Vikash Mittersain : Business Guru and a Philanthropist

Updated: Dec 21, 2021

Success stories of great professionals and well known entrepreneurs peps up the motivation within us and every bit of their act becomes an inspiration.


The Corner of Influence today is proud to have a rendezvous with such an iconic figure and the most respected entrepreneur; Vikash Mittersain, the Chairman & Managing Director of Nazara Technologies Ltd. Mr. Mittersain is also Honorary Consul for The Republic of Mali and Founder - President of India Business Group (IBG), a Chamber of Commerce. As an Philanthropist and social worker he is associated with various organizations like Dr. B.K. Goyal Heart Foundation, Make A Wish Foundation, The Association of Parents of Mentally Retarded Children, Roti Foundation, Vivekananda Youth Connection, Priyadarshini Academy and United Way of Bengaluru. His thoughts and vision have made a mark globally on TedX and through himself being an author of books like 'You CEO' and 'You The Leader'. He is also a radio jockey at All India Radio (AIR)


About Nazara Technologies

Nazara Technologies is a leading India based diversified gaming and sports media platform with a presence in India and across emerging and developed global markets such as Africa and North America, with offerings across the interactive gaming, eSports and gamified early learning ecosystems. The company owns some of the most recognisable IP, including WCC and CarromClash in mobile games, Kiddopia in gamified early learning, Nodwin and Sportskeeda in eSports and eSports media, and Halaplay Technologies Private Limited (“Halaplay”) and Qunami in skill-based, fantasy and trivia games. Nazara was among the first entrants in the Indian market in eSports (through Nodwin) and cricket simulation (through Nextwave).


About IBG

India Business Group is a modern Chamber of Commerce and an independent not-for-profit Membership organization covering all business sectors and segments. They have around 80,000 of optin mailing list in Mumbai and around 1000 active members in their chamber. The board of committee members is a diverse group of business representatives and individuals who help ensure the Chamber is moving forward with members’ best interest in mind.


All About the Business Guru:

Vikash Mittersain, born in Mumbai on 4th June 1954, is an Electronic Engineer from Walchand College. Loaded with over 30 years of experience he is always there to share his knowledge with the next generation entrepreneurs. He can be heard on All India Radio - FM Gold Mumbai 100.1 MHz in a show called 'Chhoo Lo Asmaan' aired on every Friday at 05:05 pm and can be heard on FM Rainbow 107.1 MHz in a show called 'Consular Access' aired every Wednesday at 05:05 pm.


Unveiling The E Today's conversation with Mr. Vikash Mittersain.


Question from The E Today (Q): You’re known to be a man of achievements but how difficult was the making of Vikas Mittersain?

Vikash Mittersain: It was not difficult. Things and achievements kept rolling


Q: How long did it take you to find success?

Vikash Mittersain: Within 5 years of starting.


Q: Known to be a businessman and philanthropist with a bag filled with success, what is the value that you would like to offer to the next generation?

Vikash Mittersain: Keep working without giving up at times of setback, which are bound to happen along with the successes.


Q: Though a table filled with achievements, what was the best moment for you?

Vikash Mittersain: No ‘best’ moment. Many successful small moments which added up.


Q: Where do we see you in the coming years?

Vikash Mittersain: No big plans, just small growth from time to time.


Q What advice would you give to someone trying to become an entrepreneur?

Vikash Mittersain: Be fully honest in all you do and never give up


Q: Employees are the biggest asset any company has, how do you see a good work culture?

Vikash Mittersain: Without a good work culture and employees you are nothing.


Q: What are you working on now?

Vikash Mittersain: Several items at same time.


Q: With business acquisition by Nazara off lately such OpenPlay, PublishMe, Paper Boat Apps, Djuzz, Sports Unity, Sportskeeda, Bakbuck, Halaplay, what are the plans ahead?

Vikash Mittersain: We call them ‘Friends of Nazara’. Yes we are open to looking at business with good prospects and the ones that can add value to the ‘Friends of Nazara’


Q: Talking about business acquisitions, is there any particular sector, that drives your attention?

Vikash Mittersain: No, we are open to any business that has good prospects however an IT company would always be the biggest preference.


Q: We saw you mentoring Start Ups, so are there any plans for an incubation centre?

Vikash Mittersain: No, I am sharing my experience.


Q: What is your favourite quote?

Vikash Mittersain: Honesty is the best policy.


The Corner of Influence is thankful to Mr. Vikash Mittersain for speaking to us and offering his valuable thoughts. We are also thankful to Mr. Hiral Shah for articulating and drafting his conversation with Mr. Mittersain.