Vishal Kalra (24),(Asian independent) founder of Designistic (an IT start-up), has added another achievement to his kitty. After winning the title of the Indian Achievers Award for Young Entrepreneur, 2020, this young entrepreneur this time won the Global Icon Awards 2020, in the category of youth icon in web development and the IT services in Pan India.
Vishal Kalra, Entrepreneur
“It all started way back in 2018 when I was still in the college. I always had a penchant for something on my own since the beginning of my graduation. I worked with two renowned companies before I started my own IT startup. But I could not work for more than five to six months. So, I resigned and in November 2019. I developed my own website and got successful as my startup fares among the top startups of the world.”
The award has been presented to him by Brand Opus India which organised these awards virtually for various categories to encourage and empower the go-getter attitude and courage shown by the winners during the pandemic. Vishal, a resident of Apra village in Phillaur, said, he had been awarded the Global Icon Award for his internationally-accredited website — Designistic, which provides services such as website designing, mobile application development, graphic and logo designing, software development, market research and online promotions.
He said he had a slew of clients and majority of them were from the foreign nations. “I have developed a billing, a database and desktop software for australian companies and I have also worked for many companies in USA and in England. Besides, I have also developed softwares for the renowned firms and amusement parks and have also developed political softwares for MLAs regarding data entry. I have been handling the social media accounts of many government and private officials as well as NGOs,” he said.
Sharing his journey, he said, “It all started way back in 2018 when I was still in the college. I always had a penchant to do something of my own since the very beginning of my graduation. I worked with two renowned companies before I started my own IT startup. But unfortunately, I could not work for more than five to six months because I had a dream to come up with something of my own, so I resigned and in November 2019, I developed my own website and eventually I have succeeded as my startup is now considered one of the top startups worldwide,” he added.