Rahul Yadav and Broker Network’s rotten foundation

The founder of Housing.com is back with a new venture. This time, there is a murky acquisition involved.

Rahul Yadav is back. It has been seven years since the colourful founder of Housing.com was fired by the company’s board for behaviour “not befitting of a chief executive officer and detrimental to the company”. 

Yadav’s exit, mired in controversy, was one of the most talked-about events in the Indian startup ecosystem and ever since the man has largely stayed away from the public eye. He briefly dabbled in an analytics venture that fizzled out and then joined real estate services firm Anarock Property Consultants as chief technology officer in 2017, marking an end to his life as a startup …


Harveen Ahluwalia

Harveen is a co-founder at The Morning Context, and leads our Internet coverage, overseeing a team of reporters writing on startups and tech. She has previously worked as a media, consumer and tech reporter at The Ken and Mint. At The Morning Context, she writes on startups, venture capital, consumer and media businesses—from e-commerce to healthtech to streaming.

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