Hrishikesh Datar on why he built Vakilsearch


When Hrishikesh Datar was presenting an idea at IIM for creating a portal that will provide quality content to lawyers, a question from the audience made the wheels in his head turn. Following the inspiration that sparked, he created in 2014. A website that helps India find legal solutions online. Offering over 300+ services at just a click of a button, Vakilsearch today is one of the pioneers in the legal-tech sector in India and incorporates 10% of the total companies registered month-on-month in India.

How does Vakilsearch work?

So today, let’s find out how Vakilsearch founded by Hrishikesh makes legal simple for the common man in India. Headquartered in Chennai, Vakilsearch operates pan-India. All one has to do is simply hop online to and choose what service one needs. A simple click on the service needed will give all the information needed to understand what it is, help weigh the pros and cons and answer all the frequently asked questions for the user. If the user is convinced, they would just have to add the service to the cart. That’s how fast, easy and effective Hrishikesh and his team have powered to function.

Adding to that, Hrishikesh recently launched the VS (Vakilsearch) app which is available as a free download on Google Playstore and App store. The main USP of the app is that it helps budding entrepreneurs register their company or business 100% online. To top it all, the registration process just takes 5 minutes. The below video gives more insight on how Vakilsearch manages to get a company incorporated under five minutes.

Hrishikesh says, “At a time such as this where all of us are on lockdown, the launch of the Company Registration mobile-based app will help entrepreneurs incorporate their business from the safety of their home. Thereby keeping them safe and also cutting down the laborious process time. At Vakilsearch, we are constantly looking for avenues to simplify complicated processes using artificial intelligence and machine learning technology aligning with our PM’s “Digital India” vision .”


Helping scores of startups incorporate, get their taxes filed, keeping them on track by helping them file their GST returns, mandatory and secretarial compliances etc, Vakilsearch truly acts as a startup accelerator and incubator in the country. Today Vakilsearch is on the brink of its series B funding and is looking to expand further under the leadership of its Founder & CEO Hrishikesh Datar. It is noteworthy to mention that Hrishsikesh was nominated as Forbes 30 under 30 and is also the recipient of the Ritz entrepreneur award.

To get your company registered or avail online legal, tax and compliance services simply log onto or just download the VS app today.

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