Merchant is King: Ecommerce democratizes Distribution & Brand Creation

Without any upfront or recurring costs, merchants get access to millions of customers. Sellers can create their own branded stores and manage upload, pricing to promotions for the listed products.

Startup Roundup: TruckRaja, Lappykart, FounderMates, Pencillati

Besides the startups we profiled in detail earlier, here are some that caught our attention. Pickup your next laptop accessory at Lappykart. Book a carrier for shipping your goods at TruckRaja. Network with other entrepreneurs at FounderMates. Get your next 2D or 3D artwork designed at Pencillati.

Rocket Internet’s FabFurnish Opens Its Second Partnership Store In Bangalore

Online furnishing store FabFurnish.com has launched its offline partner store in Bangalore. The Gurgaon based e-tailer backed by Rocket Internet went live in early 2012.

Shop for grocery online in Pune with Punexpress

Punexpress is delivering in areas like Kalyani Nagar, Chandan Nagar, Viman Nagar, Koregaon Park, Wagholi, Magarpatta, Shashtri Nagar and Wadgaon Sheri. To ensure delivery, the firm has fleet of 24 two wheelers and 3 three-wheelers; and has dedicated central warehouse in Wadgaon Sheri.

Textbuk.in – A Text Book Rental Service for Students

Textbuk.in is a Pune based startup offering text books on rent. Service currently, available to engineering and diploma students at Pune University has 900 users and rented out approximately 3,000 books last semester. In addition to renting out books, venture…

See Nokia, Android is an Aspirational Brand in India [Bihar Government to Use 'Android' Phones]

Bihar Government has decided to use ‘Android’ phones to monitor road construction from district headquarters. In the first phase, the phones would be given to eight executive/assistant engineers for inspection of three state highways — 68, 69 and 70 — in…