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Gurbaksh Singh Chahal
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Why 90% of Entrepreneurs Fail?
Most entrepreneurs start off with a dream. But nine out of ten quickly discover that you need more than an idea and the simple wish to “make it big.” The failure rate is staggering because most people don’t grasp some essential truths. Since starting my first business in my bedroom at the age of sixteen …
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The Chahal Foundation was founded on July 17th, 2014 with a mission to create a meaningful global impact in the lives of those less fortunate and yet...
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Monday Morning Inspiration. Be true to yourself. Never quit. Never give in. Read more at: http://chah.al/never
Be authentic. Be the person you were born to be. Don’t waiver. Don’t get cajoled into wandering off the righteous path in your life journey because of short-term temptations and inducements. Stay on course. Be true to yourself. You came into this world as a unique original. There was no-one else like you. From your …
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8 Ways of Treating Struggle as Your Pathway to Success. Read more at: http://chah.al/struggle
“There are two things you can count on certain in life are death and taxes,” but I think some of us, based on our own struggles, can challenge that notion. We all are forced to deal with pain led by adversities that sometimes are due to our poor judgments and other times not. Although we may …
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Gravity4 ranked #1 in 2015 as the Top Acquirer in the Internet Sector in the PrivCo Private Tech Co. M&A Report.
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Congrats Kevin Huang, on a great interview on Bloomberg Television today!
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One of the rarest things in life that defines everything…Love. Read more at: http://chah.al/rare
Love is patient, is kind, does not envy, does not boast, is not proud, does not dishonor others, is not self-seeking, is not easily angered, keeps no record of wrongs, does no delight in evil, rejoices with the truth, always protects, always trusts, always hopes, and always perseveres. In life, if you get to experience …
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"Confidence comes naturally with success, but success only comes to those who are confident." Read more at: http://chah.al/confidence
Do you ever doubt yourself? Worry that you’re just not good enough? Fearful that you’re not going to be able to achieve a certain task…or that you won’t perform as well as others? Do you second-guess a decision you’ve made? Go to sleep worrying about your abilities and wake up worrying about your abilities? Self-doubt …
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Nice to end the week, by sharing PrivCo's 2015 Top Acquirer Report, listing Gravity4 as #5 Top Acquirer based on total number of acquisitions. How many will be in store for us in 2016? http://chah.al/privco
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Gurbaksh Singh Chahal has conquered every pinnacle a heartfelt individual dreams of. Mr. Singh has been a celebrated Entrepreneur, acclaimed Writer and an influential name...
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Gravity4 ranked #1 as the top acquirer in the Internet sector in the PrivCo Private Tech Co. M&A Report http://bit.ly/1Uf0WxJ #MandA
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21 Things to Wake Up to and Remind Yourself of Purpose. http://chah.al/21things
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Work
Occupation
Chairman & CEO
Employment
  • Gravity4
    Chairman, Founder & CEO, 2014 - present
  • RadiumOne, Inc.
    Chairman & CEO, 2009 - 2014
  • BlueLithium
    Founder & CEO, 2004 - 2007
  • ValueClick
    President, ClickAgents, 2000 - 2001
  • Clickagents Inc
    Founder & CEO, 1999 - 2000
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Currently
San Francisco, CA
Previously
Tarn Taran, Punjab, India - San Jose, CA
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Die Hard Entrepreneur. Founder of ClickAgents (VCLK), BlueLithium (YHOO), and now RadiumOne.
Introduction
Founder of ClickAgents

At the age of 16, Gurbaksh dropped out of high school to pursue his dream as an entrepreneur and started his first company, ClickAgents. It was one of the first ad networks focused around performance based advertising.

18 months later, ClickAgents was acquired for $40 million by ValueClick (now called, Conversant Media).


In January 2004, Gurbaksh founded his second company, BlueLithium. This time, with an insight into sophisticated new ways that data, optimization and analytics could help web advertisers with behavioral targeting.
Founder of BlueLithium

BlueLithium was named one of the “Top 100 Private Companies in America” for three years in a row by AlwaysOn. In 2006, it joined Google, Skype and Salesforce.com in being named Innovator of the Year.

In 2007, Yahoo acquired BlueLithium for $300 million in cash.


In September 2009, Gurbaksh founded his third online ad company,
 RadiumOne. RadiumOne built intelligent software that automates media buying, making big data actionable for marketers and connects them to their next customer.Founder of RadiumOne
On July 17th, 2014, Gurbaksh launched
 Gravity4, his fourth venture in online advertising. Software has always been used to just store customer data but seldom to generate customers until now.Founder of Gravity4

Introducing Gravity4, a San Francisco based advertising software company, which has developed the World’s First High Frequency Marketing Operating System.

Gravity4’s Marketing OS™ empowers the one-click revolution for brands, agencies, advertisers and CMOs with speed, control and transparency in a $100 billion global market that is still manually driven.

 

Founder of The Chahal Foundation

Inspired by the deadly events relating to the Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting, Chahal founded the BeProud Foundation with $1 million of his own money. On July 17th, 2014, The Chahal Foundation received it’s 501(c)3 status, and was rebranded to “The Chahal Foundation.” The foundation now focuses on creating awareness of social causes, University Scholarships and Mentorships, Supporting disaster relief efforts, and improving schools in third world countries. 

Education 

On April 2010, Chahal was awarded the Leaders In Management Award and an Honorary Doctorate degree in Commercial Science from Pace University in 2010 in recognition for his career achievements as an entrepreneur. Much of that story Chahal himself told in his international best-selling book, “The Dream.”


Gurbaksh’s successes as an entrepreneur have been noted in The New York Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, Forbes, and BusinessWeek among others. He has been profiled on Oprah Winfrey Show, The Secret Millionaire, Bonnie Hunt, EXTRA and more. To request an interview with Gurbaksh, email
 press@chahal.com.Press
Education
  • Pace University
    Commercial Science P.H.D., present
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