As per Statista, Market size of the cosmetics industry across India which was at $3 Bn in 2010 is expected to grow to atleast $20 Bn by 2025.
In today’s episode, we talk with Manish Taneja, Co-founder and CEO, Purplle, which was started back in 2012.
During the podcast Manish talks in detail about -
Lastly before we dive deeper into the podcast, something that Manish mentioned during the episode - “Our 2nd part of the journey has been about, believing in yourself, doing things that are contradictory to the world but at the same time, we think could create massive value in the future.”
03:19 - Intro to Manish & Purplle
04:57 - Being from a Finance background what got him to start his 2nd venture in Online Beauty space?
10:32 - Challenges in Vertical Ecommerce back in 2012
12:29 - Challenges in delivery, cash flow and more in the first 5-6 years
17:30 - Two defining characteristics in their fund raising journey
2!:52 - Zoho Sponsored – Prashant Ganti on Where do founders struggle with Payroll and how can they fix it?
22:55 - Learnings while his exit from Avendus Capital
24:18 - Major changes in the 2nd part of their journey from 2016-17 onwards
28:34 - Launching their own brands with 65%+ Gross Margin
31:08 - How has he evolved as a founder during Purplle’s journey?
33:21 - Shaping Purplle’s culture over the years
38:34 - “MOATs aren’t as relevant for consumers, as they are for founders against competition.”
42:23 - Opportunity to build a $20-30 Bn FMCG company from India
45:26 - Not succumbing to external pressures around Growth
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