Unified commerce platform Hesa, in the presence of the Honourable Chief Minister of Karnataka, Shri Basavaraj S. Bommai, announced the launch of a tech application for UBUNTU – a consortium which aims to create a marketplace for micro to medium-sized women entrepreneurs. The app, created by Hesa, will provide these women entrepreneurs the ease of doing business, as it enables them to showcase and sell their products. As a result of which, the app will also provide technology & market linkage capability to support these women entrepreneurs.
With this collaboration, Hesa will be supporting the existing 22,000 & more women entrepreneurs to create value in the ecosystem.
Vamsi Udayagiri, Founder & CEO of Hesa said, “This is a proud moment for us. Hesa’s endeavour has always been to uplift entrepreneurs and with this launch we are more committed to empower women entrepreneurs of micro to medium -sized enterprises, who want to have a wider reach for their products and services. Over time, we have built our Hesa platform, and now we were able to use our technology to build the ‘Ubuntu Marketplace app’. We are looking to give a wider reach to women entrepreneurs of Ubuntu through our tech platform which will increase their revenues by multifold.”
Hesa is a unified social, digital and physical (phygital) commerce platform enabling digital transactions of products and services in rural India. With an integrated B2B marketplace, the platform is enabling buying and selling of various services and products with an almost ‘doorstep access’ with a network of 30,000 village network entrepreneurs serving more than 30,00,000 rural consumers in a short span of one year. Hesa has partnered with more than 65+ brands, this unique model is a win-win initiative for both entrepreneurs and startups. It is a trusted B2B digital platform backed by the strength and power of a large ground force called ‘Hesaathis’.
Ubuntu was registered as an NGO on International Women’s Day 2019 with eight founding members. Today, it is a consortium with 24 women’s associations indirectly reaching out to 12,000 women entrepreneurs from across Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Mumbai, Delhi, and Tamil Nadu.