You may expect a startup that rides the e-commerce tide to be conducted by tech-savvy, code-fluent pc wizards with obscure engineering backgrounds. Nevertheless, Blu creator Prashant Dadlani, 26, is living proof that you do not need a digital background to establish a tech-related business. All you need is a fundamental notion, and staff to help you realise it. Of the 30-odd employees in this retail logistics startup, five to 10 work in tech development. Mr Dadlani’s own background is in business and finance. It was while pursuing his degree at the Singapore Management University he struck on the idea of filling a gap at the neighbourhood e-commerce scene.
The situation will be familiar to most online shoppers: you buy a thing in minutes, but receiving your purchase is far less hassle-free. Mr Dadlani said: “There’s no point fulfilling orders quickly in the event that you can’t receive orders fast.” From …Read More