Don’t be Quikr

This information is dated by a couple of months. It is important, though. In August this year, Quikr, the digital classifieds company said that its real estate vertical had performed exceedingly well. So much so that the business has become profitable. Quikr’s revenue for the year March 2018 is expected to be around Rs 170 … Read moreDon’t be Quikr

Having an insight into the Food Panda Story

At the time of these acquisitions, Foodpanda India claimed that both TastyKhana and JustEat would continue to run independently. By 2016, however, both brands were on their way to extinction. And as food delivery startups like Eatlo and Dazos shut shop, Foodpanda’s major backer’s Rocket was looking for the exit doors. That exit would finally … Read moreHaving an insight into the Food Panda Story

India’s digital mutual funds bet: Will Paytm Money win this?

A grand launch in September, two solid investors in Chinese e-commerce major Alibaba and Japanese conglomerate Softbank, and the platform advantage of a company like India’s leading mobile wallet Paytm*. Contents1 What are the claims?2 Impact of the online mutual funds2.1 Achieving the sustainable progress What are the claims? And claims like this. “Higher returns: … Read moreIndia’s digital mutual funds bet: Will Paytm Money win this?

Why BigBasket’s betting on subscriptions to deliver

Poor BigBasket. India’s largest online grocer thought it had conclusively won the country’s bruising “grocery wars”. Out of the dozens of online grocers that popped up between 2013 and 2015, it was one of the handfuls that survived.I Contents1 Discipline is must though1.1 What are the segments?1.2 The pivot1.3 Loyalty first Discipline is must though … Read moreWhy BigBasket’s betting on subscriptions to deliver

A leg in the door

Ease of entry and exit of visitors isn’t myGate’s singular feature though. It also curates a list of service providers, categorizing them—such as your domestic help, car cleaner, cook and nanny. Residents are allowed to rate their services. The rating enables other people living in the community to decide whether they want to hire the … Read moreA leg in the door

GE startup GenWorks’ rural India healthcare push

For about a decade now, the big three medtech companies—Wipro GE Healthcare, Philips Healthcare and Siemens Healthineers—have desperately tried their luck in rural India. And had little success. They’ve made repeated attempts to sell everything from ECGs to X-rays and infant warmers to the rural population. Contents1 Radiology Conference1.1 Sales of ultrasounds1.2 Tough challenges faced … Read moreGE startup GenWorks’ rural India healthcare push