Vishen Lakhiani, the founder of Mindvalley in 2010 as a way to connect with like-minded individuals around the world. It was simply a way to overcome loneliness and to find an excuse to step away from the daily grind so one could get inspired and excited about life. From a simply idea to solve Vishen’s own dilemma, A-Fest grew into a global movement.
Mindvalley is advertised as an education company, founded by Vishen Lakhiani in 2002. Its products claim to focus on "personal spiritual development" and "lifelong learning." One of the educational publishers that provides customized educational content, software, and services about mindfulness, meditation, personal growth, fitness and health. As of 2018, the company has more 202 employees from 46 countries, and offers products and services based on delivering digital content and technology-enabled learning solutions to over 135 countries in 60 plus languages