Chirag started his career as a University Professor at Independent College Dublin, Ireland and AURO University Surat, in the areas of Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Strategy. With over a decade and half of teaching experience, and being an entrepreneur, Chirag is now a Business Coach and Director of Programs at MIDAS India.
As an entrepreneur, Chirag has had ventures in the field of education and e-learning. He has a client base across India and worked with companies for education solutions in Africa as well. After the successful acquisition of his start-up, Chirag decided to focus on entrepreneurship education.
Recently, Chirag has been appointed, under Start-up India Scheme, as the Mentor of Change at Atal Innovation Mission. Chirag is also a start-up mentor at Innovation Valley, one of the largest start-up incubators in India.
As a Business Coach, his expertise lies in entrepreneurship, design thinking & innovation, marketing and strategy where he has been working for five years in various capacities from coach to partner to an investor. Chirag has been a visiting faculty at various prestigious institutions and been involved in speaking engagements at a number of start-up and entrepreneurship events and conferences including Google Start-up Weekend.
Chirag has conducted more than fifty workshops on the topic “Entrepreneurs are Made, Not Born” across the country inspiring students to take up entrepreneurship as a career option. He has helped more than 35 start-ups in their journey from idea to launch stage.