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Want to build a successfull startup? Go for Minimal/no funding.

These are great days to be at Mobisy. Today, I was reviewing our financial performance for year 2017-18. I realised we maintained our 3x year on year growth. But most eye popping realisation was the fact that Bizom has more revenue than Grofers, UrbanClap and Snapbizz…. combined (all similar age businesses as Bizom) ! We […]

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Citius, Altius, Fortius

In many ways, 2016 was a watershed year in history of Mobisy as well as for me as a person. We got a belief in ourselves that we can build and sell SaaS products in India scaleably and profitably. Our customers showed great faith in us by giving us references in abundance. This reinforced our […]

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A sureshot formula to build a successful startup in India

Lots of people will tell you that building a successful startup is hard, and more importantly, that there is lot of uncertainty. We at Distiman are a team of successful entrepreneurs. We devised a formula which will make you successful 100%. Sharing our know-how with larger community so we can build millions of successful startups […]

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The accelerator with a Difference !!

If you know me, you know how much deep rooted suspicions I have with accelerators in general. I used to associate Microsoft Accelerator with Bizspark and free Azure credits. On top of that this was Microsoft .. (Even my laptop has Ubuntu .. should I say more?). Even with this deep rooted bias, Microsoft Accelerator […]

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7 steps to increase productivity of your sales force by over 70%

For past 2.5 years we have managed to improve productivity by at least 70% across more than 100 organisation. This experience has been scintillating especially when we see real benefits derived by feet on street workforce and the organisations who hire them. We also measure/ refine the business steps the organisations take to reach / […]

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5 principles of Kickass Account manager

As you know, Bizom is our thriving enterprise mobile cloud solutions which helps organisations increase their field force productivity by at least 70%. We have more than 75 customers and more than 12000 users using it ! As a true SaaS company, our focus is as much on account management as on sales. In my […]

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5 things that will make you a data driven organisation

After more than year of successfully deploying automation in all sorts of brick and mortar companies, I wanted to share some of the learning I had. First of all, why automate at all? What is wrong in pen and paper .. Answer is, nothing. Automation works best when you would like to scale up fast […]

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Loaded pricing of MaaS (Mobile as a service) and why BYOD does not work in India.

  We have field force of more than 50 million in India spread across variety of industry verticals. Majority of this workforce is not necessarily comfortable using computer but are very conversant with Mobiles and tablets. So the only realistic way India’s enterprises are going to automate their entire operations is by automating this workforce using […]

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User experience, the holy grail of SMB automation

This post is to share our experiences while building Indian SMB oriented automation built with ‘Mobile first’ approach.We call it Bizom(Business on the move). While building Bizom, first thing we did was to make it our job to focus on users(after all we stand for ‘Mobile made easy’). Following are some of the things we […]

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Product Managers, 5 reasons why you need to know how to code.

During last 13 years of my professional life, I came across many who call themselves pure technology product managers who have very little understanding of how the underlying technology works. While I have nothing against them, here is why I think knowing how to code really really helps especially in startup settings. I know the […]

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