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How Indian tech startups win by repeatedly expanding their market

(Successful consumer Internet companies often start with dominating what looks like a niche market, but then expand their market repeatedly. For successful Indian startups, this often happens much sooner in the lifecycle than say Silicon Valley startups. 1,844 more words

Investors Are Drooling Over Two New Craigslist Competitors. One Might Raise $100 Million.

Two little-known online marketplace startups, OfferUp and VarageSale, have secretly raised money from two of the biggest names in venture capital — Andreessen Horowitz and Sequoia Capital — and they’ve been trying to stay under the radar as they go head to head in building what they hope will be Craigslist killers. 438 more words


Uber India, What Next!

Is it Uber or the Rape? 

I think the rape is an issue and not the driver being associated with Uber. The driver could have been an Ola Driver, a local cabbie or just any driver. 464 more words


Backed By $9.5 Million, Curbside Launches A Mobile Shopping App For Same-Day Pickup, Not Delivery

A number of companies today are experimenting with same-day e-commerce, including Amazon, Google, eBay, Instacart and others – but for most, the focus has been on same-day delivery. 896 more words


User trends in local and mobile commerce in India

Now that the Findable app has been out for a few weeks, what can we extrapolate from the response regarding user trends in local and mobile commerce in India? 440 more words

Findable App

The State of Local Commerce in India

Local Commerce is quite the buzzword in Silicon Valley today. From startups such as Foursquare and Groupon that were posterchilds of the US tech industry before becoming the ignored foster children to sustainably successful companies such as Yelp, the local commerce space is still open to innovation and disruption. 288 more words


Mobile Commerce in India - 2014

The winners in Mobile commerce today seem to be the Flipkarts or the Snapdeals of the world – that is, e-commerce players with mobile apps. Though obviously these players will continue to drive a lot of transactions on mobile as their web users move to the mobile apps, I believe that players who really leverage the real capabilities of the mobile platform will redefine the space. 26 more words