Chennai-based Demoport is the online marketplace that you have been yearning for since years. It boasts of being a first-of-its-kind ​India-focused ​Hyperlocal Online+ Marketplace that enables buyers to ​seamlessly ​connect, interact and transact with brand-authorized neighbourhood sellers​.

Using Demoport, users can book free demos before purchasing the products.

Demoport list over 2000 products, which are predominantly bought offline, under six verticals namely home, office, education, healthcare, hospitality and construction. The customer can book free demos for any number of products at a date and time convenient for him/her.

While the user is free to buy or not buy the product after the demo, the platform also works as an online negotiation space for those who want to go ahead with the purchase. The partnership is directly with the brands and hence there is no need to build additional infrastructure. The brands' merchant partners and dealers come along with the partnership making it very scalable

Using features such as dynamic cart structure and process control block, it aims to deliver a more personalized and reassuring online shopping experience to its customers. It also has a Real-time Lead Sharing App on offer.

The startup's mission is to help people make buying decisions quickly. Using the service, people can quickly connect with local sellers for a pre-sales engagement, book an enquiry or demo, get their queries clarified, place orders, negotiate deals, and have the fulfillment done both quickly and locally.

The marketplace has products under 6 distinct verticals across 500+ categories and covers more than 20000 products.

[caption id="attachment_102042" align="alignleft" width="217"]MV Praveen - Founder, Demoport   MV Praveen - Founder, Demoport [/caption]Founded by MV Praveen in 2014, Demoport was launched in June this year and the startup already has 105 Sellers Onboard, 4-5 national brand partnerships. Further, it gets a decent 10-15 bookings per day for demos.

According to the founder, the reason for the great response is the fact that Demoport is a unique platform that enables a pre-sales engagement between the buyers and sellers. In addition to this, it also allows buyers to get their queries clarified and sellers to understand the buyers' requirements and recommend the right products.

Owned and operated by KORGEN Technologies (P) Limited, Demoport is currently bootstrapped and aims to become a leading online marketplace in the country.

Demoport services are presently available in over 200 Tier I and Tier II cities across India.The company plans to cover more cities and establish a robust national footprint by the end of 2016.

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