Like you, we have had a memorable 2015, and we wish you a very happy and exciting 2016!
Welcome to the fourth edition of eMavericks Insight, which features a conversation with Rakesh is one of the silent performers in the ecosystem and, along with his team, he has built UrbanPro as India’s largest marketplace for teachers, tutors, and trainers. Be it improving your academics or pursuing your hobbies, UrbanPro is the go-to platform to get the right ‘external expert’ help. Rakesh candidly shares with us his insights on how the hyperlocal services space will evolve, the differences between Marketplace vs On-demand Model, how to add new categories to a marketplace, and a surprising learning from their rebranding exercise.
Next, we reproduce a blog by Ritesh Dwivedy about his learnings on running JustEat, the biggest food marketplace in India and how these are shaping his latest startup — Petoo. The article exposes novices like us to the intricacies of the food business and gives us a fair hint that more innovation is yet to come to the online food ordering space.
When Shanghai Jinjiang International E-commerce Co. Ltd. wanted to gain market leadership in the Chinese travel market sector, integrating resources across different business units through an e-business platform was imperative.
They looked to Dell Consulting Services to strategically plan their e-business strategy. Dell designed and implemented the required underlying customer relationship management (CRM) system, supported by their PowerEdge servers. Read this case study to learn why Dell is the perfect partner for online businesses.
Our Startup Spotlight section features Aguai Solutions — national semi-finalists of CNBC Awaaz Masterpreneur Season 3. They are building India’s first connected healthcare platform, connecting the dots between patients, doctors, pharmacists, and pharma distributors. Once again, the trigger was a personal problem faced by the founders.
Here’s hoping this new year helps you on your way to becoming a true eMaverick!