Press Release

Arnav Kishore CEO & Founder at Fire-Boltt featured in ‘Forbes 30 under 30 Asia’ List

~27-year-old featured under the Consumer Technology category in the seventh annual ‘Forbes 30 under 30 Asia’ list~

~Fire-Boltt is currently India’s number 1 wearable watch brand and among the top 10 global smartwatch brands~

Following the remarkable success of Fire-Boltt in India and across the globe over the last two years, Arnav Kishore, Founder and CEO at Fire-Boltt has been featured in the most prestigious ‘Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia’ List.

The list, which is into its seventh edition, honours young entrepreneurs, leaders and trailblazers across the Asia-Pacific region, all under the age of 30. There are 300 honourees in each edition, split into 10 categories who have inspired change and driven innovation in their respective fields amid the challenges brought by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Arnav Kishore, 27, is the only D2C brand honouree in the “Consumer Technology category” amongst other young entrepreneurs, leaders and trailblazers in the Asia-Pacific region. When it comes to consumer technology, Asia’s Forbes 30 Under 30 young entrepreneurs are at the forefront.

Being an international tennis player at a very young age, Arnav has always had a passion to create something futuristic and unique for sportsmen and fitness enthusiasts. Combining his passion for sports, technology and entrepreneurship, he entered into the world of wearable technology and instituted Fire-Boltt with his sister Aayushi Kishore back in 2015, with an ambition to transform health, fitness and sports.

Under his leadership, the brand has surpassed the front-runners and become the undisputed leader in the wearable watches market by clinching the number 1 spot in India and among the top 10 global smartwatch brands.

Commenting on this achievement, Arnav Kishore, Founder & CEO at Fire-Boltt asserted“I’m honored and excited to be featured amongst the leading entrepreneurs in the Asia-Pacific region. This achievement is a big win for not just me but for all of us at Fire-Boltt and it wouldn’t have been possible without my team’s constant support. My goal is to put India on the global map in the wearable segment category & I will work harder to fulfil that mission and take the consumer technology industry at a higher level with latest technology & innovation and set benchmarks in the near future.”

The homegrown brand has carved a niche for itself in the country by developing strong in-house capabilities, innovative product offerings, technology superiority, and effective alliances including online e-commerce partners, retailers and distributors across the country. Fire-Boltt is exclusively distributed in India by Savex Technologies, India’s third largest technology distributor.

Notes to the Editor

Fire-Boltt has for the first time surpassed the front-runners by being adjudged as the undisputed leader in the wearable watches market according to the latest International Data Corporation (IDC) report. It has become the number 1 brand, captured a market share of 24.6%, and registered a 2000% YOY growth despite the industry growing at a stagnant pace. Fire-Boltt further grew by 47.5% quarter-on-quarter and sold a total of 916,765 units in comparison to 628, 789 units while the overall industry de-grew by 25% approx.

About Fire-Boltt:

Fire-Boltt began operations in 2015, with an ambition to provide the masses with remarkable range of best-in-class wearables and hearables that are not only affordable but are also equipped with innovative industry first features including Spo2, Bluetooth Calling, In built games, Meditative Breathing, Biggest screen size to name a few. Smart products equipped with the latest technology and made with obsessive attention to detail make Fire-Boltt the right brand for one’s music and fitness needs. Based out of Noida, the company continues to innovate & collaborate with industry pioneers to develop superior quality products and satiate the growing demand for smart-tech-wearables in the country and the world.

Leave a Response