We change the way people get help for physical, emotional, or mental issues by providing convenient, discreet and affordable access to trusted and verified therapists -Pinky Daga, CEO, Thriive Art & Soul

  • Why Thriive Art & Soul and need for it, what is the concept all about?

What is Thriive.in?

Thriive.in is India’s leading digital wellness platform that verifies and lists alternative therapists across 170+ types of alternative therapies. Our state-of-the-art digital verification system ensures that only credible, trust-worthy therapists are listed. We change the way people get help for physical, emotional, or mental issues by providing convenient, discreet and affordable access to trusted and verified therapists.

Thriive makes professional counselling available anytime, anywhere, through phone calls, chats and personal meetings. Our curated content that includes blogs, meditations and wisdom talks aim at spreading holistic health. Thriive hosts an impressive roster of wellness, art, and soul events globally.

Why Thriive and the need for it?

The alternative medicine market in India has been growing consistently and Thriive has been growing 100% month on month in terms of users, and we look forward to filling the demand that is there.If estimates are to be believed, the wellness industry will grow at a CAGR of approximately 12% for the coming 5 years. Moreover, it will reach an estimated high of Rs 1.5 trillion by 2020. These are stats that you’ll find through reliable sources such as EY and FICCI.

  • How did the journey started and where the brand stand story in terms of reach, turnover etc. How do you look at Pune Market?

We currently have over 100,000 visitors every month and more than 2500 registered and verified therapists. Our users and therapists are from all over India and can connect with each other seamlessly through our Call Now and Chat Now features. 

  • What is the future plan, where do you want your brand to be in the next five year, How much investments are you looking at?

We are building a complete web and app eco-system where users can find end-to-end solution from finding a therapist to appointment booking. We are improving the user’s journey by making our platform AI-driven, which will help users connect with the right therapists. 

  • How much employment will this generate and in which section of society?

As a platform, we want to make alternative wellness accessible to all. Our aim is to empower and provide a seamless platform to therapists across India and getting them in the mainstream. 

  • There is a cut-throat competition in the market for wellness, what different is your brand and its offerings ?

As a platform that features personally verified therapists, we have the first-mover advantage. We have over 2500 + therapists that provide 170+ therapies. 

  • What is your success mantra?

I believe that there are no shortcuts when it comes to good work. I have put my heart and soul in my work, and that is how I have built my business. Also, there is no alternative to honesty. Do your work with all honesty, and work hard. Nothing can stop you from being successful. 

  • What difference do you between man and women running wellness business?

As long as it is someone capable with a strong head on their shoulders running a business, there really isn’t any difference. Having said that, since women are naturally gifted when it comes to picking on vibrations and softer things like emotions and feelings, I think being a woman gives you an edge when running a wellness business.

  • What challenges do you face and how do you overcome the same?

Challenges are many. Keeping up with the ever-evolving industry, ensuring all process of my business run as planned, ensuring that my entire team is on the same page as me when it comes to work. In my experience keeping your ears and eyes open, and healthy communication channels within the team help in running everything smoothly. 

  • Any tips for women entrepreneurs?

Keep your head up to watch and learn. Do not give up on your dreams, but make sure you have a sturdy plan in place on how you want to achieve your dreams. And then just follow it. 

  • Anything else you want to add.

Running my own business has taught me quite a few things about work ethics, managing people, maintaining relationships, and growing. What I want to share is that we should never stop learning, and helping others with what we have learned. That for me is true growth. 

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