Who, What, Why?



Ashish Verma hails from the renowned ‘Krishna Family’ of Varanasi, India. Having schooled from the prestigious St. John’s School, Marhauli, Ashish moved to New Delhi in 2003 for his higher education. In 2005 he moved to the UK to finish college as an exchange student at Wigan & Leigh College, Wigan.


Following his college education in the field of Advertising & Graphic Design, Ashish went on to work as a professional Graphic Designer in the Delhi NCR area between 2007 – 2010, during which time he also worked at the ZEE News TV channel.


In 2010 Ashish moved back to his hometown and started his own creative agency – Ether Studio. In 2013 he founded International Travellers’ Hostel which was arguably the first modern backpackers’ hostel in northern India and is among the top-rated hostels in the country today.


Ashish has been living in Germany’s Rhein-Main area since 2014 where he works as a Graphic & Web Design and Digital Marketing Expert in the D-A-CH region.


Headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand, Ashish co-founded Ether Kreativ as a full-service Marketing Company and a sister firm of Ether Studio in the year 2019. Ether Kreativ’s website is currently being overhauled.


Interest Areas

Design & Marketing

Ashish specialises in Graphic & Web Design and Digital Marketing


Ashish has keen interest in the hospitality industry, especially in tourism and vegetarian & vegan food business


Putting specialised (engineers, doctors, etc.) Indian talent in contact with the right people so they can explore career opportunities with German companies

Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG)

Developing recipes for the vegetarian & vegan segment of the CPG industry


Importing ‘Made in India’ products (especially certified organic & fair trade and ecological ones) to Europe and exporting ‘Made in Germany’

European Contact

Bridging India with Europe

Ashish wants to bridge the socio-economic gaps between India and Europe and to bring the two economic giants closer together.


Based in the engineering powerhouse, Germany, Ashish wants to leverage Government of India’s “Make in India” campaign by assuming the role of a key European contact person for ambitious Indian businesses looking to explore the European, and especially, German market.


Reliable, Strategic Business Partner

Many businesses at some stage find themselves in a position where they need the help & support of a reliable partner in order to grow to the next level. Whether it’s an Indian business looking to set foot on European soil or a local venture requiring a business partner who has the strategic knowhow needed to push through tough soil.


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