Pradeep Jain, Rahul & Saloni ChandaliaFounding team members of World of Lilliputs
Published On: Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Saloni Chandalia did Masters in Business Administration from Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai. After her post graduation, Saloni went on to gain experience in corporate banking. Along with her husband, Rahul Chandalia and long time friend, Pradeep Jain, the trio conceptualized World of Lilliputs (WOL), through which they sell personalized and customized 3D figurines and frames, aid industries like jewelry making, architecture, design, and more.
Please provide a brief overview of your product/ service.
World of Lilliputs-3D started out as a company making personalized 3D figurines and frames. We viewed our products as the next step in personalization and gifting. Extensive research, travel across most of Asia, and long brainstorming sessions led to the formation of a 360° business plan for WOL-3D. We categorize our business areas as follows:
3D Products –Personalized and customized 3D figurines and frames.
3D Services – Projects are undertaken to aid other industries like jewelry making (3D molds), architecture (3D models), and design (3D prototypes).
3D Printer sand 3D pen – Exclusive import and distribution of best-in- class 3D printers from brands like ComeTrue, FlashForge, and ChocCreate).
Manufacturer of WOL 3D printers with never-before added in features. 3D Education – Workshops both in our facility and outside.
Integration of 3D printers as a learning tool in schools and colleges.
All our services can be availed under-one- roof in our new 3-storeyed facility in Mumbai. Our aim is to be pioneers and leaders in the 3D printing space and we view the WOL building as the central hub of 3D printing in India.
What inspired you to build the above product/ service?
The new technology and the new developments that are happening in this all over the world.
What is your life mantra?
Render more than the person’s expectation.
What was the most challenging part of your journey till now?
Creating the right team and tying up with various international brands for sole distributorship in India.
How did you overcome those challenges?
By reading more about the industry and traveling various countries and meeting the machine manufacturers.
Share some details about the investments that you have been able to fetch for the business till now.
We are a self-financed company and will look into outside getting funds as we grow.
According to you, what are the three qualities an individual must have to achieve success?
Passion, Integrity and goal oriented.
Which online tools/ services/ apps do you use the most and would like to recommend as well?
We use Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. All of them work hand in hand.
Share any one habit which you think makes you more productive.
Planning my day in my subconscious mind.
Share any one habit which you wish to change in yourself.
Trusting people easily.
Answer in less than 50 words
One tip to success:
Be passionate about whatever you do and set a clear vision.
One mistake you believe every individual must avoid:
Be in a hurry to grow.
One most important lesson that you have learnt till now:
Maintain a healthy balance between Family and work.
What are your plans for next 3 years?
Be India’s No1 3D printing company and have more than 30 resellers in PAN India.
If you get a chance to start your career again what would you do differently this time?
I would start business at an early age.
What are your top three getaway destinations?
Share a quote that inspires you the most.
“Live life as if you are going to die tomorrow and dream in life as if you will never die.”