being a self-starter. Today, as the founder of Claris Capital- a Venture
Capital & Private Equity company, and Brihati Foundation, I see myself as a
serial entrepreneur who takes risks and believes
in creating more leaders than followers.
bio-chemistry, I studied law to get a wholesome view of regulatory procedures.
To gain insight in business administration, I got enrolled in Suffolk
University, Boston, and earned a MBA degree.
is an opportunity in the space of Contract R&D in the field of niche generics. My
ideas was to start a B2B company that can keep up with the cutting-edge
technology. This was the genesis of Dorizoe
Lifesciences – a
Specialty Contract Research & Development Organization.
some didn’t. I started Claris Capital in 2016. As a venture capital company,
Claris Capital aims to motivate aspiring young entrepreneurs to get started in
entrepreneurship at an early stage. Going by the intent of creating better societies
and empowering communities, Claris Capital hopes to mentor entrepreneurs that
have the ability to execute an idea that can make an impact on society.
works in the areas of sustainable urban development by making citizens an
active part of the process.
I am an avid reader and explorer with a child-like curiosity. I love to travel
to newer places to gain insights on culture and urban planning.
first role model undoubtedly is my mother. Her undeterred love towards me is my
strength, and has helped me build my self-esteem, encouraged me to dream and
taught me to love them.
influenced me in terms of pursuing my dream, is my Mother-in-law. She taught me
how freedom and support can enrich other’s lives.
have learnt that how our inherent nurturing ability can help provide more
voices to women around the world. I am grateful to both of them for helping me
evolve as an Individual that I am today.
celebrate women’s day by connecting with spirited ladies who bring value to our
society through their ideas and actions. This year is going to be the same too.
women around the world on this occasion?
women, we are the architect of our society and yet often, we are the most
untapped resource. We need to believe in ourselves, pursue our dreams on our
own accord and shed away the societal prejudices. We are gifted with intuition
and empathy and we need to effectively use these traits to create an ripple
effect in empowering more number of women.
is an inclusive process that should bring women from various socio-economic
levels together. It is also the moral, intellectual, and cultural development of
a woman that enables her to face challenges and discharge her duties
effectively without any constraint. For me, it is the right to make a decision
and follow one’s conviction without any impediment. I feel like it’s time to
view women empowerment as treating them as equal and neutral, and not adhere to
any gender war or biases.
some progress made in the last decade, we still have a handful of women who are
in the leadership position. Unfortunately, there are biases that continue to
impede the employment of women in all sectors and industries. It’s time to
break these stereotypes. We need to support a woman at home, a farm, or at a boardroom
equally to build a progressive nation.
to serve a larger cause and help bring significant change in the society.
Keeping this in mind, I started Claris Capital and Brihati Foundation to
support and nurture innovative ideas that can bring solutions to the challenges
of our society. An amalgamation of the philosophy of Claris Capital and Brihati
is .INC – Ideas to Incorporation conference that looks to encourage solutions
Incorporation 2018” conference was recently held in Ahmedabad. The conference
felicitated innovative winning business ideas and provided a platform for
aspiring entrepreneurs to meet investors and various industry leaders. An acclaimed set of jury selected three
innovative ideas that were solutions driven and sustainable. The winners not
only received prize money from Claris Capital, but were mentored by renowned
experts for commercialization of their business ideas.
aspiring entrepreneurs who are solutions oriented. Through this initiative our
aim was to encourage “out-of-the-box” ideas from the hinterland of Gujarat and
help them turn into a viable business. With this competition we wanted to
showcase that innovation, however big
or small, can also come from tier II/III cities. This will be an ongoing
feature and next year we aim to take it outside of Gujarat.
Founder- Claris Capital, and Brihati Foundation