Startup Sunday Season 3 Episode 8 (OYO Rooms)

OYO Rooms, to be valued at $2 Billion, could be the next entry in the Unicorn Club. Started in 2012 the success story of Gurugram based OYO rooms almost seems like a fairy tale. Founded by Ritesh Agarwal,24, a tall, thin, scruffy looking guy who would be lost in crowd is an inspiration to every … Continue reading Startup Sunday Season 3 Episode 8 (OYO Rooms)

Startup Sunday Season 3 Episode 3 (Swiggy)

The first wave of unicorns (a privately held startup company valued at over $1 billion) was created across e-commerce (Flipkart, Shopclues, Snapdeal) and ride hailing (Ola). With the recent funding round, the tide has turned towards food-tech with Swiggy joining the coveted club along with its closest competitor - Zomato. Let’s unwind the journey of this Bangalore based startup … Continue reading Startup Sunday Season 3 Episode 3 (Swiggy)

Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 30 (Pre-Budget Series)

Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley is all buckled up to present the Union Budget 2018 of India for the fiscal year 2018-19 on February 1. This is going to be the last full-fledged budget presented by the Modi Government before the 2019 General Elections. Looking at the current landscape of the startup industry, we present … Continue reading Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 30 (Pre-Budget Series)

Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 16 (Donatekart)

While there are many among us who donate money or in-kind to NGOs if we are convinced that our contribution is in good hands, some shy away because they doubt whether their donations will be put to right use. This Sunday we bring you the story of two engineers who, motivated by the social causes … Continue reading Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 16 (Donatekart)

Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 2 (The Pooja Shop)

This week we present to you the story of an entrepreneur whom you might have seen on the campus. An engineer by fate, a blogger by choice and an entrepreneur by passion, Mr. Ritvij Pathak, PGDMHR 2016-18 batch, converted a simple idea into a prospering business. A fearless risk taker, Mr. Ritvij is fond of … Continue reading Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 2 (The Pooja Shop)

Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 1 (HotelBids.com)

Online Hotel Booking Industry in India had already become a red ocean when Mr. Inder Sharma thought about entering the industry. Two models were dominating the Online Hotel Booking sectors. Online Travel Agents (OTAs) such as MakeMyTrip.com, Cleartrip.com, Goibibo.com, Yatra.com etc. and the Accommodation start-ups such as Oyo Rooms, Treebo, FabHotels etc. had already captured … Continue reading Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 1 (HotelBids.com)

Startup Sunday Season 1 Episode 22 (Purplle)

Tired of roaming in the markets searching for your favourite beauty products? Purplle.com - India's #1 Beauty Destination is here to fulfil your cosmetic needs. Started in 2011 Purplle.com with a vision to cater to the beauty needs has been an early mover in the online beauty space and had initially secured an investment by a consortium … Continue reading Startup Sunday Season 1 Episode 22 (Purplle)

Startup Sunday Season 1 Episode 20 (Voonik)

Voonik, began as a Personal styling design application instead of another apparel store. Inside no time from its dispatch it consumed another room in the e-commerce skyline, giving some uniqueness in their startup unlike some big players Idea behind Voonik’s existence was to let a woman or a girl customer have her own online personal … Continue reading Startup Sunday Season 1 Episode 20 (Voonik)