You can either post a normal “Looking for a graphic designer for a creative and exciting startup” or you can show it. When job hiring campaigns are so good in themselves they serve more as marketing campaigns for the hiring company, other than getting the right candidates for the opening, it’s only a good thing.
Here’s some of the most creative, saucy and plain clever ads by Indian startups and ad agencies of late.
RoomLion cofounder Ashish Agrawal has accused Housing.com and Rahul Yadav of copying their 360 degree virtual tours product during acquisition discussions in March 2014.
In a bold marketing move, Snapdeal decided to do what Jimmy Kimmel had done very successfully with American celebrities. The company got its top management, including founders Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal and Chief Product Officer Anand Chandrasekaran to read out some of the most brutal feedback the company has received on social media.
If you’d been wondering where to find goons to beat up your cheating boyfriends or get back money from friends who don’t repay the money they owe you, don’t fear . A new startup, GundaJoy, aims to provide on-demand access to henchmen through its revolutionary doorstep gunda delivery app.
Bangalore based on-demand shuttle service ZipGo has had a stormy relationship with Bangalore’s RTO. Late last year, the transport authority had raided ZipGo’s offices claiming that its services were illegal. ZipGo had gone off the roads, only to make a quiet return a few days later. This time ZipGo’s in trouble again, and its founders are appealing for help.
The package delivery was wholly unremarkable, much like the thousands that take place everyday across India. Except that it wasn’t the typical e-commerce delivery. For one, I’d mailed the package to myself. And secondly, I’d just scammed Quikr and Paytm of 2,000 rupees.
Startups in India have been experimenting with some innovative ways to recruit talent. Flipkart is the latest to break away from hiring convention. The ecommerce retailer is embracing an “interview-less hiring” approach, and hiring candidates based directly on Udacity projects.
Foodpanda is looking to sell out, and has approached both Swiggy and Zomato for a possible sale. Though the company is now being valued as little as $10 million, it still has no takers. Foodpanda has so far raised $218 million from investors.
Practo now allows its users to do more than just looking up doctors and specialists on its app. In a new feature that the company is testing out in Bangalore, users will now be able to order medicines online.
Two Indian cities have made it to the top 20 cities that attracted the most venture capital in high tech startups, according to a new report. Mumbai was placed at No. 15 with $ 497 million of venture capital raised, followed closely by Bangalore at no. 17 with $ 419 million raised. Predictably, San Francisco occupied the top spot with over $ 6 billion raised.