Apurv Patil - Founder/CEO of Garry17 ventures pvt ltd
Great Companies: Please tell me something about the business and how did you come up with such an idea?
Apurv Patil: Garry17 is a research oriented company we keep on evolving ourselves in terms of technology for almost a year. We have been through many international and top national coaches, teams and sportsmen building useful and sustainable technology and algorithm. We designed world’s first smart t-shirt and now we are integrating our technology with other companies too. I and a senior friend Dhiraj Krishnani participated in an event called explorica and we wanted to build something cool so we made a t-shirt with a chip of 2 cm radius and 0.5 mm thick which can send signals to iot devices in the room. This way when u enter the room let's gets on when you come out it gets off.
Great Companies: What are the various services and products provided by your company?
Apurv Patil: For now we have successfully done our testing with the smart t-shirt. The beta version was there in the market from past 6 months now we keep connected with our customers taking feedback on daily bases. We are ready to launch our alpha version very soon and we are taking on board 2 international super athletics.
Great Companies: Why should one choose you over others in this field?
Apurv Patil: Because we are the only one right now and trust me we are very affordable.
Great Companies: What are the struggles and challenges you face?
Apurv Patil: I took a break from my 2nd year b.tech so had issues related to finance as you know researching takes a lot of finance must say that so we fully sponsored the company by taking projects and freelancing.
Great Companies: What do you think are the few main things which are most important for a successful business?
1. Right idea.
2. Right people surrounding you.
3. Emotional intelligence.
4. There is no going back attitude.