Vivek Ganta is a founder of Masala Code, Integration Solutions LLC and VRSV One Inc. He came to New York City from India and become a successful entrepreneur in a very short span.
Thank you so much for joining us! Can you tell us a story about what brought you to start your business?
I wanted to turn my passion into my profession. I started as a bartender in New York City as a part-time job where I used to see many rich professional people every day. I always wanted to be a successful businessman from childhood and make my parents and family proud. I was always passionate about two things in life Employment Creation and Wealth Generation. On the contrary, I wanted to create opportunities for people and at the same time generate wealth as well. My passion involves 2 major things Technology and Food Business. I currently run a technology company as well as Food Business as well.
How did you get your idea or concept for the business?
I started my career as a software engineer in 2009. I got an idea in 2010 why can’t I start my software services within one year I had 35 employees working for me. I only concentrated on the technology which I am good and it gave me good results. I started investing in restaurants after 2012 but unfortunately, it was not successful. Later in 2018, I started doing restaurants with my concept with my wife and it has been successful since then started a company called Masala Code which will exclusively serve Lunch Boxes to Tech Companies.
How many people work for you currently?
I firmly believe that employees are your family who supports your idea and mission. Today, I have 50 people working for my company.
What advice would you have for other new entrepreneurs?
- Only one thing I can say don’t be afraid to fail.
- Patience, Dedication, Motivation, Positive thinking.
- Make your passion is your profession.
How much potential market share can you achieve in the next 3 years?
Market Share; This is something I am not focused on now and it’s not even my approach. I am much more focused to deliver the best product to the consumer and this will ultimately increase the market size for a company.
What are the best and worst purchases you’ve ever made?
Best Purchases: I count my best purchase in real estate.
Worst Purchases: There are some which I don’t want to disclose but no regrets learned a good lesson.
Who supported you the most in your life?
My parents, my wife and my employees who have helped me and guided so well to make me a successful entrepreneur today.
What are your future plans?
I plan to concentrate on my new company Masala Code which caters to Lunch Boxes to corporates.