Who is hiring? (January 2015)
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We are a fast growing startup in the home furniture and design segment. We are looking to building up and expanding our team. We are accelerated by one the India’s top accelerators.
We are looking for Technology people who are passionate about building great products. The candidate will be responsible for the following:
- Must have excellent programming skills and out-of-box thinker to come up with creative solutions
- Responsible for designing front-end frameworks for web, mobile and web based application user interfaces.
- Integrate third-party analytics tools with the website.
- Own up the design, development, integration and unit testing efforts for the product
- Ready to roll up the sleeves and get hands-on at all times
- Identify Technology trends and evolving social behavior that may support or impede the success of the business.
- Hands on PHP with excellent problem solving skills.
- Ajax, java, jquery, html, CSS,
- Strong foothold of CMS, Payment gateways, Web Technologies, Mobile App
- UI/UX expereince
- preferable worked in a startup before
- Independent, detail-oriented and team player
Location – Bangalore
Compensation – Fixed pay + Equity
we are running a online grocery store in lucknow. here i am seeking for some advice about the marketing policies, we should follow for our business.
Note: we can maximize our efforts but in terms of money we can not spend too much. so advice us some cheap and best ways for city(Lucknow) level marketing.
Over a discussion, I was asked this question: What are some way in which WhatsApp can monetize?
Here are my thoughts:
WhatsApp founder is very much against an ads in WhatsApp. So that rules out any form of ad based model.
My suggestion is starting their Apis and making it paid only. Here are a few details it could have:
1. Find if the user is on WhatsApp or not.
2. Have a business name based identity – not just phone number
3. Can send message and get response when the message is delivered, and read.
4. Users can reply to these messages just like a normal chat
5. Businesses can have a support kind of system, where they can delegate it to different support exec similar to support tickets or support chat.
1. Transactional SMS:- ecommerce (sends about 3-4 sms per trans), Banks, etc – WhatsApp can replace transactional sms as we know it. It comes with more features, and can serve the same purpose.
2. Support system – Rather than having a web chat plugin, or support number, businesses can take support requests via WhatsApp.
Pricing: Price per active user per month
0 – 500 – Free
500 – 5000 – some price – e.g. $10
5000 – 50000 – some price – e.g. $75
and so on.
A big e-commerce company like Flipkart would be spending a lot on just sending SMSs to their customers, which is just a one side messaging.
With this, they would be able to save, 1/3rd their monthly SMS cost, easily.
The potential can easily be more than $3 billion/annum and grow over the years.
What do you think about this? What are the pros and cons of this model?
I want a suggestion from you all – Actually i want to start craft and jewelry supplies business and it will not be possible for me to handle the customers, their payment and delivery of products due to some personal reason. But i want to carry forward the business.Also i cant spend more money to hire a salaried person for that. So what are the ways to handle it in this situation?
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Can anyone pls advice me on the below query:
I am looking for barcodes for new products(FMCG). Since we are a start-up will not be able to spend much to buy it from GS1 India, where the min.cost is around 36,000 INR(Need to buy min. 100 barcodes – need to pay yearly renewal fee). Is it worth to buy it from Online Barcode Resellers – like Barcode1.in, which costs around 9500 INR for 5 nos.(With no annual renewal fee). Plz advice?
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Without giving away too much, imagine the breadth of humor that we are used to in India. We are creating a humor sharing community. We have thoroughly researched the business idea and we think its a perfect timing for a platform like this, and would like to discuss more with genuinely interested candidates. We just don’t want to hire someone on a contractual basis, but we are looking for a team player who will be as active a stakeholder in this venture as us.
Talking about the team, we are 2 guys, well-educated and highly motivated. We have backgrounds in engineering, finance and marketing.
Rahan Khan advices an entrepreneur to send the intro email to a vc by citing the subject as :*revenue,… IIT Team, xyz….* that shows the extreme bias to the network of IIT, IIM, BITS in the vc circle.
If i ever raise money, i am going to hire one of these pedigree folks to just show up!
and thats a good take away from todays ET.
How many of you want to be Weekend Entrepreneurs here.
Im sure many of us who worked 10-15 years in IT are saturated with their same boring work and looking for some additional earning , also make your weekend more fun ( make new friends, explore the new business etc)
What is it ?
You can work part time during weekends as Advisor , Product Managers , Domain experts , Finance experts to help in strategy , building technology solutions etc
What you get ?
You can work as Freelancer , Co-Founder , Share Holder etc.
Travel,Tourism & Food are hot sectors which we are investing and expanding.
Looking for 2 full stack developers, 1 android developer and 1 front end developer for my company LetsDoc. LetsDoc is a healthcare technology company with a fast growing revenue base and user base. Individuals who are confident of creating and scaling things from scratch are the ones who will grow rapidly at LetsDoc.
If you or any of your friends are interested in this opportunity please comment and I will personally take things ahead. Thanks for reading
2+ year experienced Android geek for a cool, funded Sports-software startup in Bangalore
Should be very good with basic java and android. Crystal clear on android system mechanisms, layouts, networking, libraries etc. Would prefer to see own apps when applying for the job. Lots of oppurtunity to learn and code and build great stuff.
Guys, recently made our project www.commonadda.com live. This is an online platform which gives you the option to create facebook like private social network for anything you want. like Apartment, Office, School, College, Interest etc…I haven’t started the promotional activities yet as I am thinking for getting mobile app first and for that I will need more funds.
I am posting here to check if anyone out there who believes in this idea and would like to be part of it as co-founder or investor?
Another session coming up for Growth Hacking via Digital Marketing . Doing a Masterclass session for Microsoft Ventures on 22nd April , 4:30 to 6:00. Open to all I believe. More details http://www.meetup.com/MV-Think-Next/events/221886097/