As a B2B portal for business goods, Pepagora mainly caters to MSMEs in South India. Tamil Nadu has the largest number of SMEs in India. After Tamil Nadu, Karnataka tops the chart. Karnataka is often referred to as the state of knowledge, innovation and R&D capital of India.
The manufacturing sector in Karnataka is graced with dominant performing sectors of India. It is home to over 600,000 small-scale units out of which 350,000 are registered. This means that nearly 75% SMEs are located in and around Bangalore, Mangalore, Hubli, Belgaum, Mysore and Shimoga. The SMEs of Karnataka contribute 4% to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country.
The Peenya Industrial Estate in Bangalore is considered the biggest in South East Asia.
Pepagora aims to help these SMEs by offering a single platform to sell across multiple countries. Karnataka has great potential across varied sectors such as manufacturing, agriculture business, food processing, technology, infrastructure, energy and tourism. The 12 main sectors of Karnataka’s MSMEs are:
- Electronic System Design and Manufacturing
- Information Technology
- Auto and Auto Components
- Machine tools and Heavy Engineering
- Textiles and Garments
- Agriculture Business and Food Processing
Karnataka not only offers a great environment for SMEs to flourish but also offers great investment opportunities.
Pepagora.com gives MSMEs in Karnataka a chance to find their true potential. Most of the small businesses are looking for a platform that will give them the necessary push. They are looking for a helping hand that will help them reach their target audience and customers at affordable prices. Pepagora is that helping hand that is curated specially for micro, small and medium enterprises across Karnataka.