Wondering where to eat?

Posted on April 7, 2008. Filed under: Comparison, Indian Startups | Tags: , , |

Tired of your usual restaurant? Want to try out new/better restaurants for your next lunch? Lets see how our Indian startups can help you with this. The startups in focus this time are Burrp and NeedGrub.

Startups focusing on Restaurant reviews (Image of me and Sreeram happily enjoying our dosa in London)

While Burrp has been around for a number of years in this domain, NeedGrub is the new entrant. (Related Read : iBurrp – Burrp for iPhone by desistartups). This gives Burrp a good advantage as far as the UI, Reviews, City coverage is concerned.

Ignoring these parameters, lets try to analyze other features found in these two sites.

Map at last!

I am one of those guys who definitely need a map. Although, both Google and Yahoo maps for India are not accurate, still it would help someone like me to plan my travel. (One of the reason I liked SadakMap). Very happy that NeedGrub has started straight with the maps feature, where as Burrp has strangely ignored this functionality till this time!

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myntra vs pringoo vs dilsebol

Posted on January 9, 2008. Filed under: Comparison, Indian Startups, Review | Tags: , , , |

Was thinking about writing this post for a while, managed to find time now. Lets compare the Indian startups in online printing business.

#1 What each of them offer?

Myntra: T-shirt, Coaster, Jigsaw, Mousepad, Mugs, Greeting card, Keychain, Poster

Update: Reader Rahul says myntra also offer Calendars, Mirrors, Notepads and Ceramic Plates.

Pringoo: T-shirt, Coaster, Mousepad, Bag, Teddybear, Mug

Dilsebol: T-shirt, Coaster, Mousepad, Tile, Mug

(Highlighted the products not offered by others)

Conclusion: Myntra offers you more customized products.

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Another Indian Startup in Comparison shopping space?

Posted on December 26, 2007. Filed under: Comparison, Indian Startups | Tags: , |

ReviewGist is a Gurgaon based startup focusing on providing aggregated reviews (Comparison shopping anyone). Just like QuarkRank and Spoteazy, they are also concentrating on electronics for now. The revenue model is the same old affiliate marketing strategy. (Powered by dealtime.com/shopping.com)

This post holds true for even these guys. Lets wait for a while and see how well these people are able to differentiate from others.

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