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Rakesh Deshmukh
Co-founder and CEO
Akash Dongre
Co-founder and CPO
Sudhir Bangarambandi
Co-founder and CTO

Indus OS is the world’s first regional mobile operating system and commands the 2nd highest market share of the Indian mobile OS market. Its ecosystem in regional languages is helping Indian mobile users come on the internet, discover services and content with ease. It also provides a strong channel for app developers to acquire and engage with hitherto inaccessible customers.

The team has built a simple and intuitive product for regional language user who is either upgrading from a feature phone or changing a smart phone. Deep integration of applications at OS level has enabled increased reach and engagement with a large customer base. With rise in adoption of smartphones pan – India, Indus OS is enabling smart phone manufacturers reach the untapped regional market.

Indus OS was founded by Rakesh Deshmukh, Akash Dongre and Sudhir B in 2013.


Indus OS' vision to empower a billion Indian users with a smartphone ecosystem of their choice has received a huge boost by having JSW Ventures as a new investors. We are extremely excited to have JSW Ventures understand the challenges of start-ups and help entrepreneuers to accelerate the user growth. The JSW Venture's team has continuously provided strategic guidance and on-ground support to help our business reach its true potential. It has been an absolute pleasure to work closely with their team so far, and I look forward to a long and  fruitful association with them as we connect a billion smartphone users.

Rakesh Deshmukh


Indus OS