Suresh Babu Tirumalasetty Co-Founder & CMO of GyanFinder Published On: Friday, August 28, 2015 Views 1992
"If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you."
Suresh is a Young, energetic result oriented business management leader, responsible for building, developing and managing market demand, managing business P&Ls efficiently. With more than six years of experience in Business and IT sector, he has undertaken several roles covering areas like sales management and strategy planning. After completing his graduation in electrical and electronics engineering, he went on to pursue MBA in management and operations.
He has ample knowledge in the capital markets and mutual fund Business. His ability to build new territories and expand opportunities towards the achievement of stated targets and excellent decision- making skills with a positive approach helped him in starting his own venture called GyanFinder. It is a platform, which offers fastest and easiest way to find training institutes in your area. Within a span of few months, GyanFinder has been able to make a name for itself with more than 10,000 training institutes collaborating with it.
Please provide a brief overview of your product/ service.
Gyanfinder helps you in finding the Gyan=Knowledge.
What do Gyanfinder offer?
Our product Gyanfinder.com is a search engine for training institutes and it lists out all the training institutes based on area and subject and shares detailed information about them in Web & Mobile app. It helps in finding the institute that could meet student expectations. Provide the information like new batches, fee particulars, reviews, faculty info, placement assistance, Fee discounts, Certifications, course materials project support etc. of a training institute will help with a clear picture to a student before making any selection.
Gyanfinder also verifies the validity of data and when found appropriate recommends them to the students. We are part of IBM Global Entrepreneurship program, IBM supporting us technically with $1,20,000 worth of cloud servers to Gyanfinder up to one year.
What inspired you to build the above product/ service?
Education in India stills an unorganized sector especially training sector but it has a lot of potential and needy market to develop the skills of the Indian youth. My personal experience of how difficult it is to finding the best training institutes and courses in financial sector in India after my return from Abroad.
What is your life mantra?
I always prefer practical and ground level approach for any problem with, out of the box/Mindset.
What was the most challenging part of your journey till now?
Return to India and understanding Indian mind set of business.
How did you overcome those challenges?
By self experience and understanding in & out of Indian business models & Indian typical customer mind set.
Share some details about the investments that you have been able to fetch for the business till now.
We are in talks with few potential investors to raise around 2 crores
How do you protect yourself from the problem of Brain Drain?
Team motivation, allow thinking of beyond they can, option to explore in tasks, ESOP.
According to you, what are the three qualities an individual must have to achieve success?
1. Ready to accept the reality/Failures
3. Strong conviction in himself
Which online tools/ services/ apps do you use the most and would like to recommend as well?
Professional – Complete Google product s for operations, c communications, meetings, marketing and data analytics.
Personal – Cleartrip, Redbus, Ola,Fb,Linkedin.
Share any one habit which you think makes you more productive.
Preparing the list of task every day morning and verifying the status at the end of the day.
Share any one habit which you wish to change in yourself.
Want to start my day before 6:00 A.M and spend some time on writing articles.
Answer in less than 50 words
One tip to success:
No short cut only hard work, Passion and Determination
One mistake you believe every individual must avoid:
Accepting everything as it is
One most important lesson that you have learnt till now:
Running behind passion is more important than running behind on money earning
What are your plans for next 3 years?
Want to create a billion dollar company and run the organization with strong passion and morals.
If you get a chance to start your career again what would you do differently this time?
Plan to do my MBA in Indian IIM’s instead of London universities.
What are your top three getaway destinations?
- Best place to live – Cardiff, South Wales, United Kingdom.
- Best Place for enlightenment – Tirumala.
- Home Town – Guntur Railway Station.
Share a quote that inspires you the most.
“Thank god ! I am a strategist” by – Suresh Tirumalasetty
“If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.”
- Business Website http://www.gyanfinder.com/