Phanindra Sama

Co-Founder of Kakatiya Sandbox, Co-Founded

Kakathiya sandbox partner Mr. Phanindra Sama Co-founder of Kakatiya Sandbox, Co-Founded

Phani is ranked #3 amongst India's Most Promising Entrepreneurs by Business World. He has been chosen as a Global Shaper 2011 of the World Economic Forum. He was awarded Entrepreneur of the year award under IT, ITES category by ET NOW, the BITSAA 30 under 30 award and Ranked 4 in ‘Impact Digital Power 100’ in India in 2013.

He has also been selected as Endeavor Entrepreneur ( and TiE Entrepreneur ( He was a State ranker in Intermediate examination, Andhra Pradesh Sr. Secondary Board, graduated with distinction from BITS-Pilani, and worked with Texas Instruments (Bangalore) before he co-founded redBus.