Meet the Founders

  • Amit Dhakad
    Amit Dhakad
    Co-Founder, CEO
    As CEO, Amit shapes the organisation's vision with a stubborn focus on pushing the envelope, while also leading tech practices, culture and mentoring. He enjoys reading mythology, traveling solo, and talking about parenting, leadership and consumer behaviours. Amit believes education can be put to better work, and any 'ism' that divides the human race is obsolete.
  • Hiral Jain
    Hiral Jain
    Co-Founder, COO Broking
    With over 12 years of experience in the stock market, Hiral breathes all things finance. Leading broking strategy and operations at Market Pulse, she has realised her long-held dream of having her own trading desk. She enjoys meditating, bird watching, finds cooking therapeutic, and loves silent conversations with her guru. Convinced that humans are not designed to be tired, she never has trouble going the extra mile.
  • Ajit Dandekar
    Ajit Dandekar
    Co-Founder, Head of Design
    By profession and by passion, Ajit is a research and design nerd. He has under his belt 12 years of design experience, a master's degree from NID, a design registration and a gold medal. His love for understanding human behaviour keeps him diligently studying and sketching people through meetings. He wants to teach design, and feels society should invest seriously in building good educators — the only people who can change the world.
  • Arshad Fahoum
    Arshad Fahoum
    Co-Founder, Head of Subject Matter
    Part quant part documentary maker, Arshad has spent 22 years trading in the stock market, including 17 years in options. Going from beginner to full-time individual trader to full-time professional trader, he is now building tech products to solve trading problems. Arshad can’t imagine his life without books, music and films. He values minimal and creative living, and advocates the pressing need for future-ready education.