Vikas started Hungrybags.com
10 years ago and has bootstrapped the business and technology aspects of the portal ever since. In these 10 years, under Vikas' leadership and with the help of his technological and business acumen - Hungrybags.com
established itself as a self-sustaining holiday solutions provider and online travel portal to reckon with.
A law graduate with B.Com (Hons.) degree from Delhi University, Vikas wanted to break from the traditional family profession of law. So, Vikas started his business career in 2003 and took the entrepreneurial leap by establishing Teleact Call Centre. His clients included top banks and Telcos; namely Hutch (now Vodafone), Airtel, Tata Teleservices Limited, Idea Cellular, ICICI Bank and ABN Amro. Not to be restricted by geography, he expanded his business to include a Recruitment arm based in Dubai and India catering to top banks.
He has received various awards and recognition, including "National Top Performer Agency" from ABN Amro Bank and the "Score Kaya Hai" Annual Award from Hutch.
Vikas finally pursued his life-long passion for travel as a business, by establishing Hungrybags.com
& subsequently Travshoppe.com
Vikas foresaw back in 2010 that technology will play an important role in the future of the travel business. Therefore, he went ahead and set up in-house technology arm within Hungrybags.com
rather than outsourcing the technology. He built a robust IT team from the ground-up, developing various innovative modules for the site and a robust CRM solution.
Entrepreneurship, Ideation and Innovation, according to him, are the keys to success, be it in business or in life. He believes that technology will play a bigger and better role in smaller, unorganized set-ups. He also believes that power of online and technology has to go from bigger hands to smaller ones. He believes that enabling smaller retailers/agents with technology and content, will create a robust and sustainable eco-system for the future - a philosophy that captures the essence of Travshoppe.com