Kuldeep Dantewadia

Co-Founder & CEO, Reap Benefit


Co-Founder & CEO of Reap Benefit, Kuldeep Dantewadia has been pivotal in building a movement of public problem solving among adolescents & youth. Inspired by his father’s passion for Bangalore’s environmental issues, he was driven to solve environmental & civic problems.  An ambitious train journey, Jagriti Yatra, a confluence of change-makers, youth leaders, problem-solvers & innovators, further ignited his entrepreneurial journey.  

A strong ethical leader, Kuldeep has won several accolades including Ashoka’s Lead Changemaker, MIT’s Global Startup Weekend, Changelooms Fellowship, S3IDF Fellowship, StartingBloc Fellowship, and Architects of the Future. Under his leadership, Reap Benefit embarked on several initiatives creating new methods of environmental education and problem-solving. He has been instrumental in building a committed team at Reap Benefit and driving an ‘action-driven’ culture of collaboration, learning & innovation for the next phase of scale and growth