Vipul Kant Upadhyay founded www.merinews.com, which is India’s very first, and till date largest Citizen generated open news source platform. Merinews has pioneered the very Citizen Journalism concept, for relevant and actual stories, and its model has currently become quite popular in the wake of Merinews’ success.

Vipul Kant Upadhyay


A notable entrepreneur, business leader, strategist, visionary and mentor, Mr. Vipul Kant Upadhyay is all of these things and more. His hands-on approach and expertise in Indo-Japanese relations are indicating a new wind of business prosperity and unparalleled growth everywhere. Throughout the length of his 20 years ofexperience across Corporate Sectors ofIT & Software services, Human Resource, Training & Skill Development, E-commerce and other online services, he has busied himself- constructing, designing, processing, strategizing and advising different business functions whose boundaries often cross into one another. His activities and influence has spread all over the globe, especially in India, Japan, Europe and the United States. Mr. Upadhyay also has had connections with many corporate giants from Japan, including Sojitz Corporation (formerly NISSO IWAI), Mitsui Group, NEC Group, Pasona Inc., Nikko Cordial Group etc. Regularly associated with many departments and organizations affiliated with governments of both India and Japan, he has been a very prominent member of such historically recognized bodies as ‘Japan Global Partnership Summit’ and ‘India Center Foundation’.

Mr. Upadhyay’s oratory skills are truly legendary, which has been instrumental in the successes of such forums as the OCED SME Conference in Tokyo, FIEO Seminar in Delhi, AMIC Annual Conferences in Manila & Brisbane respectively, and many more.

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