Feelsofts : Abhishek Dhawan
Q1.How would you describe ‘Feelsofts’ in under 50 words?
Feelsofts offers a wide range of software development skills, spanning many industries well beyond the general IT development. It has a significant expertise in various areas, from Web Development to software architectures and teaching. We focus mainly on three areas – The web, Software and Education. Starting your own company is always a tough task, how and from where did you get the inspiration/motivation to start?.
The idea behind starting the business was to provide rural development and developing the rural and local masses by the means of Products such as software/web applications and Process such as industrial training. The rural area herein had the potential to be digitally developed.
Q2.Who is the team behind your venture?
The firm started with two to three people working together from home; to the firm what it is right now with Assets and employees. The first revenue of first product to the time firm had good assets, all revenue gained were invested in the product itself which lead to growth and sustainability.
Q3.How did you come up with the name?
The name Feelsofts is made up of two words FEEL and SOFTS. The idea behind the name was to create software’s that has feel, means actually useful with need
Q4.What would you say is the biggest lesson you have learned while running ‘Feelsofts’?
Starting the business in the rural area and expand it what it is now was itself a major challenge as people were not a techno geek. Many of them were unaware of what a software is and how could it change their business. But if you Dream it you can do it.
Q5.What projects do you have in the pipeline?
There are different web applications coming up.
Q6.What is your one tip for aspiring entrepreneurs?
Stay hungry, Stay foolish – Steve jobs
Q7.What is your manufacturing and design process?
Agile Planning and Risk analysis model what I or basically company uses makes us More Productive.
Q8.What was technically the most challenging part of developing product?
We understood the requirement and hurdles of business like the need of regional languages in software, Easy GUI for use, etc. we developed the products considering all the above factors. Also, we developed the products on standard guideline so it’s could be Globally Accepted. In initial stages we went to people, we showed the prototype, run a live demo. The result was jaw dropping such that people accepted our products.
Q9.What is your primary focus in terms of new developments at the moment?
After the digitalization wave in India, the founder sees a humongous opportunity for rural businesses adopting IT & software products in near future.
Q10.What are the future plans for growth?
We are currently trying to get more offshore clients than what we have currently right now and expanding globally.
Q11.How has the growth been since launch and what are the future plans?