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Pranay Airan, an Engineer with Intuit has 7+ applications in google play stores with 100K+ collective downloads. An organizer of Bangalore Android User Group (World’s 2nd largest android group), he has been conducting events around Bangalore on android and mobile. He has developed Discount Me, an Android App which has made the coupon searching experience phenomenal for our users. “I love to teach and help students in getting started with android, so far I have taught more than 1500 students and steered them towards there android journey with blrdroid teach program,” says Pranay.



With people increasingly shopping on mobile phones and Flipkart, Jabong spending significant money on promoting their mobile apps, the trend to shop from mobiles and tablets is picking up. Though there are lot of shopping apps in the market, there are very few good apps for Coupons and Offers, Discount Me has bridged this gap by creating the best possible experience for our users.

pranay_airanPranay developed this app in his free time partnering with 27coupons.com for the coupons API. "My company Intuit supports employees to go beyond our work and do something different. I was able to work on the app in my free times on weekends and my brother Pravesh helped me design the app.," he said. The app is just 6 weeks old now. The backend of Discount me is powered by 27coupons.com. “From the beginning our focus was on designing the best possible experience for our users, we leveraged all the native capabilities of smartphones and made an app with no annoying popup's," he said.

"The idea started when I and my friend Ankit Bharadwaj was discussing about coupons market in India. As we started to dig more we found more about the business models and companies in India. One of the major road block was about getting the coupon data. We reached out to 27Coupons and they promptly replied back," he said. With a 3 member team based out of Bangalore, Pranay has partnered with 27coupons.com for their online coupons. They are looking to partner with few other companies for hyperlocal coupons and planning to expand the application for other geographies. The app is created for android and the iOS version is in progress.

As a message for future entrepreneurs, Pranay says "If you like doing something, go for it. No matter where you work, startup or a big company."

Check out the all the androids apps developed by Pranay here.

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