Below is our recent interview with Dipanjan Chatterjee, Co-Founder and CEO at Bevvi:
Q: Could you provide our readers with a brief introduction to your company?
A: Bevvi is a corporate gifting platform for alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Corporate event managers can order beverages for virtual corporate events and gift-giving with the convenience of ordering once and shipping to multiple recipients. We have introduced a feature called single basket but multiple recipients. Our users can create a single shopping cart and upload all the recipients’ contact information. Our proprietary algorithm slices the order and sends them to our nearest retail partners for fulfillment.
Q: Any highlights on your recent announcement?
A: We just released the BevviConnect API for gifting e-commerce platforms to offer alcohol as options to their users on their website and apps. Gift-giving apps and websites can now connect with Bevvi’s platform and obtain the inventory and pass on orders via the BevviConnect API for fulfillment using our network of retail partners. Our platform enables these platforms to be legally compliant with alcohol shipping and payment procedures.
Q: Can you give us more insights into your offering?
A: Post pandemic the corporate gift-giving market has been growing at an 8.1% CAGR and is projected to reach 306 billion in annual revenues by 2024. Although the corporate gifting market is growing quite well, most of the gifting platforms are not able to offer alcohol as corporate gifting options because of the complexities around alcohol shipping and payment procedures. At Bevvi, we have made this process very simple. Our platform has been focused on corporate gifting of alcohol and we have a network of retail partners across the country who fulfill the orders for us. By introducing BevviConnect API, we have opened Bevvi’s platform to other gifting apps and websites to utilize our network of retail partners to fulfill alcohol orders in a compliant manner.
Q: What can we expect from your company in next 6 months? What are your plans?
A: In the next 6 months, we are expanding our retail network to offer expedited shipping and delivery options. We plan on reducing the shipping times to 24 hours. We also plan on expanding our product offerings to support more women and minority-run vineyards and distilleries.
Q: What is the best thing about your company that people might not know about?
A: We built Bevvi’s corporate platform to help the lives of office managers who had to spend hours to order and ship alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages nationwide. With the advent of distributed work, most companies are hosting virtual team building sessions which often include hosting virtual happy hours. Office managers spend hours trying to figure out how to send alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages nationwide as part of the happy hours. Bevvi’s single basket, multiple recipients feature made these office managers’ lives very easy. Now they can create a single shopping cart, load up a spreadsheet of all the addresses, and at a single click of a button their work is done. What used to take hours, now takes minutes.
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