We wanted people who found the problem statement interesting. Many people believe that solving a B2B problem isn't a glamorous one. But we were convinced of it and wanted people who were convinced of it as well," says Mohit.The heuristics were built around an overall view of what could possibly go wrong, what could be solved, and what were the roadblocks one would face.
Most of the things are easily fixable. You solve exceptions on the basis of trial," says Arpit.
When we first had the idea in place, we created several different excel sheets to figure out if we could run the business with our limited savings. It was after we started the work did we realise that ‘excel' plans rarely hold true with actual business plans," adds Mohit.The duo thought that their personal funds would last them for at least three months. However, when they actually began working on the operations, the money drained out faster than they realised. "We didn't estimate the cost of running a company," says Arpit. [caption id="attachment_163045" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Mohit Kumar and Arpit Dave, Founders of Roadrunnr (Left to right)[/caption]
By removing the middleman we have opened an opportunity to work as a delivery man or woman. There is huge scope in the logistics space, and there is no need for vehicles like bikes; you can look at electric cycles, foot or any other mode of transport. It's like empowering a large segment of the population," adds Mohit.Website