Hyperlocal Startups The Road Ahead

Startup Saturday hosted yet another Headstart Hyderabad session on 14th October 2017, at Collab House.
This time, the theme was Hyperlocal Startups; The Raod Ahead.

‘Hyperlocal’ is poised to become the new catchphrase in the eCommerce industry and is well-positioned to become the reigning trend in the mobile commerce revolution. This has made possible the delivery of everything from groceries to medicines and healthcare services, directly from nearby stores, pharmacists and healthcare providers along with faster delivery and lower shipping cost. The classic method to start a business-to-consumer model is to start hyperlocal and those are the very principles of the lean model too.

The participants learned a lot ranging from how to grow partnerships to how to scale a Hyperlocal Startup.

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The speakers for this session were Snehith Budime, Co-Founder IndiaBuys, Suresh Avvaru, Co-Founder & CEO, TownyApp, and ML Narashima Rao, Founder & CEO, Jigydi Home Care Services. There was a mixed crowd from students to startup enthusiasts.


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Hyperlocal Startups The Road Ahead

Collab House partners with Startup Saturday


Collab House supports most of the start-up activities in the city. Collaborative approach that we adopt enables our ecosystem to do more with the existing resources. Collab House hence collaborates with Startup Saturday as a community partner to provide outreach and word across communities.

Startup Saturday Hyderabad is an initiative by Headstart network to provide entrepreneurs in each city with a monthly community driven forum that is structured in agenda but open in discussions. Startup Saturday Hyderabad provides a forum for entrepreneurs to discuss, present, network and learn from peers, prospective customers, adopters, partners and investors.

The April edition of Startup Saturday was organised on 9th of this month with a great line of speakers and an amazing group of people for panel discussion.


Mr. Narayana Peesapaty, founder of Edible cutlery from Bakeys Foods pvt ltd.

Mr. Sharath Chandra, Chai Bisket

Mr. Sri Charan Lakkaraju, Founder and CEO of stuMagz

Mr. Jeevan Chowday, Shopper’s Express.

Panel Members:

Vishala Reddy, Identicity and Rahgiri days.

Sreekar Reddy, PR sutra.

Moderated by Mr. Ramesh Loganathan, MD, Progress Software.


Every speaker had an inspiring story of their journey which they shared with the attendees. Narayana Peesapaty explained how social media has taken over the print and digital media. His project of edible cutlery couldn’t reach to the expected number of people though he was featured by most prominent News channels and New papers nationally, but a single video on Youtube has created a viral outreach. Which eventually created a multi-folded contributions than promised while crowdfunding campaigns in kickstarter and Ketto.


Sai Charan has created clear understanding on the potential of student community in the city with his target offline marketing strategies. In his words he says ‘If we have hair then we could make any hair style’ addressing the huge potential of student communities in the city. Followed by tales of Sharath chandra and Jeevan Chowdary.

The panel moderated by Ramesh Loganathan has created a great impact on the ideologies of the attendees. They spoke about the various challenges in their startup journeys and ways to overcome the obstacles that one encounter while running a start-up.


Collab House partners with Startup Saturday