Plannto was started two years back, but for Kumar the passion to do something on his own has been there since his college days. Before he embarked on his entrepreneurial journey, Kumar has worked for over 12 years in product development with the likes of Microsoft, SunGard, HP and LightPharma. The Plannto engineering team is spread across various regions; developers in Mangalore, data experts in Chennai and user interface design team in Udaipur.
Owners can follow the products they own, know how to use products effectively and even know the latest news about those products. Users on Plannto can also talk to other owners or experts to share the knowledge about the product or discuss any issues they may have with that particular product. Apart from product knowledge, users can also follow various topics based on their interest associated to that product. For example, landscape photography, bird photography, cycling training and iPhones among others. Besides users, experts can also follow various products/topics based on their interest and expertise. They can also assist buyers in deciding the right product as well as network with other experts. Users can search available products and upcoming products, compare products, read buying guides and reviews, check out deals on each product and talk to owners/buyers of the product to make an informed decision about which product to buy. Currently, PlannTo plans to have information on cars, bikes, cycles, mobiles, tablets and cameras/photography on the site.
When we surfed around the site and mentioned that we own an iPad, the website listed updates about the iTunes store going live in India, the review of iPad mini, and an update about the new GMail app for iPad and iPhones.
So next time you want to buy a product, you may like to read what Plannto has to say.