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The SARC blog is a platform for students and alumni to share their thoughts, ideas and memories. We don’t have a defined structure for the blog and prefer to keep it as an open canvas for creativity. Please contact the team if you wish to contribute to the blog. We would love to hear from you!

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 3 min
 Nov. 20, 2018

It is very rightly said that quality is the pride of workmanship - with the changing times there have the been changes in the business strategies and rightly so. In today’s scenario presentation of a product is as important as it’s quality. This is the calling card line of a new startup that has taken up the name ‘Bizongo’.  Bizongo stands for “Business-on-the-go,” it is a B2B e-commerce startup to help the business function seamlessly. They specialise in supplying packaging material to medium and large businesses. Offering a simple, scalable and convenient product. The technical prowess and agility of Bizongo has created a scalable solution to give brands a better opportunity to sell and market their products. Bizongo sure is helpful for large business firms and brands but it also provides customised packing services for individual customers through online orders. Bizongo basically aims to become a one-stop solution for all business interaction between buyer/seller planning to bridge this gap and the founders of this flourishing business are two of our alumnus Sachin Agarwal and Aniket Deb with Ankit Tomar who is a graduate of IIT Delhi.

 

Being Chemical Engineering graduates of in 2012 batch from IIT Bombay both Sachin and Aniket had the skills and good amount of experience in the ever-growing franchising and startup culture. They knew that packing is largely a customised business, it breeds a lot of inefficiencies in its process and had a lot of room for improvement, so they launched Bizongo about two and a half years back. Bizongo has come a long way from assembling a team of 18 software engineers with 3 senior developers, 5 software developer. to creating a new design lab for their work and even got a funding of INR 20 crore in 2016 from IDG Ventures and Accel Partners to give them a head start. Ankit Tomar the first software engineer for Bizongo quotes “Software development is the essence of what we do as a company helps us to drive efficiency in our operations and create new products.” Through their recent technical developments and progress Bizongo has collaborated with many brands and taken up many projects to improve their they social background. They have been working on a project to improve the biodegradable landscape of India in correspondence with the Karnataka plastic ban imposed in 2017 and received the - 2018 Dieline Awards for the same. Their determination and hard work didn’t go unnoticed and soon they got a chance to exhibit their product at IndiaPack , the biggest packaging exhibition held from 26th to 28th October 2017 in New Delhi which was a great opportunity to promote their services and identifying industrial issues to bridge the gap. Bizongo has added some new categories to their products including Cosmetic Packaging, Food packing and material handling to improve their product and expand their buyers. Being one of the best funded startups of India Bizongo raised about $3 million of funds in November 2017 and is looking forward to use the capital to grow both its client and seller base and enlarge its operations team, as it targets 5 times growth in yearly revenue. “We plan to expand the seller base from the current 250-300 to over 1,000 and increase active buyers from the existing 100 to about 1,000 in two years,” said Aniket Deb, its CEO. 

 

Bizongo is working with other entrepreneurs and investors to expand their business through franchise route. They have recently launched their mobile app to further expand their availability to the local customers. With all the technical developments and experience, Bizongo believes that it can attract right number of brand. In collaboration with some of the most credible partners on-board for a startup of this nature, Bizongo is striving not just as an intermediate between buyers and sellers but also as overall company. Due their huge success in various sectors Bizongo has setup an example that every growing startup can look upto. We congratulate the team for their success and wish them luck for their future plans.

 



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