Tinkersale (Curious Cat Technologies)

  • Bangalore, India
  • RetailSocial Commerce, AdvertisingOnline Classified, Community, Consumer Internet, Hyperlocal, Marketplace

Craigslist + FB Groups -Creating “Community Flea Markets”, where Individuals & Indie businesses buy/sell with neighbours & like-minded users

Beta Launched

Startup Video



Incorporated as CuriousCat Technologies



New Product Release

Basic Prototype Android and IOS App launched to for pre-beta testing


New Product Release

Beta Android App Released


New Product Release

Website POC launched



Team Summary

Swadhin : IIT Guwahati Computer Science; 13 Years experience in CDoT, Headstrong, EFI and Microsoft. Swadhin cofounded an RFID start-up in 2006 called N-Net. Swadhin brings strong experience in enterprise server based applications

Jyotirmoy : IIM Lucknow, NIT Surat; 13 years experience with Deloitte, Wipro, GE, MIRC Electronics. Skillset includes Business Development, Strategy and M&A, Investment Banking focussed on Technology companies; Worked extensively with technology start-ups in their fund-raise initiatives

We have three other potential member of the core team with strong experience in products +analytics, campaign management and business development in B2C and technology businesses including a few start-ups , who are ready to join us.
1) IIT + London School of Economics ; Business Development experience in global tech firms in enterprise server and networking space
2) ISI + IIM ; Experience in product management in India's leading job portal and a leading jewellery portal
3) MDI + London Business School; Strategy, Consulting, Corporate Finance Experience in CA Technologies, Deloitte , NASSCOM

While the co-founders know each other for > 25 years, the rest of the team have been friends for more than past 11 years.


Founding Team

Swadhin Sonowal


Have been part of two startups and built new businesses at another large internet company. Largely in product and business roles. Sector agnostic.

Mentors & Advisors

Madhukar Tummala

Madhukar Tummala


Team Members

Madhukar Tummala

Madhukar Tummala


Product/Service Summary

TinkerSale is a platform to create “Community Flea Markets”, helping Individuals & Indie businesses to buy and sell with friends, neighbours & like-minded people

1. Creates Location & Interest Based Communities. Each acts as a digital notice board for where users can discover, buy and sell new and pre loved items
2. Allows home based businesses and one time sellers to sell when and as they want. Post ads targeted at specific audience segment and chat directly with buyers and conclude transactions
3. Helps buyers to find new and pre-loved treasures from TRUSTED Sellers
4. TinkerSale creates cohorts of users and provides Content rich, personalised buying experience.

Product/Service Descriptions