Delhi, 29th June 2023: Simpl, India’s foremost Merchant First Checkout network, today announced the 11th edition of its much-awaited community-based start-up founders’ meet, D2C Unlocked, in Delhi-NCR on June 29th. The event will provide a platform for the founders of D2C companies to engage in discussions around growth and expansion of brands, by delving into strategies, insights and best practices to drive the success of D2C brands in the Delhi-NCR region.
Following the success of its previous ten editions held nationwide, D2C Unlocked is set to return to the capital city once again. One of the key highlights of this edition will be a fireside chat featuring Sidhant Keshwani, Founder and CEO, Libas and Siddharth Agarwal, Principal Partner, Matrix Partners India on the growth journey of India’s leading fashion brand for women and key strategies and approaches that drive entrepreneurial success in the industry.
Attendees of the event will also have the opportunity to interact with industry peers and experts through a dynamic panel discussion on Fueling the Growth of D2C Brands. Founders of eminent brands, including Navin Joshua, Founder, GreenHonchos; Sukhleen Aneja, CEO, GoodGlamm Group; Rahul Handa, Senior Vice President- Strategic Initiatives, ONDC; and Nitya Sharma, Co-Founder and CEO, Simpl, will be on the panel, followed by a networking session, product showcase, and giveaways from participating brands.
Commenting on the community initiative, Nitya Sharma, Co-founder and CEO of Simpl, said, “Amidst the rapid growth of D2C brands across the country, our mission is to accelerate and empower this expansion; and to enable merchants to unleash their full potential and provide guidance and support. Our community-based startup founders meet D2C Unlocked, aims to bring D2C founders from diverse sectors in an environment where knowledge is shared, collaborations are forged, and collective growth is realised. Delhi has been recognised as one of the top startup ecosystems in the country, and we aim to harness the vibrant entrepreneurial spirit and provide D2C brands with the necessary resources and support to thrive in the dynamic Indian market.”
SImpl, which has been the preferred choice of over 26,000 merchants and 10+ million customers across the country, is committed to fostering a strong community and supporting entrepreneurs. This initiative is aimed at engaging like-minded business owners and contributing to the growth of the direct-to-consumer (D2C) ecosystem. It focuses on providing the right mentorship and emphasising growth opportunities. Additionally, Simpl’ has instituted a Booster Package for D2C brands which offers a wide range of services from its partners across digital marketing, e-commerce consulting, credit access and legal support in a subsidised manner. This package is designed to support businesses and enhance their growth.
According to industry reports, the Indian D2C market was estimated to be around $12 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to exceed $60 billion by 2027. With evolving consumer choices, increased investments, and technological advancements, the D2C market presents significant growth opportunities. Simpl aims to be at the forefront of enabling this change by providing comprehensive support to D2C merchants across various aspects, including credit access, discoverability, and seamless payments.