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Startup Street: Chai Point's new foray and findings of POSist’s restaurant survey

Updated : September 28, 2020 10:27 PM IST

Tea cafe chain Chai Point was founded in 2010 by Amuleek Singh Bijral and professor Tarun Khanna of Harvard Business School. What started as an F&B outlet, soon forayed into delivery? Chai Point then launched their own brand of tea via their own retail channel and other e-commerce players and added a dash to their model with their IoT based vending machines. While Chai Point as a brand has always been an omnichannel, the company today is launching a Direct-to-Customer or D2C. CNBC-TV18 spoke exclusively to Amuleek Singh Bijral about this new foray.

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Leading cloud-based restaurant technology platform, POSist has released its India edition of POSist Restaurant Industry & Market Evolution (PRIME) Report. The survey, launched in September, examined the impact of COVID-19, changing consumer behaviour towards dining and food delivery, and the new areas of technology restaurateurs are investing to build customer trust. In total, 300 senior executives in the restaurant industry participated in the survey across India. To know more on the findings, Ashish Tulsian, co-founder & CEO of POSist is in conversation with Startup Street.

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Serial entrepreneur Saurabh Saxena who has set up Lakshya, a chain of offline learning centres and ed-tech startup Vedantu, has decided to branch out and set up another startup called Uable. Focused on nurturing creative intelligence that goes beyond classroom learning, Uable is looking to target students between the ages of 6-12 years and urban young parents in India. Uable has been in beta stage since February 2020, and formally launched the platform over the weekend. To talk more about their launch Saurabh Saxena, founder & CEO, Uable
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