Rohit MalikDirector at delhievents.com Published On: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Views 1301
"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win"
Rohit Malik the director and owner of DelhiEvents is a gritty soul who believed in his dreams and worked relentlessly towards their attainment. He started DelhiEvents.com as a small blog in 2005 and within a year turned it into a complete resource that today offers quality information about events online. It is one of the major sources of Delhi as well as NCR events and includes wide-ranging fields including arts, culture and entertainment while negative events (crime) are avoided.
The journey of Delhievents as a startup was not stress-free. Connecting info channels and bringing together all of it under one roof in a manner that could add value to Delhiites search was a major challenge. And, funding the venture without any aid from outside was another test. How Rohit Malik brought DelhiEvents so far and turned it into a success is a must-read.
Please provide a brief overview of your product/ service.
DelhiEvents.com provides information about all the positive (Art & Culture mainly) happenings in Delhi & NCR.
What inspired you to build the above product/ service?
To offer a quality going out guide!
What is your life mantra?
Live and let live!
What was the most challenging part of your journey till now?
Funding and Advertisement!
How did you overcome those challenges?
By keeping the expenses low!
Share some details about the investments that you have been able to fetch for the business till now.
It’s self funded venture till now!
How do you protect yourself from the problem of Brain Drain?
Meditation & Reading as much as i can.
According to you, what are the three qualities an individual must have to achieve success?
Which online tools/ services/ apps do you use the most and would like to recommend as well?
A task manager!
Share any one habit which you think makes you more productive
Keeping things organized!
Share any one habit which you wish to change in yourself.
Being happy go lucky & Trusting everyone easily!
Answer in less than 50 words
One tip to success:
Do what you love!
One mistake you believe every individual must avoid:
Do thorough research before you start a venture.
One most important lesson that you have learnt till now:
Do your own thing and don’t bother much about the competition and you will have your own market!
What are your plans for next 3 years?
Better Mobile apps and ease of use!
If you get a chance to start your career again what would you do differently this time?
Things can’t be planned as everything changes so fast.
What are your top three getaway destinations ?
Share a quote that inspires you the most.
“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win”.