Drama during Housing.com: CEO Rahul Yadav might (not) have quit again; Twitterati call him ‘Steve Jobless’

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Has Housing.com CEO Rahul Yadav quiescent again or not? On Thursday evening, that was a doubt on a minds of all who closely watch Indian startup space and everybody who has been tracking a CEO’s new shenanigans.

First ET Tech reported that Yadav, who has courted many controversies in a brief camber of one year’s time, has quit. But afterwards a news paper pulled down a report, withdrawal people wondering either he has indeed quit. Later a journal republished a story, with some-more quotes from sources, though still with no central confirmation.

“Thanks for a discerning resolution. Do let me know wherever we guys need my help. Also, given my 0 shareholding and not being CEO, we don’t consider we need to be on a house as well,” a ET news quotes from a email Yadav sent to a house of directors.

Yadav has not reliable his resignation. Image courtesy: Facebook Yadav has not reliable his resignation. Image courtesy: Facebook

Yadav has not reliable his resignation. Image courtesy: Facebook

According to a report, this time turn a abdication comes during a insistence of a board. This is a second time Yadav is quitting a post in as many months. On 5 May, Yadav had incited in his papers questioning a ‘intellectual capability’ of a house members. He after apologised and returned.

Nobody has reliable a growth so far. Moreover, Yadav himself mocked a ET news on Thursday.

“Why do we need a partner when we have Times Group,” he pronounced in a Facebook post shortly after a journal pennyless a news.

Also a association simplified to Medianama that he has not quit.

“Responding to a query from MediaNama, Housing.com has pronounced that Rahul Yadav has not quiescent from a post of arch executive officer of a company,” a news on Medianama said.

But a ET news published after cited a source as observant that Yadav has motionless to step down after discussions with a board. The source has told a journal that there will be a house assembly in 2 weeks, where his abdication will be announced.

Yadav has always been a argumentative figure in a startup space. He progressing had a open squabble with Sequoia Capital’s Shailendra Singh over poaching of staff, took on the Economic Times publicly over a leaked emails on that a Sequoia story was formed (Times group’s Magicbricks is a approach aspirant of Housing), and, also challenged his possess firm’s board. After his return Yadav was the speak of a city was his preference to partial with his interest in a association in foster of a 2500-odd employees.

“I’ve always been like this. It was a deans during college and now it is a VCs,” Ydav, an IIT-Bombay drop-out, had told Yourstory in an talk usually before a progressing abdication drama. (Read a Firstpost report on his epic tale here.)

This delicately confirmed picture has made Yadav a favourite of the Twitteratti. And as news of his abdication emerged, Rahul Yadav started trending on Twitter. Most of them criticised him for being childish and mocked his re-resignation.

Here are some of a tweets: