Tell us a bit about yourself and your background?
We are a team of 10 enthusiastic members from various domains ranging from CA to dropout and handling respective profile in Whatsurskill as per our excellence. The average age of our team is 26 yrs, where the youngest one is only 19 (Also, A Limca World Record Holder) As far as I am concerned I am a qualified CA and have worked in assurance department with big4 and currently at a managerial level with a well-known MNC in Mumbai.
What is Whatsurskill and when did you guys started?
India is a country full of talent, but people don’t pursue their passion due to lack of opportunities and their passion becomes only a hobby. Every parents sends their children to learn extra-curricular activities now-a-days and even schools/ colleges/ corporates changed orthodox approach and promoting vocational skills. Considering current and upcoming trend and requirement of the society, we have launched Whatsurskill, where we believe that Apka hunar hi apki pehchan hain. We started working on the idea from 2014 but got our first competition launched in April 2015.
How did the idea develop?
Thanks to my Mom who always inspire us that we only have one life and to do something which can bring some positive changes in others life. This idea was developed after much analysis and discussion on the pain, opportunity and its impact on the life of people of our country with my brother and co-founder Ankit Kedia and two of my close friends Nitin Kedia and Nikhil Singal which resulted in the launch of Whatsurskill.
Who are your competitor?
To the best of our knowledge, currently there are not much players in this field except for Tallenge. However there are various websites who organizes talent specific competitions.
Why you started Online Competition platform?
We are not only online but we do organize offline competitions too. But yes most of our competitions are Online because of its convenient, time saving and considering the shift of young generation from Idiot box to digital world and we invite only the winners of Online round for the offline round.
Are you giving any prices to winners?
Yes all our competitions will have prizes (either cash or kind or both).
What is your revenue model?
Our major source of revenue is advertisement and partnership with corporates in organising competitions.
Are you charging registration fees?
No we are not charging registration fees and we do not have any plans for the same in the near future.
Tell us something about the Mission and Vision of Whatsurskill?
Whatsurskill vision is to motivate every youngster of our country to pursue their passion and not to accept others choices and choose their career. We will provide an opportunity for them to earn through their passion and creative work.
What is your Target audience? And how did you market yourself among them?
Our target audience is majorly youngsters from 10 yrs to 25 yrs which includes students, corporate employees and professionals in respective skills and we believe that everyone has some or the other skills and they only need a platform to showcase it to the world.
Where do you see Whatsurskill in next 5 years?
Whatsurskill will be a leading talent organising platform and most of the independent competitions organized by corporates/ schools and colleges will be organized with Whatsurskill for both Online as well as Offline round.
Who are your role models?
Mr. Robin Sharma and my Parents
Share a quote that inspires you the most.
I believe that it is not important that what others think about you. Everything that matter is that what you think about you.