“All curation grows until it requires search.
All search grows until it requires curation.”
- Benedict Evans
Don’t you feel overwhelmed by the ‘Tyranny of Choice’ where big marketplaces with millions of mass produced items tempt you through unrealistic discounts & raining
cashbacks? Immune to donning the same mass produced clothes? Tired of wreaking havoc on your skin by using expensive brands which at the end of the day are nothing but chemical solutions?
Bored of consuming the same packaged/tinned food or drinking the same harmful chemicals laced beverages?
It’s time to be Neo and move away from this debilitating Matrix. Discover who you are and how you should live.
Listen to your calling and consume & experience products that appeal to your inner connoisseur, are sustainable in nature and have
individuality and personality. Yes, there is a proverbial pot of gold at the end of the rainbow & that pot is a carefully curated store of
beautiful products called Qtrove.
Welcome to the world of curated products made with love by amazing entrepreneurs and artists from
around the country.
Welcome to Qtrove.
Qtrove is a curated marketplace that exhibits and sells non-mass produced items
from small entrepreneurs across the country.
These products are natural, sustainable, not easily available elsewhere,
enhance the well-being and social currency of today’s discerning consumer.
Qtrove achieves it through its stellar network of partner sellers
Curate the best of the products from across the world and bring it to your doorstep
Empower local sellers across the world & build a trusted, sustainable & a democratic marketplace.
Mojo behind Qtrove
Less is the new more:
Closed Marketplace, curation both at the Vendor and Product level.
No more mundane white background photos. Need we say more!
Storyteller for our sellers:
Know the real stars behind these beautiful products and their inspirations.
Trust is must:
Self-sustaining marketplace built on trust between sellers and YOU.
Benefits to Sellers
We seek to empower local sellers/artisans like you producing unique/exotic products and give a larger audience through our platform
Unlike control freaks & discount focused e-commerce companies, we aspire to be a democratic & engagement focused sustainable marketplace
We present you, your products and your story to our consumers
Your products are shot by our in-house team of photographers and stylists for enhanced visual imagery
Benefits to you
Sustainable/alternate commerce for today’s socially conscious consumers
We curate the best products from handpicked vendors across categories for today’s super busy consumers
We bring back the beauty, warmth & imagination to surfing online. Come, explore the romance in the world of exotic products
We help you live a sustainable, healthy life so that you can chose to stand out instead of blending in
Meet the Curation Experts
IIT-BHU Alumnus, Chemical Engineer and a coder by chance, but an entrepreneur by choice. Vinamra started, failed, scaled and exited his first two startups last decade. A die-hard fan of Big B, Sachin Tendulkar and Agatha Christie novels, he is also known for his love for old Bollywood songs and wishes to travel 100 countries in his lifetime. A number cruncher, execution specialist, and most of all the crisis man, Vinamra is the anchor of Qtrove. All he believes in is, Cogito ergo sum - Screw it, let’s do it!
Fitness enthusiast and Rajinikanth lover, Prashanth is an accidental Engineer and Master’s degree holder. After an extended 8 year stint in the family printing business, he decided to do something slightly more exciting. So when he's not busy petting dogs, trying out different craft beers or ordering groceries online (he absolutely loves to do this), he handles the Business aspects of Qtrove - Sales, Seller relationships and B2B tie-ups.
Some call him a saviour and others like to refer to him as the Ninja Warrior! Ganesh is a good listener limited to business, but when it comes to his friends circle; instead of listening, he delivers dialogues that are as punchy as you see in Rajnikanth movies. He loves playing badminton and is annoyed easily if the smashes are not hit right from the centre of the racket. Ganesh is Qtrove’s Key Accounts Manager.
The new Muhammad Ali of India, Karan is backed by over 40 medals at the State and National Level sports to prove his passion for boxing. The spirit of sports with an entrepreneurial zeal drives this 23-year-old Co-Founder of an education startup. The same spirit drove him to be a part of Qtrove as one of the early members. He is responsible for Vendor Management and Operations at Qtrove.
The major #ThugLife of Qtrove is this lad with Mr McDreamy kinda hairstyle. Saurabh is the one in office who always seems to be working without actually working! Besides obsessing about his Royal Enfield, he is known for his sarcastic British humour that only he can figure! Saurabh is often remembered in office when the food goes missing. The ardent management student that he was, managing multiple vendors comes to him naturally.
All things bubbly and chirpy, Shwetha is the Preity Zinta of our humble office. An awesome juggler, she manages logistics, dodges tricky questions from customers and partner sellers and sprints her way through balance sheets all at once. She likes to think of herself as a genie that quickly finishes tasks and waits for more. She is also famous for her super cool dance moves.
This little miss chatterbox is the one who has all the chai time stories piled up her sleeves. Nithya is a Computer Science graduate who landed up in Qtrove’s sales team because she loves talking, talking and a little more of the talking. She is a Veg foodie, (Yes! Why not?!) who only wears the frown upside down! She enjoys adventurous road trips as much as her colourful self.
The silent killer who you will notice only when he mutters his power punched one-liners. This Bihari speaking Malayali is an Engineer by chance, he is still figuring out why he ever attempted it! A football buff, a travel enthusiast and a day dreamer; that is Nitheesh for you outside the office walls. When at the desk, he is in full responsibility of content and inventory management.
“She liked the moon, because, like her, it shined its brightest when nobody was around.” That pretty much sums up Shruthi. She is most likely to be found snuck in a little comfortable corner with whimsical thoughts rummaging her head. Infinity pools, wilderness and a big travel bug outline her life’s motive. When she is not contemplating social media strategies and curating, creating and editing content for Qtrove, she scribbles short dark poems and conspires on how to change the world, one smile at a time.
Heard of No Shave November? This guy has taken the concept way too seriously and is following the same for over a year now! Rahul has been gifted with a larger right brain; he is the Graphic Designer at Qtrove who loves painting as much as he loves travelling. Music is his first love, but mind you, not just any music, he only listens to selected stuff.
Starting his entrepreneurial career at the age of 14, the journey so far for this lad was only about fighting the odds. From dropping out of Engineering in the Final Year to starting his 1st company at the age of 18, not an easy way out, but surely an exciting one. Shashwat loves adventure, in the kind of way that involves work, work and more work! Apart from his love for setting on entrepreneurial journeys, he enjoys reading and understanding the ‘Why and How’ aspects of life. He is not passionate, it’s his lifestyle. He is the leading force behind Qtrove’s new innovations and initiatives.
The #CoolChic of Qtrove, this woman is the magician behind the lens! She started off as an Engineer but pushed that career out of the window long back. Becoming a photographer is not something she had dreamt to be growing up to, it all happened by chance and we thank our lucky stars for it! Apart from capturing brilliant images, she also enjoys being behind the two wheels. A complete foodie, one would always find a book stashed away in her bag.
Mervin is the responsible, well groomed professional who always believes in developing healthy relationships, be it at a professional or personal level. He is the one who always seems to be in the happy zone and is unofficially the smile champion of Qtrove. Open minded and creative is a combination that outlines Mervin’s way of work. At Qtrove, Mervin takes care of BTL Events and Corporate.
We are incubated and promoted by India’s most trusted entrepreneurship platform Growthstory which is helmed by serial entrepreneurs K Ganesh and Meena Ganesh .
Meet our Magicians aka Sellers
Here’s to the passionate entrepreneurs,
bankers turned bakers,
graphic designers turned organic experts,
security consultants turned farmers,
marketers turned artists,
consultants turned chefs,
sales veterans turned soap makers,
the ones who see things differently,
who want to better the world, one product at a time…
you can outcompete them,
laugh at them,
but certainly can’t ignore them;
for the world is becoming a dangerous place to live,
we got to go back to our roots,
look for natural and sustainable means to eat,
consume and live lest we all evaporate in smoke.
We at Qtrove are at war with dictator marketplaces
and mass produced harmful goods and together
with our partners, we can and we will make a difference.
The world may call them crazy but we at Qtrove see genius because the ones
who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.