As a part of our initiative, we invited a zealous professional, Mr. Aman Porwal, who has made an initiative to empower Moms of India! We asked him for an interview with us to know more about their journey of becoming the Founder of Momskart. Let’s learn more about his hustles and the reason for starting Momskart in the following interview!
Could you please tell us more about you and your entrepreneurial journey so far?
I am a 22-year-old Software engineer with an entrepreneurial mindset, a Computer Science graduate from Acropolis Institute of technology and Research Indore.
In the early days of my college, I met Prof. Atul N Bharat, he was the person from whom I heard the word Entrepreneurship for the first time & started working towards the goal to be an entrepreneur!
In four years of my engineering life, I worked on many ideas that include Assignment Solutions, a platform delivering university oriented project solutions as per students’ requirements, Eco Diapers was an innovative 100% recyclable baby diaper solution that got featured in the top 25 innovation organized by the Confederation of Indian Industries ( CII ). Finally, I started working on Momskart, an online marketplace delivering cross-cultural food delicacies prepared by Moms of India.
Find me on Social Media: https://www.flow.page/amanporwal ( @iamanporwal)
What three things make you stand out from the crowd?
- Big goals to chase, no matter how hard I need to work.
- Enthusiasm & Spirit to empower people with good values.
- Vision to create an impact across the globe.
How did you come across the idea of Momskart?
Momskart was not the first Idea I worked upon, I tried many ideas, then I finally discovered Momskart. It was earlier known as Mom Made Namkeenwale. The idea was to simply to empower homemakers and connect a local supply chain for the global market.
Momskart got selected in the top 10 startups at the i5 summit 2019 organized by IIM Indore, We also made the place in semifinals at GES- 2020 organized by IIT Kharagpur. Momskart also won the Master Plan 2020 at The Red Brick Summit organized by IIM Ahmedabad, 2020.
What value does Momskart bring into the market?
What was your Eureka moment in this journey?
Eureka moment was then when an Indore-based Retired Govt officer started her entrepreneurial journey with Momskart and started selling her homemade solar dried products. (Click here)
Why do you think it is important to make moms financially independent?’
Moms play a vital role in the financial planning of a family, making them financially independent results in empowering the whole family.
Your views on the commercialization of homemade food?
Homemade food is made with top-quality ingredients and with no added preservatives or other added flavors. The Foodie generation & the people working in the corporates who are looking for pure and quality products can find the best options at Momskart.
How has the pandemic affected your supply-chain?
The pandemic affected almost everyone in the industry, This made us implement many new protocols of safety measures, for example: sellers were trained to pack safely with 3 layers of secure packing. This also affected the customer’s mindset of ordering online, now day by day the situation is improving. We have started delivering across India on 17000+ pin codes.
Any future projects or exciting prospects that you would like to share with our readers?
Momskart has future plans to make an entry into the international market along with expansion in other domains of fintech and FMCG.
Which quote motivates you the most?
Work hard in silence let success make the noise
What book is on your nightstand right now?
I don’t like to read books much rather I watch TEDx. One of the books that I love to read is: “Dream With Your Open Eye” by Ronnie Screwvala.
What would you advise the budding entrepreneurs among our readers from your experience?
- Keep learning and exploring.
- India is the land of opportunities with undiscovered markets and hence many startup ideas can be developed.