Lucknow 02 October 2023: Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Shri Brajesh Pathak today launched the Roposo Khadi Storefront to promote the Khadi industry and artisans in the state. The launch commemorates the birth anniversary of Gandhiji and celebrates the spirit of Swadeshi products, unity in diversity and artisanal economy of the nation.

The storefront will be hosted on the Roposo platform, powered by Glance, which is a subsidiary of the InMobi Group, India’s first Unicorn. Roposo is one of the leading ecommerce platforms in the country and has introduced new categories in ecommerce such as live commerce. Roposo aims to create 10,000 successful entrepreneurs through its platform, providing 360 degree support to small and medium businesses, especially those led by women. 

On the occasion of the launch, Deputy CM Brajesh Pathak congratulated Dr Subi Chaturvedi, Global SVP InMobi Group, and the entire Roposo team and wished them success for their progress and for touching new heights. He said, ”This is a Khadi Revolution where a swadeshi product will be sold on an innovative swadeshi platform; a handspun and handwoven product on an ai-driven software. This is the transformation from Digital India to Digital Bharat that we need to bridge the digital divide. After almost a decade of the Digital India program, the movement for Digital Bharat has begun & it starts in Uttar Pradesh, which is going to be the growth engine of the new Bharat”.  

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Subi Chaturvedi, Global Senior Vice President, Chief Corporate Affairs and Public Policy Officer, Imobi Group added, “Glance Roposo is committed to creating positive social impact at all levels. Our founder and CEO Naveen Tewari is from Kanpur , UP and remains committed to giving back to his roots and community. By collaborating with Khadi artisans, especially empowering women entrepreneurs, we aim to contribute to nation building, aligning with Prime Minister Modi’s vision of a US$ 5 trillion economy. Our initial plan is to add 10,000 new entrepreneurs to the platform in the next 2 years.” She emphasized, “Glance and Roposo plan to rejuvenate India’s art and culture through modern methods, making the lock screen some alive, , do more in a Glance, collaborating with various states, we will provide comprehensive training and support to artisans, enabling them to showcase and sell their crafts online to a global audience. As software that has been proudly made in India, Roposo, powered by Glance, will take Khadi products from Uttar Pradesh to the world and have a winning trinity, service (job creation), skilling, sewa using our hands leaving our planet better than we found it.”

Mansi Jain, General Manager of Roposo said, “With Roposo, we are aiming to make the internet come alive and have more relevance and meaning, catching trends early, help entrepreneurs scale their businesses and reach wider audiences. We are helping the entrepreneurs take their businesses online, providing 360 degree support through onboarding, inventory management, product listing and order fulfillment. We are committed to helping these entrepreneurs who can then support their families and create further employment as their businesses scale and everyone can be an entrepreneur”.

Glance acquired Roposo in 2019 and became a unicorn in 2020. Roposo has already onboarded thousands of entrepreneurs on their online platform helping them scale their businesses digitally and is bringing the internet alive in new and meaningful ways. 

Digital entrepreneurship is becoming increasingly popular around the world and companies like Glance Roposo are helping bring digital transformation to the more traditional industries to make sure that no one is left behind. More such integrations and additions are expected with different products and states in the coming months. 

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About Glance Roposo

Roposo, a business unit of Glance, which is a subsidiary of InMobi. InMobi is India’s first unicorn and the world’s leading independent mobile advertising platform. Roposo is an eCommerce retail platform that offers entrepreneurs, creators, and drop-shippers the chance of operating without the need for inventory maintenance or manufacturing.