Meet the Mavericks: Karthik Venkateswaran & Ashish Jhina, Founders of Jumbotail
About the session

Taking a bold bet on the survival & revival of India’s mom & pop stores, an apple farmer & ex-military man set out to digitise kirana stores with their wholesale online marketplace.

“There is no question of online grocery & big box retail replacing the Kirana store. The grocery market is small transactions done frequently by people from stores that are located in their neighbourhood, which will continue to cater to essential services and that is the mass market”, believe the founders of Jumbotail.

The startup is empowering local entrepreneurs and facilitating the ecosystem by enabling small shop owners with its full stack model of supply, payment, credit solutions & omnichannel reach.

FEATURING

Ashish Jhina
Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, JumboTail

Karthik Venkateswaran
Co-founder & CEO, Jumbotail
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1 Ashish Jhina shares his experience that led to the founding of Jumbotail
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2 Ex-Army Karthik Venkateswaran on the inspiration behind Jumbotail
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3 Ashish Jhina explains the challenges faced by kirana stores and Jumbotail's solutions
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4 FOUR ways in which Jumbotail provides convenience and empowerment to businesses
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5 How Jumbotail founders ensure that customer centricity is built into their culture
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6 Jumbotail founders on using data as a control mechanism while enabling freedom
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7 Karthik Venkateswaran on using innovating and driving outcomes at Jumbotail
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8 Jumbotail founders share key business philosophies that drive success
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9 How Jumbotail supported customers in weathering COVID setbacks
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10 Karthik Venkateswaran discusses the decision to pursue kirana stores
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11 Jumbotail founder on competing and winning in the grocery space
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