niharika shulka

Niharika Shukla

Manager: Legal & Corporate

Iterate Legal

As a part of her work experience, Niharika has been actively involved in legal and business affairs by keeping governance, processes and documentation in check along with focusing on building relationships with institutional investors and other high value client relationships, strategic sourcing and planning, and budgeting and market study. She carries an extensive and varied knowledge of specialized commercial deals and has handled various commercial contracts of general corporate nature.

She has also gained exposure from her family business, which manages and develops large scale land tracts in Mumbai(India) and participated in various TiE panel discussions and growth opportunities in residential housing.

Niharika holds a keen interest in exploring different parts of the world and she combines this passion with experiencing diverse cultures. Her thirst for helping others keeps her active in doing social work and generally contributing towards betterment of society and environment.

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Most Successful Innovation Project You've Worked On


Have You Experienced An A-HA Moment That Changed the Way You Operate as an Innovator?

I tried to start a Kids Shuttle Service. I was unable to pull it off due to various reasons. I learned - There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons and; to embrace risks as my best friend.

Most Inspiring Project You've Worked On At Iterate or Elsewhere

Prior to Iterate - Creating legal frameworks for various Turnkey Projects, Conducting Seminars in Schools on consitutional right awareness, Social Work Projects, helping family business in a real estate development projects. At Iterate - ESQuick.

Three Most Important Qualities of An Innovator
  • Create Ideas – The idea of creating things you wished existed
  • Evaluation of Ideas – Define a framework, flowchart and structure
  • Execution of Ideas – Ideas are worth nothing unless executed. If ideas are the seeds, think of execution as the water. Without water, a seed will never grow. So no matter how brilliant your idea may seem at the time, an idea alone is never enough to guarantee the growth of your business -- but execution can
  • Niharika Shukla, a lawyer by training and a member of the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa (India) holds degrees in Bachelors in Science, Bachelors in Law, and Masters in Law.

Fun Tidbits

What do you like about working with Iterate?

Culture, Collaboration, Challenges and Work-Life balance.

Interesting Thing People Might Not Know About You?

Prior to Iterate, I co-founded a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) to be able to promote environmental, social, advocacy and human rights work. In my free time, I love listening to music and dancing. I also enjoy entertaining friends and cooking nice Indian Food.

Most Inspiring Leader Who Was/Is An Innovator

Mahatma Gandhi and Jeff Bezoz

What Did School (College) NOT Teach You?

In school you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.

Free Time

Travellling, meeting friends, dancing and spending quality time with family.

Favorite Quotes About Innovation

“There is only one thing stronger than all the armies of the world: and that is an idea whose time has come.”

~ Victor Hugo

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”

~ Alan Kay

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