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Local marketplaces, managed by local entrepreneurs that create value for local communities
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Frequently Asked Questions

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What is eSamudaay?

eSamudaay emerged from a collective vision of creating and building local commerce solutions that would drive inclusive economic growth in India, especially in the non-metro cities and towns.

The team aims to build local level entrepreneurship through an ecommerce digital platform that connects small businesses to their customers. The digital platform and targeted mentorship helps you start a digital enterprise in your local community that brings all businesses and customers on a single platform.

How Do I Start My Entrepreneurial Journey?

All you need to do is register yourself on our website or send us an email. The link to register yourself on the website is available right here. You can also write to us at and we will register your details.

Once you have registered yourself, we will reach out to you in 48 hours.

You can then go through a series of videos to understand us better or you can talk to us if you need clarifications.

What support will eSamudaay provide me to start?

Once you sign up with eSamudaay, our team will work closely with you to set up the business from the ground up. Some of the support we provide are:

  • Helping the Circle Promoter to set up a new enterprise by identifying the paperwork required for the purpose
  • The Circle Promoter will also get help with documentation that is needed to be done with each of the local business owners and service providers
  • The eSamudaay team will also provide training on using the various apps, including the CP app, the business owner app as well as the customer app.

What is LCommerce or Local Commerce?

LCommerce is a term coined by eSamudaay to signify a company that is optimized to provide e-Commerce and other Digital services for the local area.

LCommerce as a concept that directly connects the independent and interdependent groups of producers and consumers across a community and many communities. It is a decentralized way of business where producers and consumers benefit more than middlemen.

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Trusted by our growing LCommerce community

Constantly engaging with aspiring entrepreneurs, local businesses and their customers
Deepak Shenoy

eSamudaay focuses on the small local entrepreneur, where the layer of community trust is strong. By providing community content, digital services, and commerce to them, eSamudaay makes aggregation possible at the rural and semi-urban levels.

Ajesh Pai
KV Pai and Sons

The Pandemic has changed everything. We are the 120-year-old grocery store in Udupi, for the first time we had to rethink our business strategy and realized it was time to move to the digital platform. We joined eSamudaay because we are particular about choosing a digital platform that is purely community focused and one that serves local customers.

Jaggery producer

We were in search of the processes and markets, which can help produce good quality jaggery and the right market to sell our produce. JSS RISDC and eSamudaay have arrived at the right time, for us, to help us generate more income and support us with the best practices, market access.

Chief Executive 

A game changer

eSamudaay is a game changer for Bharat and will remove the tech disparity of large rural and remote businesses.