“YOU MAY BE THE ONLY PERSON LEFT WHO BELIEVES IN YOU, BUT IT’S ENOUGH. IT TAKES JUST ONE STAR TO PIERCE A UNIVERSE OF DARKNESS. NEVER GIVE UP”
VIJEET PANDEY’S journey with his partner VIKAS RISHISWAR best in technology is the exact definition of believing in yourself, a successful entrepreneur and a true inspiration for leading a successful life by having a strong vision.
JOURNEY FROM “A NAME, TO THE NAME”
This young boys was born in Kanpur and Lucknow, but after marriage settled in Indore. Initially, they were confused between 3 segments healthcare, agriculture, education. They finally made a choice on education which is really close to heart. They wanted to find a solution to every problem related to the education field. After survey, they found that the basic problem is of parents struggling to engage their kids after school hours into something productive between the age of 1.5-5.5. So to solve this problem, he designed a digital messenger kit which has two separations- junior and senior. There are broad categories which include stories, poems, addition, subtraction, alphabets, numbers according to the age, it contains everything which a child needs to learn at a certain age. All the activities have their specific time and are aligned in a way a human can understand easily.
Everything is included in its vocabulary, thinking skills, observation, steps of doing it, what are the materials required. There is a box in which stories are available in the form of paper cuttings. This model is used by 60000 parents. In very less time, this product gained popularity in the digital education market.
TIME TOOK AND HURDLES FACED DURING THIS JOURNEY.
Overall time taken was of 14months because it has so much of content in it. Hurdles are the part of a successful life. Hurdles of funding and investment, managing the team of 22 people, paying them salaries on the exact date, making investors understand that we are the right people to invest. The patience level is so high.
LEARNING FOR FUTURE ENTREPRENEURS:
The best thing is to keep a strong faith in yourself and the vision that you have on your mind. Sometimes you have to look a bigger picture and never give up without doubting on one’s idea. Always keep yourself updated so that if you cannot focus on your startup, one must always have an option of entering into a good job. Always enhance your knowledge, maybe one doesn’t know about all topics like A-Z but should have knowledge from A-B.
FUTURE VISION AFTER 5 YRS:
Targeting above 3 lakh people and 5 hundred million dollars in financial terms. Also taking it to each and every part of the nation and also to other countries without giving the franchise on a royalty basis.
“BELIEVING IN YOURSELF, NEVER GIVE UP”.