NE8 Startups, the first exclusive startup acceleration platform for new age startups and rising Entrepreneurs in NorthEast India recently have initiated the the very first online-only shopping festival for NorthEast India titled NE SHOPPING FEST 2016.
The NE SHOPPING FEST is one of the initiatives undertaken under the NE8x-the events division of NE8 Startups that organizes independent NE8 events.”The sole purpose of organizing such a fest is to promote the various ethnic brands NorthEast has to offer that common people yet are to know of, as well as help boost outreach of the e-commerce platforms and traditional marketplaces in NE India” says Manish Das, Head-NE8x division.
The team at NE8 Startups believes that is their perfect way of celebrating 4 months of NE8 Startups achieving the milestones in empowering Entrepreneurs and leading businesses from NE India, thereby helping the local brands in user engagement and better brand visibility online.
There are 25+ brands from NE to be found in this month long online shopping fest. Anisha Das (Operations Head, NE8 Startups) says,”One can find things like green tea to handmade jewelry, black rice to customized tours to different states of NorthEast as categories include: categories include Foods, Beverages, Clothing, Handicrafts, Travel.”
The people in general seem to be very excited about the NE Shopping Fest initiative.Mukesh B, student of IIT-Guwahati says” The categories assigned connect deeply with what Northeast has to offer, with its rich heritage”.Seller registrations are also been coordinated by the NE8 Startups team.”The NE Shopping Fest has helped us scale our online sales and we look forward to more from NE8 Startups team, in the next edition” says Temsusenla Kichu, Founder-Fusion (a leading women apparel store from Dimapur, Nagaland)
The NE Shopping Fest in its first edition is supported by Connective+ , Creativo and Ilandlo store to reach out to various verticals in a month’s time.”People look upto NE8 Startups, to lead the change in NE India.Initiatives like this, is worth the challenge for our team and helping startups and businesses flourish in NE region” says Riddhinil Roy, Founder-NE8 Startups
So what are you waiting for? All the best of NorthEast India is now just a click away. http://bit.do/NEshoppingFEST Also available on NE8 Startups android app and http://ne8startups.com