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Business Development

Our work focuses on supporting businesses to enter the Middle East region and beyond, plus assisting them to grow through various channels of growth.


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About Us

About Us

“The Charcoal Shop” is a NB Venture company, one stop business development platform. Providing businesses growth opportunity in the region or beyond through channels of expansion like franchising, joint venture and distribution. With offices in Dubai and New Delhi, the Middle East and Indian Sub-Continent remain our direct focus. Currently, we are directly or indirectly involved with over fourty companies across the globe. Business know-how and wide-ranging relationships remain core to our success. Moreover, our understanding of local cultures, regulations, and ways of doing business, help businesses minimize risks and optimize the advantages.

Neelesh Bhatnagar
Shivam Sharma

Neelesh Bhatnagar, Partner


Owner and CEO of NB Ventures, growth funding new-age digital companies. He is the Owner of JSB Group of Companies and he is a Director on several Boards - USPL, Usha Shriram, DipTab, HealthifyMe, MonkeyBox, Foundation Holdings, Zeven Sports, Kims Healthcare, ESCA, Vipera, IPTL, IDFY, ENACT, RNB Productions etc.


He has had a distinguished career for over 25 years with the Landmark Group, the largest retailer conglomerate in MENA and India, where he was Director/Board Member. 

Shivam Sharma, Partner & Managing Director


With over 20 years of Gulf experience in retail mainly franchising, projects and business development.

Having worked with top regional retailers like Landmark Group, AlShaya, Fawaz Al Hokair, Geant Hypermarkets etc., he played a significant role in establishing various franchises, business start-ups and business turnaround.


He was last working as CEO of a large value fashions chain before starting his own venture.

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Contact Us

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Office Address:

Office 704,

Barsha Business Square Building,

Al Barsha 1,


United Arab Emirates

​​Phone: +971506610125

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