Please provide a brief overview of your product/ service.
We design and manufacture personalized theme party supplies be it a baby shower, retirement, engagement or birthday party. Our products/service is sold online and we ship across the country.
What inspired you to build the above product/ service?
Gap in the market. A friend wanted to celebrate a theme birthday for her twins and couldn’t find the required supplies for a complete theme party. We stepped in and the journey began!
What is your life mantra?
Change is progress
What was the most challenging part of your journey till now?
Converting a personal service into a product and scaling
How did you overcome those challenges?
People still relate birthdays to just balloons; our marketing push was more an awareness program, which has helped the community change as a whole. A lot of allied services have cropped up because of the awareness we brought about.
Share some details about the investments that you have been able to fetch for the business till now.
We kicked off from a shared office and now have our own facilities. We are bootstrapped so far.
According to you, what are the three qualities an individual must have to achieve success?
Hardworking, focus and a thirst for challenges
Which online tools/ services/ apps do you use the most and would like to recommend as well?
- Google docs
- WhatsApp web
Share any one habit which you think makes you more productive.
Share any one habit which you wish to change in yourself.
Lax fitness regime
Answer in less than 50 words
One tip to success:
Have a large goal, small milestones and regular to-dos. Understanding your strengths & weakness, focus on your strengths and work on your weakness where required. You cannot be a master of all trades.
One mistake you believe every individual must avoid:
Not getting up when you fall
One most important lesson that you have learnt till now:
Failing to run when you can will set you back for a long time. Take the opportunity when you have it in hand.
What are your plans for next 3 years?
Improving our presence in India, acquire a few exclusive licenses from big players for themes like Marvel, Pixar and expand to other countries.
If you get a chance to start your career again what would you do differently this time?
There are lots of decisions which could have been better and more mature at the early stage of m career but I wouldn’t be what I am now otherwise.
What are your top three getaway destinations?
Share a quote that inspires you the most.
“Failing to plan is planning to fail.”