Capt.Vikas Pandey is serial entrepreneur, who had been instrumental in developing various companies from scratch and running them successfully. Being people’s person, he has an immense knack of networking, making connection, understanding market & business. Amalgamating all these features and bringing together the correct personnel into the company is my main forte. Presently, he is a part of many startups and mentoring them in their growth.
Capt.Vikas is a Master mariner by profession having maritime experience of 20 years, which includes 11 years of sailing and 9 years of experience as an entrepreneur running companies in different sectors including ship management, maritime education, telecom, biotech & technology companies. He is also a certified DNV/GL auditor for ISM/ISPS/MLC compliance. He has done various internal audits, pre-purchase & condition survey of different categories of ships. He has sailing experience on all types of ships which includes gas tankers, Oil tankers, bulk carriers & container ships. He has also done extensive dry docking, STS operations and handling multinational crew.
His inclination towards technology got him into the WEB3 space in early stages. He has understood the strength of blockchain & crypto industry to disrupt the various industries , particularly maritime sector. He co-founded Shipfinex which is a real world asset tokenization platform focusing on the maritime assets. In a short journey of less than a year Shipfinex has attracted the eyeballs of WEB3 and maritime experts. Shipfinex has won the regional championship of startup world cup in dubai last year and also got a prestigiuos award in category of "Best Project Innovation -2023" in Shiptek conference.