“Cur­rently more than 65% of our busi­ness hap­pens out­side the met­ros”

DQ Channels - - Channel Pulse - ANUSHRUTI SINGH anushrutis@cy­berme­dia.co.in

Vipul Modi, VP, Mar­ket­ing & Sales, Aba­cus Pe­riph­er­als

Be­long to place: Na­han, Hi­machal Pradesh

Stud­ied at: DAV Col­lege, Jalandhar

Com­pany: Ru­bique

What is your ideal day: Mon­day – Filled with fresh en­ergy, whole new ideas

What drives me the most: “No, you can’t”; these words drive me the most be­cause when some­one says I can’t, I make sure that I do

Most im­por­tant three things in my life: Fam­ily, Mu­sic & Travel

Fa­vorite Gad­get: Mi­crosoft Sur­face Pro 4

Fa­vorite food: What I cook

Fa­vorite hol­i­day des­ti­na­tion: Shimla, Sin­ga­pore, Lon­don

What are things I like to do alone: Play­ing Gui­tar

Last book I read: To­tal re­call

If I could elim­i­nate one thing from daily sched­ule, what would it be and why: Traf­fic; the time spent in traf­fic can be uti­lized to do much more pro­duc­tive things in life

Which letter of the al­pha­bet de­scribes me best, how: P – Per­sis­tent

Most mem­o­rable Event: The day I de­cided to quit & start some­thing of my own

One thing I like to change in my­self: A part of my brain which is still lit­tle tuned to cor­po­rate in­dus­try hav­ing spent so many years there. The startup ex­pe­ri­ence is ad­dic­tive be­cause it’s all about break­ing & cre­at­ing your own rules. Would like to ex­pe­ri­ence this com­pletely & un­leash the true po­ten­tial.

I never get tired of: Un­learn­ing & learn­ing new things

5 years down the line I would be: the biggest cat­a­lyst in fin­tech do­main

If not in IT in­dus­try, I would be: in me­dia in­dus­try

Ad­vice to bud­ding En­trepreneurs: Take chances, don’t be afraid of fail­ures – ‘Ev­ery cham­pion was once a contender that re­fused to give up’

What’s my motto in life: Think big, dream big

Manav­jeet Singh, CEO & Founder Ru­bique

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