Shiprocket, the newest unicorn in India and the leading ecommerce enabler, has partnered with the Startup India Initiative at Invest India to establish D2C 2.0, a platform that will assist the next wave of consumer goods developed by entrepreneurs across the country.
The programme will help D2C and eCommerce enterprises who have achieved early success with Bharat-made goods. Rocketfuel D2C Accelerator is only offered through Startup India. Shiprocket will give each nominated enterprise INR 50,000 in shipping credits, INR 1 lakh in cash, and up to INR 50 lakhs in investments.
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Across the 3 month accelerator programme, Shiprocket will grant D2C businesses top-tier privileges for logistics and eCommerce services and provide shipping points that may be applied to its platform. Additionally, business owners will receive one-on-one mentoring from the greatest minds in the industry and access to D2C Verse, a sizable D2C network of investors and startups throughout all of India. The firms that make the short list will greatly benefit from Startup India’s guidance and resources.
Saahil Goel, co-founder and CEO of Shiprocket, commented on this, stating that “Startup India is one of the largest platforms for startups and entrepreneurs in India. With their support, Shiprocket can further propel the growth of early-stage D2C and eCommerce startups across the length and breadth of all emerging markets in India. Our aim is to create a support system that caters to not just the monetary requirements of companies but one that encompasses all aspects of the business. This collaboration with Startup India is one step towards achieving that goal.”
“The excellence of Indian ingenuity has been at the forefront who are developing impactful frugal solutions as India’s strength. As we move towards an Atmanirbhar Bharat, envisioned by the Hon’ble Prime Minister, it becomes imperative to ensure that India builds on these strengths and this challenge will help D2C founders to distribute their impactful products in more and more households across the country.” said Mr. Deepak Bagla, MD & CEO, Invest India.
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Shiprocket is India’s only automated shipping solution for eCommerce. It lets user to choose from 17+ courier partners, print shipping labels, and track orders from a single panel and also process returns from an integrated dashboard.
Apart from the shipping automation, Shiprocket offers negotiated freight rates with its top-rated shipping partners like FedEx, Bluedart, Delhivery & Ecom Express. The rates start from Rs. 20/500g* and they get multiple delivery options like surface and air modes.
It can be integrated with channels like Amazon, eBay, Magento, Opencart, Shiprocket 360, and over 6 more websites and marketplaces.