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India's Largest D2C & Ecommerce Conference

September 2023
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About The Summit

Introducing The 4th Edition Of India's Most Loved D2C Event

From crafting impactful brands to building high growth teams; from strong revenue blueprints to implementing tested growth strategies – over the past three editions, thousands of attendees have reaped insights worth a fortune.

Welcome to The D2C Summit 2023 by Inc42 – your chance to collaborate with India's foremost D2C, ecommerce, and retail brands, and accelerate your ecommerce venture in 2023!

Featuring a handpicked lineup of 75+ industry-leading speakers, over 5,000 attendees and a proven legacy of dispensing practical knowledge, actionable tactics and proven strategies on how to build, operate, and scale profitable ecommerce businesses in 2023 – we invite you to attend India’s largest D2C & Ecommerce Conference. Step into the future of ecommerce with us!

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2023 Tracks

Starting A D2C Brand

Understanding Your Niche / R&D / Market Research / GTM Strategies / Identifying Your Customer / Marketing & Logistics / Right Marketplaces

Brand Building

Brand Identity / Community Feeling / Customer Royalty / Word Of Mouth Play

Customer Retention & Loyalty

Innovating & Automating Customer Service / Building Relationships / Optimising Order Turnarounds / Increasing Customer LTV

Unit Economics & Profitability

Growth Marketing / Reducing Additional Costs / CAC Optimisation

Cross Border Retail

Shipping & Distribution / Payments & Logistics Strategies / Inventory Management / Logistics & Warehousing

Supply Chain & Fulfilment

Omnichannel Approach / Retention Hacks / Customer Relationship / Data Management / LTV Optimisation

Offline Distribution

Right Timing / Cashflow / Logistics & Warehousing / Regulations / Inventory Management

Paid Advertising

Facebook Ads / Google Ads / Funnel Optimization / Lead Gen Strategies / Budget Optimization / CAC Reduction / Audience Targeting

Marketplaces & Social Commerce

Amazon / Shopify / Flipkart / Content Strategies / Festive Season Hacks / Ad Strategies


11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

boAt's ‘David Vs Goliath’ Journey To Profitability

Aman Gupta
Cofounder, boAt
Vaibhav Vardhan
CEO, Inc42
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

D2C Goes Premium: How Da Milano Unlocked Indian Wallets

Shivani Malik
Director, Da Milano Italia
Sahil Malik
MD, Da Milano Italia
Nitya Sharma
Cofounder & CEO, Simpl
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

How Optimising CX Can Help D2C Brands 10X Growth

Rhitiman Majumder
CMO & Cofounder, Pickrr
Pankaj Vermani
Founder & CEO, Clovia
Shreedha Singh
Cofounder & CEO, T.A.C
Prateek Sinha
Partner & Experience Leader, PwC India
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

D2C Brands' Global Expansion Playbook

Bala Sarda
Founder & CEO, Vahdam India
Jivraj Singh Sachar
Podcaster, Indian Silicon Valley
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

D2C Goes Festive: Winning Strategies To Tap Seasonal Boom

Manish Chowdhary
Cofounder, WOW Skin Science
Ayushi Gudwani
Founder & CEO, FableStreet
Shantanu Deshpande
Founder & CEO, Bombay Shaving Company
Swati Bhargava
Cofounder, CashKaro
Bismah Malik
Senior Journalist, Inc42
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

D2C Brands' Playbook: How To Effectively Run Amazon Advertising

Gopal Kolli
Ecommerce Expert
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Learnings From Freshworks: Global Startup Insights For The Indian D2C Market

Girish Mathrubootham
Founder & CEO, Freshworks
Sandeep Murthy
Partner, Lightbox
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

D2C Brands' Playbook To Content Commerce

Angad Bhatia
Founder, MensXP
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

D2C Brands’ Pathway To Victory: Logistics Cost Reduction Strategies To 10X Margins

Siddharth Dungarwal
Founder, Snitch
Rohan Shanbhag
SVP, Regional Sales, Delhivery
Gaurav Zatakia
Founder & CEO, Flo Mattress
Vikas D. Nahar
Founder & CEO, Happilo
Deepak Gaur
Director, Advisory, PwC India
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Surviving The Economic Downturn - Building A Recession Resilient D2C Brand

Sandeep Murthy
Partner, Lightbox
Nikhil Subramaniam
Senior Editor, Inc42
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Going Omnichannel: Decoding Indian D2C Brands' Playbook To Success

Viraj Bahl
Founder & MD, Veeba
Malika Datt Sadani
Founder & CEO, The Moms Co.
Gaurav Khatri
Cofounder & CEO, Noise
Arjun Vaidya
Ventures Lead, India Verlinvest
Rajiv Srivatsa
Partner, Antler India
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Automating Scale: How The Right Payment Partner Can 10X D2C Sales & User Base

Priyanka Salot
Cofounder, The Sleep Company
Mehul Jindal
Cofounder & CEO, BharatX
Kanishk Arya
COO, SleepyCat
Aarushi Jain
Associate Director, PwC India
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

0 To 1000: Scaling Up Your D2C Brand

Chakradhar Gade
Cofounder & CEO, Country Delight
Aakash Anand
Founder & CEO, Bella Vita Organic
Balu Ramachandran
CBO, Simpl
Shankar Prasad
Founder & CEO, Plum
Rana Atheya
Founder & CEO, DogSpot Meals & DogSpot.in
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Perfecting Your Venture’s Phygital Strategies For The New World Order

Anuradha Tyagi
Director RCG, Salesforce
Chaitanya Ramalingegowda
Cofounder, Wakefit
Rahul Seth
Cofounder, Burger Singh
Anurag Murali
Head, D2C, FabAlley & Indya
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

D2C Brands' Ultimate Guide To Drive 20% Sales From WhatsApp

Vinayak Aggarwal
Founder & CEO, BiteSpeed
11:00 AM -11:45 AM

Can ONDC Unleash India’s Latent Ecommerce Potential?

T Koshy
Shireesh Joshi
CBO & President, Network Expansion, ONDC
Ankur Pahwa
Managing Partner, PeerCapital
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

Spilling The Beans: The Rage Coffee Journey From Upstart To Viral Brand

Bharat Sethi
Founder & CEO, Rage Coffee
Rannvijay Singha
Actor & Investor
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Indian D2Cs’ Next Battleground: Managing Instant Gratifications & Redressals

Mohit Belani
Founder & Director, Born Good
Jovita Mascarenhas
Founder, Bartisans
Manmeet Singh
Sr Director, Cashfree Payments
Damandeep Singh Soni
Chief Business Officer, GlobalBees
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

Navigating The Festive Rush: D2C Brands' Guide To Ensuring Quality Delivery Experiences

Sandeep Dinodiya
CTO, Pickrr
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

How To Prepare Your D2C Business For Sales Events

Shobhit Mohan
VP, Brand & Marketing, PayU
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Reaching The Next Billion: Regional Creators Join The D2C Bandwagon

Neel Salekar
Digital Content Creator & Filmmaker
Steffy Sunny
Digital Content Creator & Actor
Naveen Singh
Digital Content Creator
Meethika Dwivedi
Digital Content Creator
Viraj Sheth
Cofounder & CEO, Monk Entertainment
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

D2C Brands' Ultimate Guide To Cut Down CAC

Umair Mohammed
Founder & CEO, Wigzo
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

TMRW Playbook For Building The House Of Brands

Prashanth Aluru
Cofounder & CEO, TMRW
Nikhil Subramaniam
Senior Editor, Inc42
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

D2C Brands' Guide To Organic Growth In The Era Of Downturn

Suumit Shah
CEO & Founder, Dukaan®
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

D2C Brands' Guide To Mastering A+ Content On Amazon

Damandeep Singh Soni
Chief Business Officer, GlobalBees
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Creators Turned Brands: Influencers, Online Celebs Ride The D2C Gravy Train

Madan Gowri
Digital Content Creator & Entrepreneur
Parul Gulati
Founder, Nish Hair
Masoom Minawala
Global Influencer, Investor & Entrepreneur
Raj Shamani
Founder, House Of X
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

D2C Brands' Guide To Leverage AP Automation For Rapid Scale-up

Ankur Bhageria
Founder and CEO, CashFlo
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

How Melorra Cracked The Omnichannel Puzzle

Saroja Yeramilli
Founder & CEO, Melorra
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Riding The D2C Boom: Coping With The Ever-Evolving Funding Landscape

Prasun Agarwal
Partner, A91 Partners
Abhishek Goenka
Head & CIO, RPSG Capital Ventures
Sanil Sachar
Founding Partner, Huddle
Kannan Sitaram
Partner, Fireside Ventures
Vishesh Khurana
Cofounder, Shiprocket
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Most awaited session #TheD2CSummit Great work @Inc42 team for putting together these amazing talks over the last 2 days. Very very insightful & tons of learnings, especially coming from experienced founders

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Have been hooked to #D2Csummit by @inc42 , such a brilliant event put together with the budding community. One commonness listening to all the speakers, all are humans with the same problems as we face, most are frugal dont believe in funding much. Such a perfect space to follow!



The D2C Summit is India’s largest D2C & ecommerce conference, featuring over 5000+ attendees and a star-studded lineup of 75+ expert speakers from India’s booming D2C & ecommerce ecosystem. Learn how to build and scale your D2C and Ecommerce business from India’s top brands and experts.

The D2C Summit is a live virtual event and you can attend the event from anywhere with a laptop or mobile.

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Once you have registered for The D2C Summit, you will receive the log-in details to our live event platform 3 days prior to the event.

The D2C Summit will be live in September 2023. Although the platform will be open throughout the event, the live sessions will be conducted between 10 am to 8 pm IST. The on-demand session recordings can be accessed after the event has concluded with an All-Access Pass or an Annual Inc42 Plus membership.

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With an All-Access Pass or an annual Inc42 Plus membership, you can watch all the session recordings anytime on-demand, even after the event ends.

The D2C Summit has 3 parallel stages that will be hosting sessions simultaneously. However, you can watch the session recordings on-demand anytime post the event with an All-Access Pass or an Annual Inc42 Plus membership.

There will be a live chat option during each session wherein you can ask questions to the speakers directly.

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