MENA Program Journey


Home Services Major
Quik Commerce SaaS Scaleup
Vegan Grocery Startup
UK Based Market Research Firm

Program Packages

Market Researcher
3 Month Fixed Term
Monthly Retainer

Market Size Reasearch

Competition Analysis

Profit & Loss Projection

Local Pricing Benchmarking

Country Manager
12 Month Fixed Term
Monthly Retainer + Sales Bonuses + Finder's Fee

Marker Researcher Services

Sales Assistant Services

Setting up Local Entity

Local Market Research

Client Acquisition

Managing Local P&L

Investor Introductions

Program run by: Vrishank Chandavarkar

Vrishank has been a start-up specialist for the last 14 years and has built and scaled multiple startups across India and the UAE. Having started his career as a Broadcast Journalist covering Venture Capital and Tech Start-ups for the Economic Times in India, he reported and produced interviews with multiple Entrepreneurs like Vinod Khosla (Sun Microsystems), Sabeer Bhatia (Hotmail), Sachin Bansal (Flipkart), Ashish Hemrajani (BookMyShow) and Dr. Karlheinz Brandenburg (creator of the mp3). Vrishank was also the head producer of “Super Angels”, India’s very own version of Shark Tank facilitating funding for 3 startups with Seed Capital from its angel investors in 2012.

After his journalism days, Vrishank launched and set up Zomato in the UAE. Leading the Account Management and Operations, Zomato onboarded more than 2000 restaurants serving more than 6000 orders per day becoming the market leader in the UAE in 2016.

As Director of Business Development, Vrishank grew into one of the leading Home Services marketplaces in the UAE building multiple partnerships most notably with Dubizzle, Meraas, Justlife, Carrefour, Careem, and Majid Al Futtaim.

Vrishank has also served as Chief Business Development Officer of MENA’s largest PUDO company FODEL, overseeing sales in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Oman & Bahrain. As a MERN stack developer and a Scrum Master, Vrishank is also the Founder of Megacity Ventures a digital agency that creates and builds multiple web solutions in the UAE.

Case Studies

Interviewing Entrepreneurs