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When and how did you start?
He (Mr Muzafar Hussain ) started his journey from a small town name Berhampur in Odisha. After his primary education in his town, he then moved to Hyderabad to start his career and pursue his Graduation after struggling a lot and having scheduled part-time jobs, he could not afford expenses of his stay and education simultaneously, which made him return to his home.
Again, with a hope to pursue his studies he moved to Visakhapatnam as the cost of education and livelihood was comparatively low than Hyderabad. He completed his Electronics and communication engineering from Visakha Institute of Engineering and Technology. In his final academic year, Muzafar Hussain launched Appriffy. After a couple of years as plans did not work as expected Mr Muzafar Hussain had to head out to Bangalore for a job hunt. After working for 6 months and 25 days for CSS Corp as an Assistance System Engineer, he again came a full time with Appriffy.
How did you come up with the idea? Your inspiration moment
Looking around his surrounding Mr Muzafar Hussain strongly felt like he has to do something for the Nation to solve one of the major issues like Employment. With this vision and a passion to do something for others, he started Appriffy-Digital IT Hub to deliver quality Software Developers On-Hourly and On-Demand Basis.
Brief about organization and founding members
Appriffy primarily works with two business models named, Appriffy – Digital IT Hub and Appriffy Labs.
Appriffy-Digital IT Hub is a marketplace where we can hire developers ‘On-Hourly and On-Demand Basis. Appriffy team help Individuals, Startups and Enterprises to build their world-class Tech products. It starts from One hour to Unlimited time. As you shop for clothes and other necessary stuff online, now you can shop developers under Appriffy umbrella.
In the year, 2019 Mr Muzafar Hussain moved forward with his partners to launch his much-awaited product called Appriffy Labs, which he explains as India’s Fastest Growing Startup Studio, a Concept Of Part-Cash and Part-Equity Format.
India’s Fastest Growing Startup Studio. An Initiate of Appriffy – Digital IT Hub Pvt. Ltd. and a Concept of Part-Cash and Part-Equity Format. A Startup that helps in building other startups. Appriffy Labs will help early-stage startup and mid-stage companies with their creative strategy, process, and culture. We will work with selected startup founders in Part-Cash and Part-Equity format to help entrepreneurs in terms of Technical, Office Space, Legal and Finance Support and access to funding through our tied up Angels, Seed and Venture Capitalists.
– Selected by Govt. Of India and IIM Calcutta Innovation Park Under Smart Fifty Solutions for
– Recognized by Govt. Of India and Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion.
– Recognized by Govt. Of Karnataka as one of the Innovative Technical Service Provider.
– Selected as One of the Smart 75 Tech Products Developers which is Organized by Govt. Of
India and Goa and in collaboration with Govt. Of Armenia.
Mr Muzafar Hussain is the Founder & CEO of a young Tech Startup called Appriffy. With a hope to pursue his studies, he moved to Vishakhapatnam as the cost of education and livelihood was comparatively low than Hyderabad. He completed his Electronics and communication engineering from Visakha Institute of Engineering and Technology. In his final academic year, Muzafar Hussain launched Appriffy. After a couple of years as plans did not work as expected Mr Muzafar Hussain had to head out to Bangalore for a job hunt. After working for 6 months and 25 days for CSS Corp as an Assistance System Engineer, he again came a full time with Appriffy.
Gradually things started to work in favour of him and he met few awesome people like Mr Santosh SN who engaged with Appriffy as Co-Founder & CTO and became the very first partner followed up by Mrs Apurva Tiwari who engaged as Co-Founder and CMO. Both the Co-Founders holds a vast corporate and startup experience of more than 10 years each. Mrs Apurva Tiwari also referred to as Startup Lady by Appriffy and was the first female entrepreneur to engage with Appriffy. She belongs to a family where business echoes. Under the guidance and mentorship of Mr Shakir Ali who is a renowned expert in Digital Transformation in India and MENA region.
After the Co-Founders, Mr Amant Gupta engaged with Appriffy as the Director of Learning & Development. He started young as a Corporate Trainer and freelance software developer. He has experience in engaging with multiple clients in India and abroad. After analyzing, the growth of Appriffy Mr Amant Gupta came on board with Appriffy with a vision of helping as many people possible with his knowledge and experience.
About funding, plans on growth
After a long period of struggle by the Founding members finally, Appriffy was able to achieve its first round of Funding by an Arab based Nationality Mr Abdulla Aldarmaki. Mr Abdulla and Mr Muzafar have the same vision for Appriffy to make it Appriffy as a Unicorn. Appriffy is also on its way to raising the next round of funding within a couple of months.
Challenges and Opportunities/ Marketing Strategies
We basically connect grow and nurture. Appriffy strongly believes in both B2B and B2C marketing models and we always work really hard to provide as much value as we can to everyone.
A quote from the founder on the journey or dealing with the challenges
I learned one thing from my life that hard work never fails, it always repays you. So don’t stop doing hard work. Failed as early as possible so that it will teach you the real value of life and its meaning. Now I am not at all afraid of failing as it makes me much more stronger than last time. So need to focus on whatever we are doing and believe in yourself will definitely lead anyone of us to a path of success,says Mr Muzafar Hussain Founder and Ceo of Appriffy .
EXCLUSIVE: Founder’s advice to budding entrepreneurs
Life is fair to everyone just be patient and keep hustling.
Provide some statistics like revenues or clients acquisitions etc
Appriffy deals with both National and Global Clients, running with a good profit margin.
Your website / apps / and contact details
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