NAME OF STARTUP: Mentza – 20-minute live audio conversations
FOUNDER: Anurag Vaish
THE IDEA: What is the problem being solved by your startup / business?:
Great conversations are brilliant avenues for unstructured learning – they inspire, push the boundaries of thinking, enable people to find new growth dimensions and enrich the learning experience.
Mentza is designed to promote these conversations through its live audio platform. The “Mentza” feature enables users to identify and highlight inspiring and useful snippets of live conversations.
The Mentza platform catalogs these experiences using AI into an audio portfolio for eligible users, that showcases their expertise and personality. The Mentza platform is also offered as an enterprise solution for internal use within organizations.
THE FOUNDER’S STORY: When and how did you come up with the idea for the business?:
Anurag is a co-founder at Finalmile Consulting: The first behavioural science based design firm in the world with operations in US, Africa and India. He had a successful exit from Finalmile with Fractal.ai (2017-2020).
WHO IS THE CUSTOMER: What is the typical profile of your target customer? Where would they be located?:
Growth-minded users, social media users, Social networks, Podcasts
LESSONS TO SHARE: What 3 key lessons from your startup you’d like to share with aspiring entrepreneurs?:
Mentza is a platform for 20-minute live audio conversations for professional and personal growth. We want to make great conversations accessible to everyone through a vibrant, small, safe and easy real-time audio platform that enables learning oriented people to seek and share experiences with others like them.
Join a community of growth-oriented people seeking, sharing and collaborating with each other to create “Mentzas”, short snippets of voice conversations that can be shared across the internet.
Location City: Mumbai, India
Website URL: https://www.mentza.com
Number of Employees: 1-5
Company’s LinkedIN URL:: https://www.linkedin.com/company/mentzacircles/