An Entrepreneur since his teenage, Prashant Jain sold his first company India Domain to a SoftBank funded company ‘Asia online’. This was for one million USD when he was barely 25 . He is one of the first e-commerce entrepreneurs of India. He started and ran over ten businesses till date including hyper local gifting stores like Hyderabadbazaar.com, Bangalorebazaar.com, etc,. He successfully exited these in 2005. Prashant Jain worked largely in the fast evolving IT space. As a thinker he saw opportunity panning out well into the future. He is one with an eye for evolving changes & developments. He currently runs ‘Gifting Happiness’, a corporate gifting and merchandising B2B enterprise. He also runs the Cloud computing business of ‘Ctrl S Datacenters’. as a Director Online Services.
As a Startup Guru, he helps multiple startups in verticals including health and wellness , food-tech, organic farming and mobile app technology. He helps in aspects such as scaling up and growth hacking, customer purchase psychology, scalability, profitability model, branding & marketing. He finds this very exciting & motivating. Prashant finds helping startups to be a way of contributing to the ecosystem that has given him his entrepreneurial identity. He comes from a Marwari Baniya family and has studied in both the US & India
Choices we make in life determine who we are ..how many of our choices are really our own ? ..Parents, relatives, friends influence..influence maybe fine but we need to internalize our decisions & take responsibility for them..being a businesses man involves taking responsibility. Faced many difficulties..getting first internet connection..rain & floods in Hyderabad when recruitment ad was given in newspaper.. no paper delivered.. cancel therapy..smile.. biggest stock market crash when over a Cr was invested in stocks..teach one to deal with difficulties..be positive.. have the strength to move on..Sara kayanath coming together to help a determined soul..
Ran and consulted for several companies in IT, eCommerce, Call centers, Gifting, Datacenters, Cloud Computing, Training, Web hosting , Web design, Online marketing, Social media Built several business models, profit centers, SBUs and companies successfully Been an innovator in the internet industry from starting one of India’s first eCommerce companies, to being a leading web development company to being one of India’s first cloud computing providers and India’s first fcommerce company.
Gifting Happiness is the first company in India to launch a shopping cart and payment gateway within the interface of FB so that users can shop without ever leaving the comfort zone of their facebook account. Gifting Happiness uses social media in a innovative way to promote its brand and sell using videos, pages, updates and apps, etc. It uses google, FB, twitter, pintrest, linkedin, youtube to create conversations around #giftinghappiness and helps acquire, serve and grow customers.
He is also a certified practitioner of Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats® and Lateral Thinking ® He is also trained and certified in NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) by Richard Bandler institute