How social commerce platforms Lal10 and Stage3 help artisans, designers go global
Giving the Indian artisan community an opening in the global market is gaining momentum. The Indian arm of Ikea is also looking at selling its Indian handcrafted collections across its stores globally
Let MSMEs drive India’s $5 trillion ambition
Digital MSMEs are the future. But to unleash their true potential, structural policy adjustments are needed. We need policies that promote, not hinder the use of technology for entrepreneurship.
Social commerce: The Meesho way
Meesho pioneered social commerce in India six years ago, providing a source of income for millions of homemakers. But now competition from fellow startups and e-commerce behemoths is growing.
Meesho raises $300 mn at a valuation of $2 bn
The Facebook-backed social commerce platform, which joined the unicorn club with the latest funding round, aims to help 100 million SMEs and entrepreneurs digitise their businesses.