Vinav Bhanawat

Business Development, Design, Marketing

San Francisco, California, US

Background

Startup Experience

Founded 2+ startups

Age Group

25-35

About Vinav

Vinav Bhanawat is one of those entrepreneurs who leaves everyone spellbound. At the age of 26, he is not only a serial entrepreneur but the multiple domains he has ventured into are incredible.
Smokey Ideas, a graphic designing and website development company was his first venture started at the age of 19, during his second year of engineering.
Erstwhile curator of TEDxSPSU Vinav was inspired to work on his own startup NMCorp Pvt. Ltd now branded as PHP Poets IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd. NMCorp has been doing outstanding graphics and branding works for clients spread out in Sweden, Australia, UK and the US. Since 2014, he has been a consultant to start-up IT companies and to Green Cap Media.
Since 2013 December, he has been guiding 2 Ex-pWC and Unilever employees build their startups called HousingMatters also providing full technology and support.
A co-founder/consultant to a fashion magazine and fashion label called Territory Of Fashion, he and his team worked for Film Directors and celebrities like Randeep Hooda, Syed Ahmed Afzal and others in the Fashion and Bollywood space.
Passionate about technology and Internet space, he researched on digitization & efficient resource management and brought into existence an idea of managing the non-moving inventory of all the industries on one single platform called NonMovingInventory.com, which got selected for the prestigious Silicon Valley Accelerator program BlackBox.vc and represented India at Blackbox Connect #14. He also represented in Top50 Startups Worldwide at StartupIstanbul. His venture got featured on YourStory and was mentioned on Irish Times and abc News.
Vinav is also a consultant with Chics Connect, an idea that aims at bringing all women together so that they can make friends wherever they go and are never alone.
With the multi domain knowledge and experience gained in his startup journey so far, Vinav has got an edge of helping businesses worldwide to scale and build global products, technologies for future and start-up businesses in Silicon Valley style.

Quote

If everyone is thinking alike, then no one is really thinking. - Anonymous

Work Experience

Founder

SmokyIdeas

February 2009 - April 2010

Co-Founder

NMCorp Pvt. Ltd.

May 2010 - February 2014

Technology Consulting company with an edge in Software and Web Development. Worked immensely with startups across the globe to help them build there MVP and get them to market by becoming technology partners.

Founder

PHP Poets IT Solutions

February 2014 - April 2016

Formerly known as NMCorp Pvt. Ltd. We restructured everything and got into serious consulting business. Built the best tech platforms and mobile apps in the span of two years. Worked closely with clients across Sweden, Norway, London, Australia and US.

Partner/Consultant

Territory Of Fashion

November 2014 - November 2016

Founder

NONMOVINGINVENTORY.COM

April 2015 - January 0

B2B Marketplace for Manufacturing units struggling with loads and loads of raw excess inventory in their warehouses, we connect them to potential buyers across the globe and help them turn their unused inventory into cash.

Education

Sir Padampat Singhania University

B.Tech Electronics and Communications Engineering

2008 - 2012

Certification

Top50 Startups Worldwide

Startup Istanbul

Accelerator/Incubator

Blackbox Connect

2016

Co-working Space

MagicSpace

2016 - 0