Rajen is a serial entrepreneur, investor, board director and philanthropist.
He is the Founder and Chairman of Endy, Canada’s leading online mattress brand which was recently acquired by Sleep Country in one of the largest e-commerce transactions ever in Canada. Rajen was also Co-Founder of Groupon via acquisition of his European based company Citydeal, which at the time was called the “Fastest Growing Company in the World” by Forbes Magazine. He helped take Groupon public via IPO, and also founded and built their multi-billion dollar e-commerce arm, Groupon Goods.
Rajen has had multiple exits and successes in his other ventures and investments, including as an early investor in Snap and Twitter. He also was the lead investor in Cedar Juice, which was acquired by Greenspace Brands. Rajen serves as a board member of Clearbanc and was an early advisor to Classpass and The Honest Company.
In the media, Rajen’s work has been profiled in the Financial Times, Forbes, CNN, The Globe and Mail, and BBC. In 2017, he was interviewed in a 1-to-1 sit down with Larry King, profiling his journey as an entrepreneur.
Through his philanthropic work, The Priya and Rajen Ruparell Foundation is a contributor to education, the arts, women empowerment initiatives and needs of low-income children.