Avkash Kumar- Founder of Elocals (Locals Digital Services Pvt. Ltd.)
Great Companies: Please tell me something about the business and how did you come up with such an idea? Avkash Kumar: We are a team of 3 Co-founders, Avkash & Amit from IIT Kharagpur and Kuldeep from IIM Kozhikode.We have the excitement of building new technology, inventing products and providing good services. We are recognised under the startup India scheme by the government of India and got a seed fund of RS 1M (2017). At elocals we are building a digital bridge between the local merchants and the customers. Even though online shopping is more convenient ,most of us prefer offline shopping whenever we can because of the trust factor associated with the local merchants. We are exploring this gap between the online and offline shopping where the customer satisfaction lies because we want to provide best services to our customers as conveniently as we can. We believe internet is a great equalizer. We are empowering the local merchants and resolving the issues of both online and offline shopping. We will provide quality products at lower prices along with best services. In short - We are here to revolutionize your shopping experience.
Great Companies: What are the various services and products provided by your company?
Avkash Kumar: We are driven by the excitement of building technologies, inventing products, and providing services that change our local shopping experience. We embrace new ways of doing things, make decisions quickly, and are not afraid to fail. We believe the internet is a great equalizing platform. We will provide offline shopping experience at your home hassle-free. We focus on nurturing careers and celebrating talent. Every opinion is given due consideration, and no voice is too feeble to be heard out. We're also strong advocates of the work-hard-play-hard philosophy, and are not ones to shy away from a good time! We understand that in this fast-paced world, time is always of the essence and hence want to make your local shopping easy and convenient so that no time is wasted in this process. So, no more hassle of going down to the local stores and long queues for billing etc.
Great Companies: Why should one choose you over others in this field? Avkash Kumar: Our team are very passionate and dedicated to implement this model in all over india by 2022. And, Currently no one working succesfully in this field. If, yes then we not getting products from nearby local store.
Great Companies: What are the struggles and challenges you face? Avkash Kumar: Struggles and Challenges that we face mostly are funding and team making. Great Companies: What do you think are the few main things which are most important for a successful business? Avkash Kumar: Patience, Innovation, Consistency, Never Give up attitude, Learning day by day & Visionary.