2014 Tailwind Business Funding Recipients
We congratulate these entrepreneurs and support their vision and growth.
Business Name Postelio
CEO Saif Kantrikar
Postelio was selected from several candidates who applied to Tailwind’s Entrepreneurial Fund. The selection committee was impressed with the vision and progress made by the Postelio team even before they had decided to apply to the fund.
“Receiving an award from Tailwind’s Entrepreneurial Fund was vital for us to move forward. Tailwind’s experienced team helped us with not only funding but also provided us with guidance as we went through the selection process”, said Saif Kantrikar, CEO of Postelio. “It is great to have a fund which sees the value of helping Muslim entrepreneurs during the initial growth stage which is vital for start-ups.”
Postelio is a mobile marketing automation platform for fashion retailers.
It provides a cross-platform mobile storefront, marketing and promotional channel and enables mobile shoppers to discover and follow stores that are of interest to them. Postelio provides advanced analytics with which the retailers can tailor and market to their customer base.
From a shopper’s perspective, Postelio enables them to get quick opinions on products and discover hot local trends while they are out shopping. Shoppers are provided with incentives to convert from shoppers to buyers and also when they send product info to their social network using their private contacts.