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In this podcast, listen to a start-up founder's entrepreneurial journey and plans ahead. This is a livemint production, brought to you by HT smartcast.

In this podcast, listen to a start-up founder's entrepreneurial journey and plans ahead. This is a livemint production, brought to you by HT smartcast.
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In this podcast, listen to a start-up founder's entrepreneurial journey and plans ahead. This is a livemint production, brought to you by HT smartcast.

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English


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6: Moglix founder Rahul Garg on nuts & bolts of building a B2B e-commerce marketplace

10/21/2019
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There is a lot of buzz about India’s e-commerce battle between Walmart, which bought Flipkart for $17 billion, and Amazon. But over in the B2B space, Moglix — an e-commerce service for buying manufacturing products - now wants to revolutionize this and has huge expansion plans up on its anvil. The startup which last raised $23 million in funding counts Accel Partners, Jungle Ventures and World Bank-affiliated IFC as its investors. It's other backers include Venture Highway, ex-Twitter VP...

Duration:00:09:11

5: ‘In India, ecosystem based lending robust than open market lending': Co-founder Indifi Technologies

10/3/2019
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Alok Mittal, CEO and Co-founder of Indifi Technologies, shares how Indifi is trying to ‘verticalize small business lending,’ a market that is under-served in India despite having well-capitalised banks, by focussing on eco-system-based lending, in an exclusive conversation with Mint’s Associate Editor Shrija Agarwal. According to Mittal, focussing on right product design and under-writing, fintechs in lending space can avoid stress that has plagued credit market in recent times, and Indifi...

Duration:00:18:04

4: Pepperfry's Ambareesh Murty on creating a profitable e-commerce co. and taking it public

10/3/2019
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In an exclusive conversation with Mint’s Associate Editor Shrija Agarwal, Ambareesh Murty, Co-founder and CEO of India’s leading online home furnishing retailer Pepper Fry, discusses his journey in creating a profitable brand in the highly competitive e-commerce space. Ambareesh believes that the road to profitability for an e-commerce niche such as Pepperfry is through creating ‘differentiation,’ ‘scalability,’ and ‘brand recall.’ And these three factors allow Pepper Fry to consistently...

Duration:00:21:01

3: "One key learning is to always choose risk over regret," Ritesh Agarwal, Oyo

10/3/2019
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Ritesh Agarwal, Founder of Oyo, in a candid conversation with Mint’s Associate Editor Shrija Agarwal, says that there is no plan for a capital float anytime soon. In the second part of the conversation, Ritesh asserts how due credit of Oyo's success should go to its business model and not the quantum of capital raised. He also opens up on a variety of other topics; ranging, from Oyo’s expansion plans and profitability to culture and its leadership team.

Duration:00:13:51

2: Masayashi Son's inputs transformational for Oyo: Ritesh Agarwal

10/1/2019
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According to Oyo's Ritesh Agarwal, getting Softbank on the cap table is meaningful not only in terms of capital but also the meaningful inputs he gets from its founder Masayoshi Son, the powerful tech investor in the world and his team. In the first part of this conversation with Mint's Associate Editor Shrija Agrawal, Ritesh also opens up on the rationale behind consolidating his ownership in the company via the massive promoter buy back.

Duration:00:09:40

1: Policybazaar founder Yashish Dahiya on building a unicorn

10/1/2019
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Yashish Dahiya, co-founder and CEO, of Policybazaar shares insights on building a unicorn, what it means to get Softbank on its cap table, expansion plans and more. According to Dahiya, opening up of FDI in the insurance space will help deepening the market further. In this part of the conversation with Mint's Associate Editor Shrija Agrawal, Dahiya adds that getting a deep-pocketed investor like Softbank is like getting 'relentless capital' on board. He also talks about the rationale behind...

Duration:00:13:37