Are you wondering what iShippo is? Have you been hearing a lot of things about it but never got the chance to know more about?

iShippo Marketplace – All You Need To KnowiShippo is a marketplace for home-based business enabled by a peer-to-peer crowd sourced logistic. It is the Indian version of Etsy.

It’s been promoted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as part of the “Make In India” initiative.

Kharma Bhutia, the founder and CEO of iShippo, has been in the software industry for over two decades. Before he ventured into founding iShippo, he ran his own source and strategy consulting company in Bangalore – India’s Silicon Valley. He’s done work for Apple, the World Bank, SAP , Dell , Intel and he’s built several of India’s large player startups, including TaxiForSure, Cleartrip – the list goes on.

Dedicated to creating a unique interpretation of age-old crafts, the marketplace partner with artisanal communities, textile designers, independent artists (and the occasional maverick) to showcase a new, contemporary design language that comes from India and belongs everywhere on the globe.

They curate unique and exclusive collections that represent India’s finest craft-based designs, so that you can savour the delightful treasures at leisure, with it. Immerse yourself in the beauty of India.

So what’s the difference from Etsy?

iShippo is like Etsy but different because they are integrated more vertically; they provide a lot of value added services for the artisans.

The Online handcrafted marketplace has awesome features:

  1. 100% Buyer Protection
  2. Payment Protection Guarantee
  3. Chat – A fun new way to shop while chatting with a real seller/artisan
  4. Choice of Payments: iKash, Paytm, Wallets, Credit/Debit Card, EMI, NetBanking, Cashback
  5. Search Filters: It’s simple and quick

Check this video to learn more about iShippo from the founder himself:

iShippo is recognized as one of the top 5 e-commerce startups to look out for in 2016 – by TechNewsToday USA. So it really is an interesting marketplace.

So what are your thought about this marketplace? Do you also wish to have this in your country?

Gary Capps

I live in the one of the most beautiful places in the world on the Sunshine Coast in Australia with my wife and our 2 dogs, Poppy and Mia. Since 2009 I have helped over 15,000 handmade business owners to grow their business with our software and free tools designed for todays entrepreneurial artisan.

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