The intersection of Finance & Technology has enabled new innovations and business models. BHIVE is democratizing investment in Commercial Real Estate (CRE) by distributing ownership of high- value properties.

BHIVE offers Retail Investors (Upper Middle Class, NRIs and HNIs) an opportunity to invest in a safe high-return asset class of Commercial Real Estate. Only curated deals are brought to the platform through strong negotiations & diligence by the experienced BHIVE team which is now made available to Retail Investors.

This investment will not only help Retail Investors to diversify their investments, but also benefit from Fixed Deposit-like monthly returns while retaining Equity-like Capital appreciation

BHIVE Pedigree

BHIVE workspace is one of the largest Workspace operators in Bangalore and has been operational since 2014 with  very high Brand value.  Over the years, many investors have participated in our growth. We have been consistently generating returns and growth.  BHIVE Investech has been launched as an independent Fintech entity as a natural progression of that journey.

BHIVE Advantage

At BHIVE, we aim to help our customers invest confidently. Our comprehensive property analytics & legal due diligence provide peace of mind to our customers. Our fully transparent tech- driven platform approach enables real- time visibility to you through personal dashboards. You can track your portfolio and access real- time data. 

By virtue of BHIVE’s extensive ground- up experience in leasing from landlords and subleasing to tenants, we offer an unparalleled full- stack expertise. Our Human insights support the technology platform comprehensively. We can are able to provide retail investors access to institutional quality deals and property management.

What is BHIVE?

BHIVE is a group with Coworking and FinTech companies focussed on commercial real estate. We started out as the oldest coworking brand of Bangalore and it is now one of the largest chain of coworking spaces in Bangalore. It was established in the year 2014. We have a presence in multiple key locations of Bangalore on track to expand to multiple other key locations of Bangalore.

Beyond coworking, we have entered other flexible leasing products like managed office and enterprise leasing solutions. We also provide investment opportunities via Revenue based financing(RBF) and fractional ownership. Also we are in the process of launching a category-II AIF.

BHIVE VISION

Be India’s largest and most comprehensive platform for commercial real estate rental solutions, driven by a customer centric mindset

BHIVE MISSION

We strive to be the go-to ‘partner of choice’ for customers by offering best-in-class customer experience, value for money, tailor-made solutions and the best selection

Founders

Shesh Rao Paplikar

Cofounder and Chief Executive Officer

Shesh, BE in Computer Engineering from NITK, Surathkal. Worked in the technology world for 11 years before starting BHIVE in 2014. Started first company while still a student at NITK. Bring varied experience from starting a company, to sinking in the Himalayas for weeks, to working on Wall Street, startup experience at Bangalore, startups in New York City and has worked in companies of varied sizes and of various cultures in the 11 years before starting BHIVE. Started BHIVE with personal investment and then raised friends and family. Have taken it through a professional funding round. Have been through from 0 to 10+ centers.

Sandeep Gupta

CFA, Cofounder, and Chief Business Officer

Sandeep Gupta, CIPM, CFA was the Head of MB Invest at Magicbricks till Dec 2020 (Fractional Real Estate division). He had earlier founded a block-chain tech startup which was attempting to facilitate fractional Real Estate investments through ‘Smart Contracts’ and blockchain ‘Tokenization’. Sandeep has diverse experience across Real Estate functions including investments, divestments, business development, sales & marketing, operations and strategy. His last corporate stint was as Head – Real Estate at Britannia Industries (Wadia Group). Other employers in his corporate career spanning over two decades include Bombay Burmah, New Chennai Township, Cinépolis & GMR. Sandeep holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Delhi University and is a post graduate in management from IIM-Ahmedabad. He has a Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement and is a Charterholder from CFA Institute US.

Monnappa Bayavanda

Cofounder and Chief Product & Technology Officer.

Monnappa is an alumnus of NITK Surathkal and IIM Ahmedabad and has rich experience in the e-commerce and supply chain consulting domains. He joined BHIVE from Amazon India where he was part of the category management team and was involved in the launch of Amazon.in. Prior to Amazon, he spent nearly 9 years at supply chain major i2 technologies, consulting to clients spread across Europe, Australia and US. He enjoys playing football and squash and is also into long distance running and biking. He considers a trip to the Mumbai marathon a pilgrimage and has completed 5 full marathons there since his first one in 2010. Thanks to his long standing support of Arsenal FC, he firmly believes that patience is a virtue!

Founders

Shesh Rao Paplikar

Cofounder and Chief Executive Officer

Shesh, BE in Computer Engineering from NITK, Surathkal. Worked in the technology world for 11 years before starting BHIVE in 2014. Started first company while still a student at NITK. Bring varied experience from starting a company, to sinking in the Himalayas for weeks, to working on Wall Street, startup experience at Bangalore, startups in New York City and has worked in companies of varied sizes and of various cultures in the 11 years before starting BHIVE. Started BHIVE with personal investment and then raised friends and family. Have taken it through a professional funding round. Have been through from 0 to 10+ centers.

Sandeep Gupta

CFA, Cofounder and Chief Business Officer

Sandeep Gupta, CIPM, CFA was the Head of MB Invest at Magicbricks till Dec 2020 (Fractional Real Estate division). He had earlier founded a block-chain tech startup which was attempting to facilitate fractional Real Estate investments through ‘Smart Contracts’ and blockchain ‘Tokenization’. Sandeep has diverse experience across Real Estate functions including investments, divestments, business development, sales & marketing, operations and strategy. His last corporate stint was as Head – Real Estate at Britannia Industries (Wadia Group). Other employers in his corporate career spanning over two decades include Bombay Burmah, New Chennai Township, Cinépolis & GMR. Sandeep holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Delhi University and is a post graduate in management from IIM-Ahmedabad. He has a Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement and is a Charterholder from CFA Institute US.

Monnappa Bayavanda

Cofounder and Chief Product & Technology Officer

Monnappa is an alumnus of NITK Surathkal and IIM Ahmedabad and has rich experience in the e-commerce and supply chain consulting domains. He joined BHIVE from Amazon India where he was part of the category management team and was involved in the launch of Amazon.in. Prior to Amazon, he spent nearly 9 years at supply chain major i2 technologies, consulting to clients spread across Europe, Australia and US. He enjoys playing football and squash and is also into long distance running and biking. He considers a trip to the Mumbai marathon a pilgrimage and has completed 5 full marathons there since his first one in 2010. Thanks to his long standing support of Arsenal FC, he firmly believes that patience is a virtue!

CORE VALUES

1. People First

We take care of all the people associated with us and ensure best-in-class experience for all

2. Passion for best-in-class customer experience

Our dedication for the best-in-class customer experience is demonstrated in everything we do

3. Think long term solutions versus short term fixes

We believe in providing long term sustainable solutions to all our problems rather than short term quick fixes

4. Focus on building long lasting relationship

We are passionate and believe in building long lasting relationship whereby growing with our customers throughout the professional journey

5. Keep it simple and efficient 

Simplicity and high efficiency is the essence of the work culture of BHIVE. We believe in providing simple efficient solutions to all our customer needs

 6. Honesty and Integrity 

It is not only important for us to do business rather it is critical for us to conduct the way we do business. BHIVE commits to honesty and integrity at all aspects and has zero tolerance to non-abidance of the same

 7. Over-communicate rather than under-communicate 

Communication is the backbone of BHIVE work culture. We believe in constant consistent communication with all stakeholders 

8. Explicit Communication Rather Than Implicit Assumption

BHIVE believes in being explicit while communicating so that there is no room for implicit assumptions or miscommunication

9. Result Oriented & Ownership 

We believe in a result oriented performance driven workplace with strong focus on ownership and deliverables. Leaders would take up ownership of leaving no stones unturned to get results. Focus is not on finishing the task, the focus should be on relentless effort till the result is achieved on time. The essence is to take every possible action within reasonable limits to get results.

10. Done is better than perfect 

Procrastination is an evil and we urge to get a work done within stipulated timelines. Perfection is a continuous phenomenon and we consistently work towards it even after completing a task 

11. Think Big 

The key to accomplishing the biggest and most complicated goals is to aspire high and think big. As an organization, we empower our people and we strongly drive the culture of thinking big, innovation, embracing and driving change

Testimonials

I invested with BHIVE almost 2 years back to part fund their MG Road Property. I am delighted by the consistent returns that my investment has been generating. I am keenly awaiting the next investment opportunity.

Vishwas, Investor in BHIVE MG Road

We deployed part of our family investments in Koramangala with BHIVE. I am really impressed with the transparency that has been demonstrated by BHIVE and the returns even in these trying Covid times.

Vinay Gural, Investor in BHIVE Koramangala

I partnered with BHIVE in an Innovative concept that they launched in HSR 27th main where I invested in the property construction and BHIVE is managing the operations. This was one of the best deals that could be structured and is a win-win.

Prabhu, Investor at BHIVE HSR 27th Main