Narayan Prasad and Sanjay Nekkanti.
The duo, who hold a dual masters degree in Space Technology from Lulea University, Sweden, and in Space Techniques and Instrumentation from Universite Paul Sabatier, France, launched Dhruva Space Pvt Ltd in 2012. Nekkanti, 26, is the chief executive at the company, whereas Prasad, 27, is the chief technologist. Prasad also works with the space industry to set up Society of Satellite Professional International (India Chapter). Sanjay is interested in HAM radio groups engaged in exploring communication-related technologies for societal needs. Dhruva hopes to turn profitable in three to five years.