START’s cofounder Apurva is a sales leader and manager with experience in team building and growth of small to large sales forces. Apurva has worked in both the Real Estate world and the online space has offered a unique background for building a new age real estate lending company. Apurva has a strong passion for entrepreneurship and has extensive experience in running companies.
Gaurav is the founder and CEO of Houston’s leading mobile agency, ChaiOne. A strong desire to help clients accelerate business has driven Khandelwal to challenge the status quo in enterprise web and mobile applications. A visionary in mobile strategy and technology innovation, Khandelwal has focused ChaiOne to create engaging products internally and for clients. Gaurav is also the co-founder at START Houston, a tech coworking space for web and mobile startups.
Tejas is the business manager at START Houston and brings a wealth of management and marketing experience to the role. He has 10 years of management and marketing experience in the wireless industry working for T-Mobile, Verizon, and Motorola. Prior to his wireless days he managed 3 family businesses in the Houston Area.