developer-focused program FbStart which caters to the early-stage,
|(L to R) Co-Founders Gaurav Saini & Amanjot Malhotra|
year and currently working on a sponsorship marketplace EventsCrunch, which will be launched in first
quarter of 2017
expansion and marketing the product. They are managing finances by providing
product development as a service under the name of www.actiwate.in to fund the
current burn rate. They have helped may startups in the last couple of years
while working on their own products
Malhotra who later collaborated with Gaurav Saini, ex payTm engineer for
technical expertise. After graduating in 2013, Amanjot worked with couple of
tech start-ups before starting up with the entrepreneurial stint.
founders coupled with event industry experience and network has produced Partiko
with clean and minimalistic design which has been well received by the user
which have heavily rated its design on the play store. Amanjot, Gaurav along
with two more core team members namely Shubham Goyal and Mohit Goyal are
determined to build a product which allows easy event discovery in metropolitan
cities. Apart from ticketing, the platform also provides white-branded
solutions to large scale event organizers such as website, mobile apps,
experiential products etc.
Partiko allows users to personalize their feeds by
tags and interests. Notably, the platform has also integrated other popular
social platforms which allows the users to share their posts on other platforms
which expands its reach.
The website went live this year, and currently has
over 15000 users. The startup is now focusing on MUN`s, startup, college and
music events and also plans to expand to Mumbai and bangalore. With the revenue
of Rs 3 lakhs per month, it is a humble start for the events startup which
looking to launch multiple products in the entertainment sector. The good thing
about this startup is the customer support and the services that they are
offering to the event organizers.
In the next 6 months, the platform plans to go social
and aim to engage more users. Also, the focus will be on to take the revenue in
“First of all FbStart program helped us curb down on
our server billings which have sky-rocketed without even marketing the platform,
also it will be an added boost and receiving mentorship from the pioneer of
social networking will be a huge opportunity as we too are focusing in the
similar segment in the longer run” said the co-founders.
They further added that their current focus is to
enhance user-experience and grow the user base.
The startup will face competition from Bookmyshow,
explara and meraevents which are already big and established players in the
market. However, the founders believe that their product will be able to offer
much more in the coming months and also there is always room for improvement.