MEET THE MARKETORDERS TEAM – GOPI GOVIND, Chief Technology Officer

Have you ever wondered who is behind MarketOrders’ success?

At MarketOrders, we believe that the team is critical to a company’s success, which is why we’ve decided to highlight our fantastic talents in this series of blog articles. 

Today, you’ll find out more about Gopi Govind, MarketOrders Chief Technology Officer. 

Background & Education

Gopi comes from the south of India and started his career in Bangalore. 

Technical Consultant & Solution Architect in the IT industry, Gopi graduated in Computer Science from Bharathidasan University. 

He is also involved in charities and is on the board of the London Tamil Sangam, one of the oldest Tamil organisations in UK. This registered charity, established since 1960, is a voluntary and community organisation based in Manor Park in the London Borough of Newham.

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MORE IMPRESSIVE AWARDS FOR MARKETORDERS AND SUKHI JUTLA

Aquisition International has awarded both MarketOrders and its COO Sukhi Jutla respectively as UK & Best Online B2B Platform Development 2019 – UK 2019 as Female Entrepreneur of the Year 2019.

 

MarketOrders – Sukhi Jutla

Female Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 – UK & Best Online B2B Platform Development 2019 – UK

2019

Sukhi Jutla is a multi-award-winning entrepreneur and author. An experienced technology leader she is pioneering the use of new technologies such as blockchain and was the first author in the world to publish a book using blockchain technology. She is regularly asked for expert opinion in the media and is a regular commentator for many publications about the impact of technology and digital disruption. Sukhi is also an advocate for championing more women into tech careers through her volunteer and ambassadorial work with Women of The Future programme amongst others.

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MEET THE MARKETORDERS TEAM – KRYSTIAN OZOG, Chief Customer Care Officer

Have you ever wondered who is behind MarketOrders’ success?

At MarketOrders, we believe that the team is critical to a company’s success, which is why we’ve decided to highlight our fantastic talents in this series of blog articles. 

Today, you’ll find out more about Krystian Ozog, Chief Customer Care Officer, who’s been part of the team since the very beginning of MarketOrders. 

International background

Krys was born and raised in Poland, where his core education took place. 

In 2005, he moved to the UK and started working in construction while pursuing his passion for martial arts at GMMA Academy.

In 2013, Krys decided to focus on becoming a professional fighter and started working for a few digital startups run by Ram Krishnna, his martial arts coach and now CEO of MarketOrders. He also became Managing Director of non profit organisation called “British Sports Youth Trust” as well as Trustee and Volunteer for a number of other charities and community organisations.

His hard work and determination lead him to being a World Champion as well as an asset and an inspiration for MarketOrders.

His MarketOrders journey

As a Chief Customer Care Officer, Krys takes care of the products’ journey as well as MarketOrders customers. He ensures the quality of the products is top level and that they are being delivered directly to our customers safely, securely and on time.

He said: “I make sure that our customers are happy with both the products and our services. I also learn from them, adapt our services to their needs and always look for new ways to improve MarketOrders offering.”

Krys is a strong believer that new technologies have the power to change lives; he gave us his opinion on blockchain technology: “I am amazed and very excited about blockchain technology. I think it is a ground breaking technology that is already changing the world. It is a perfect fit for many industries, especially gold and diamond jewellery. It makes our revolutionary platform even safer and more secure and transparent.”

Part of the team since the very beginning, Krys has evolved and seen evolving MarketOrders through its startup journey, from a concept to an award winning business: “ 

Being a part of MarketOrders from the beginning has been a lifetime experience.

“I have been taking part in all possible operations at different stages of the development.

We’ve got some amazing professionals joining the team for the last couple of years. I think the team effort, enthusiasm and cooperation during our Crowdfunding campaign has built up the team spirit and is the most memorable event to date.”

An endless ambition

Krys is passionate about people, team work skills, work ethic, and attention to details, which he has built through sports and professional experience. He is also open minded and always looking for ways to improve himself and his work. What makes him feel happy is to jump into the unknown and support all kinds of operations that make him challenge himself and grow.

If he’s already reached to top in his sport career, Krys has ambition for this professional career and charity engagement too! Here is where he sees himself in 5 years: “In 5 years time I see myself help developing MarketOrders branches worldwide and help impacting other industries through the use of our technology. 

I see myself taking our GMMA Academy and non for profit organisation British Sports Youth Trust to another levels, opening our own gyms, training, inspiring and helping multiple people who will also join our quest.”

Co-Founders’ opinion

Sukhi Jutla, Co-Founder & COO: “Krys is a core team member having been with us from the start. He has a great can-do entrepreneurial attitude and always finds a way forward. He is an asset to the team and the company.”

Ram Krishnna, Co-Founder & CEO: “Krys is a very dedicated and passionate MarketOrders team member as well as a the greatest martial artist I ever trained. I have known Krys for over 10 years and he is a very hard working man and always looking to learn new things. He is curious, courageous and committed to deliver excellence.

If there is any other words more powerful to replace what I have said then I would replace it with that words. He is certainly an irreplaceable definite asset for me personally, and MarketOrders.”

Krys’ favourite quote

“It takes generosity to discover the whole through others. If you realize you are only a violin, you can open yourself to the world by playing your role in the concert.” Jacques Cousteau.

To get in touch with Krys, add him on LinkedIn now.

Get to know the rest of the team! 

Check out Ram, Sukhi, Gopi, Filip, George, Caroline.

SUKHI JUTLA LISTED AS NR1 AMONGST “TOP 10 FEMALE TECH ENTREPRENEUR TO WATCH IN 2019” BY ABOUT TIME MAGAZINE

AboutTimeMagazine.co.uk introducing: #SheStartedIt100, definitive list of the top 100 women to watch in the UK 2019.

About Time Magazine says: “We need to do more to promote women in tech; according to a study by PwC, only 15% of employees working in STEM roles in the UK are female, with only 5% of leadership positions in tech held by women.”

At MarketOrders.net we are extremely proud to announce that our Co-founder and COO Sukhi Jutla has been listed as nr1 amongst all other great UK female Tech and Media industry entrepreneurs.

1. Sukhi Jutla, MarketOrders

Name: Sukhi Jutla

Age: 35

Profession: Co-Founder and COO of MarketOrders, the jewellery-tech startup that uses blockchain to make gold and diamond jewellery more ethical and transparent.

Her Story: Sukhi Jutla is an award-winning entrepreneur and author of three books. She is the co-founder of MarketOrders, an online B2B platform for the gold and diamond jewellery industry. She is a leading international speaker, influencer and thought leader in tech and a qualified IBM Blockchain Foundation Developer. In April 2018 Sukhi made global headlines when she became the World’s First #1 Bestselling ‘Blockchain’ Author.

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MARKETORDERS AMONGST OTHER 5 OTHER COMPANIES THAT HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULLY OVERFUNDED ON CROWDCUBE.COM – WEEK 23, 2019

Here’s an overview of the businesses that went into overfunding on Crowdcube in the last week.

MarketOrders has been amongst them with impressive achievement of overfunding 92% in just 7 days of being publicly available for investment.

 

MarketOrders

MarketOrders is an award-winning B2B platform that enables independent retail jewellers to buy gold and diamond jewellery directly and seamlessly from international suppliers, giving them access to global designs and assured product quality. The company aims to provide cheaper prices and faster service using innovative technology.

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MARKETORDERS GETS MORE COVERAGE IN THE PRESS FOLLOWING THE LAUNCH ON CROWDCUBE

MarketOrders, which taps blockchain tech to make the jewellery buying process more transparent, has kickstarted its crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube.com.

Aiming to raise a minimum of £400k, the startup plans to use the funding to officially launch its platform. Founded in 2016 by Sukhi Jutla (pictured above) and Ram Krishnna Rao, it is looking to transform the way in which independent retail jewellers purchase gold and diamond products from suppliers.

The venture has been self-funded to-date and will use this first round of external funding to make a number of strategic tech hires, who will primarily focus on developing the platform, which is currently in beta phase. It will also be able to bring onboard a number of international suppliers and invest significantly in marketing.

Rao comments: “Having worked on a number of jewellery ventures in the past, I feel confident that we’ve got a strong business model in MarketOrders. There was a clear gap in the market for an online marketplace that provides independents with superior buying benefits, and we’re excited to roll the platform out to more retailers and suppliers in the coming months.”

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MARKETORDERS CROWDCUBE CAMPAIGN GOES LIVE !!!

MarketOrders, an award-winning B2B marketplace for the gold and diamond jewellery industries, announces it has kickstarted its crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube.com. Aiming to raise a minimum of £400k, the start-up has already reached 90% of its target through private investment before even going public. The company plans to use the funding to officially launch its platform, which will use blockchain technology to make the gold and diamond jewellery buying process more transparent.

Founded in 2016 by Sukhi Jutla and Ram Krishnna Rao, MarketOrders is on a mission to transform the way in which independent retail jewellers purchase gold and diamond products from suppliers. Specifically, MarketOrders uses technology to ensure jewellers can get the products they need faster, cheaper and directly from global suppliers, while cutting out the middle man.

As the first fully end-to-end B2B marketplace for the jewellery industry, MarketOrders is setting its sights high on the power of blockchain technology to weed out bad actors and money from the jewellery supply chain. As demand for gold jewellery continues to grow – in 2018, 48% of gold demand was consumed as jewellery – this will be critical to ensuring greater transparency at an industry level.

Sukhi Jutla, co-founder and COO of MarketOrders, said: “We’re thrilled to be crowdfunding for MarketOrders, and this funding will make a huge difference as we look to expand our exceptional team and invest heavily in updating our platform. We are passionate about supporting independent retail jewellers, and we strongly believe this marketplace will put the power back into their hands.”

Having been self-funded to-date, this first round of external funding will help MarketOrders grow its offer exponentially. The firm plans on making a number of strategic tech hires, who will primarily focus on developing the platform, which is currently in beta phase. The funding will also enable the start-up to bring on board a number of international suppliers and invest significantly in marketing.

The crowdfunding page is available here  with rewards ranging from discounts on products available through the MarketOrders marketplace, to a limited-edition solid gold 22-carat coin and 22ct jewellery set.

Ram Krishnna Rao, co-founder and CEO of MarketOrders, said: “Having worked on a number of jewellery ventures in the past, I feel confident that we’ve got a strong business model in MarketOrders. There was a clear gap in the market for an online marketplace that provides independents with superior buying benefits, and we’re excited to roll the platform out to more retailers and suppliers in the coming months.”

MarketOrders and its founder Sukhi Jutla have already won a number of awards, most recently being named as one of the Top 20 ‘Industry Visionaries’ by Outlier Ventures.

 

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MarketOrders awarded at Digital Enterprise Show in Madrid

Our Co-Founders Ram & Sukhi spent 3 days in Madrid at the Digital Enterprise Show (19-21 May 2019), the must-attend event on digital transformation with 26,342 attendees from over 50 countries.

Here is a summary of what they’ve been up to:

 

DAY 1

  • Radio interview with Spain’s Capital Radio
  • Video interview with DES | Digital Enterprise Show
  • Panel talk on how to get more women into technology
  • Book signing event for Sukhi’s book “Escape The Cubicle: Quit The Job You Hate, Create a Life You Love” where she met with fans and readers
  • Meeting with investors for our crowdfunding campaign

 

DAY 2

  • Sukhi delivered her Keynote talk in the Inspiration Arena called ”MarketOrders: How you can forge a successful career in blockchain technology.”
  • Sukhi & Ram attended the Gala Dinner Awards in the evening to celebrate the European Digital Mindset Awards where MarketOrders picked up the Finalist award for ‘ BEST 2019 DIGITAL DISRUPTOR IN START-UPS’. The Gala was great fun with fantastic entertainment and great food. Thank you, DES!

 

DAY 3

  • Sukhi & Ram spent the day meeting with potential investors as there was a lot of support from people and interest in our crowdfunding campaign.
  • They also attended a number of presentations on blockchain including decentralised ledgers, fintech, asset tokenisation and blockchain within governments. It is clear to see that there are still many possibilities unexplored in the blockchain area and it is good to see these conversations taking place.

 

They look forward to coming back next year!

 

Here is some coverage about the event where you can spot MarketOrders Co-Founders Sukhi and Ram with their awards in the pictures:

MARKETORDERS COO GIVING ADVISE TO TECHACEO SCHOOL FOR ENTREPRENEURS AND BUSINESS OWNERS

MARKETORDERS COO AND CO-FOUNDER SUKHI JUTLA HAS BEEN ONE OF 13 ENTREPRENEURS TO REVEAL HOW THEY USE PUBLIC RELATIONS FOR BUSINESS.

 

#11- Build awareness and attract customers

“As a start-up business, resources and funds are always limited at the beginning so it’s important to leverage PR to get the word out about your brand and business. I use PR to build awareness of my business and to attract investors and customers. I do this by contributing to articles in relevant outlets such as business and tech online and print publications, speaking at conferences, creating Press Releases and sharing them with the local press.

Thanks to Sukhi Jutla, MarketOrders!”

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SUKHI JUTLA OF MARKETORDERS.NET AT “YOUNG WOMEN IN BUSINESS CONFERENCE” IN LONDON

MarketOrders Co-founder and COO Sukhi Jutla will be a chair speaker at “Young Women in Business Conference” taking place in London 30th May 2019

 

Sukhi is an award-winning entrepreneur, author of three books and part of the Mayor of London’s Skills for Londoners Business Partnership. She is the co-founder of MarketOrders, an online B2B platform for the gold and diamond jewellery industry. She is a leading international speaker, influencer and thought leader in tech and a qualified IBM Blockchain Foundation Developer. She is recognised by a number of industry awards including the Asian Women of Achievement Awards, Management Today’s “35 Women Under 35” and named a Top 100 European Digital Pioneer by The Financial Times and Google.

 

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