Stayzilla : What Went Wrong

Also known as the Airbnb of India, Stayzilla has put a halt to its operations and promises to come back in a new avatar. Does it come as a surprise to us, lets find out!

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In spite of having a lot of firsts (as a hotel aggregator, to venture into homestays in Indian market and many more) and upto Series C funding, Stayzilla could not continue to be significant.
As we sit and ponder about what went wrong here, it is worth giving a thought about how to develop the product and position it in the market that competition is always kept at a safer distance.

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Information Credits:
http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/homestay-aggregator-stayzilla-shuts-operations-plans-alternate-model-117022400262_1.html
https://blog.stayzilla.com/stayzilla-will-reboot-its-operations-5cc5b854b368#.hyuvsqw1c
https://yourstory.com/2013/10/stayzilla-hotels-aggregator-funding/
https://yourstory.com/2017/02/stayzilla-reboot/
http://www.livemint.com/Companies/w1OpOjyZuZQ5dsVrtIbbgP/Stayzilla-raises-13mn-from-existing-investors.html
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/services/hotels-/-restaurants/why-investors-are-putting-funds-into-budget-hotels-like-stayzilla-and-oyo-rooms/articleshow/47535526.cms
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/small-biz/startups/stayzilla-to-expand-focus-on-alternate-homestay-options-to-tie-up-with-branded-chains/articleshow/48894838.cms
http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/with-makemytrip-merger-ibibo-plays-to-its-strength-116120500963_1.html
http://www.livemint.com/Companies/IeephSrQ06k8CLsCRoKshN/Airbnb-banks-on-India-looks-to-grow-at-a-faster-clip.html
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/small-biz/startups/amanpreet-bajaj-is-new-india-manager-for-accommodation-sharing-platform-airbnb/articleshow/46754015.cms
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/companies/we-are-witnessing-lot-of-momentum-in-india-airbnb/article8555598.ece

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