COVID-19's impact on small-town travel startups; Simpl's product ethos
With limited revenue and funding, travel tech startups from non-metros are having a tough time due to COVID-19. Now, they are adapting to the new normal.
Chaitra, Co-founder Simpl
Bengaluru-based Simpl lets people make online purchases with one click and pay later, using uses data, design, communication, and network for timely payments.
A teenaged student from Noida is helping Indian users find alternatives to banned Chinese apps and electronic products through his website Swadeshi Tech.
Image credit: Vigesh
A report by RedSeer and Omidyar Network India says the coronavirus pandemic has proved to be one of the biggest game-changers for India’s edtech sector.
Yash Kotak, cofounder of Bombay Hemp
Six co-founders from Mumbai started Bombay Hemp Company in 2013, which is using cannabis and hemp plants to make textiles and lifestyle products.
Illustration by Aditya Ranade
The lockdown that has arisen as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic may be making violence in homes more frequent, more severe, and more dangerous than before.
Jimmy's Cocktails Founder Ankur Bhatia (top right) with co-founders Mirza Baig (top left) and Nitin Bharadwaj (bottom)
Jimmy’s Cocktails has four variants — Whiskey Sour, Cosmopolitan, Mango Chilli Mojito, and Sex on the Beach. Each variant comes in a 250ml glass bottle priced at Rs 99.