When you take a social cause and give it a mix of entrepreneurship, you get an immaculate product. The story behind Sanjay and Blooddonator.com is the same. Sanjay has been part of several organizations and himself has started an NGO called Shaurya. After graduating from Rajasthan Technical University in B.Tech, he started his career in the IT field. From software developer to SEO, he worked his way across several fields to gain much needed experience.
During this time, he also founded several online website like AbuTimes.com, UdaipurInsights.com, PhillyInisghts.com, AhmedabadInsights.com and KashmirInsights.com. However, he came to the prominence for his latest startup called BloodDonator.com. It is an online genuine blood donors database, where a user can register as a blood donor from any corner of the world and donate directly to the patient in need. He aims at making BloodDonator a central hub of connecting blood donors with people in need.
Please provide a brief overview of your product/ service.
BloodDonator.com is an International Genuine Voluntary Blood Donor’s Website, where one can register as a Blood Donor from any corner of the World and donate blood directly to the patient in emergent conditions.
Mission – Our mission is to develop a worldwide database of genuine blood donors from every part of the World so that in any emergent conditions we can arrange blood donor for the patients directly in the hospital through our website.
Vision – To achieve our mission we inspire people from all over the World to register a blood donor on our website and spread awareness about blood donation and its requirements and benefits.
This website is founded and developed by Er. Sanjay, hosted since 13th Sep 2013.
What inspired you to build the above product/ service?
After leaving the job of Software Engineer at Evovlus Solutions Bangalore, I came across posts regarding blood donor’s requirements on a facebook page Indian Army Fans, and being a ARMY geek and a non selected candidate of SSB, ARMY cant Allahbad, made me to develop a portal that can play a vital role in saving someone’s life.
What is your life mantra?
The life and experiences of my father motivates me to move on in any condition, I believe its all God doing the things and we just the medium. One should always challenge his abilities and fulfill duty towards his family, his life and society as well.
What was the most challenging part of your journey till now?
No big challenges so far, but to get a job in Bangalore was not a easy task, if you are tenant that it’s not that easy to sync daily routine and work simultaneously, when you need to cook your food, wash clothes and utensils, Sunday classes, job etc.
How did you overcome those challenges?
As the challenges were not that big, but cooking food definitely challenging when you cant make round chapatis. I inspire the story of a ant trying to climb up the mountain and also lives with a zeal of never give up.
Share some details about the investments that you have been able to fetch for the business till now.
Some thousands for hosting, promoting and miscellaneous, and I am a website developer so website development only costed the precious time.
How do you protect yourself from the problem of Brain Drain?
It’s a international website so this point doesn’t contradict to us.
According to you, what are the three qualities an individual must have to achieve success?
1) Stubborn for the goal.
2) Never give up.
3) Believe yourself and keep faith in God.
Which online tools/ services/ apps do you use the most and would like to recommend as well?
2) google input tools
3) dmoz, serp
Share any one habit which you think makes you more productive.
Work at the top priority even prior to girl friend or a party.
Share any one habit which you wish to change in yourself.
Late night sleeping
Answer in less than 50 words
One tip to success:
Stay Calm, generate an idea, plan it and than just run behind it to make it the biggest, without any second thought.
One mistake you believe every individual must avoid:
I am the only, me, myself this feelings make you develop a bad attitude, jewel with people make them your friend, live for respect, your head should always held high no matter if your pockets are empty.
One most important lesson that you have learnt till now:
If you involve your friends in your business or venture, handle it very sensitively else you will end with a crack in friendship and crash of venture.
What are your plans for next 3 years?
I am website developer currently working on abutimes.com a media portal for mount abu, sirohi and after that will be working on udaipurinsights.com and ahmedabadinsights.com and along with it ill carry blooddonator.com and have always started promoting cycling, planning to inspire people for this two things specially
2) Blood Donation
If you get a chance to start your career again what would you do differently this time?
I am satisfied with what I am doing and myself belief never let this thought come in my mind.
What are your top three getaway destinations?
Share a quote that inspires you the most
1) Its all God doing the things we are just the medium (keeps me connected to Earth)
2) Be the change you wist to see in the World.
3) Stop Saying Start Doing.
4) अब भी जो खून नहीं खोला वह खून नहीं पानी है, जो देश के काम न आये वो बेकार जवानी है |
5) The most important “There may not be stars on my soldiers, but heart is blend in the service of Mother Earth”
I wanted to wear ARMY uniform but couldn’t get it, and these thing keeps me motivating to work hard for the society.