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Ganesh Gadakh, Founder at Happy Spaces

Great Companies: How did you get your idea or concept for the business?

Ganesh Gadakh: Workplaces are experiencing a revolution in the way people communicate and work. The new generation demands more productive, collaborative and jubilant work environment that can amplify their imaginative instincts. This evolution in the mindset instigated us (Elixir IBC) to launch a true-to-end venture- Happy Spaces.

In a short period, Happy Spaces has become an award-winning environmental branding specialist that systematically modifies workspaces as per the brand story of the client companies. With a gamut of creative ideas, we aspire to offer excellence of design, architecture and technology to enhance the productivity of the workforce. We have been successful in creating benchmarks with our expertise in the formulation of inspiring and intelligent work environments.

Great Companies: What are the various Services provided by Happy Spaces

Ganesh Gadakh: At Happy Spaces, we transform your workspace into Happy Space by systematically integrating your brand story into physical space. Merging creative ideas with expertise from across the realms of design, architecture, and technology, we create inspiring and intelligent work environments that positively impact people and their productivity. Under the umbrella of Happy Spaces, we create stunning experiences for Corporate workspaces/offices by combining art, storytelling, strategy and technology.

Great Companies: What makes Happy Spaces different from hundreds of other similar service providers?

Ganesh Gadakh:

1) With Happy Spaces, we have served industry giants like Rolls-Royce, Covestro, Godrej, Tata Chemicals, SKF, De Beers, Zydus, Marcura, Bayer, etc. We have delivered to over 35+ projects, 5 lac+ sq. ft. area branded, performed outstandingly in 10+ different cities, inspired tens of thousands happy minds and still in continuation to expand in leaps and bounds.

2) We work with varied artisan and craftsmen who are best in their field. The confluence of innovating ideas and bespoke approach makes our every project a special project.

3) At Happy Spaces, we take pride in having received five ‘Afaqs- Foxglove Awards’ in a row for five consecutive years owing to our exceptional work. Adding one more feather to our cap is the ‘Specialist Agency of the Year Award’ at ‘Agency Con- Indian Agency Awards’. But superior to these achievements, we consider our client’s appreciation and contentment as the biggest award that fuels us to work with high-motivation.

Great Companies: How do you plan to grow in the future? What does 5 years down the line look like for Happy Spaces?

Ganesh Gadakh: The global pandemic instigated the need to transform the office spaces into a more secure and positive environment. Along with bespoke solutions, Happy Spaces is also in a continuous process of developing and creating tools and frameworks that has the potential to further enhance the happiness culture at workspaces. Soon, we are spreading our arms in the space of retail, hospitality, wellness and recreation.

Great Companies: If you had one piece of advice to someone just starting out, what would it be?

Ganesh Gadakh: My advice to budding entrepreneurs is to have a fire in the belly to deliver outstanding work that requires passion and an undying spirit. Minting money is the last thing you should be working for. You need to put your soul into your work to succeed.



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