MySmartPrice

Basic info

http://www.mysmartprice.com/8 Years Old
HyderabadInternet
51-200 EmployeesPrivate company

About MySmartPrice

MySmartPrice is a platform which lets you discover the best products across a wide array of categories that include Mobiles, Electronics, Computers, Fashion and Lifestyle, Cameras, Books, Appliances and Personal Care. MySmartPrice was founded in 2010 by Sitakanta Ray and Sulakshan Kumar with the goal of creating the best online shopping research and discovery destination. Our price comparison engine enables you in finding the best price, as well as deals and offers from all major e-commerce stores in India. Our latest offering, MSP Fashion, assists you in finding the ideal look for any season, and features brands from all over the globe. From the day we started, our aim was to create a unique destination for users looking to buy online, which drives us to focus on one thing above all else: Making it easier for you, the user, to make an informed decision when buying products online. credits: www.mysmartprice.com

mission

Easiest way to get the best price for whatever you want to buy. credits: www.facebook.com

MySmartPrice impact

10million
Users per month
1lakh
Local Retail Stores
11million $
Funding raised till date

MySmartPrice story

Aug-2010
Launched Price Comparison Website for India
MySmartPrice is a Hyderabad-based startup which was founded in 2010 by Sitakanta Ray and Sulakshan Kumar with the goal of creating the best online shopping research and discovery destination, helping the user to find the best products in several categories, including mobiles, electronics, computers, fashion and lifestyle, cameras, books, appliances and personal care. credits: yourstory.com
May-2012
Series A funding - Part I
MySmartPrice raised $0.37 million in May 2012 from investors Helion Ventures and Accel Partners. credits: www.thehindubusinessline.com
Dec-2013
Series A funding - Part Ii
MySmartPrice raised $1 million in Series A funding in December 2013 from investors Helion Ventures and Accel Partners. credits: www.thehindubusinessline.com
Sep-2014
MySmartPrice on Whatsapp
MySmartPrice launched a new price comparison service on WhatsApp in 2014. The feature is based on a non-official WhatsApp API available on GitHub developed by Max Kovaljov. Users simply need to add +91 9332222222 to their WhatsApp contact list. Then they can message the product name and MySmartPrice will reply back with a list of prices for the requested product and other similar products. credits: www.medianama.com
Mar-2015
Android App for MySmartPrice
The Android app from the company provides the prices of products and specifications and has a dedicated section for offers and deals. MySmartPrice Android app has had over 50,0000 downloads as of March, 2015 In Hyderabad, Bangalore and Delhi, app users also get to see the price of mobile phones among offline retailers in vicinity. The service has recently begun in Chennai and is expected to launch in Mumbai soon. credits: techstory.in
Jun-2015
The First Hundred
MySmartPrice has grown from just Sulakshan and Sitakanta in 2010, to over a 100 employees as of June 2015. credits: yourstory.com
Jul-2015
Series B funding
MySmartPrice raised $10 million in a Series B round of funding led by Accel Partners with participation from Helion Venture Partners. credits: www.thehindubusinessline.com
Jul-2015
10 Million Visits per month
MySmartPrice had about 2.5 million monthly users back in 2012. As of now the website has a traction of close to 10 million visits per month. credits: www.thehindubusinessline.com
Jul-2015
Coolest Startup 2015
Mysmartprice emerged as a winner in Business Today's 'Coolest Startup' 2015. It was ranked Number 2. credits: www.helionvc.com

MySmartPrice products & services

Comparison of product prices across majority of E-commerce stores

MySmartPrice is a platform which lets you discover the best products across a wide array of categories that include Mobiles, Electronics, Computers, Fashion and Lifestyle, Cameras, Books, Appliances and Personal Care. credits: www.mysmartprice.com

My Rewards

A loyalty program started by MySmartPrice where consumer can earn Msp coins with purchase made through website, these Msp coins can be exchanged for PayTM vouchers, headphones, ipads and other gifts. credits: www.mysmartprice.com

MySmartPrice team

Sitakanta Ray

Co-Founder
Past: Manager-ICICI Bank, Senior Application Engineer-Oracle CorporationEducation : BE-NIT,Rourkela, PGDM-IIM BangaloreLocation: Hyderabad

Sulakshan Kumar

Co-Founder
Past: Development Manager-Oracle, Senior Consultant-Infosys TechnologiesEducation : BE-NIT RourkelaLocation: Hyderabad

Sidharth Kalra

Product Manager
Past: Vice President-Requestec, Technical Leader-STMicroelectronics, Lead Engineer-Samsung IndiaEducation : BE-NIT,Suratkal, MBA-ISBLocation: Hyderabad

Apurve Gupta

Product Manager
Past: Associate Product Manager-Snapdeal, Co-Founder& COO-NobleNavy.com, Founding Member & President-MATRIXEducation : BE-BITS,PilaniLocation: Bengaluru

Deepak Jain

Community Manager
Past: Founder & Executive Editor-Mobilegyaan, Brand Ambassador-Truecaller, Author-Fonearena, Senior Editor-RTcampsolutionsEducation : BCom-Vikram Deb Autonomous College,MCom-Vikram Deb Autonomous CollegeLocation: Hyderabad

Arun Chinnachamy

Product Engineer
Past: Software Development Engineer II-CTS, Software Development Engineer-CTS, Software Development Engineer-InvensysEducation : BE-BITS,PilaniLocation: Hyderabad

MySmartPrice office photos

MySmartPrice Office Photos

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MySmartPrice amusing facts

  1. 1
    Within just a year of its operations, MySmartPrice was ranked third on TechInAsia's list of '8 hot Shopping Search Engines in India' in 2011. credits: en.wikipedia.org
  2. 2
    The inspiration for MySmartPrice just bolted out of the blue .The founders recall having discussed hundreds of ideas for a startup in the past 10 years but never even came close to price comparison. credits: devilsworkshop.org
  3. 3
    If you think MySmartPrice has only online stores you might be wrong. The company has also started including offline stores in its listings for mobile phones. credits: en.wikipedia.org
  4. 4
    MySmartPrice was founded by Sitakanta Ray and Sulakshan Kumar both graduates from NIT Rourkela. credits: en.wikipedia.org
  5. 5
    MySmartPrice has bagged the ninth position in the renowned Asian startup list- 2015 . credits: en.wikipedia.org
  6. 6
    The company was launched as a price comparison site for books and now has grown into a one stop destination for price comparison of mobiles,clothing,home décor,beauty,fitness and what not!! credits: www.owler.com
  7. 7
    MySmartPrice was featured in the list of the 'coolest start-ups in India' in 2015 ,ranking second by the Business Today magazine. credits: en.wikipedia.org
  8. 8
    Sitakanta Ray( MySmartPrice founder) was so passionate about coding that after graduating from IIM – Bangalore and working in finance domain he made a comeback after 5 years to pursue what he loved the most –“coding”. credits: devilsworkshop.org
  9. 9
    Just in few years, MySmartPrice’s offline partners are already doing business worth $2-3 million every month. credits: www.thehindubusinessline.com
  10. 10
    Have you saved this number in your contacts (9332222222)?? Let’s face it ,most of us spend a lot of time online either to find the product from the brand that we want or atleast for the price that we want. MySmartPrice has launched a 24hr whatsapp service to improve user experiences by providing related details from its database. credits: yourstory.com
  11. 11
    The company was functioning with a two member team even when they raised the first round of funding.The twosome awesome were the founders themselves and sooner grew into a bigger team as the growth expanded. credits: yourstory.com
  12. 12
    This startup was ranked 16th on Deccan Chronicle's list of '25 shopping apps' in 2015 credits: en.wikipedia.org
  13. 13
    Flipkart founders Sachin and Binny Bansal actually quit their jobs at Amazon to start an online price comparison portal for various products and that’s exactly what MySmartPrice does now !! credits: www.thesmartceo.in

MySmartPrice office locations

Hyderabad Office
MySmartPrice Web Technology, GNR's RV Insignia, Silicon Valley, Image Gardens Road, Madhapur
Hyderabad
Telangana 500081

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