Nerdy Academy’s Shrey Surya Mishra & Aayushi Gajendra’s Inspiring Story, Business & Personal Life.

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Shrey Surya Mishra’s Entrepreneurial Journey, Personal Story & Business

Shrey Surya Mishra is an Entrepreneur and an NITian from Bhilai, Chhattisgarh. He is the founder and the CEO of a government funded Academy named as Nerdy Academy which is affiliated by UNESCO in Jakarta & Bandung, Indonesia.

Shrey founded Nerdy Academy Pvt Ltd with his colleague Aayushi Gajendra, they were college mates in NIT, Raipur.

Full Name:Shrey Surya Mishra
Profession:Entrepreneur, Speaker & Content Creator
Active Since:2013-present
Expertise in:Entrepreneurial Skills, Speaking
Nerdy’s Profile:Founder & CEO

Shrey’s Personal Life & Family Background:

Shrey Surya Mishra was born and raised in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh in a middle-class family. He completed his schooling from DPS, Bhilai (C.G) and did his graduation in Biotechnology from NIT, Raipur (C.G).

Shrey Surya Mishra with his family  - Nerdy Academy - CEOCOLUMN.COM
Shrey Surya Mishra with his family – Nerdy Academy – CEOCOLUMN.COM

Shrey lives with their parents and 2 siblings (an elder sister and a younger brother) in Bhilai and frequently travels in Madhya Pradesh, Mumbai and other states as The Nerdy Academy is spanned in Bhilai, Raipur, Bhopal & in Mumbai as well.

He always had an entrepreneurial spirit and a leadership skill in his minds since as a kid. To pursue his dreams, he and his college colleague Aayushi started an educational platform for their college called as Nerdy NITians.

To get recognised for their company, after getting passed out from college, they (Shrey & Aayushi) went to attend Global Entrepreneur’s Program in Warszawa University, SGH, Poland.

He also did an internship from UNESCO, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Date of Birth:23rd Oct 1993
Education:Graduation
Father’s Name:SKD Mishra
Mother’s name:Mrs. Mishra
Sibling’s name:Samarth Surya Mishra (younger brother) & Ruhi (elder sister)
Relationship Status:In relation
Partner’s name:Achint Chhabra, (doctor & model)
Marital Status:Unmarried
Height:5.7 ft
Weight: 65kg
Hometown:Bhilai, C.G
Lives in:Bhilai & Raipur, Chhattisgarh
Religion:Hindu
Nationality:Indian
Languages Known:Hindi, English

Shrey’s Schooling & Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology from National Institute of Technology, Raipur (2012-2016)
  • Schooling from Delhi Public School, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh (Class of 2012)

Shrey’s Achievements & Awards:

  • JCI Entrepreneur of the Year 2019
  • Speaker at TEDxPandri, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Shrey’s Career & Experience:

  • CEO & Founder at Nerdy Academy, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh (Jun2013-present)
  • Intern at AME Trade, London, UK (AUg2017-Sep2020)
  • Intern at UNESCO Office, Jakarta, Indonesia (Sept2016-Oct2016)
  • Speaker at TED talks.
  • Exchange Participant at AIESEC Poland, Europe.

Shrey’s Contacts & Social Media:

Business Website:www.thenerdyacademy.com
Instagram:@shreysuryamishra
LinkedIn:Shrey Surya Mishra
Facebook:Shrey Surya Mishra
Twitter:@ShreyMishra93
Youtube:Shrey Surya Mishra
Business Email:nerdyacademy@gmail.com
Personal Email:shreysuryamishra@gmail.com


Aayushi Gajendra’s Personal Life & Entrepreneurial Journey

Aayushi Gajendra is the Co-founder and the COO at Nerdy Academy Pvt Ltd with Shrey Surya Mishra. Aayushi worked as a student entrepreneur at UNESCO-APIED Meet at Jakarta, Indonesia.

Since her entrepreneur journey at Nerdy, she had been a speaker and a guest lecturer at many events and colleges in Bhilai & Raipur, (C.G).

Aayushi had been a speaker at Women’s Entrepreneur Conclave 2018 by CG INC, AXIOM Millionminds 2017, HeadStart, & NIT Raipur.

She is also an alumni of NIT (National Institute of Technology, Raipur, Chhattisgarh).

Full Name:Aayushi Gajendra
Profession:Entrepreneur
Active Since:2013-present
Expertise in:Entrepreneurial Skills, & Leadership skills
Nerdy’s Profile:Co-founder & COO

Ayushi’s Personal Life & Family Background:

Aayushi Gajendra was born and brought up in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh in a middle class family. Currently she is living in Mumbai, India.

Aayushi Gajendra with her family - Nerdy Academy - CEOCOLUMN.COM
Aayushi Gajendra with her family – Nerdy Academy – CEOCOLUMN.COM

Aayushi has an entrepreneurial, leadership management and anchoring skills since her college days.

Aayushi was a nerd right from her childhood. She is also very good to lead any operations of their Ed-Tech Start-up “The Nerdy Academy”. She completed her schooling from DPS, Bhilai and graduation in Information Technology from NIT, Raipur that made her the perfect person to run a Ed-tech company.

Being an NIT alumnus and a scholar in education made her very focused and dedicated throughout her entrepreneurial journey.

When she was just 19 and in first year of her college. She with her some of her friends generated a few part-time income by teaching school students. That’s where the idea was born to start an Ed-Tech company.

Date of Birth:28th January 1994
Education:Graduation
Father’s Name:Mr. Gajendra
Mother’s name:Mrs. Gajendra
Sibling’s name:Not Known
Relationship Status:Not Known
Partner’s name:Not Known
Marital Status:Unmarried
Hometown:Bhilai, C.G
Lives in:Mumbai, Maharashtra
Religion:Jain, Hindu
Nationality:Indian
Languages Known:English, Hindi

Ayushi’s Education

  • Bachelors in Information Technology from National Institute of Technology, Raipur, Chhattsigarh (NIT from 2013-2017)
  • Schooling from Delhi Public School, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh (Class of 2012)

Aayushi is very active with her University’s activities as well. She was an executive member at “Sanskriti” college’s cultural committee.

Also was a design committee of NIT fest Eclectrika in 2015 and many other college events. She also anchored in many college’s cultural events and occasions

Ayushi’s Career & Experience:

  • Co-Founder & COO at The Nerdy Academy, Mumbai Location (2013-present)
  • Worked as an Intern at UNESCO’s Student Entrepreneur program at Indonesian National Commission for UNESCO.
  • Intern at UNESCO-APEID [Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education in Jakarta, Indonesia]. There, she represented their company The Nerdy Academy.

Awards & Achievements of Aayushi Gajendra:

  • She has been a Speaker at Women Entrepreneur’s Conclave at Raipur 2017, AXIOM Millionminds 2017, & Headstart
  • Guest Lecturer at colleges like NIT Raipur, KITE, Shri Shankara College & Rungta College.
  • Represented Nerdy academy at UNESCO APEID Meet at Jakarta & Bandung, Indonesia.

Ayushi’s Contacts & Social Media:

Business Website:www.thenerdyacademy.com
Instagram:@aayushi_gajendra
LinkedIn:Aayushi Gajendra
Facebook:Aayushi Gajendra
Twitter:@AayushiNerdy
Business Email:nerdyacademy@gmail.com
Personal Email:Not Known

Some Lesser Known Facts About Aayushi Gajendra:

  • Aayushi is also a very good in sport activities like in swimming and has also won in many inter & intra school swimmimg competitions.
  • She used to play basketball at her school tournaments.
  • Aayushi also handles the designing part of their company Nerdy Pvt Ltd, because she was also a good painter and an artist. And also won competitions in various drawing competitions at school level.


Nerdy Academy at Bhilai-Raipur-Durg-Bhopal-Indore & now in Mumbai.

What is Nerdy Academy? About Nerdy Academy Pvt Ltd.

Nerdy Academy is a HOME TUITION service provider across various cities of India. They operate both online as well as offline and mainly focuses on one-on-one teaching. It is a professional Home Tuition service provider for students of Classes 1 to 12 ( All subjects).

Nerdy was founded in the June of 2013 under the leadership by Shrey Surya Mishra & Aayushi Gajendra and recognised by UNESCO Indonesia, StartUp India & TEDx.

Started when they were in college to educate and generate employment opportunities by teaching school students for students and others.

Since then they have been evolving, enchanting and happening to cities, people, tutors and ideas.

Industry:Education (Ed-Tech)
Founder:Shrey Surya Mishra & Aayushi Gajendra
CEO:Shrey Surya Mishra
COO:Aayushi Gajendra
Founded Year:2013-present
Company Type:Private Limited (Established by two) & Profit
Headquarters & Branch:Headquarter is in Bhilai. Branches in Raipur (C.G), Durg (C.G), Indore (M.P), Mumbai (MH) & Bhopal (M.P)
Also Known as:Nerdy, Nerdy Home Tuition, Nerd Home Tutors, The Nerd Academy, The Nerdy NITians
Operation:Offline & Online
Company’s contact:Website: www.thenerdyacademy.com
Email: nerdyacademy@gmail.com
Phone: +917879056776

How they’re different?

Nerdy Academy is a professional home and online tuition service provider for students of classes Nursery to 12.

Shrey and his teams revolutionize the tutoring industry with one-to-one education. They believe they provide brilliant tutors with weekly tests & monthly analysis.

Nerdy’s young team of educators will be teaching the school-going ones at their place. One-to-one education pattern of them with proper training of the students by our educators, weekly online tests and monthly analysis sessions with analytical reports will one day change the face of tutorial services in the world, they believe.

They’re sure and know hpw to deal with any students, what all resources they might need, their exam-pattern, the books to be followed, the myths to be believed in, the motivation necessary and what not!

Nerdy’s tutors not only acts like educators but also like mentors, examination gurus and study-counsellors to their students.

With the workforce of 200 tutors in each city, NERDY ACADEMY is an enormously growing phenomenon. Eliminating the present commercialization in education, NERDY ACADEMY is paving its path with a one-tutor-one-student concept yearning obviously, great results.

Initiated in the year of 2013 by two willing to change the world enthusiasts, NERDY ACADEMY is expanding, one city at a time.

NERDY ACADEMY believe that every student has its own special needs that need for the generation of a customized tutor.

How Nerdy Works?

Parent or students enquire at their office by calls or emails asking the best tutors for their kids. Nerdy team follows up and provide free counselling to them.

Nerdy’s official then meet them in person and tell them to try their free demo class.

If they’re (parent or children) satisfied, Nerdy receives a payment and begins tutoring.

Reports and Results of session, duration and tests were sent directly to their parents or individual students.

Future Aim:

Nerdy’s aim is to cover the globe.  They’ll make learning personalised. Shrey & Aayushi wants to eliminate unemployment by generating more & more jobs.

Nerdy Academy Contact & Social Media:

Business Website:www.thenerdyacademy.com
For city-wise details, go to:www.thenerdyacademy.com
Instagram:@nerdy.acdemy
LinkedIn:NERDY ACADEMY
Facebook:The Nerdy Academy

Nerdy Academy’s Funding & Turnovers:

It’s been seven years since then & Nerdy is making a mark for itself in the world, one city at a time. They specialize in personalized one-to-one education for students. Nerdy has successfully conducted more than 2 lakh sessions & generated more than 5000 jobs.

Nerdy’s turnover crossed INR 1.5 crore last year. It is an Indian government funded under Startup India scheme.

Achievements – Nerdy Academy was featured in:

  • TEDx
  • Times of India
  • The Hitavada

Nerdy Academy are in these Cities:

Nerdy Academy was started by Shrey Surya Mishra and Aayushi Gajendra when they were in their college. They call it as Nerdy NITians from Raipur and Bhilai.

Now, they were operating in 6 different cities in India – Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Indore (Madhya Pradesh), Raipur-Bhilai-Durg (Chhattisgarh), Mumbai (Maharashtra). Their future plan is to expand in almost every cities in India and across the Globe.