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This entrepreneur's sleep-tech firm became a Rs 2,000 cr brand amid Covid

His business has accelerated three-fold as people work from home during the pandemic and are investing in their health

Chaitanya Ramalingegowda, Co-founder & Director, Wakefit.co
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Chaitanya Ramalingegowda, Co-founder & Director, Wakefit.co

Peerzada Abrar Bengaluru
Chaitanya Ramalingegowda’s job is to ensure that people sleep peacefully through his sleep-technology and mattress brand Wakefit.co. But as a founder, it has been a constant struggle for him to be able to get the daily 9-hour sleep. After the Covid-19 outbreak last year, followed by pandemic-related restrictions, he had to double down on everything to ensure the business remained afloat. His efforts paid off. The coronavirus pandemic has now accelerated his business three-fold as people work from home and are investing in their health. This is also because people have been impacted by stress, health risks, and career turbulences

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First Published: Feb 16 2021 | 6:08 PM IST

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