Hi, I'm

Pranav Bhatia

An Entrepreneur Based in India

"The only thing better than one entrepreneur is a community of them."


Pranav Bhatia is an entrepreneur and the Founder of Stirring Minds Ventures Inc. (www.stirringminds.com), headquartered in California, with operations in India and Middle East
Pranav Bhatia has been involved with startups for over a decade now, having built multiple edu-tech startups himself, many of which he took to successful exits.
Presently, Pranav is focusing on the Blockchain domain, and his new venture Smart Blocks is working on a Crypto Hedge Fund, Incubation, Consultancy and Education regarding Blockchains.
He is also an active founding member in leading Indian and international Blockchain consortiums and think tanks.
I'm also a


Dreams have a way of persisting; They just don't come true until you do what you can.


I helped created some of the best startups in the market and helped launch countless others.


A blockchain developer, I'm a regular speaker at consortiums and tech summits.

Track Record

2001 - 2004
Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS) in MarketingGraduated from Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies (CBS) , Delhi University
2007 - 2009
Founder and Director/ CEO
International Institute of Financial Markets Ltd.
2008 - 2009
Founder and Director
Pratham Education (IIFM)
2008 - Present
Founding Governing Board Member
Shaheed Sukhdev College Of Business Studies Alumni Association
2009 - Present
Founder and Managing Director
ZIGEDU Learning solutions Pvt. Ltd
2010 - Present
Managing Director
Lemon Interactive IT Services Pvt. Ltd
2013 - Present
Founder & CEO
Stirring Minds
2017 - Present
Investor and Director
2017 - Present
Founder & CEO
Smart Blocks
2017 - Present
Managing Partner
Strategy (Blockchain, Startups and Coworking)
2017 - Present
Board Member
Blockchain Foundation of India)
2018 - Present
Blockchain R&D
Working On

Cultivating the next geniuses

The only thing better than one entrepreneur is a community of them.
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Startup Summit LIVE

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Founder & CEO

Stirring Minds

”I started Stirring Minds as a platform to allow me and others associated to give back to the community, which in return enables us to grow further each day, in ways more than one”.