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Flipkart launches digital platform to boost local entrepreneurship

The platform will provide opportunities to enterprising Indians to start their own online business with no upfront investment

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Flipkart launches digital platform to boost local entrepreneurship. Source: flickr.com

Flipkart has announced the launch of Shopsy, an app that will enable Indians to start their online businesses without any investment.

With the ability to influence their local network, users of Shopsy will be able to share catalogs of a wide selection of 15 Crore products offered by Flipkart sellers.

Users can register on the Shopsy app using their phone numbers, and begin their online entrepreneurial journey. Budding entrepreneurs can now set up their business as long as they have access to a network of people that trust them, without the hassle of investment, inventory or
logistics management.

These users can share catalogues with potential customers via popular social media and messaging apps, place orders on their behalf and earn commissions on the transactions.

The commission percentage will vary depending on the category of products being ordered. This platform aims at providing new to digital commerce consumers access to products by simplifying the process through interactions with a trusted person.

We’ve reported that Flipkart Wholesale launches digital platform in Bihar.

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