Trilok Nichlani

Mumbai, India

Founder & CEO at Habitat Essentials, Ex-DBS, Ex-Deutsche, E-commerce, Sales, Marketing, Distribution
Trilok's Skills
Product Management
Business Development

Startup Experience

Founded 2+ startups

Age Group


About Trilok

LOOKING FOR A CO-FOUNDER who is interested in the Electric Vehicle Market
Education: School - Bombay Scottish School
High School - Jain International Bangalore
College - Indiana University Bloomington - Economics + Psychology
Couple of boring bank jobs followed by my FMCG Retail Start up in 2014 + Food Events Start-up 2012
Built a distribution network in brick and mortar stores nationwide
Got into over 3000 stores all over the country
Expanded distribution to Sri Lanka, Africa as well as E-commerce
Experience in product development, Manufacturing and supply chain
Set up Micro Manufacturing unit for mosquito repellent patches, now exporting to 3 countries
Worked with numerous retailers, manufacturers, raw material suppliers, product developers, designers
Built a small core team of 10 individuals to run an online business, from manufacturing, to distribution to marketing
Hosted over 50 large scale events in south bombay
But always dreamed about cars and how great it would be to be involved in an electric vehicle start up
Studied the indian EV market and found some interesting segments with great opportunities in 2018
Presently - Reaching out to partners who can complement my skills, like minded individuals whom I can work with closely to tap into this market, stakeholders
Qualities - Highly Driven, Passionate, Hard Working, Motivated, Eager to Learn and grow in an environment with passionate people
Dream - to build an eco-system for EV adoption
Currently mulling over the B2C vs. B2B market + Business model