Connect every Indian to e-commerce.
Tech-enable every small merchant in India to accelerate e-commerce adoption.
NumberMall is born with a vision to tech-enable the small merchant. If powered with a potent app on his/her smartphone, the enterprising small merchant can lead a revolution in connecting the unconnected.
It all started during Diwali 2011 when Kiran Gali (founder CEO) ran his friend’s shop in his village for a day during his absence. Kiran realized how difficult it was for small merchants to run a shop. Multiple vendors, several inventories, and demanding customers. All these problems looked like a huge opportunity. NumberMall started as an all-in-one mobile recharge platform became India’s first mobile app in this category. Soon, it has added new services like DTH, bus tickets, deals, load wallet, money transfer, ecommerce etc., Over 21,000 small shop-owners across India trust NumberMall to “buy on app, sell at shop”.
With just one universal balance, small merchants can process variety of transactions, thus reducing the investment considerably and increasing the return on investment. If you are a student-entrepreneur, or a small shop owner or just want to make some money by servicing your friends, what are you waiting for? Signup now!
Launched NumberMall website with mobile, DTH, data card recharges
Launched Android app, first in the category in India
Crossed 1,000 stores
Launched bill payments
Crossed 1mn transactions per month
Launched bus tickets
Crossed 10,000 stores
Crossed 10mn unique customers
Crossed 1lakh transactions per day
Launched hyperlocal deals
Crossed 20mn unique customers
NumberMall rejected an acquisition offer of 120Cr from Money-on-Mobile
Crossed 100Cr GMV in a financial year for first time
SRI Capital seed-invested in NumberMall
Launched wallet transfer services
Launched money transfer service
Crossed 30mn unique customers
Kiran Gali is a serial entrepreneur with prior experience in IT business solutions. Kiran founded NumberMall in 2012 with a vision to help small merchants grow. He drives NM's vision, strategy and growth. He takes active interest in strategic partnerships, scouting talent & product design.
Strengths: Design, Strategy & Execution
Y Ravi is a seasoned biz leader, quit as a marketing head at airtel to co-found NM. Y leads the sales, distribution & marketing functions. In a career spanning 13 years, he built large scale consumer businesses & launched innovations like smart SIM. Y is an IITD-IIMB grad, and earlier worked at Infosys, Microsoft & airtel.
Strengths: Innovation, Offers & GTM
Naren is a visionary technology leader with 16+ years experience in payments domain. Naren leads the tech team and oversees the product architecture and development. Earlier, he led large teams which developed payments solutions for paytm, Global Blue & mFino among others. Naren is an MCA grad from Andhra University.
Strengths: Payments, architecture, platform
Kishore is an operations expert, having over 12 years experience in running a B2B IT business. He built large-scale business solutions for large customers around the world. He leads the operations and customer service functions at NumberMall. He was instrumental in envisaging the original product specifications and runs the day-to-day operations for the firm. He holds a Masters degree in Computer Applications from Andhra University.
Strengths: IT Operations, Customer Service and Procurement
Jytohi is an HR expert, with over 10 years industry experience in IT firms. Prior to NumberMall, Jyothi headed HR function at an IT firm where she built a large team of engineers and sales team. At NumberMall, she leads the admin and HR functions. She sets the HR policy for NumberMall and takes a very active role in the recruitment at the firm. She holds a Bachelors in Commerce from Osmania University.
Strengths: People management, recruitment and HR policy
Ashwa has expertise in marketing, sales and distribution; having worked with Airtel, Gati and Standard Chartered. He leads the sales and Distribution function at NumberMall. He was heading the marketing function for GATI Ltd. before joining NumberMall. As the Head of distribution with Airtel-AP circle, he was instrumental in metamorphosing the distribution infrastructure and enhancing rural reach. As a marketer, he has handled customer acquisition, usage & retention, and brand & advertising. Ashwa has completed his PGDM from IIM-A, and B.E. from NIT- Nagpur.
Strengths: Distribution, Brand & Advertising, and GTM
NumberMall was bootstrapped by Kiran Gali in 2011 with 15K USD (approx. 10L INR) from his personal savings. The company has grown by leaps and bounds in the following years, having crossed 20mn USD (approx 120Cr INR) of GMV in FY15. Sashi Reddi has invested $1mn in NumberMall in 2015.
Sashi Reddi is a successful technology entrepreneur, business leader, and an active angel investor. Sashi is typically the first institutional investor in various technology and media start-ups. He is also a member of the investment team at Gabriel Investments. As a lead investor and board member, Sashi guides NumberMall on strategic partnerships.
Previously, Sashi was the founder and CEO of AppLabs, the world’s largest independent software testing company with over 2,500 QA professionals in India, the US, and the UK. AppLabs was funded by Sequoia Capital India. CSC acquired AppLabs in September 2011. Series A investors in AppLabs received a 10X return on their investment in 6 years. A serial entrepreneur, Sashi has started three other companies prior to AppLabs. These were EZPower Systems (web content management pioneer acquired by DocuCorp, and eventually a part of Oracle), iCoop (group purchasing dotcom), and FXLabs (leading Indian game developer acquired by Foundation 9 Entertainment).