Abhishek DhawanFounder & CEO of Feelsofts Published On: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Views 1961
"Keep looking for Opportunities even when you think there cannot be."
With the expertise of developing and launching successful products in an Entrepreneurial environment, Mr. Abhishek Dhawan has devoted his entire career to offering high quality services and anticipated results to his business partners. Being very responsible towards executing his tasks, he continues to boost and exhibit his soft skills.
He has a bachelor degree in computers from Pune University. Due to his concern and decency, he has been able to understand the need to develop the rural masses by means of software and web applications. This idea led to the beginning of Feelsofts, which aims to focus on mainly three areas: Web, Software and Education. Feelsofts helps software developers create innovative solutions using new technology. It accomplishes the goals by combining hands-on development, training and transferring knowledge and skills to the teams. Learn more about him and his venture.
Please provide a brief overview of your product/ service.
Feelsofts is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified company offers a wide range of software development skills, spanning many industries well beyond the general IT development. It has a significant expertise in various areas, from Web Development to software architectures and teaching. We focus mainly on three areas – The web, Software and Education.
What inspired you to build the above product/ service?
The idea behind starting the business was to provide rural development and developing the rural and local masses by the means of Products such as software/web applications and Process such as industrial training. The rural area herein had the potential to be digitally developed.
What is your life mantra?
To succeed in life, you must believe you can and start from day 1.
What was the most challenging part of your journey till now?
Starting the business in the rural area and expand it what it is now was itself a major challenge as people were not a techno geek. many of them were unaware of what a software is and how could it change their business.
How did you overcome those challenges?
We understood the requirement and hurdles of business like the need of regional languages in software, Easy GUI for use, etc. we developed the products considering all the above factors. Also, we developed the products on standard guideline so its could be Globally Accepted. In initial stages we went to people, we showed the prototype, Run a live demo. the result was jaw dropping such that people accepted our products.
Share some details about the investments that you have been able to fetch for the business till now.
The company started with two to three people working together from home to the company what it is right now with Asset of 2000sq.ft, 21 Employees (permanent to ad-Ho, Servers and Products. We believed in the spiral model. The first revenue of first product to the time company had good assets, all revenue gained were invested in the product itself which lead to growth and sustainability.
According to you, what are the three qualities an individual must have to achieve success?
- Persistent Hard-work
- Ability to believe in self
- Creativity in knowledge Application
Which online tools/ services/ apps do you use the most and would like to recommend as well?
We use Microsoft technologies and languages like .Net for the development and SQL Server for back-end development
Share any one habit which you think makes you more productive.
Agile Planning and Risk analysis model what I or basically company uses makes us More Productive.
Share any one habit which you wish to change in yourself.
Vise-verse I would like to add more good Qualities.
Answer in less than 50 words
One tip to success:
Keep looking for Opportunities even when you think there cannot be.
One mistake you believe every individual must avoid:
Fear of being Failure.
One most important lesson that you have learnt till now:
Success is the mountain to be climbed with the steps of failure.
What are your plans for next 3 years?
We are currently trying to get more offshore clients than what we have currently right now and expanding Globally
If you get a chance to start your career again what would you do differently this time?
I would start early than at what I did this time.
What are your top three getaway destinations?
Share a quote that inspires you the most.
“Stay hungry, Stay Foolish” – Steve Jobs