Discount Me App: Now get discounts at your fingertips

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Discount me app is a free coupon app that helps you save money every day on hundreds of products in your favorite online stores with thousands of coupons and shopping offers everyday.

Not just fashion and electronics, find thousands of coupons to fill your pocket with amazing offers for Travel, Food, Fashion, Electronics, Mobile phones etc. Easily search for the coupons you want, check out the hottest deals in the market, get updates on the latest trending coupons, bank and credit cards offers.

Bookmark you favorite coupons or stores for easy access anytime anywhere and reduce your spending.

Discount me features:

★ Find Coupons and offers from 120 online stores like Flipkart, ebay jabong etc
★ Get Credit Card, Debit Card, Internet banking offers and coupons for more than 50 banks like City, ICICI, Axis etc
★ Browse coupons from 40 categories like Grocery, Electronics, Fashion, Movie, Flight etc
★ Receive hot coupons everyday along with offers from all popular stores
★ Browse New and Popular coupons or check out offers to save money
★ Add your favorite stores for quick and easy access on home screen
★ Share coupons and offers with your friends
★ Get coupon codes inside the app to buy directly from store.

Techaloo got an chance to have a chit-chat with Mr. Pranay Airan, the creator of this app. Apart from the featured app, he has also developed various other interesting apps. Let see what he wants to share with us.

Techaloo: What was your vision/mission while creating this app?

To make life of mobile/online shopper easy by providing them coupons and offers at single place without annoying popups.

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Techaloo: How did this idea come to your mind?

More and more people are shopping online, that too shopping on there phone, coupons application there were there were bad with no focus on design, expired coupons not updated apps. I wanted to create an application that helps people find coupons on their phone with great focus on first use

Techaloo: What hurdle did you face while starting?

Indian shopping sites does’t have straight forward way to get coupon and deals, you need to go through each and every site to find coupons that works, the biggest hurdle we faced was how to aggregate this coupons. This was overcome by partnering with 27coupons.com, they are one of the best coupon websites available. We used api’s provided by 27coupons for the app.

 

Techaloo: Tell us something about your services?

Discount me coupon app is designed with keen eye on user experience. We have collection of 120+ ecommerce sites for coupons. Discount me comes with unique features like :

Coupons from 120+ stores

Easy Categorization of coupons in 40 categories

Coupons for All banks and credit cards

 

Techaloo: Across how many categories, you are listing the coupons?

We are listing coupons in 40 categories like : Fashion, Travel, Electronics, Books etc.

 

 

Techaloo: How many banks/ cards you have discounts for?

We have discounts for all Banks can credit card companies, app gives a simple entry point to discover coupons from all the banks like Citi, ICIC, SBI etc and offers on all credit/debit cards of respective banks.

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Techaloo: How does it work? Do customers need to pay anything?

The app is completely free, we are not making any money as of now but will monetize based on referral offered by some of the companies. Customer just need to download the app from Google Play  and use it to find coupons.

 

Techaloo: How are you different from other discount/ coupon websites or apps?

We differentiate ourself by providing best user experience for searching coupons. Currently there is only 1 app which comes at par with Discount me, that is coupon dunia app. But discount me offers lot more features like Categorization, Bank Offers, Credit Card offers which is not present in other apps.

We provide great functionalities without annoying popups which most of the site depends upon.

 

Techaloo: How did you ensure the bug-free and secure app version?

Discount me come’s with multiple way to ensure the app is bug free and secure for our users. We have crash-reporting enable inside the application that automatically reports any crashes inside the app. Also we have enabled in app feedback that users can use to directly reach out to us.

We do through testing and do not store any personnel data in the app to ensure high privacy of our users.

 

Techaloo: Are you planning to launch the same on other platforms (Windows, iOS etc.)?

Yes, iOS version of the app is in progress and will be available soon. No plans for windows app yet.

 

Techaloo: How is the response till now?

So far response is amazing, with avg rating of 4.5 and 3K downloads Discount me is doing good. But we are aiming to grow 2 folds in coming weeks.

 

Techaloo: How are your other apps e.g., low price book price, India code finder, debit and credit reminder etc. are gaining response?

Other apps are doing great as well, we maintain same philosophy of providing best user experience for our users in all our apps. Our other apps like Find Bank IFSC has crossed 80K downloads and Lowprice is doing amazingly well in the crowded shopping category, Lowprice comes in top 50 apps in shopping on Google play with avg rating of 4.4 and 30K downloads.

 

Techaloo: What was the response from your family while starting?

I develop apps in my free time continuing my day job as mobile developer @Intuit. My family and company is fully supportive and encourage me to keep developing apps. In fact my brother Pravesh, who is a UI designer, designs all my apps.

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Techaloo: Do you want to share any experience good or bad with us?

With all our apps we are trying to benefit users to save money or complete there work in time, we also tie up with lot of Indian startups like 27coupons, dataweave etc. So far the experience is awesome in working with each and everyone of them. Indian startup ecosystem is growing so is app economy and together we can create wonders.

 

Techaloo: What are your plans for next 3 years?

Haven’t really thought about 3 years but in coming year plan is to enhance current apps and create some more amazing apps for India.

 

Techaloo: What message do you want to give to an aspiring entrepreneur?

Only thing I can say is if you want to build something, just build it. Reach out to everyone and ask for help, people are more than willing to help you. All you need to do is ask

 

Techaloo: What do you think about techaloo.com?

Techaloo is doing great work in bringing student startups in focus and giving them initial traction they need, also I like the interview series which they do that helps budding entrepreneurs to learn something from more successful one. I wish them best of luck to become India’s top blog for entrepreneurs and startups

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Mohit Bansal(23) is B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, India. He has interest in business and entrepreneurship and has published couple of research articles. He is also associated with various NGOs. He is with Techaloo when it was just in concept stage. The Techaloo site was not existing even then. Currently Mohit is working with Mu Sigma as a Business Analyst Profile.

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