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Refer to these platforms to help kick-start your small business

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Starting up is never easy, requiring the entrepreneur to wear multiple hats at the same time. While entrepreneurs can be geniuses in their field, taking care of starting and scaling the business, building the right team, establishing a brand's digital presence, handling escalations, ensuring optimum cash-flows etc. can easily put any aspiring entrepreneur under a tight spot.

Burning the midnight oil alone won't solve such colossal challenges and hence, we bring you 4 platforms that would. Here's listing 4 key platforms aspiring entrepreneurs may utilize, in order to start and scale up their ventures.


Shopmatic is an international e-commerce company that has been launched to help owners sell their products and services online. From developing a unique web store to listing businesses on marketplaces and social media channels, to giving insights on how to sell online, Shopmatic helps owners manage the full spectrum of what is required to grow their businesses. They have also initiated a new 'Inspiring Entrepreneurship Program', to encourage entrepreneurship in India on a massive scale - is now offering its services at just USD 1 for 3 months.


A cloud based do-it-yourself (DIY) platform for companies to create instant, affordable, intuitive, and professional mobile apps with reasonable cost and minimum time. It also has a simple user interface, full of imagery and rich media, and offers full-fledged inventory management and customization. Even if you are not an expert or do not have even basic coding skills, you can still create an app with a few easy steps. Interestingly, when a user signs up, the company assigns a dedicated online account manager to aid and assist the user in the process of not only app creation but also guide them to bring high quality and consumer friendly content for the end-users of the apps. Instappy also mentors its clients on the quality and different potentialities of the apps.


Cutting through the clutter of mushrooming co-working spaces and run-of-the-mill programs, RevStart curates result-oriented programs focused at helping companies accelerate their growth. Selected businesses are provided with strategic tools, access to a large mentor pool, nurturing work environment, exposure to relevant events and a cost-effective office space. RevStart also provides start-ups with dedicated acceleration assistance to enable entrepreneurs to translate their unique ideas into successful products and services. Unlike other acceleration programs, which on board a cohort and prepare a start-up for a demo day, what is unique about RevStart is that on the completion of mutually decided milestones, RevStart will lead the investment invest in them.


A leading online loan disbursement platform that provides quick and easy collateral-free loans to small businesses and individuals. It is the only online lending platform which has back-tested its credit model with large banks. The marketplace model facilitates loan origination and credit assessment through CoinTribe before it is shared with the banks. PaaS enables banks and NBFCs to utilize CoinTribe's platform for effective risk analysis and recommendations to digitally underwrite their own consumers. CoinTribe's PaaS is equipping lenders across the country to become digital ready and enhance efficiency of their lending process. CoinTribe's easy loan procedures help businesses to avail funds without any hassle.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Mon, May 28 2018. 15:25 IST