Mechanical engineering graduate, Shibam Sarbswa, is the man behind TrackNext.
TrackNext is a ‘Social Business Networking website’ which provides solution to all your social, professional and networking requirements. The platform helps students, entrepreneurs, corporates and academicians to connect, share and exchange their ideas on educational, professional and social levels. TrackNext allows you to upload documents, track people and organizations free of cost.
What inspired you to build the above product/ service?
Entrepreneurship has its own energy which flows through our passion towards it. It all happened during those college days, when everyone around me wanted to do a job; & insisted me to make a firm, where they can work: although it’s a Joke sort of thing, but currently the whole country needs a Job, so we thought that it’s good to take a startup, learn how to deal with people & give them what they wanted.
What is your life mantra?
Live life with full satisfaction, time is finite.
What was the most challenging part of your journey till now? How did you overcome those challenges?
Frankly Speaking, nothing in this world is a cake walk; but every time my TEAM stood up & defeated every bugs & problems. It’s really impossible to start without a balanced team, we have spent many sleepless nights together working on it & bringing it to this level.
Share some details about the investments that you have been able to fetch for the business till now.
Till of now we are self funded, but We have various model of making revenue; but presently our only focus is on acquiring new users, We are developing our mobile apps for all platforms, even the android app is available in the Google Playstore.
How do you protect yourself from the problem of Brain Drain?
India is itself a very big market to wisely survive. So no need to opt any other nation to explore more.
According to you, what are the three qualities an individual must have to achieve success?
Self Believe, Negotiation skills, & Adaptability these skills can make you the Alexander of any game.
Which online tools/ services/ apps do you use the most and would like to recommend as well?
Well I don’t use mush as I believe in networking & and adding values to every person or organization I associate with.
Share any one habit which you think makes you more productive.
I think the Team Work whole TrackNext team does without any communication gap.
Share any one habit which you wish to change in yourself.
I am too straight forward; sometimes people find it offending.
Answer in less than 50 words
Believe in your skills, Life is finite, so keep discovering new things.
One mistake you believe every individual must avoid:
What are your plans for next 3 years?
We want to cover the whole Indian market, & reserve a top spot in apps world.
If you get a chance to start your career again what would you do differently this time?
I would go for my own garage & create the fastest F1 car there. But right now we are focusing only on TrackNext to make it a global platform.
Share a quote that inspires you the most.
“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be a victim.
Don’t accept how others define your life; define yourself.”