Naag

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  • #9050

    Naag
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    Hopefully, someone could throw light but the channels to fund depends on how much funding you plan to raise.

    #7504

    Naag
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    Do add more details @ http://jobs.startups.in/post

    #6597

    Naag
    Keymaster

    Thanks for the kind words @csabhinav
    You’re welcome to share your advice/thoughts/tips/suggestions to be featured here @ startups.in

    If interested, you’re also welcome to sign-up for an invite to https://startuphubs.com, a platform that helps hire experts in startup communities.

    #5673

    Naag
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    thx @rajeshwar. Can you add more details about you, your specialties/expertise & location to your profile.

    Here is an example.

    #5667

    Naag
    Keymaster

    the last line sums it up all @rajeshwar. I’d add, “At this stage, selling liquor online in India is simply not worth the costs and RISKS associated.”

    #5648

    Naag
    Keymaster

    In short, you are better off with some other idea or wait for laws to be revised.


    @rajeshwar
    is spot on. Selling alcohol aka liquor online is a serious legal challenge not just in India but also in developed nations such as US. In India, you’d need to obtain a license from state and local authorities to sell alcohol in shops. There is no one central department that issues these licenses for all of India similar to national permit you’d find for buses and trucks/lorries. So, the licenses are needed in every state where you operate. Even then, logistics is a challenge as several state & local laws prohibit and make it illegal to buy, sell or transport of alcohol in manner other than prescribed in the law. It gets even more trickier as several payment gateways, online payment processors ban selling such goods online. Of course, you have the COD option in India but you have host of other issues mentioned earlier you’d have to deal with first. While some might be tempted to make use of loopholes in the legal system by way of partnering with licensed shops directly and acting just as a marketplace, it is best to consult with a legal expert and be prepared to face several challenges.

    #5086

    Naag
    Keymaster

    I don’t know of any structural engineers personally but I hope by publishing your pitch, our online channels would help connect and point you in the right direction.

    #5081

    Naag
    Keymaster

    Glad to be of some help. Also, exciting to see so many platforms opening up for startups. Very exciting times indeed for startups in India. Let me know when your pitch is ready. Thank you.

    #5031

    Naag
    Keymaster

    @manjuvikas90: what kind of technical expertise are you looking for? structural engineering, mechanical, software, hardware? Why not post your pitch and requirements and I can look into featuring it.

    #5026

    Naag
    Keymaster

    Not sure how big of a market this really is and how you plan on executing on this but you’re welcome to reach out anytime or post on this platform to get inputs from others.

    #5023

    Naag
    Keymaster

    Messaged you his details.

    #4735

    Naag
    Keymaster

    Good to have you here @manjuvikas90
    Is your idea to create some sort of sports structure which could be used in inclement weather?

    #4734

    Naag
    Keymaster

    @raj3050: While I do love the peppy and colorful logo, does it have the stickiness and ease of recall? I doubt. How easy is it to recollect and type subramanion.com when there are other variations to this name such as subramanian, subramanyam, subhramanyam, subramanian, shubramanian etc., versus using an easy to type-in name, subbu or some such variation. I don’t mean to downplay your thought process and I also understand how attached the founders are with their branding but those are just my thoughts.

    As for the business model itself, I think it all boils down to execution as the barriers to entry in this space are pretty low. How is it doing so far and what sets you guys apart?

    #4733

    Naag
    Keymaster

    @yourlocalcousin check out Ridhish Talwar from Easy Law. He is an excellent individual and can point you in the right direction in case he doesn’t have expertise in US business laws. I can PM you his contact details if you’re interested. As a disclaimer, please note that we do have a business relationship.

    You can find more recommendations @ https://www.quora.com/Who-are-the-best-recommended-startup-lawyers-firms-in-India

    #4663

    Naag
    Keymaster

    Excellent initiatives, Abhijit. An online platform called startuphubs.com is being piloted to help startup communities, organizations and governments realize such initiatives. Let me know if you’d like to receive an invite to set-up this platform and see if it could help with your initiatives.

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