Walmart-owned Flipkart on Thursday announced the launch of an app ”Shopsy” that will enable Indians to start their online businesses without any investment.

This platform aims at providing new to digital commerce consumers access to products by simplifying the process through interactions with a trusted person.

With Shopsy, Flipkart aims to enable over 25 million online entrepreneurs by 2023.

Statment by Flipkart

This platform aims at providing new to digital commerce consumers access to products by simplifying the process through interactions with a trusted person…With Shopsy, Flipkart aims to enable over 25 million online entrepreneurs by 2023 as they reap the benefits of digital commerce.

How to do?

Users can register on the Shopsy app using their phone numbers and begin their online entrepreneurial journey.

Shopsy users can share catalogues of products with potential customers via popular social media and messaging apps, place orders on their behalf and earn commissions on the transactions.

The commission percentage will vary depending on the category of products being ordered.

Comment from Flipkart

Prakash Sikaria, “Over the last many years, Flipkart has been committed to contributing towards creating direct and indirect employment opportunities across the country.

Shopsy is launched to further that vision and provide additional earning opportunities for millions of enterprising Indians.

Now, anyone from anywhere can start their online business with zero investment.”

Similar event in past

In July of last year, the company had started experimenting with video commerce as well, with its refurbished goods platform 2Gud.

2GudSocial (social.2Gud.com), which is no longer accessible, was live for mobile phones around the same time last year. It allowed content creators to make short videos to sell certain products ranging from fashion, retail, mobile, electronics and accessories.

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