Hettle Pastakia-Patel

Hettle Pastakia-Patel is the Director of Inspiration at Juicetank, an innovation lab, incubator-accelerator, and co-working space. Juicetank is a thinktank that provides the ideal ecosystem to support startups and emerging growth companies to launch and accelerate their success.

Hettle’s background is in healthcare as a registered pharmacist with experience in both the clinical and business side of the pharmaceutical industry, managing strategy, business development, and sales and marketing initiatives. Her initial entrepreneurial venture was rh factor Dance Studios which integrated rhythm and health into a modern form of dance exercise.

She has also worked in the media industry (modeling and acting in independent feature films). Hettle has been an active investor in hospitality and the commercial real estate sector, with investments in full service hotels and office buildings. Currently, Hettle is the founder of NJ Women’s Network, a dynamic group of successful and aspiring women entrepreneurs, professionals, and executives coming together to foster business relationships, strategic partnerships, and mentorship.