Sample this. You search for “hotels in Goa” on Cleartrip.com or any other OTA site. You see an exhaustive list of hotels across “star categories”, “price barometers” and “areas”, among various other filters. Scanning through this list might be easy if you’re surfing on your 13-inch laptop screen, but a hassle if you’re trying to do the same from your 3-inch mobile screen.
But what if Cleartrip intuitively filtered this search down to only, say, 13 hotels and asked you to choose from them? “That’s what Big Data can enable OTAs like us to do,” says Samyukth Sridharan, president and chief operating officer of Cleartrip.com. “Provide the capability to store data, dissect and dice it, analyse and draw inferences from it…and finally, make real-time use of it while building features and tools on our mobile app and website.”Read more
Parabo Press is a breeze to use: It’s clean and easy to read, your options are straightforward, and there are no annoying upsells. Prints from its Risograph machine, which uses soy-based ink and is described by Parabo as having “a cult following since its invention in 1980s Japan.”
“We are creating solutions specifically for the Indian rental community. For Aibnb, we are creating a separate set of packages, more attuned towards travellers, which will allow the hosts to pick and choose from these packages and furnish their house,” Ajith Karimpana
The Make in India programme needs design, in order to succeed in its fundamental endeavour. Melorra has integrated design and manufacturing with processes, people working in manufacturing are involved in product design concepts as a result delivery times are almost half those of competitors.
Red Chillies Entertainment partnered with Furlenco for its forthcoming Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt starrer ‘Dear Zindagi’. Furlenco and Red Chillies have also launched a TVC and an exclusive ‘Dear Zindagi’ store for the movie buffs.
Sub-cultures drive the products that emerge out of tech startups. Sub-cultures push the envelope on thinking about how society might develop. The ones that interest investors are those with the potential to indicate where the world could go next.
It is a combination of 50% equity and 50% debt, making them one of the largest debt funded start-ups in India. While Furlenco plans to utilise the equity component to grow its business into more cities, the debt will be used to purchase inventory.
Droom has clocked a GMV of Rs 104 crore in a short span of 19 months. They have registered over Rs 1,200 crore in annualised GMV, with plans to achieve Rs 3,000 crore by March 2017. The achievement has come despite low marketing spends at 3.75 per cent of the entire GMV.