About us

At Chime, we believe technology has the power to simplify and bring back authentic, everyday experiences. Chime is the world’s first chai maker that fuses the traditional, hand-crafted process of making chai with our passion for product design and technology.

Chai is special and it deserves its own unique experience. It is a lot of work to make the perfect cup of chai. It is a ritual practiced by over a billion people around the world everyday. We want to make this ritual, something you love, a delightful experience.

Our Team

Gaurav Chawla

FOUNDER & CEO

Favorite Chai:

Ginger & Cardamom, with a hint of fennel

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Samip Bhavsar

CO-FOUNDER, VP OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Favorite Chai:

Masala Chai with Lemongrass

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Matt Leanse

PRODUCT DESIGNER

Favorite Chai:

Cardamom with a little bit of brown sugar

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Blog

An Open Letter to All Authentic Chai Lovers

May 20, 2016

Many compounds are found in black tea to give it the unique taste. We started by understanding the role each compound plays in creating the commonly loved aroma and taste of chai:

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Science of chai

June 14, 2016

Remember Chemistry 101? Chemical formulas. Chemical equations. Well we sure had to dust off our old text books and remember it all. Authentic chai has thousands of compounds and we wanted to really understand what happens when a cup of chai is brewed, so that we could apply that knowledge in designing Chime. After all,

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