Thursday, February 5

Aatike Redefining an Idea & Inspiring to Rethink Indian creative E-shops!

When you fuse passion and knowledge, it roots up social start-up to live a life with a spark. It brings sky down to a miracle. Mergers and Partnerships create stories for corporate, but bonds with small artisans make you satisfied with your job of creativity.

Redefining things may seem simple! But redefining an idea is not smoother. It demands strength of mind and attitude.

Aatike! A venture with a belief to achieve. An Idea! which is live on several on-line Shops.  An inspiration to Business geeks. Yes! it’s an India’s wooden toys E-shop Aatike of Bangalore.

AATIKE is a perfect learning concept, to have effective on-line business model for Indian demography. Aatike ruled out for multinational brands of wooden toys by having less than 1 percent of replacements for its object. Having generated occupation for artisans from Saharanpur, Etikoppaka, and Channapatna for wooden toys.  This show how Indian Cottage Industry could be geared up for online business.
Partnership strategy with big players Firstcry, Babyoye, Fabfurnish, Flipkart, Snapdeal, Naaptol, shopclues, Skoolshop, Indiamums, Mebelkart connects the hands of artisans to increase their skills, quality and creativity as the toys demand in online ecosystem increases their opportunities.

Aatike, not only betters the quality of life for the artisans but also provide natural & biodegradable, non-toxic wooden toys for kids. A handmade toy is the major sector of Indian cottage Industry. To upgrade this Industry, it’s a remarkable case study for Indian market analyzers. It defines how to link Indian Cottage Industry with online businesses to gear up Indian artisan prospects.

Although this business faces challenges like availability of non-toxic raw material, un-organized sector, and long duration for returns on capital.  These deterrents move against the flow of business.

In today’s online business ecosystem, the essence is to develop skilled entrepreneurs who can coordinate and drive Indian small business arena with Hi-tech business systems.

Aatike’s founder Sowmya Krishnamurthy, with a management past in telecommunication & experience of 15 years, mobilized the concept to drive an ethical business of handmade wooden toys, making it the simplest case for a skilled social entrepreneur.

Yes, it is a single block of on-line business mechanics which help to develop the whole on-line business ecosystem. Handling a team of five and working on economies is another great aspect of Krishnamurthy’s aptitude.  

Products for wooden toys like Road engine, Fire brigade, Jeep, Road roller, Train, Truck, Tanker, Bus, and Crane are listed with prices which suit all pockets. In several categories like Animals, activity, movements, traditional, wheels and rattles are loaded with dynamically designed wooden toys. Developing & managing over 95 Sku’s and keeping more products in the pipeline is a tremendous job. In a high competition with other plastic product in markets; is selling impressively and generating trade.  

Aatike is setting up new symbol of progress of online trade by providing quality toys and is a inspiration for business startups. There is no hurdle that is high, only to move ahead, step by step by giving quality with passion for serving the society.                                                                     
                                                                                                                              Click for Aatike Store.