Chidananda M R is an Indian Internet entrepreneur who co-founded and is CEO of Infiya, a e Magazine which lets users can write and read articles for free.
Life and career
Chidananda M R was raised in cities of Bangalore and Tumkur, Karnataka, India. His parents, Ranganathappa and Gunamma, are Farmers. He is married to Chaitra B G in 2011, he has a son Hemanth Raj. In 2006, Chidanand attended BMS Institute of Technology (BMSIT) in Bangalore. I dropped out my study to become Actor and to start my own IT company.
Prior to Infiya, Chidanand started blogging with his friend Lokesh M E in 2007. After getting some significant money from Google Adsense Program, He founded Infiya Technologies Pvt Ltd and Avatar Babaji Foundation(ABF) with my life partner and Business Partner Chaitra. However, Infiya saw a low user base and very little engagement in its early stages. Chidanand said the prospect of telling people he failed was too embarrassing so he and Chaitra continued to tinker and improve the site. Today, Infiya claims over 1 million online visitors per month.