Suumit Shah: Know the man behind desi' Dukaan app'

He did his engineering degree in Sangli, learned web design and development from his roommate in college, and pursued online digital marketing courses. The founder Summit Shah used to work for a small shop run by his uncle before obtaining an engineering degree. Sumit's vision behind the app is 'Simplicity'.


Sumit Shah is the Founder and CEO at Dukaan App. A DIY (Do It Yourself) platform that enables merchants with zero programming skills to set up their e-commerce store using smartphones. The platform was launched in just over 48 hours, and millions of merchants have since started selling online using the app. Dukaan began monetizing in early May 2020 and earned its first revenue of over $44K in 30 days.  In October, just four months after starting, Dukaan raised $6 million (Rs 44 crore). 

He did his engineering degree in Sangli, learned web design and development from his roommate in college, and pursued online digital marketing courses.

The founder Summit Shah used to work for a small shop run by his uncle before obtaining an engineering degree.

Sumit's vision behind the app is 'Simplicity'. ``We offer Desi Bharosa with world-class technology, we believe that through a platform like Dukan we can actually create a digital India, said Suumit.

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Dukaan is an app that allows offline shops to sell their products and services online through WhatsApp. This allows you to create a catalog of your products on your phone and share it with your customer.

With over 3.5M sellers in over 40 categories, Dukaan has touched 4,000 cities in India

Dukaan app currently has more than 1,50,000 stores, with more than 5,00,000 products added to 40 different categories of businesses. The app covers more than 400 cities and has received more than 75,000 orders. In short, the app is helping to make a huge impact across the country and ushering ‘Digital India‘ in its true sense.

He started this business with his current CTO Subhash Chaudhary. Now, Summit Shah is one of the most successful young entrepreneurs.

It helps to create an online store in 30 seconds for free.