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India's Biggest E-Commerce Reseller Network (YC S16)

India's Biggest E-Commerce Reseller Network (YC S16)

Founded by IIT-Delhi graduates Vidit Aatrey and Sanjeev Barnwal, Meesho is building a disruptive social distribution channel via social sellers selling on WhatsApp, Facebook and other social channels. Meesho has so far enabled 8,00,000+ social sellers across 500+ towns to start and grow their online business, with tools around sourcing, logistics and payments. These social sellers are small retailers, housewives, students, retired citizens and many other aspiring entrepreneurs across India. It is Series B funded by SAIF Partners, Sequoia Capital, Y Combinator and Venture Highway.
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India's logistics aggregator Shiprocket raises $13M to expand overseas

  • TechCrunch
  • 3 weeks ago

Shiprocket, a New Delhi-based logistics aggregator that works with direct-to-consumer sellers including several social media influencers, has raised $13 million in a new financing round as it looks to expand its platform overseas. Silicon Valley-based investment firm Tribe Capital led Shiprocket's ...

India's logistics aggregator Shiprocket raises $13M to expand overseas

These are the 50 most innovative companies of 2020

  • Fast Company
  • 2 months ago

It’s 2020, and we don’t have flying cars (yet), but think about the cool things that we do have: Augmented reality that brings joy into the daily lives of more than 163 million people.

Drones that deliver vital medicine. An effective treatment for postpartum depression. Creative ways to curb society’s addiction to new clothing and single-use plastic. Platforms that allow fiction writers and video producers to get paid.

Read on to see how these and dozens more inspiring accomplishments are driving this year’s list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company. Plus, the 44 Top 10 most innovative firms, by sector and region.

These are the 50 most innovative companies of 2020

Facebook eyes stake in Indian startups

  • Asia Times
  • 3 months ago

Facebook is planning to pick up minority stakes in more Indian startups and increase its pace of investments in new-age companies irrespective of the sector. This is a departure from the norm followed by the social media giant of taking majority control and full-scale acquisitions.

Facebook eyes stake in Indian startups

Sanjeev Barnwal

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Founder @Meesho 3 years of experience in Software Dev, Web, Architecture Design, Android • Worked at @sony, @sony mobile Japan • Studied at @IIT Delhi
Founder and CEO @Meesho @Y Combinator 2016 alum, Product guy• Worked at @InMobi, @ITC • Studied at @Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi