Kartik Anand is a known name in the Business Industry. He is the founder of the successful business ‘Kings Group Ventures LLC’ which is an umbrella institution for several more undertakings. He has been in business for over a decade and states, “Entrepreneurship requires a certain level of comfort with failure.” Being comfortable and having a positive demeanour towards failure does not mean giving up easily. Kartik claims that throughout his career, the failures only paved a sure-shot path towards success. Managing a business is an iterative procedure where new challenges and opportunities go hand in hand. So how does Kartik Anand manage in these situations? “My team and I evaluate situations and adapt so our business can keep moving forward when unexpected changes occur. As a leader, I have focused on guiding the business trajectory, including all aspects from funding, strategy, resourcing & foremost – ensuring an employee-friendly culture”, he said.
Their flagship company, XDBS, received two titles- “Top 100 Tech Companies Founded by Indians in the US” and “Best Start-ups to Work for” by Silicon India. They also won the Silver Stevie Award in the department of Sales and Customer Service back in 2015. Something really special and cherishable for them was winning the title of ‘Asia’s Greatest Brand’ and ‘Asia’s Greatest Leader 2017’. Aside from the company, Kartik Anand himself won the Times Man of the Year Pune 2018 in Information Technology and Times Pune Visionaries for 2018 and 2019. Fast-forwarding to the current year, that is 2021, they bagged Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards for ‘Outstanding Revenue Growth’ and ‘Content Marketing.
“Owing to our constant hard work and dedication, we made a mark in Dubai in May 2021 when Khaleej Times featured Circle of Crust as the leading QSR serving the most unique artisanal pizzas”, added Kartik. If you think that the award list ends here, you are highly mistaken as there are many more. The Times Hospitality Icons Award was presented to the Circle of Crust in January 2021. Two months later, in April 2021, they also won the Times Food and Nightlife Award.
All of these recognitions fuelled the sense of satisfaction and achievement in them and has further pushed them towards progressing in their career.
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