With Flipkart by his side, Rahul Kumawat won the support of his family and their belief in his business. Today, they don’t want to just sit on the fence watching his progress. They are there with him every step of the way and are committed to helping him achieve his entrepreneurial goals. Read his story and find out how he went from working late hours to taking charge of his future.
At 22, Vivek Malaviya shifted from Mumbai to Rajkot, Gujarat, to take a chance on his dreams. Once he became a Flipkart seller and participated in The Big Billion Days sales, he realized the true potential of e-commerce and Flipkart’s pan-India reach. Apart from witnessing a 5X year-on-year growth of his kitchenware company, he was also able to transform his life in ways he hadn’t imagined. Read his #SellfMade story.
Right before The Big Billion Days 2021, Rajkot-based Rashmi Wagerah is in all-hands-on-deck mode. Here’s a look at her recipe for success catalyzed by Flipkart’s wide array of growth tools built to empower Flipkart Sellers just like her.
When he tried to hire a voice-over artist and a model with disabilities for a leading corporate entity, Vineet Saraiwala struggled to find anybody. Disappointed, Vineet envisioned a platform where persons with disabilities could showcase their talent and find employment with ease. The vision gave birth to Atypical Advantage. Today, partnering with Flipkart Samarth, Atypical Advantage sells artworks and products made by people with disabilities to customers across the country. We spoke to Vineet as Atypical Advantage gears up for their first-ever The Big Billion Days sale. Here’s their story.
A mother’s dream is to see her children happy and successful. Flipkart seller Shibaji Sarkar’s mother has the same dream. With his mom cheering him on, Shibaji showed India his creative side and built a brand that echoes his style. Read all about his inspiring journey as a #Sellfmade Flipkart seller.
For generations, communities in Andhra Pradesh have painstakingly kept alive the ancient Indian tradition of handloom weaving. An intricate process, these garments take days to produce. Additionally, the weavers face multiple challenges in selling their products and earning a sustainable living. In late 2020, APCO, the apex body for weaver societies, joined hands with Flipkart Samarth to bring the state’s handloom products into the e-commerce fold. Now, not only do the weavers have access to a pan-India customer base and better incomes, they’re also learning to incorporate market insights to design and create products that cater to this audience.
Launched in July 2019 with the ambitious goal of uplifting and embracing India’s artisans, weavers and micro-enterprises into the e-commerce fold, Flipkart Samarth has brought thousands of ambitious entrepreneurs access to a pan-India market. Today, the program supports and benefits over 700,000 livelihoods across the country. Take a deeper look at what the program is all about through the inspiring stories of our partners.
Having worked 18 years in the mattress manufacturing industry, Sadik Hussain watched his peers progress and move forward, and couldn’t wait to do the same. Determined to forge his own destiny, he started a business with the skills and experience he had in abundance. Today, this Flipkart Samarth seller runs a profitable business and is proud of his journey. Read his heartwarming story and be inspired.
After travelling the world in his IT job, Hasan was bitten by the entrepreneurial bug. Before long, he came back to start his own business and turned to e-commerce to fulfil his dreams. Read how this globetrotter found his ‘desi’ match in Flipkart and achieved success beyond his wildest dreams!