Deepak Jha started e-commerce platform Deeps Shop in August this year
India is known for its rich and assorted history of artistic expressions. As indicated by IBEF, the crafted works area is likewise one of the biggest business generators and records for a critical offer in the nation’s fare. However, these craftsmen and experts are currently battling with less work and pay because of the COVID-19 pandemic. To help craftsmen working in the home stylistic layout and home outfitting space. 31-year old Deepak Jha began Deeps Shop, an internet business stage, in August this year. Deepak says Deeps Shop stands apart for its exquisite, regal, and profound curated items. “We are not an average commercial centre. I, at the end of the day, select providers, items, and check the quality,” he says. The Jaipur-based computerized advertiser as of now professes to make benefit and accumulating almost 500 requests per month.
Deepak Jha believes in celebrating Rajasthan’s craft
Prior to gazing Deeps Shop, Deepak Jha worked with numerous IT organizations as an advanced showcasing supervisor. He kept on remaining in his old neighbourhood, Jaipur. Despite the fact that he got open doors in metro urban communities. For example, Delhi, as he accepted that whenever the old neighbourhood has an opportunity why not remain there and reward the city. This was a similar explanation he began a side venture to praise his state’s speciality.
“Jaipur is well known for its home outfitting and stylistic layout items. I chose to promote it more with my venture,” says Deepak. At first, they were simply exchanging, taking requests, and helping providers in Rajasthan to fabricate items like handmade home stylistic layout outside of Jaipur.
Deepak shares that second for Deeps Shop happened when a provider who worked with Deepak told that the March-June lockdown has left the nearby craftsmen in shortage. This is when Deepak chose to seek after his meaningful venture as a full-time venture. And began empowering craftsmen in Rajasthan and different states to get business and help India go ‘vocal’ without a doubt.
“I generally needed to begin my own endeavour and COVID-19 made this conceivable. The pandemic helped me comprehend the agony of neighbourhood organizations. Also propelled me to chip away at my fantasy venture. To join the fleeting trend of new businesses who are making Jaipur a startup center point,” says Deepak.
With just Rs 5,000, Deepak made a site and web-based media pages to begin. Deepak says he didn’t need to spend on stock and the craftsmen and providers confided in him. And sat tight for the installment after the deal. Deepak had left his place of employment in the principal seven day stretch of October to zero in full time on the startup. Starting at now, Deepak is managing everything alone. In any case, he says that two of his relatives are helping him in the endeavor.
Development, income model and rivalry
Speaking about rivalling any semblance of Amazon and Flipkart, Deepak says, “I would prefer not to contend with any of the internet business players. As they are very large and they have diverse plans of action. I need to go speciality and work on my own portion of the home stylistic theme and home outfitting with little and nearby producers,” says Deepak.
Season with curated ceremonial packs regarding the plan of action, Deeps Shop depends on cash made on everything sold. It takes its own edge on the items it purchases from the craftsmen. “We have created income to the tune of Rs 15-20 lakh up until now, yet all has returned into the business as activity costs and to fuel development,” says Deepak.
Deepak’s computerized advertising experience took additionally meaning when he got orders from across India in the principal month of dispatching the startup. Inside the primary month, the startup got in excess of 100 requests, and in November, the quantity of month to month orders crossed 500 shipments, he says. “My point is to arrive at 5,000 requests for every month before the finish of 2021,” he adds.
He additionally says that the startup has been productive since the main month of its dispatch. Deepak invests heavily in previously being beneficial, as he is the original business person in the family. He shares that his dad is a minister in a sanctuary, and it is the first occasion when that somebody is working together in the family.