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Internet digest: Vicky, Yumist, Shopmatic and more


Vicky launches extended warranty for used vehicles

Online auto classifieds service and vehicle accessories store Vicky.in has launched independent used vehicle inspection and used vehicle extended warranty for used cars, bikes and scoorters. According to the company it will offer waranties of up to 6-12 months for two wheelers and 3 to 6 months for four wheelers.

In February the platform introduced a DIY tool for car and bike maintenance/troubleshooting. The company claimed that the tool would be useful for users looking to replace spare parts in their vehicles. Founded by brothers Karthick and Vignesh Annamalai, the Tirunelveli based Vicky.in lets users buy branded car seat covers, scale models, GPS systems, stickers, helmets, riding gear, sun control films and car care products among a host of other accessories, besides providing information regarding cars in the Indian market.


Fabence launches mobile app

Fashion shopping search engine Fabence has launched an mobile app that aims to help users discover products on various other ecommerce websites and apps. As of now, the platform claims to have over 30 selected retailers and ecommerce platforms listed.

Established in August last year at the Aegis Centre of Entrepreneurship, Fabence raised Rs 1 crore in funding early this year. As of now, the app aggregates the wares of various fashion sites and is available cross platform on both iOS, Android and the web. It claims to tie up with fashion sites such as Jabong, Flipkart,  Snapdeal, Amazon, Fashionara, Forever21, etc


Yumist starts taking orders on desktop again

Food ordering startup Yumist has stopped its app only approach and started taking orders from its website as well, reports Techcircle. According to the company allowing web orders enables it to reach a wider audience as its customers mostly come from offices, where users are always in front of a computer or a laptop.

In August Yumist launched its operations in Bangalore. As of now it offers a menu of homely meals at Rs 75 via its Android app. The company claims an average delivery time of 21 minutes. Yumist started its operations in November 2014 and was in pilot phase until March this year. It secured its seed funding from Orios Venture Partners in February and grew from a team of 15 in March to 130 currently. The company was started by Alok Jain, a technology entrepreneur and ex-CMO at Zomato along with Abhimanyu Maheshwari, a seasoned F&B entrepreneur.


Shopmatic launches operations in India

Singapore-based Shopmatic has launched its operations in India. The company allows merchants or individuals to take their business online, by helping them to develop their own webstore, listing them on marketplaces and social channels and helping them with insights.

Incorporated in December 2014, Shopmatic has offices in Gurgaon and Bangalore. This is the company’s first international foray, with plans to expand to other markets in Asia, Middle East, Australia and Africa. The company mentions that other than individual entrepreneurs, it also targets SMBs and other offline retailers.

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