About Prashant Kumar
Prashant is completed B.Tech in CSE from Bhubaneswar, Orissa. While most young and bright engineering graduates were excited about the prospect of being placed, Prashant started building his projects. He has developed many projects & tested them in the market & decided to do something in the field of technology to improve the quality & services. He has built many Websites, Software’s, Mobile Applications & Others for Universities, Colleges, Schools, Institutes, Organizations, Hospitals, Trust, Political Parties, Shops etc.
He worked in one of Bangalore based Corporate Company as a Business Analyst, to learn the business operations and works with Information Technology to improve the quality of the services being delivered. Then he started his own company, currently working as CEO in his own company (Altechmind Web Services).
Founded in 2017, Altechmind is a leading Web Hosting, UI/UX Development & Digital Marketing Company. The company has its head office in Bangalore. Altechmind works in areas such as Web Hosting, Web Design & Digital Marketing. The tailor-made services are offered at an affordable cost and are time bound. At Altechmind, the team understands the business goals and time limitation of its clients and offer customised services to each of them. Altechmind also focuses on technology research and development to bring positive change in daily lives.
Altechmind is a technically empowered company whose vision is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve their set goals faster through digitalization. We strive to create local opportunity, growth, and impact in every country around the world.
- Altechmind Website: https://www.altechmind.com
- Personal Website: https://prashantkr.space/
1. What gets you out of bed in the morning i.e what’s your source of motivation?
I wake up each morning with mixed feelings – excitement, anxiety, adventure and challenges. The best part about waking up and getting out of bed is not having a regular and fixed job. Each day is new, fresh and unpredictable for me which gives me a kick and look forward to starting my day.
2. Why should people choose your product/services?
Our mission is to provide a contemporary business entity, with highest quality standard products, services and adopting swiftly verifying technologies and market conditions but available at the most competitive and affordable prices. We work to give our clients the best futuristic services.
3.What service(s) or product(s) do you offer/manufacture?
Well, we are providing multiple digital products. Focus on:-
Hosting Services: – Providing each & every type of web hosting.
UI/UX Development:- We craft website as per your required needs.
Digital Marketing:- We are helping to plan, manage and optimize your digital media.
Marketplace:- Buy & Sell All Templates, Scripts, Software & more with Altechmind Marketplace.And many more.
4. What risks are you facing?
The technology industry is full of opportunities but this comes with a bit of competition from other market players. It often becomes difficult to get your business noticed. Also, since we are a start-up and still in early phase which makes it challenging to keep enough cash surplus and cash inflow at sometimes.
5. Have you considered any alliance/partnership?
We are just on the very early stage and to sustain in the market we need the financial support, so yes we are looking for that support and we are trying to out to different Angel firms for the same.
6. What are your cash flow projections? When will you break even? How much will you need in investments?
We are a service based industry so, less of fixed cost. But yes, considering the cost spend on marketing & run the company. But we have a lot of plans to expanding my business globally soon, which will further require investments. Hoping for the best.
7. What comes first for you money or emotions?
Money is important to run the business while emotions are useful while dealing with people in an business. Thus, both are equally important.
8. What are your strengths and weaknesses?
Strength is my passion. Whatever I do, learn or create, I do it with a lot of passion, enthusiasm, and hardworking. My emotions are sometimes, I think as my weakness.
9. Tell me about an accomplishment you are most proud of.
I am proud of what I have gained and lost in this entrepreneurial journey. Quitting my job and pursuing my passion was not an easy decision, It is an accomplishment for me.
Seeing your product adding value in this world is the biggest accomplishment. Covering my hometown with my services is also a big achievement for me.
10. How do you handle the pressure?
As a start-up founder, I always want to meet the client expectations and if possible, reach above it and deliver satisfactory results. This indeed creates immense pressure. For me, there is no greater relief than a happy client. We put our best efforts to make our clients satisfied with our work. I look forward to not only gaining new clients but retaining the old ones. The best way to handle all this is to always remain positive and keep oneself motivated.
11. What advice would you give to someone starting out?
Believe in what you are giving to the world. If you do not believe in the value addition from your product or service, no will buy it. Also, it’s not the product you are selling; it’s you whom you are selling. So be good at selling yourself.
12.The early life of Prashant Kumar?
Prashant belongs to a middle-class family, was born in Purnea (Small Town in Bihar) on 10th Nov 1993 to Mr Awadhesh Kumar Bishwas and Mrs Lily Devi. He is elder child of his family, other than Prashant, They have 2 more children “Pranav & Pooja”. Even so, their parents belong to the village area, but always think big & send them to the hostel in a big town for study & make a better future. Their parents did lots of sacrifices to create a better life for them. Since childhood, he was passionate about the Technologies & his family always supported him for “Whatever he wanted to do”.
Prashant quoted – “What I’m today, all credit goes to my parents, they were always standing behind me in every situation & pushed me to do best in life. They are key of my life.”
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