Founded in 2015, nearbuy.com is India’s leading Online-to-Offline player. A Paytm-funded tech-product company, we offer a services ecommerce platform connecting consumers with India’s largest network of local businesses.

nearbuy.com makes it easy for consumers to discover things to do close to them and avail exclusive deals across categories such as restaurants, spas, salons, movie halls, retail stores, amusement parks and more. To do this, we have created India’s largest network of local businesses, comprising 68,000+ merchants across 33 cities, empowering them with technology to help grow their business.

We at nearbuy.com are taking hyperlocal ecommerce where it’s never gone before. So, if you thrive on the thrill of operating in a world of firsts, you belong at nearbuy.com.

3.0M

Monthly Active Users

7.5M

Monthly Visits

4.9M

App Downloads

2

Monthly Transactions per user

160+

Employees

85.5%

Share of Mobile App in Total Revenue

88%

Market Share in India

₹2,200

Monthly Spend Per User

68,000+

Live Merchant Outlets

*as of March 2019

what we do

At nearbuy.com, we understand that consumers are seeking experiences that go beyond products. With the tech we’ve built, nearbuy.com brings a whole world of experiences within reach of our consumer – making it convenient and rewarding to discover all that the city has to offer.

  • 68,000+ Local merchants across restaurants, spas, salons, movie halls, retail stores, amusement parks & more
  • 2,00,000+ Deals across these merchants
  • Location-based app with personalized content
  • Customer-friendly cancellation & refund policies

how we do it

The services industry is a complex, fragmented, and rapidly evolving space. Across our nationwide network of local businesses and large brands, we at nearbuy.com are leveraging tech to define the operating standard of the local commerce industry. As the market leader, we consider it our responsibility to invest in the future.

At nearbuy.com we are proud of

  • Our ability to understand the economics of our merchants & offer solutions accordingly
  • Our 100% in-house built tech stack
  • Our agile innovation – releasing standard-defining new products every year
  • Investing in emerging technologies
  • Our data-driven approach to problem-solving
  • the nearbuy.com story

  • 2015

    nearbuy.com is formed as a result of a management buyout of Groupon’s India business. Sequoia Capital India, along with Groupon, become investors of the company together with the founders Ankur Warikoo, Snehesh Mitra and Ravi Shankar, as well as employees.



  • 2016

    nearbuy.com discontinues product deals to focus 100% on local commerce. Calls itself the “Step Out App” – with the vision of helping consumers step out by making the experience possible, seamless and beneficial.



  • 2017

    nearbuy.com merges with Little App, and welcomes Paytm as a strategic investor. With this merger, nearbuy.com+Little now have 88% market share in India’s deals and discounts market. The company continues to be run independently under the management of nearbuy.com’s founders.



  • 2018

    nearbuy.com launches nbPAY – India’s first payment-linked deals product. Scales it to 13,000+ restaurants in less than 5 months. Also launches Gift Cards as a category, offering deals on gift cards.    

awards & accolades

2013

World Brand Congress

  • Brand Excellence in Ecommerce and Internet Sector
  • Marketing Campaign of the Year (The Great Onion Deal)
  • Digital Marketer of the Year (Sachin Kapur, CMO)
  • 50 Most Talented CMOs of India (Sachin Kapur, CMO)

2014

  • Fortune India's 40 Under 40 (Ankur Warikoo)
  • Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award – Most Promising Category (Ankur Warikoo)

2017

  • Rank 33 in Great Places to Work (Mid-Size Workplaces)
  • Top 30 Entrepreneurs of the Year by SiliconReview (Ankur Warikoo)
  • Top 100 Customer Experience Professionals in India by Paul Writer (Ankur Warikoo)

2018

  • LinkedIn Power Profile India List
    (Ankur Warikoo)