Ananya Singhal, co-founder of Rigi, is an alumni from BITS Pilani Goa. He met his co-founder Swapnil Saurav while in college and together they founded their first venture, HalaPlay, a real-money gaming platform for Fantasy Sports. In December 2020, they sold HalaPlay to Nazara Technology and Delta Corp. In June 2021, they founded Rigi to help creators earn and to help them build, manage and grow their community. Rigi recently raised a Series A funding round of $10 million with some of the most iconic players in the Indian startup landscape chipping in as their investors including Sequioa, Accel & Stellaris.Today, Rigi is the biggest creator economy startup in India with 2 Lakh+ users.