#StartupsVsCovid19: Dunzo’s Kabeer Biswas On Transitioning To Hyperlocal 2.0

#StartupsVsCovid19: Dunzo’s Kabeer Biswas On Transitioning To Hyperlocal 2.0

While announcing an extension to the previously implemented 21 day lockdown, PM Modi said that restrictions on non-essential goods would be lifted post April 20. However, a revision in the existing guidelines revoked the particular clause allowing ecommerce delivery of non-essential goods till May 3. 

With the supply chain being suppressed further under the current climate, what can hyperlocal startups focus on once it bounces back?

About AMA

With an array of discussions on topics that matter in the current scenario in the Indian startup ecosystem, we have brought out various aspects, prospects and best practices for any business to survive the impact of Covid-19.

From investment outlook in 2020 with VCs such as Siddharth Pai, Founding Partner, 3one4 Capital and GV Ravishankar, Managing Director, Sequoia India to cutting costs and extending business runway with Ashish Tulsian, Cofounder & CEO, POSist – we have covered it all!

For yet another edition of our #StartupsVsCovid19 #AskMeAnything series, we are happy to announce our next guest – Kabeer Biswas, CEO & Cofounder, Dunzo.

About The Session

The session will see Kabeer addressing the topic – Transitioning To Hyperlocal 2.0. The Dunzo founder will be discussing the challenges and the future of hyperlocal in the Indian market.

The Session Will Cover:

  1. Evolving business models & cost structures
  2. Changing consumer psyche and needs
  3. Establishing trust in the backdrop of fear
  4. Unit economics in a recession
  5. Shifting from convenience to necessity

About Kabeer and Dunzo

Kabeer started out his entrepreneurial venture with Hoppr, a location-based mobile service offering check-ins, coupons, and location-aware services in India which later got acquired by Hike before starting Dunzo in 2014.

Backed by investors such as Google, Blume, Aspada, Lightbox, STIC and 3L, Dunzo currently employs over 500 employees across 8 cities in India with an aim to expand to 25 cities across the country in next 18 months.

The #AskMeAnything session will be followed by, Q&A — where you can ask Kabeer anything you want to know. 

The Best Part?

You can join in LIVE and address your questions to him directly. 


So make sure you join in on April 28, 2020, 3 PM and tune in to learn from Kabeer Biswas, in conversation with Vaibhav Vardhan, Cofounder and CEO, Inc42 Media.