What better way to remember
what brought us together
than to celebrate
that thought, that moment
by actioning that dream
with zest and commitment
so each day takes us
closer to our destination.
So the story of pepper square becomes the
story of each one of us
as we begin to realize our true selves
through excellence in practice each day,
as we grow and evolve into better human beings
we build a better company inch by inch with your name on it.
The beginning of our story…
The journey from a scribble to an entity
began with a note of bottled inspiration.
And when inspiration met purpose, pepper square was born.
A company in the making
Soon, from the name "pepper square", a character began to evolve:
New, young, and unafraid.
Courage on the move
What gives the company its unique character bold as in pepper?
A combined belief in People, Design, Process and Technology
gives the company the distinct edge.
When creativity meets technology guided by
inner strength and integrity, success is bound to happen.
In a nutshell, pepper square
From the core belief that
"Art is personal,
design is global, and
business is based on trust and transparency".
A journey pepped with success
Positive attitude and outlook in life.
a culture that is warm, friendly and enthusiastic.
Perfection in everything and excellence at work.
PEP keeps us going forward
Defined by the journey, and not by the destination,
pepper square is designed to win.
pepper square is
designed to win
because of our love for work characterized by
- Fun and Creativity
- Excellence and Passion
our map for the journey
knowledge to action
Do things you
Our values point us in
the right direction
- We love to keep things simple
- We believe in emotional connect
- Transparency and mutual respect are of great importance to us
- Collaboration, brain storming and cross-pollination of ideas make us
in isolation, we not only become stagnant, we deteriorate
Driven by internal navigation
A guiding moral compass contributes to our creative and positive energy,
which is the DNA of pepper square.
We believe in:
- Using minimal resources
- Giving back to the community
- Supporting like-minded ideas
- Constant course correction
self-sustained & diverse
Optimal experience with frugal resources
- Started on Nov 4, 2002 by Muki with $11
- Clients from India, US, UK and the Middle East
- 60% repeat business and 80% word-of-mouth
- Debt-free company with 12 months operating cash in the bank
- Happily independent with no external funding
- 35% of the employees have been with pepper square for more than 4 years
- We spot talent from small towns and villages
- Diversity – our people come from 11 states across India
- People are encouraged to fail fast, thus creating a culture to succeed
Oxifrugal process to
ensure customer satisfaction
Well-defined training plan for
Indian values with
High-energy startup culture
with do or die attitude
leaner & meaner
"Coming together is a
- Our work philosophy is to hire people who are extraordinary and result driven
- We like to work with people who are
go-getters, focused, passionate perfectionists,
and who are able to mold their minds like clay,
and commit themselves to the pepper square vision
- Learning to do it with the economy of a rock climber
- Our vision is design driven and enabled by technology
We enjoy delivering projects that are challenging
beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success."
- Henry Ford
becoming better than yesterday
"No one will be around you
- Advantage & availability of a large and smart pool of talent
- We encourage you to become an entrepreneur
- We believe that people are loyal to their career and not to any company
- Questioning everything helps you learn enormously
- Learn to “let go” and it helps you to reach the top faster
- Make your work obsolete so that you learn new skills
- Arguments are a waste of time, instead focus on productivity
but your work will help you
- Muki Regunathan
Consistency is the key
to measure performance
It’s not your excellent communication skills, coding expertise or creative sparks that count but consistency.
Delivering projects successfully over a period of time ensures your growth by turning you into an authority and a role model for other team members.
Perform and Lead or, you will be left out
What brought us this far
"A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble."
- Productive patience
- Impeccable execution
- Empowering people
- Agile and responsive
- Energy and vibrancy
- Transparent and fair
- Disciplined action
- Do or Die attitude
- Mahatma Gandhi
Celebrating little joys of
a lifelong journey
- We don't miss anyone's birthday
Birthdays are celebrated on the last Friday of every month
- Your family is the most important part of our success
We celebrate your kids birthdays and your anniversary
- Founder's day is celebrated on November 4 every year
- FRYday meetings to share your stories
- We invite entrepreneurs, creative folks and others to share their story
- We encourage you to share your happiness with all of us
(You are getting married, you got a pet/bike/car, met the girl of your dreams, your parents wedding anniversary, etc.)
- You will often be surprised when colleagues, returning from visiting their hometowns, share their happiness with local sweets and produce
- We don't miss anyone's birthday