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Spinny’s turning point

When used car marketplace Spinny started up in 2015, the segment was highly unstructured, with independent dealers and curbsiders comprising a large chunk of the market and charging heavy commissions.

Today, Spinny is a unicorn and competes with the likes of Droom, Cartrade, Cars24, CarDekho, OLX  and Quikr. 

Spinny’s focus, according to CEO and Co-Founder Niraj Singh, has always been to bring transparency in the used car buying space. YourStory’s The Turning Point takes a deeper look at how Spinny came to be and how it has been able to make a space for itself in a segment crowded with unicorns. Read more.

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“People who take extreme risks tend to make the most progress in society. That’s because they are inherently unhappy about the status quo.”

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