ShopHop (Pod Conceptions Pvt. Ltd.)

  • Mumbai, India
  • Food & Beverages, Health Food, Marketplace

ShopHop is a curated marketplace showcasing artisanal, homegrown food brands across the country.

Founded:
2016
Stage:
Early Revenues
Market:
B2C

Startup Video

Featured

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Feature on Founder Anirban Poddar | Entrepreneur Magazine

Feature on ShopHop Founder - Anirban Poddar

Jul 07, 2016

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Natural, Artisanal & Homegrown Goodies from ShopHop | Food This Week

Jun 23, 2016

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Indian Startup Show - ShopHop | Indian Startup Show

Watch an interview with ShopHop founder Anirban Poddar to discuss his plans and vision for ShopHop

May 17, 2016


Founded

Launched with 10 Brands and basic e-commerce features

Jan

2016

Media Coverage

Won the Pitch 2 Start Pitch fest organised by Colors Infinity and IEC

Apr

New Product Release

Launched the Taste Case with coverage across Mid-Day, Elle, DNA & more.

May

Media Coverage

Selected for and attended RISE 2016 Hong Kong as an ALPHA startup.

Jun

Customer

Touched 1000 registered users.

Aug

New Product Release

Initiated and launched corporate snacking with Awfis Pan-India (omni-channel)

Aug

Jobs


Team Summary

Anirban Poddar (Founder) - BA from Columbia University in Economics-Philosophy & Computer Science. Previously worked in management consulting with PWC Strategy& (Booz & Company) in New York and with Rabobank investment banking * Jaldhara Tech (a Nexus VP startup) in Mumbai.

Amer Ahmad (Operations) - LLB from GLC and previously worked at McDonalds, AZB Partners & Ogilvy.

Dhruv Jhaveri (Partnerships) - BSC in International Business Management from Norwich Business School - previously worked at Essar Group.

Pradeep Poddar (Current Investor & Mentor) - former South Asia CEO of Heinz (Complan, Glucon-D, Nycil, Farex, Tomato Ketchup) and Global President of Water for Tata Global Beverages (Himalayan, Tata Water +, Glasceau)

Team

Founding Team

Founder & CEO @ ShopHop India (Pod Conceptions) Former Associate @ Strategy&, part of the PwC network - New York

WORK

ShopHop India (Pod Conceptions) (2012 - present)
Founder & CEO

Strategy&, part of the PwC network (2015 - present)
Associate

Strategy&, part of the PwC network (formerly Booz & Company) (2014 - 2015)
Consultant (Financial Services)

EDUCATION

Columbia University in the City of New York
Bachelor of Arts • 2010 - 2014

The Cathedral & John Connon School
High Scool (ICSE + ISC) • 1998 - 2010

Product/Service Summary

ShopHop is a curated marketplace for natural, artisanal and homegrown foods. We provide a platform for food entrepreneurs across India for growth and visibility spanning across managed store fronts, branding, marketing, logistics and regulatory guidance. For customers - we help showcase exciting new brands, the stories behind them, and product benefits. Our monthly subscription box - the Taste Case showcases four new brands every month through samples delivered to subscribers' doorsteps on the first Sunday of every month. In summary - we aim to be an Etsy for food in India while helping food entrepreneurs across the country create brands.

Product/Service Descriptions