Kapil BajajFounder of kabadiexpress Published On: Friday, August 21, 2015 Views 2104
"Be a game changer, the World has enough followers."
These days, most of the enterprises have become wary of the environment, incorporating various best practices. However, Kapil Bajaj took that concern to a completely new level by starting a waste paper collection company. His journey towards excellence started just after he graduated from Delhi University. He then worked in non-IT recruitment industry for from mid to senior level across various verticals like FMCG, Consumer Durables, E-commerce and Marketing.
He is Very Passionate / Innovative & Result Oriented. He is an Expert in his field of work and his peer often recommend him in tricky situations related to CRM. He is a person who believes in himself, is very confident, and has a charismatic personality. After eight years in recruitment industry, he started his own venture www.kabadiexpress.com in Delhi. His company collects waste newspapers, office paper, or any kind of papers from home as well as corporates.
Please provide a brief overview of your product/ service.
We Collect the Waste Paper, Scrap & E- Waste From Corporates. Currently, we are Operating in East Delhi. In four months of operation, we have made 2000 Customers and growing month by month.
Our customers put all the waste paper within a paper bag. When it fills, they call us to collect it. This offers them an efficient way to take care of all their waste paper. We use digital Scale to ensure that the customer gets accurate.
What inspired you to build the above product/ service?
In India, only 26 % Paper goes for recycling while the rest is not sent to the factories who recycle the paper. Moreover, every individual in India wastes close to 100 KG Paper each Year. We wanted to develop a system where we could enhance the amount to recycled paper.
What is your life mantra?
Be Simple & Be Positive
What was the most challenging part of your journey until now?
Educating people to stop wastage of natural resources & environment in India. People still do not care what harm they are doing to nature & environment for money.
How did you overcome those challenges?
To overcome with these challenges we distribute the bags and educate people to not waste paper. We educate them through articles and picture to tell them the ill effects of wasting paper.
Share some details about the investments that you have been able to fetch for the business until now.
Angel investment from friends and family as well as our savings.
How do you protect yourself from the problem of Brain Drain?
We currently are two people but planning to hire more in the coming few months.
According to you, what are the three qualities an individual must have to achieve success?
Positive Nature, Hard Working & Don’t Feel Shame to do anything. Believe in your idea.
Share any one habit, which you think, makes you more productive.
Interact with people and listen to their views. Bring about changes in our tactics in accordance to those views.
Share any one habit which you wish to change in yourself.
Dual Minded – want to change it as soon as possible.
Answer in less than 50 words
One tip to success:
Work Hard & Be Positive about your idea, Continue Marketing, Interact with your customer.
One mistake you believe every individual must avoid:
Do not go Fast, Go slow.
One most important lesson that you have learnt until now:
Founder or owner should go on field, interact with customer, and take feedback. It helps a lot to learn & improve.
What are your plans for next 3 years?
To educate maximum people about saving paper, nature and reach no one spot in Delhi waste paper collection arena.
If you get a chance to start your career, again what would you do differently this time?
What are your top three getaway destinations?
Share a quote that inspires you the most
“Be a game changer, the World has enough followers.”