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Exclusive: O2O startup Shopsity shuts down; founder joins Paytm

Thursday, November 10, 2016 | More »

Danish Ahmed
Yebhi.com co-founder Danish Ahmed’s second venture—Shopsity—also seems to have fizzled out. Shopsity followed an online-to-offline (O2O) retail model and connected customers to fashion retailers in their vicinity. Its website and app are no longer working. Moreover, according to Ahmed̵...

Kartik Sanghavi, Founder, Appie

Exclusive: Online-to-offline app Appie gets $1 mn in bridge funding

Location-based offline retail discovery platform Appie, which is operated by Mumbai-based Appie Mobiquity Pvt. Ltd, has raised a bridge round of funding worth around $1 million (around Rs 6.7 crore) from a Mumbai-based angel investor and two European investors, a top company executive told Techcircl...

19 May, 2016 | More »

1: Praveer Kochhar (Shouut), 2 & 3: Co-founders Satish Mani & Manish Chopra (Little), 4 & 5: Co-founders Samik Sarkar & Shashank Agnihotri (Zakoopi), 6 & 7 & 8: Co-founders Amit Koshal, Rishi Batra, Amit Sharma (Fashalot), 9: Danish Ahmed (Shopsity)

Why startups are making a beeline for the online-to-offline space

End-of-season sales were once known for eager shoppers lining up at store doors early in the morning to get the best bargains. In the last couple of years, however, the crowds have thinned out. Customers now prefer to buy online, attracted by the frequent discounts offered by e-commerce stores. It i...

12 May, 2016 | More »

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How Danish Ahmed is trying to turn the tables on e-commerce with Shopsity

Danish Ahmed does not believe that brick-and-mortar stores need to see the internet as an adversary. At a time when e-commerce seems to be luring customers with discounts and deals, especially in the metros, he says that the internet can be the biggest ally of offline retailers. And he is on his way...

22 April, 2016 | More »