Tell us about yourself?
I am the founder and CEO at A2D Innovations Pvt. Ltd. I love technology and at A2D my vision is to create an innovative platform to offer people great experiences to use technology for improving their day-to-day life. I am curious, always looking for mysteries to solve.
What do you think is the single biggest misconception people have when it comes to startups?
When it comes to start-ups, people assume that we are the coolest people, earning lots of money and living the high life. But, the reality is that we are putting our own money to make the future of the company. We put our complete time, energy, and dedication to bring the values to our customers.
If you could go back in time to any moment from your journey, and give yourself one tip, what would it be?
Don’t wait for perfection, just start the journey and it will become more stable sooner than you think.
What makes you stand out as an entrepreneur?
I got to learn almost all the areas of the corporate world, whether it is Sales, Marketing, Management, Hiring, or connecting with different people. As an entrepreneur, I was able to gain so much knowledge.
What are some of the best working habits you’ve gained over the past couple of years?
Creation of the process at every step, and work smart not hard.
Give us a bit of an insight into the influences behind the company?
The biggest influence behind the company is the same as the name suggests. A2D- Always 2wards (Towards) Dreams. We dream of something impossible and making it possible is the key influencing feature at A2D.
Where do you see your business in five years?
My dream with A2D is to become one of the top innovative companies in the world. As part of the next 5 years’ journey, I see my product becoming available to each and every person in my country.
What do you think the biggest challenge will be for you in getting there?
The biggest challenge is my discipline, I am passionate about doing something, and because of this I sometimes lose track of priority tasks.
Talk to us about your biggest success story so far?
I started this journey on my own, when I got my first client from USA, it was the most exciting moment for me. But I will have my biggest success when my product will be released and available on everyone’s hand.
How do clients and customers find you? Are you much of a salesperson for yourself?
I usually find my customers from referrals. The quality we provide, help us in getting more and more customers.
What one tip would you give to fellow startup founders?
Don’t wait for the right moment, just do it.
And finally, what do you hope the future brings both you personally, and your business?
People love our product, and we can bring value to them is the future I expect in both personal and business terms.