Muffin

  • Pune, India
  • EventsEvent Management, Social Network, Mobile, Consumer Internet

From the discussion, decisions to expenses and memories, Muffin app makes your group plans fun.

Founded:
2016
Stage:
Beta Launched
Market:
B2C

Startup Video

Featured

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Techstory covers Muffin | Tech Story

Techstory covered how Muffin has captured the white space left in the flooded messaging market.

Nov 02, 2017

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ABP Maza interviewed Muffin (Marathi) | ABP Maza


Founded

Company was formed.

Feb

2016

New Product Release

This was the first product launch. Muffin was launched on Android.

Sep

New Product Release

Muffin was launched for iPhone.

Dec

Jobs


Team Summary

The engineer
Amol Potnis has 18+ years of experience in building products ground up. He has worked with startups as well as large scale companies viz. Infosys, Newgen, Persistent, kPoint, and Sapience.
Amol is a graduate of College of Engineering, Pune.
The businessman
Kshitij Kulkarni is a product guy. He has 14+ years of experience and has worked in functional areas of management consulting, strategy, sales, marketing, product management, pre-sales, customer support in US and India. He has worked for Altair Engineering Inc., Greaves, Tata Sons and kPoint.
Kshitij is a graduate of IIM-Ahmedabad and has MS from UM-Dearborn.
The Designer
Akshay Potnis is currently pursuing Masters in Information with a specialization in Human-Computer Interaction at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Akshay was an intern at YouTube as user experience designer. He is UX Fellow at the University of Michigan. An entrepreneur at heart, Akshay’s interest lies in developing more humane real world products.

Team

Founding Team

Co Founder @ Muffin App, Director-Business Development @ kPoint Technologies, Senior Consultant @ TQMS, Business Development Manager @ Altair Engineering

WORK

Muffin App (2016 - present)
Co Founder

kPoint Technologies (2012 - 2016)
Director-Business Development

TQMS (2011 - 2012)
Senior Consultant

EDUCATION

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
M.B.A. • 2010 - 2011

University of Michigan-Dearborn
M.S. • 2003 - 2004

Pune University

Co-founder / UX Lead @ Muffin App, User Experience Design Intern @ YouTube

WORK

Muffin App (2015 - present)
Co-founder / UX Lead

YouTube (2016 - 2016)
User Experience Design Intern

Digital Innovation Greenhouse (DIG - DEI), University of Michigan (2015 - 2016)
User Experience Fellow

EDUCATION

University of Michigan
Master’s Degree • 2015 - 2017

Pune Vidhyarthi Griha's College Of Engineering And Technology
Bachelor’s Degree • 2010 - 2014

Abasaheb Garware College
H.S.C. • 2008 - 2010

Amol Potnis


Co-Founder

Product/Service Summary

Aren’t meet ups with friends and family simply awesome? But planning even the smallest event is a lot of hassle. Let Muffin help your group plan the event with ease.

Muffin helps you with group events such as treks, trips, birthdays, farewells, and reunion. Along with the group chat, you can use quick polls to arrive at decisions. Muffin helps you manage expenses effortlessly, does the math and helps you track settlements. Muffin provides a summary of all the key decisions of your events at one place. To make life easier, available in few cities, Muffin provides some event related tie-ups that not only add convenience but also help you save money. Get all your event memories together. Simply, share the memories in a separate section and interact with friends in the context of the memories. Remove the clutter and save space on your devices. In short, Muffin gives your real life events a destination in the digital world. It makes your event planning and execution super fun.

Product/Service Descriptions