Varun JainFounder of Mashupcorner Published On: Monday, April 11, 2016 Views 1011
"Do what you love and make sure you do not leave any stone unturned in order to make it work."
Varun Choudhary comes from a very strong technical background of 6+ years of experience in web application development. He has worked with clients like R.B. Hayes Presidential Center, McGraw-Hill Education, Carport Central, Argus International, Trinity Holmes and many others.
While working as Chief Technical Officer with Maggcom, Varun realized a deep rooted need for a platform, where writers can showcase their writing skills to attract the right pool of customers. He is also the owner of an IT company named Abax Soft solutions, which deals with application development.
Please provide a brief overview of your product/ service.
Mashupcorner is a platform for writers to showcase the real writing while at the same time, it gives an amazing reading experience to readers. On the other hand, Abaxsoft deals with web and mobile application development for its domestic and international clients.
What inspired you to build the above product/ service?
While working as CTO in my last job with a magazine and being in network with more than 100 writers, I realized a deep rooted need for a platform, where writers can showcase their writing skills to attract the right pool of customers.
What is your life mantra?
Make life easier for others and the life would treat you with lots of reason to be happy. We try and simplify things with our products and services. Be it Abaxsoft, Mashupcorner, Phoneguru or any product/services we have offered till date, the central idea for all of them have been the same.
What was the most challenging part of your journey till now?
We face difficulties with funds. Although, we have tried to cover the expenses incurred through our application development leg of Abaxsoft but, the right break with potential investors could add a WOW factor to our efforts.
How did you overcome those challenges?
We are a team of self-motivated and hard core professionals, who are stubborn enough to taste success and that keep us moving.
Share some details about the investments that you have been able to fetch for the business till now.
We do not have any investor associated with us as of now.
How do you protect yourself from the problem of Brain Drain?
We try to maintain a very healthy environment within the team. There is no rigid hierarchy, no fixed rules and we focus more on deliveries and outputs rather than punching the clock.
According to you, what are the three qualities an individual must have to achieve success?
Confidence, dedication and patience
Which online tools/ services/ apps do you use the most and would like to recommend as well?
Facebook, Buzzsumo, LinkedIn, Twitter, HubSpot, and TweetDeck
Share any one habit which you think makes you more productive.
I never give up
Share any one habit which you wish to change in yourself.
I am a bit lazy sometimes and for that reason I can never be regular in Gym. I wish if I could just be regular there, it would help me lose some pounds around my belly.
Answer in less than 50 words
- One tip to success:
Do what you love and make sure you do not leave any stone unturned in order to make it work.
- One mistake you believe every individual must avoid:
- One most important lesson that you have learnt till now:
Keep doing better mistakes.
What are your plans for next 3 years?
To prepare a huge base of useful content in variety of niche to cater different types of readers and to help writers gain better market exposure.
If you get a chance to start your career again what would you do differently this time?
I started working at 19, maybe this time I will start even earlier.
What are your top three getaway destinations?
I prefer going where I can find nature. I prefer places with lakes, rivers, heritage places, and mountains.
Share a quote that inspires you the most.
“Life is beautiful and people are generally nice.”