Consumer product review site, Reviews42 secures funding from Blume and VenturEast [Interview]

We do not incentivize users to write reviews. Incentivizing users to generate reviews is a short term view which is bound to fail.

Product Review: TrackEveryCoin [PI's 10 Point Review]

So far, Google Doc continues to win over this, given that the spreadsheet offers more flexibility. An individual doesn’t have too many expenses to remember at the end of a day so no big deal.

Playground – Product Review. is yet another entrant (read the earlier post by Ashish) in the Indian e-commerce space. It retails sports related media and equipment. They currently offer books, CDs, equipments, apparel etc. This is probably first of its kind online store…

ReviewGist: Gist of product reviews (across the wild web)

If you are confused whether to buy a Nokia phone or a Sony phone? iPod or Zune?; and don’t want to go through tons of sites/reviews, ReviewGist might just work for you. ReviewGist is a Gurgaon based startup that attempts…

Social wishlist product Wishberg launches its public beta [5 point review]

One of the products that made it big in this domain (of creating wishlists) was Shelfari. The reason why it went viral was because of the *user connect* it had established – i.e. of passionate book lovers. Being in a niche domain worked for them – so maybe targeting a small set of passionate users will be a great start?

How Not to Build a Product: Review of Rediff Real Time News Service

But that defeats the purpose of the news site – i.e. if I already know what I am looking for, then what the hell am I doing here? After all, you visit a news site for information about things you probably don’t know.

Review: Infibeam Pi2 [Good Product, Wrongly Priced]

In terms of pure hardware, Pi2 is a better product than the Kindle. Pi2 features 2GB internal storage that can be swooped up to 32GB. The touch screen is a nice addition to the reader. However this unfortunately means that if you do need to type something to use the in-built browser you have to use the touch screen to type (Kindle’s hardware buttons perform better when it comes to this).

Wisdomtap – Find right products (based on rating/reviews across the web)

Planning to buy a mobile phone or a camera? While there are so many sites and forums to suggest you the ‘best’ one, the challenge really is to get an aggregated picture of suggestions available on the web. Wisdomtap is…

Review of Rediff’s Product Search Portal

Rediff has recently enhanced it’s product comparison portal ( – have added new categories (bike and car comparison) and a few new functionalities. The enhanced portal enables one to compare products across 16 categories like Electronics, Mobile, Automobiles etc., receive…

Reviews42 Secures $5 mn from Tiger Global

Price comparison and product discovery engine Reviews42 has raised $5 mn in funding from Tiger Global and existing investors Blume ventures & Nirvana venture Advisors.