Headquartered in Gurgaon, and founded in 2014, Storehippo is a new generation SaaS based E-Commerce platform. Built on the latest mobile-first technology stack, the Do It Yourself (DIY) platform enables business owners to roll out solutions for diverse B2B and B2C business models in no time. Along with being inherently mobile ready, the stores built on the platform are infinitely scalable and fully customizable. StoreHippo is a flagship product of Hippo Innovations Pvt. Ltd., formerly (Manusis Technologies), a company nurtured by Rajiv since its humble beginnings in the year 2008.

The core management team at Storehippo comprises for Rajiv Kumar, Kirti Aggarwal, Amit Gupta, Deepak Goel. With the total head count of around 40 IT professionals, the team has incorporated several value added features like integrated logistics, payment gateways, analytics and marketing tools, mobile apps, customer engagement tools and more to the product. The offerings are aimed to make the online journey easier and faster for ecommerce business owners and entrepreneurs. Some of the unique StoreHippo solutions like multi-seller marketplace and multi stores are designed for big players that have broader presence across different verticals and physical locations.

Young and dynamic, Founder and CEO, Rajiv Kumar,  possesses iconic expertise in the field of Information Technology and Software Development. An Alumnus of NIT Kurukshetra, he started his journey back in 1998 and has 15 years of experience and deep knowledge of handling Technical Architecture and Technical Design Projects. Prior to starting his own venture, he worked in companies like Tata Infotech, ST Microelectronics, HCL Technologies, E-Trade Financial, Oracle, Waterfall Mobile, Tavant Technologies. Rajiv tells Knowstartup:

“The company plans to work tirelessly to make Storehippo the first choice for anyone who wants to build and expand their business with a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee. In 3 years from now, we also want StoreHippo to reach the level where it is the best company to work with.”

Director, Kriti Agarwal, joined the company in 2008 and from 2010 she has spearheaded the role of product development department at Hippo Innovations (formerly Manusis Technologies), an e-Commerce solution provider company. She has been instrumental in directing the overall product by establishing organizational policies and processes, devising a strategy for developing products and positioning it in the market.

She started her professional career as a graphic designer at Sakhatech Information Systems Pvt. Ltd. She worked with the product team in US to analyze requirements, design mock up screens, create animated demos and develop marketing material. After playing different roles in the company for two years, she decided to head the product development team as a Director.

Rajiv Kumar, Kriti Aggarwal, Amit Gupta, Deepak Goel (Clockwise)

Advisor, Amit Gupta is the Chief Operating Officer of NewQuest and oversees India & SE Asia business for NewQuest . He is also in charge of investments in the power and financial services sectors. Amit has more than 14 years of industry experience. Prior to his current role, he held the position of a Director at BAML’s Asia Private Equity group. An MBA from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore, he started his career as a software engineer based in Mumbai and the USA. He has been exceptional during his studies and also received the University gold medal during electrical engineering degree from REC Kurukshetra.

Advisor, Deepak Goel, is the founder & CEO of KarmaCircles, a peer-to-peer knowledge sharing platform. Earlier, he was co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Packback where he built their product strategy, online marketing strategy and engineering team. He has also bee the Chief Product Officer of IndiaHomes, where he built & led product management, marketing and engineering teams. Before that, he was Director of Product Management at Coupons.com (COUP) where he created & grew several multi-million dollar products. He has also been a senior executive at Microsoft & Nokia.

Deepak is a mentor at 500 Startups and an angel investor in few startups (Sverve, Packback, Wishberry, TheStylisted). He is also an advisor to Khosla Impact Fund & Impact Engine accelerator and advises several companies on strategy, product, marketing and technology. His experience across domains like email, content, coupons, retail, e-commerce, real estate, maps, traffic & education has surely been a treasure for Filehippo.

Powered by a truly mobile architecture and most advanced technology stack, StoreHippo excels in delivering highly scalable and mission critical mobile applications for its clients in domestic as well as international market.
Storehippo is based on the latest and most advanced technology – the MEAN stack. It is the first ‘Truly Mobile’, inherently multi-lingual, multi-seller and the most extensible platform.

Storehippo has already ventured into the international market by tapping clients in the United Kingdom, Dubai (U.A.E.), Australia and even the not-so-common but promising geographies like Myanmar. On the other end of the spectrum, StoreHippo is also working with partners to take the mobile commerce to rural India.

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