Pustakkosh Rentals

  • Noida, India
  • Consumer GoodsFurniture, Consumer GoodsBooks, Education, E-commerce, Rental, Marketplace

To be the go-to, holistic student centric rental platform, disrupting needs like books, sports, music, furniture etc with innovative rentals

Founded:
2013
Stage:
Steady Revenues
Market:
B2C

Startup Video

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Pustakkosh: Start-up to address student's rental issues | HT

nce you are in college, you have many things to manage on your own, from books to furniture to room to musical and sports equipment. "To address these short term needs of students in college life, one-stop student centric rental solution 'Pustakkosh'

Feb 25, 2018

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Startup is providing books, furniture, sports, stuff | Navbharat Times

Feb 08, 2018

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Chhatron ki jaroorat poori karega student centric rental solution | The Quint

Feb 06, 2018

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Here are 5 unique startups to earn from unused inventories | Outlook, Business Standard

Pustakkosh is one of the first and leading textbook rental companies. It provides students on opportunity to save from 60 to 70 percent of book expenditure.

Jan 12, 2018

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These Start-ups are Making a Killing with Second-hand Products | Entrepreneur.com

Oct 06, 2017


Founded

Pustakkosh Incorporated.

Nov

2013

Customer

Pustakkosh getting significant traction at Amity orders more than capability

Dec

New Team Member

Team grows to 6 Full Time Employees

Jun

2014

New Team Member

Team size grows to 14 full time employees and we are operationally profitable.

May

2015

New Product Release

Pustakkosh grows to 4 Delivery Hubs rental infrastructure in serving 7 Cities

Jun

2016

New Product Release

Based on customer demand grows into holistic student rental with flagship books

Nov

2017

Media Coverage

Get significant coverage in leading dailies for the unique holistic rental soln

Feb

2018

Jobs


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Delhi, India
Business development, • Strategic development

Job Description

We are looking for an individual who looks forward to work in startup culture.The candidate would be involved in Business Development and would be a partner in scaling up the business. Pustakkosh is one of the leading textbook rental company in North India and it is expanding its operations to 10 different cities. The candidate would be expected to grow business in these new areas as well as in Delhi and National capital region. Prior startup experience is plus for the consideration. More than the formal management degree, motivation, innovative-ness and ability to adapt to the challenges of startup world would be given priority. 


Team Summary

Shachin: Co-founder, Strategist, Technology Expert. Has MS in Computer Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Has Software R&D and Management experience of over 15 years in leading MNCs.

Ruchi: Co-founder, Chief of Operations
Ruchi has an MBA from Amity University with industry experience in Business Development, IP Management

Team

Founding Team

MS in Comp Science from one of the best universities, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 15 years MNC experience in management and software R&D roles.

WORK

Cadence Design Systems (2003 - 2015)
Senior Engineering Manager

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2001 - 2003)
Research Assistant

EDUCATION

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Master of Science (MS) • 2001 - 2003

Ruchi Sharma

Ruchi Sharma


Co-Founder

Has an MBA from Amity University, Industry experience in Biotech Business Development, Looks after Scale-up, Day to Day operations

Team Members

Vipul Kumar Sharma

Vipul Kumar Sharma


CTO

Technology lead, involved in software architecture, enhancements and team management. Has extensive software development and management experience in renowned companies. Holds an executive MBA with PMP certification.

Product/Service Summary

Creating a very unique go-to platform for most temporary needs in student life disrupting books, sports, music, select furniture student centric market. Mission is to save the customers the maximum amount of money based on actual usage. Pustakkosh started with its flagship textbook rentals, now with captive user base, operational business experience with YoY profitability with profits funding growth it is scaling up into a holistic student need centric rental solution provider. Rental spans are aligned with temporary nature of need and range from 4 days to a semester. Present focus is on providing the service to College and Higher Education Students. The traditional model of buying is not aligned with the actual usage need and wastes a lot of money and is ripe for disruption. Most of such items have no use/low resale value beyond short spans and college life. Pustakkosh has a rental marketplace where pre-owned articles can be listed by students and can be fulfilled by Pustakkosh.

Product/Service Descriptions