Meet Vishwas Mudagal
Vishwas Mudagal is a well known Motivational Speaker and also a Best Selling Author of book 'Losing My Religion'. In 2012, Vishwas was at the brink of bankruptcy after his first startup shut down. That failed entrepreneurial experience helped Vishwas spring back to glory and today, he dons many hats - that of a successful entrepreneur of multi-million dollar tech company GoodWorkLabs, a best selling author and an Angel Investor.
Vishwas Mudagal is the author of the No.1 best-selling novel Losing My Religion, which was launched in 2014 and went on to become a sensation across India and the world with a huge and devoted following. His book is now translated into Hindi and Kannada. With the success & popularity of his debut novel, Vishwas has etched his place among the top authors in India.
Vishwas Mudagal is a leading serial entrepreneur, angel investor and a CEO with a history of building innovative technology brands and companies. He is currently the CEO and co-founder of GoodWorkLabs—one of the fastest growing technology firms in the industry, which helps global companies, start ups and entrepreneurs build high-end software products (be it mobile apps, games or software products) and succeed in the technology market.
The company has been growing 500% year-on-year with offices in Bangalore, Kolkata and San Francisco and has become a multi-million dollar entity. In 2016, the company was ranked 5th fastest growing in India by Deloitte Fast 50 Awards. It also won the Red Herring Global Top 100 and Red Herring Asia Top 100 in 2016.
He has led his company to become a pioneer in ‘innovation outsourcing’ and created a unique process and a team of ‘technology and design rockstars’ that crafts innovative and path-breaking mobile apps, software products and games for global companies. He believes that he can change the world with technology and design, and his company embodies his belief and vision.
Losing My Religion was voted as the No.1 book in 2014 (Reader’s choice) by readers in India (according to the research conducted by research firm Simplify360 which took ratings/reviews from readers directly from Amazon, Flipkart and Goodreads.). Deccan Chronicle named him in the Top 11 personalities of 2014 in Bangalore, the silicon valley of India, recognising his growing popularity in India, especially among the youth. He was invited at various literary festivals across India including the most famous Bangalore Literature Festival 2014.
Vishwas Mudaga_AuthorAlthough Vishwas is a successful entrepreneur and a CEO, he has embraced storytelling as his parallel career. He considers “storytelling and entrepreneurship” as his two passions, and he cannot choose one over the other. He wrote his debut novel in very interesting circumstances. The idea for his debut novel Losing My Religion came from his real life experience, when he shut down his Internet based firm. In the novel, the protagonist Rishi Rai faces a similar situation of bankruptcy.
Because the book is inspired by his real life experience, his journey and the characters of his book have influenced and inspired everyone – young and old. His ideals and thoughts have inspired the youth of the country to follow their passion without fear of failure.
Vishwas is a passionate storyteller, who believes in writing stories that are both meaningful and entertaining to the readers. As a writer, his style is simple, crisp and captivating. He believes in writing a story in a way that helps readers visualize and immerse in a universe that he created for his characters.
Vishwas is currently writing his next book, a novel that is about a man set in the future.
Vishwas Mudagal is recognized as one of the top motivational speakers in India. Having spoken at numerous corporate events, college fests, conventions and literary festivals across India and the world, including the popular TEDx talks, he is currently one of the most popular inspirational and motivational speakers in India.