By the time Satanik Roy
came to know of Steve Jobs, the legendary geek who pioneered the personal computer revolution was
no more. But the latter’s life and work was so inspiring for the young student, doing his
graduation in mechanical engineering in Chennai, that he decided what he wanted to be: An
entrepreneur, at any cost....
The pre-owned smartphone
market (2016) has been estimated to be around $14 billion globally and around $1.4 billion in
India. Yibeal, incubated by IIM-Calcutta Innovation Park, built a platform to certify and
facilitate the sales of pre-owned phones that faced three major issues of trust...
For years now, maybe even
decades, we’ve been living in a digital age. Anything and everything we do is quantified as data.
The products we buy and prefer. The websites, apps, and media we consume. The places we
Most new businesses fail.
The thought of failure should not haunt entrepreneurs, but should encourage every entrepreneur to
do more to succeed against the odds of failure. There are lots of ambiguities that comes with
starting a new business. Most new entrepreneurs dread these first encounters and it’s
novelties, disruption, etc.) traditionally has been created in two main spaces: traditional
established companies, or public and private research centres (universities, technological
centres, etc.). In recent years, there has appeared a third actor – startups!...
Recommerce, or reverse
commerce, is defined as “the recovery of products over electronic systems, such as the Internet,
or through physical distribution channels”. Recommerce refers to a practice in which those who
have bought products can “sell back” obsolete or otherwise unwanted products in exchange for cash
or a different product...
Founders Akshay Datt Of
Unnati, Akshay Ghulati of Shiprocket, Bijai K. Jayarajan of Houm Technology, hyperXchange’s
Dipanjan Purkayastha, Manjeet Singh of Buddy4study and Neha Rastogi of Agatsa deliberate on Indian
standing in the global tech space...
In this day and age, with
more and more smartphones hitting the market every day, it is very normal for you to want to
upgrade to a newer device. You can either just go buy a new one or you can exchange your old phone
for a new one with a good discount...
provider- HyperXchange is looking to start a drone-based delivery network, in partnership with
AeroNext, and is already in its testing process. The testing process is happening in Kolkata and
the drone-based doorstep delivery of mobile phones will be provided in cities like Kolkata,
Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore etc near HyperXchange’s warehouses...
The Press Conference of
"TiECON 2020" wIth Mr. Deepak Daftari, Vice-president, TiE Kolkata, Mr. B.L. Mittal, Founder,
SastaSundar.com, Mr. Alok Patnia, Founder, Taxmantra, Mr. Harshvardhan Kariwala, CEO, VCornply,
Mr.Dalpat lain, CFO, Manyavar, Mr.Dipanjan Purakayastha, Co-founder & CEO, Hyperxchange explained
the purpose of this version of the event to the media...
Kolkata-based O2O startup
HyperXchange backed by Microsoft and IIM Calcutta, is looking to deep dive into refurbished
products’ market in India to carve out a niche market for itself. Understanding that Indian market
is complex and differs from one city to another, HyperXchange is aiming to focus particularly on
high-end products including laptops, smartphones...