Dr. Nishant S Mehta: Renowned as a Chartered Accountant, Mentor, Serial Entrepreneur, and Social Activist, Dr. Nishant S Mehta is a dynamic figure whose endeavors span diverse domains. A fervent speaker and avid traveler, he holds a deep interest in esteemed organizations like Toastmasters International, Rotary International, CII – Young Indians, Mumbai & IMC – YLF. Furthermore, he serves as the International Partner for India at WBAF (World Business Angel Investment Forum) and was previously the Consul for Mumbai Entrepreneurs Group at Inter Nations.
With a distinctive educational background encompassing a bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Law, alongside being a Chartered Accountant (CPA of India) & MBA in Finance, Nishant has garnered acclaim from India Book of Records for
his rare combination of CA, LLM, and MBA in India at the age of 31 years and 6 months.
Nishant’s professional journey embarked at an early age, peppered with hurdles. Despite an initial setback in his CA final exams, he overcame, eventually securing a position among the top 100 students. Convincing his traditionally inclined Marwari family to let him work at KPMG was no small feat. After a brief stint, he transitioned into freelancing for various CA firms. His first client, a former boss, marked a turning point. In 2001, he earned a place on the panel of a leading foreign bank in India, becoming the youngest CA onboard. However, after realizing that a significant portion of his revenue was dependent on one client, he resolved to diversify and forge ahead independently. Today, his clientele stands as a testament to the trust and admiration garnered through his work.
Nishant’s fervor for startups and entrepreneurship has driven him to initiate and mentor various ventures across diverse sectors, including “Toogle Services Pvt Ltd (Titanz),” a travel networking company, “Fashion Connect,” an aggregator for the fashion industry, and “Purple,” a social networking platform.
He espouses the three golden rules of success – “Connect, Network, and Bond,” which have enabled him to etch a prominent presence in both the banking and Bollywood industries.
With a wealth of experience spanning over 24 years, Nishant has etched his name in the annals of the industry. What once began as a modest 100 square feet office space has blossomed into a sprawling 2,100 square feet establishment in South Mumbai. NSM now boasts offices not only across India in Pune, Delhi, Gurgaon, and Noida but also globally in Singapore, Australia, Dubai, London, Riyadh, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong, Oman & USA.
Over the course of his illustrious career, Nishant has received numerous accolades and awards, a testament to his proficiency. Notable among these are his engagements as a speaker at various events, showcasing his expertise in networking, economics, communication, marketing, and entrepreneurship.
In May 2022, he was conferred with a “Doctorate of Business Administration” in Banking & Fintech. Subsequently, in February 2023, he was recognized as one of the Top 10 Influential People Changing the Game in their respective fields. This follows a slew of awards, including the Business Achiever Award in Financial Service at India’s Iconic Awards 2023.
He was also Awarded by Governor of Maharashtra, Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Raj Bhavan, Mumbai for Maharashtra Bal Stamb Award – Leading Fintech & Banking Auditor, April 2022
Additionally, he was honored as the Multi-Faceted Personality of the Year by Iconic Shakti and acclaimed as the Most Promising Auditor and Leader in Fintech & Banking Industry at the Global Icon Awards 2022 by WASME.
It has been a humbling experience to share space with some of the most renowned personalities in India, including Hon. Shiv Nadar, Neeta Ambani, Gauri Khan, and many others, and be recognized as a Leading Chartered Accountant in India at the London Parliament by Swabhiman India Foundation, BBMG Nobel Awards. The event was graced by Mayor of Harrows, UK – Mr. Nitin Parekh & Baroness Verma (Member of Parliament UK, Chairperson the UN Women’s national committee. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development)
He is also Mentor at
- Mentor at CII – Center of Excellence for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Startups
- Mentor at Jabalpur Incubation Centre
- Mentor at SATNA Incubation Centre
- Mentor at SPARK Incubation Centre
Nishant’s contributions extend beyond his professional pursuits. He has played a pivotal role as a mentor and jury member at various incubation centers, hackathons, and leadership talk series. His work has garnered global recognition, including the Humanitarian Excellence Awards 2021 and Global 50 Glory Awards 2021.
Nishant’s involvement with Rotary International is equally commendable. As President Elect of Rotary Club of Mumbai Coastline for 2024-2025, he is poised to lead initiatives for community service and social impact. His engagement with the Rotary Action Group on Mental Health Initiatives underscores his commitment to mental health awareness.
Nishant’s journey began with a solitary step, but now he walks alongside a legion of like-minded individuals. Fintech provided the canvas, and Nishant painted a masterpiece. He encourages others to forge their own paths, for therein lies the key to identity and freedom.
Nishant’s influence extends beyond finance. His foray into education and financial empowerment has brought about positive change. Through platforms like his podcast, YouTube, and Instagram, he shares his wisdom with a global audience.
Nishant’s philosophy is straightforward – pursue excellence. This ethos has garnered him respect and leadership in the entrepreneurial landscape both in India and internationally.
For those seeking to connect and learn from Nishant’s journey, he is reachable on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. His podcast, Nish Pod, is available on various platforms including Spotify, Anchor, and Kuku FM.