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Zetwerk: An Indian Manufacturing Unicorn Goes To The World

From reeling under a revenue loss of 90% during the pandemic to becoming a unicorn last year, Zetwerk’s turnaround is sensational for creating a niche in the manufacturing space and taking on the global Chinese supply lines

(Left to right) Founding members of Zetwerk: Vishal Chaudhary, Rahul Sharma, Srinath Ramakkrushnan, Ankit Fatehpuria and Amrit Acharya

When Amrit Acharya, Srinath Ramakkrushnan, Rahul Sharma, Ankit Fatehpuria and Vishal Chaudhary founded Zetwerk—an Indian business-to-business marketplace for manufacturing items—in 2018, the idea was to fix the core pain points of the manufacturing ecosystem, such as identifying the right supplier, managing spending, tracking progress, lifecycle, etc. But the four IITians, just like the rest of the world, did not anticipate the Covid-19 pandemic.