Unfortunately only 45.9% of the Indian youth are seen as employable*

For the past few years, India has witnessed an ever-increasing employability gap. *As per the 2021 India Skills Report, only 45.9% of the Indian youth are seen as employable. Although there is no dearth of B-schools offering management courses at subsidised rates, the employability of Indian youth continues to decrease.

The cat-and-mouse chase for a respectable degree and high scores has inhibited institutions from providing industry-oriented education, thus rendering students unable to secure their dream jobs. This is where Sunstone steps in with #EducationThatWorks.

In the pursuit of taking accountability for students’ careers, two serial entrepreneurs Ashish Munjal and Piyush Nangru decided to lay the foundation of Sunstone. Directing all amenities and infrastructure toward getting students placed in their dream-jobs, Sunstone has been providing 100% placement assistance to the students across 40+ leading institutes in 30+ cities pan India.

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Our founders

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With a great appetite for startups, Ashish is currently the Co-Founder and CEO of Sunstone. Earlier, he was the Co-Founder at Crownit where he headed Consumer and Business growth. An MBA from IMT Ghaziabad and a CFA from the USA, Ashish has diverse experience in various roles with Bank of America and handled Sales and Operations at Knowlarity.

Piyush

With a passion for startups, Piyush is currently the Co-Founder and COO at Sunstone. Piyush joined Crownit as a founding member and headed the marketing and business development aspect of the business. An engineer from NSIT and an MBA from IMT Ghaziabad, Piyush started his venture in the Cultural Tourism space.

Ankur

Ankur’s exposure to the education industry makes him an ideal fit for taking charge of Sunstone’s growth and expansion as a Chief Business Officer. More than 12 years of demonstrated expertise in Sales, Marketing and Business Development, he has previously worked with Amazon, Airtel and YourStory and is the founder of HostelFund.

Vipin Jain

Vipin is a seasoned executive with digital, internet, and mobile product development and management experience in world-class organisations such as Yahoo Inc and Oracle. An alumni of IIT Bombay, Vipin also holds a Master’s in Computer Science from the University of Cincinnati.