Abhishek Patra
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Startup Seeking Advice and Guidance
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 Started an accommodation search site www.zoronto.com roughly a year ago straight out of college all alone without any money and prior business experience.I…Continue

Tags: Zoronto, startup, help, advice

Started this discussion. Last reply by Abhishek Srivastava Oct 16, 2012.

 

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Abhishek Srivastava replied to Abhishek Patra's discussion Startup Seeking Advice and Guidance
"1. I would agree with Abhinav. You need to target more cities. Having a mechanism where users can simply add their own cities and sub-localties(or at least suggest them, if you want to have more control), would help a lot. 2. Regards Market size.…"
Oct 16, 2012
Abhishek Patra replied to Abhishek Patra's discussion Startup Seeking Advice and Guidance
"self funded as of now "
Oct 2, 2012
Jayanth Sugavasi replied to Abhishek Patra's discussion Startup Seeking Advice and Guidance
"@Abhishek patra : Zoronto is funded company or self ?"
Sep 30, 2012
Abhishek Patra replied to Abhishek Patra's discussion Startup Seeking Advice and Guidance
"Thanks for the wonderful advice. It will be surely of great help to us. We will try to reach to these cities asap."
Sep 17, 2012
Sridhar V replied to Abhishek Patra's discussion Startup Seeking Advice and Guidance
"Hi Abhisheek, I'm not against your business model or concept, but only felt it can be improvised. You didnt sound bad or harsh...and we just had different points of view which is okay. Please dont misunderstand - I definitely like your concept…"
Sep 17, 2012
Abhishek Patra replied to Abhishek Patra's discussion Startup Seeking Advice and Guidance
"Hi Sridhar,  Thanks for your reply.  Yes, the property sites have PG sections and they charge after a month. I have personally seen it before i jumped into this business. And papers like "Free Ads" are not free to advertise -…"
Sep 17, 2012
Sridhar V replied to Abhishek Patra's discussion Startup Seeking Advice and Guidance
"Hi Abhishek, I request you to check property portals such as 99acres, magic bricks, etc. They too have PG section. I'm not sure about OLX, Quikr, etc but some sites like Sulekha are also in to this. Further, the Classifieds/Freeads  that I…"
Sep 16, 2012
Abhishek Patra replied to Abhishek Patra's discussion Startup Seeking Advice and Guidance
"Hi Sridhar V, Thanks for the reply. Yes there are a lots of classified stuff and some property sites also. If you visit property site then you will hardly find good number of pg's in them. They mostly cater to apartments for sale / rent /…"
Sep 16, 2012
Shobhit Bakliwal replied to Abhishek Patra's discussion Startup Seeking Advice and Guidance
"If you want to target students, launch in Rajasthan. Places like Kota and Jaipur attract around 2-3 lacs of students from all over the country to study for competitive exams and later on for colleges."
Sep 16, 2012
Sridhar V replied to Abhishek Patra's discussion Startup Seeking Advice and Guidance
"I like your idea and the intention of solving a real problem or need. However, there is one issue - i.e. there are several property sites or portals which offer the service free of cost....both owners and tenants can connect free of cost. So the…"
Sep 15, 2012
Abhishek Patra replied to Abhishek Patra's discussion Startup Seeking Advice and Guidance
"Thanks for going through the long post.  As of now it won't be a booking site. It would be much more simpler, data intensive and easily accessible listing site. It will be dead simple to access information for both host and guest and…"
Sep 7, 2012
Abhishek Patra replied to Abhishek Patra's discussion Startup Seeking Advice and Guidance
"Thanks for appreciating my idea.  The suggestions are of great value and i am taking these on high priority ..  the only problem is that i am all alone on this , so scaling up and adding features is getting really difficult ... Even if i…"
Sep 7, 2012
Puneet Aggarwal replied to Abhishek Patra's discussion Startup Seeking Advice and Guidance
"Abhishek, Would this site be similar to airbnb.com, wimdu.com, travelcorsa.com, myguesthouse.com etc, or would it offer more value over others ? Regards, Puneet"
Sep 7, 2012
abhinav madan replied to Abhishek Patra's discussion Startup Seeking Advice and Guidance
"Dear Abhishek, Let me Introduce you to myself. I am working as a Lead software tester at a Leading KPO in Gurgaon. Read your post and went through website. I liked the concept very much and if worked upon, I can see you growing with this. Just…"
Sep 7, 2012
Abhishek Patra replied to Abhishek Patra's discussion Startup Seeking Advice and Guidance
"Sir, mailed you regarding the status ... did you receive it ? "
Sep 7, 2012
Alok Rodinhood Kejriwal replied to Abhishek Patra's discussion Startup Seeking Advice and Guidance
"Abhisheek - I had given you some homework to do on this. Did u do it? what were the findings?"
Sep 6, 2012

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