Partners in their Small Business are Prajeesh – Founder and Managing Director, Prabeesh – Technical Director, Shyam and Ujwal – Operations Heads. Their core team is rounded off by Aji , a senior web developer and Jayesh , a Senior UI developer. A winner of the Awesome Small Business Teams awarded by Intuit QuickBooks , as a team, Netstager is inspired by innovation and works to help businesses grow. We chat with the Founder and Managing Director Prajesh. An Excerpt from the Interview:
• How do you and your Team feel about winning the Awesome Small Business Teams competition?
Our team felt extremely happy to come out as the winners. For us, the contest was really challenging as well as thrilling. We tried our best to reach the goal as we do in all our endeavours. It was an encouragement for the organization and team members. We are really grateful.
• What do you think are the key features of a truly successful team?
A successful team is one with good listening skills and they should help each other to achieve the goal.
• How would you describe the work culture at your start up?
Other than daily meetings and job lists, at Netstager we believe our work should stand for more. We try to follow a cool corporate culture and work with fun. Yet we promise the best quality work on time.
• Give us an outline of your journey so far – How would you describe your business to someone who has never heard of it? When did you start your business?
There were just four of us when we started our journey on 9th of April 2013. In a short span of time, we have grown to 17. We have international clients from Australia, US, UK, Qatar, Singapore, UAE etc. We also work for some top brands globally. In just a year, we have more than 150 happy, satisfied customers to support us. Our job is to help brands and businesses become better established. We also help them to grow online easily.
• Tell us about your first hire.
Our first hire is a girl named Sobisha, who is working as a designer. She is an excellent team player and works hard for our organization.
• Can you tell us what makes your team awesome?
Netstager is an office where there is more pleasure than pressure. The team members do not have feeling that they are working for someone else. They treat it like it’s their own business, so there are no compromises. That is why we deliver quality work on time, which makes us awesome.
• Tell us about the Team Building Activities you undertake.
Identifying individual strength is the first and the most important thing in a team building activity. In our team, everyone has the freedom to come up with ideas and suggestions. Our established recruiting strategy helps us to find the perfect team members for our work culture. Then we line them in a proper manner to meet the target.
• What are the essential qualities of a Team Player?
A team player needs to be committed to the team. He should be reliable. And he should share ideas willingly and openly. Also a team player has to be an active listener and an active participant.
• How has QuickBooks helped your business thrive?
Quick books helped us a lot to manage our accounts very easily without much accounting knowledge. As a start-up, we refer Quick book’s MIS reports for strategic decisions to grow the business. Find out more about Netstager: http://www.netstager.com/ Like them on Facebook: Netstager