Zishaan started his career with ITC in 2005 and then worked with Opera Solutions on strategy consulting projects for Fortune 100 clients in North America, Europe and Asia. He was the first employee in Opera Solutions’ India office.
In 2008, Zishaan co-founded a phone commerce marketplace Chaupaati Bazaar. Chaupaati Bazaar was acquired by India’s largest retailer Future Group in 2010. He is now building his second company – Toppr.com, an online prep platform for entrance exams in India. Toppr is backed by venture capital firms SAIF Partners and Helion Ventures.
Zishaan is also an angel investor in a few Indian startups including Olacabs.com and Housing.com and runs an angel investment group called Powai Lake Ventures.
Zishaan graduated from IIT Bombay in 2005 and was awarded the Institute Citation and two Institute Colors during his college years. In 2015, he was received the Young Alumni Achiever award.