The Brand Showcase

2021 has been a blessing for Indian D2C startups, and the ecosystem has raised $783.7 Mn. This is 251% higher than all of 2020. This influx of capital has not only resulted in thousands of new brands but also introduced disruptive models and made way for new opportunities and innovations too. VC interest in brands has grown and more and more unique ventures are getting leverage now, as compared to earlier. Over $1.3 Bn has been pumped in as funding in 2021 and over 42 deals and more than 17 acquisitions have been completed this year. Indian D2C environment has seen the birth of 33 unicorns in 2021. It is safe to say that this is the ‘universe of opportunities’ for retail and it is only getting better from here!

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Our D2C Ecosystem

 
 

What does D2C Emerge deliver for you?

  • Enhance your business opportunity by Showcasing your brand at the India D2C Summit on 2-3 March and connect with Marketplaces / Mall Developers / Merchandisers from Departmental Stores / Hypermarkets / Supermarket chains across India

  • 7 min elevator pitch to 100+ early-stage venture capitalists (VCs) showcasing the product innovation / brand vision / Growth prospects

  • Get recognized among top 50 “D2C EMERGE 2022” through an evaluation process at a glittering function in presence of leading industry professionals, stakeholders and D2C Brands

  • Be part of an exclusive D2C EMERGE 2022 coffee table book with a 2-page feature to be circulated to industry stakeholders across India.
D2C Emerge Eligibility Criteria

Company Structure: Private / LLP
Company Registration: India
Established: On or after April 1, 2019
Retail Model: Through own eCommerce website
Customer Base: Min 25,000 / Max 500,000
Growth: 15% year on year
Annual Turnover:
Min Rs.50 Lacs / Max Rs.500 Lacs (FY21)
Rs.100 Lacs / Max Rs.7.5 Crore (FY22)

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IDEA-TO-EXECUTION OPPORTUNITY

TOP D2C CHALLENGES Cost of AcquisitionRetentionPersonalisationCash flow health

Why some D2C brands fail to meet their promise

  • Incorrect pacing of growth
  • Wrong metrics to measure growth
  • Unclear customer segmentation
  • Unclear product differentiation
  • Poor customer experience
  • Ineffective/ misaligned marketing
  • Sub-optimal fulfilment
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Visibility

With 600+ D2C brands already operating in India, how does an early-stage brand ensure being noticed — by consumers and potential partners — in a sea of startups? D2C Emerge creates a curated environment for deserving D2C aspirants to be acknowledged and noticed by arbiters and organisations looking to invest in promising models.

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Networks

Taking a business from ideation to being ‘brand of substance’ requires an intellectual and logistical bandwidth. D2C Emerge offers the right environment for building the specific connections and partnerships that are aligned with your interests and most suited to facilitate your growth.

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Marketing

Successful D2C brands are as much about product as they are about communication. A main challenge for D2C brands is to appeal directly to the customer via marketing. At D2C Emerge, find out why in India’s increasingly populated D2C space of tomorrow, personalised marketing may be the holy grail of differentiation.

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Distribution

With product proposition, funding and proof of concept covered, now that you’re ready to get into the market, how do you shape your distribution strategy? Which channels/ formats/ retail models work best for your product? One size does not fit all — the more refined your distribution, the more likely for your brand to reach the relevant TG effectively. Find out what will work best for your brand at D2C Emerge.

Powerful Brand Communication & Experience Platform

  • Category-tailored Exhibition Booths
  • Brand Launch Staging
  • Live Kitchens
  • Fashion Runways
  • Live Demo Zones
  • Experience Corners
  • Networking Lounges
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BE A GAME-CHANGER, NOT AN ‘ALSO-RAN’

India’s fragmented marketplace is driving the growth of D2C brands who can offer clearly products/ services to specific sets of consumers. With such rapid proliferation of D2C brands, correct evaluation of scalable, profitable concepts is as critical for investors as it is for D2C founding teams.

With an eye on featuring only high-quality, deserving aspirants, D2C Emerge creates a powerful launchpad platform to nominate early-stage D2C brands with clear propositions and long-term viability.

A world of opportunities awaits you at India’s Largest D2C Intelligence Event Book Your Seat Today!

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