The trend of startups has been upraised in country recently, and young entrepreneurs has been encouraged more than ever. Muggay is one such example of two entrepreneurial minded students of LUMS has recently established online gateway of selling unique designs of mugs , and this startup has got remarkable boom within the period of 4 months, and they became the largest Mug selling company in Pakistan.
Those two names of LUMS graduate of year 2015 are Faran Tanvir and Zain Rehman. The story began with the spirit of creating some entrepreneurial venture instead of job culture and they collected resources, all they had a brilliant mind, a laptop, Facebook page and some unused printing equipment. They mustered up their courage and took a step, and within four month their Facebook page likes has been reached to 52,000 and reviews 206, 4.7 out of 5. This is simply Amazing!!
On asking Zain about the story of this startup he told;
“A 9 to 5 corporate job was always out of question. Same is the case with Faran Tanvir, who is the co-founder of this venture. Maybe because both of us belong to business families, we always wanted to do something of our own. The very reason we got together for this project is because both of us share the same trait of being risk takers—what you call entrepreneurs or marketers in jargon!”
And then came the turning point where they were supposed to take some serious decision, He further continued;
“Mugs are something all of us use every day; something which is extremely popular in gifting, and yet there was no retail solution that was providing the range and variety we were foreseeing.” said Zain. After much pondering and “after a gazillion product ideas”, as he puts it, they finally settled on mugs as their target product.
How they defined Muggay;
According to Faran and Zain, Muggay is a new trend of promoting culture and Fun through art work on mugs, as mug is a commodity used by every person almost. Within 4-5 months they are able to create a recognition of their brand and product through social media, and they have successfully got many orders across the country and also got offers from local distribution companies.
Moreover they told about the categories of their mugs which they have designed for their customers is Truck Art, Desi Swag collection, Movie Shovie, the Chibbay Mugs, Motivational Mugs and even a customized mugs option. According to them the most amazing part of being in this business is the customer satisfaction and pleasure they experienced after using their product. Which actually made them viral on social media.
Faran- cofounder/ Partner, answered one of our curiosities that what is the so special about these mugs for customers? He said; it’s variety, uniqueness and innovation. He added a comment of one of his customers; ‘I have not seen such a great variety of designs ever before,’ another says ‘I was tired of the old traditional cups. This is something new and unique!”
So if you plan a good tea or coffee experience with Cool and amazingly designed mugs from Muggay all you have to do is to find them on Facebook, and search the mug you like and place an order as explained in product description and Cheers J
PS: Home delivery is totally free