Quikr app to be pre-loaded on Nokia phones in India



Quikr, the
horizontal classifieds in India, announced that it will showcase its
capabilities at Nokia World 2011, a prestigious global industry event being
held in London.

Pranay Chulet,
CEO, Quikr will take part in “The Rise of the planet of the Apps”, a power
packed panel discussion on the burgeoning app economy and the opportunity it
offers to developers across the globe.

“We are excited
to see Quikr participating in Nokia World. The mobile application industry is
easily the fastest growing sector in the world and we have seen some of the
most talented developers coming from India,” said D Shivakumar, VP and managing
director, Nokia India.

Quikr also showcased its app at Nokia World. Quikr offers
a web and mobile-based classifieds platform that addresses a wide variety of
local commerce needs. More than 18 million consumers across India visit Quikr
every month to sell, buy, rent or find things ranging from laptops to mobile
phones to cars to real estate to jobs and everything in between.

“We have been running our business seamlessly across online and mobile
media for some time now and are excited to be recognized as a valued associate
in mobile classifieds by a company such as Nokia. It further strengthens our
belief that there are enormous societal benefits and business opportunities
waiting to be tapped by businesses that run across mobile and internet,” said
Pranay Chulet, CEO, Quikr.

As part
of its relationship with Nokia India, the Quikr app has been pre-loaded on
Nokia’s Series 40 mobile phones sold in India, enabling Nokia consumers to buy,
sell and find things they need using their mobile devices.


Quikr has
also collaborated with Nokia on developing apps for the Symbian and Windows
Phone 7 platforms and its apps are also available for download from the Nokia
Store for Nokia consumers .


Quikr’s simple platform addresses people’s transaction needs in a
wide set of areas, hence its users come back to it again and again to use it in
a variety of ways. With its broad user base and powerful appeal, the company
has the potential to revolutionize the e-commerce landscape in India.


By Telecomlead.com Team
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