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 925663722sin 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 of Blume Ventures, Mumbai Angels and The Chennai Angels.

Manish Taneja, CEO, Purplle.com said, “Purplle has clearly demonstrated cost efficient scale up in our beauty products market place business and are making rapid inroads into the beauty services market . With further round of funding, we are confident we will establish ourselves as India’s top destination for beauty.”

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Startup Sunday Season 1 Episode 20 (Voonik)

Voonik, began as a Personal styling design application invoonik-e1465214294881stead 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 shopping assistant, who will ensure that the dress suits her and also well within her price range.

The deep-rooted custom of taking your companion on shopping to help your selection has now being replaced by this application. Continue reading “Startup Sunday Season 1 Episode 20 (Voonik)”

Startup Sunday Season 1 Episode 19 (Goonj)

Already Feeling Cold?

goonjHave you ever thought of the people not able to fulfil their basic necessities of life? Why is it that we don’t look twice when passing a naked infant in the arms of an urban beggar? If you would have ever thought of why the poor people are not able to get proper clothing in the winters and what other problems they face, then there would not have been the situation where we have to face an average 781 Indians deaths per year.

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Startup Sunday Season 1 Episode 18 (Yumist)

image-1The gourmet delivers- Yumist’s proposition is to make it dead easy for customers to get their daily meals. So, if you have been living away from home, Yumist is there to serve your cravings at your doorstep!

Founded in November 2014 by Alok Jain, former CMO at Zomato, and Abhimanyu Maheshwari, and based in Delhi, NCR region, Yumist is one of a full stack food tech startup operating in the daily meals segment to serve home style food, quality and convenience in a price sensitive market through the innovative use of technology and food science across the supply chain.

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Startup Sunday Season 1 Episode 17 (Melorra)

meloraDesire to be trendy and fashionable and want your jewellery to reflect the same ? The perfect solution for it – Melorra! Jewellery in India has been mostly traditional and the industry has not evolved with the evolving woman’s fashion. Bangalore – based, Melorra is looking to change that.

 

Founded by former Titan Industries and Dell senior executive Saroja Yeramilli and R Krishnakumar, Melorra is a trend based jewellery app dealing in designing, developing and retailing jewellery articles that makes it convenient for a woman to shop depending on her mood, personal style and occasion. Continue reading “Startup Sunday Season 1 Episode 17 (Melorra)”

Startup Sunday Season 1 Episode 16 (Cuemath)

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself” – John Dewey

cuemathRemember those good old school days, when the major purpose of our life was to have highest collection of Pokemon tazos and not to worry about our future jobs. But even that time we all dreaded learning Math and most of us used to go to private tuitions, ran most of the time by Mom’s highly educated friend.

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Startup Sunday Season 1 Episode 15 (Tinder)

tinder_logoMaslow identified love as a social need. In today’s online world why should love stay behind. Technology, connectivity and innovative applications have made connecting with and meeting new people very easy. Today, we love to throw caution to the wind and engage in lucid conversations with strangers. Online dating has become as easy as hitting the ‘Like’ button on a photograph of someone you like, or swiping right on a dating app which will help you find the perfect match.

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Startup Sunday Season 1 Episode 14 (Khan Academy)

khan-logo-vertical-transparentImagine you post a video today on YouTube. The response to that video inspires you to make more videos. 10 years later you become one among the top 100 most influential people on earth. You receive a Padma Shri (The fourth highest civilian award) in India. When people live by the quote “Little drops make an ocean”, they become an inspiration for the whole world. Salman Amin “Sal” Khan is one such inspiration.Born in Louisiana to Asian parents, Khan was motivated in making other people learn. Continue reading “Startup Sunday Season 1 Episode 14 (Khan Academy)”

Startup Sunday Season 1 Episode 13 (EarlySalary)

Struggling with financial blues every month-end? EarlySalary might just have the right solution

early-salary-logoIt was late at night when two companions — Akshay Mehrotra and Ashish Goyal — couldn’t help but discuss the financial woes the end of the month inevitably brings. Even though they were no longer students, the end of the month invariably meant a flat wallet. While discussing their story, they understood that this issue is not specific to them and that most of the working class had a similar woeful story to tell. When they chose to scout the market for money related arrangements, they didn’t find any product that could help them. In the wake of meeting over a 100 working experts crosswise over cafeterias, IT parks, and coffeehouses, the duo chose to assemble a portable application — EarlySalary. Continue reading “Startup Sunday Season 1 Episode 13 (EarlySalary)”

Startup Sunday Season 1 Episode 12 (redBus.in)

“Sometimes not having pre booked travel plan fetches you an idea recognized as one of the top 5 hottest start-up ideas by Forbes!”

image-1Like many of us, Phanindra Sama, one of the co-founder of a leading online Bus Tickets Platform, also used to travel to his home town from Bangalore to Hyderabad, very often. In 2005, during the festive season and his last minute plan left him with no choice than to travel by bus. He had to hunt for the tickets all around the city himself before Continue reading “Startup Sunday Season 1 Episode 12 (redBus.in)”