Niraj Patel is committed to advancing the vape industry through innovative technology, ethical business practices, and responsible business practices. Together with his partners, they continue to build companies worthy of their vision of the future.
CEO of Bidi Vapor and Kaival Brands, Patel also serves as Chief Financial Officer, President, Treasurer, and Director for both companies. Mr. Patel currently resides in Florida, United States.
Patel’s Family Background
BIDI Vapor is the result of Raj’s extensive experience in and around the tobacco industry. He has been surrounded by the industry for almost 30 years since his father’s introduction into tobacco processing.
The Patel family business started with processing tobacco leaves to be sold to larger tobacco companies. They were used for beedi cigarette rolling and manufacturing. At present, the Patel family business remains a part of the processed tobacco leaves industry.
In a way, Raj built Bidi Vapor as an innovation of their family business. Patel’s business legacy continues in Raj’s Bidi Vapor brand, pioneering innovation, research, and technology in the vape industry.
Attended AISSMS College of Pharmacy in
Acquired a Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
Spark of Inspiration and Breaking through the Market
BIDI® Stick Development
With his family’s support, Raj started testing out different nicotine vape brands to find out how to improve these products. Observing his family alone revealed that although most of them enjoy vapes, they would occasionally smoke cigarettes, seeking the satisfaction they are used to experiencing with tobacco products.
Raj figured out that what was missing with these products was nicotine strength. However, increasing the nicotine level is not simple. It creates an unpleasant aftertaste, compromising the whole vaping experience. High nicotine levels compromise vape devices’ flavor and make them too harsh to use.
He tried to develop a technique to balance it all out. Raj and his team discovered that heat plays a significant part in delivering a consistent vaping experience. They found a way to isolate the liquid by heating a small amount, and only when needed.
The team also developed a control system unique to the BIDI® Stick. This made it possible to consistently and automatically cut the vape device’s power once it senses that your lungs are full.
Another gap in the industry is the lack of the technology to measure puffs in vaping devices. The gap creates dissatisfaction among its adult users. Raj and his team installed a small computer chip to monitor air pressure, allowing each puff to be measured while delivering
a consistent drag in every hit. This is another unique selling point of the BIDI® Stick.