working with Google.
— Wrote a resource ebook to help people get started on Android which is read by thousands of people every month in 42 countries.
— Bad attitude, the only disability in life
— Google Developer Group to get a Kochi Chapter : NDTV
— Infosys founder Kris Gopalakrishnan unveiling Startup Village application developed by Sanjay Nediyara
— Women Technmakers by GDG is here to make a mark : The Hindu
— Google Developer Group Initiative : Economic Times
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