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INDIA’S FASTEST
INDIA’S
FASTEST
GROWING
D2C BRANDS
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ABOUT

The Fast42 List

  • India’s D2C revolution in 2020 has led to over 50,000+ D2C brands & 15 Mn+ digital sellers disrupting India’s retail market!
  • Inc42, with its inaugural flagship list, FAST42, is seeking to identify & recognise 42 of India’s fastest-growing D2C brands.
  • Apply now to be a part of India’s most coveted list and get discovered by investors, talent & new business opportunities

BENEFITS

What do you get?

  • Become a part of India’s most coveted list for D2C brands.
  • Get discovered by investors, talent & new business opportunities
  • Get recognised as India’s fastest-growing D2C brand

THE JURY

Who are the judges ?

Bimal Kartheek Rebba

Cofounder & COO
Trell

Prasun Agarwal

Partner
A91 Partners

Nikhil Vora

Founder & CEO
Sixth Sense Ventures

Sanil Sachar

Founding Partner
Huddle

ELIGIBILITY

How to get on the list ?

Standard Criteria

  • Private Company
  • Based in India
  • Own Ecommerce Website
  • Independent Entity

Category Criteria

GROWTH

CATEGORY

Founded before April 2019

For India’s fastest growing D2C brands who have successfully demonstrated significant traction and growth, ranked on the basis of the highest revenue growth rates between 2019 & 2021.

  • Minimum INR 1 Cr revenue in FY 2019
  • Minimum 7 Cr revenue in FY 2021
  • Not exceeding INR 100 Cr revenue in any financial year.
Applications Closed

Emerging

CATEGORY

Founded in & after April 2019

For India’s emerging D2C brands who have successfully demonstrated innovation or disrupted a category, selected & ranked by an esteemed panel of industry leaders & Inc42’s editorial team.

  • Have generated minimum revenue of INR 50 Lakhs in any financial year/since incorporation.
  • Should not have revenue exceeding INR 7.5 Cr in any financial year.
Applications Closed

IMPORTANT DATES

Time to get on the list.

Jan 15
2022

Application Deadline

Apply by January 15th to be eligible for getting on the FAST42, D2C Edition 2022 list.

Jan
2022

Application Shortlisting

Shortlisted applications will be contacted by Inc42 team for the next steps.

Feb 22
2022

Grand Unveiling

The full interactive ranking will be published online on Inc42 and as an exclusive coffee table book.

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faq

Fast42-D2C Edition 2022 is India’s most coveted list showcasing 42 of India’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer or D2C Brands in India.

You can simply apply for the Fast42 list by submitting your application via the form mentioned in the eligibility section on this page.

Yes, all brands enrolling for the list must fall either under the Growth category or Emerging Category. Please find the detailed criteria mentioned in the eligibility section of this page.

No, there is no application fee associated for applying to this list. We want this list to be widely accessible to D2C brands in India and to provide all of them with an equal opportunity in getting recognised.

If shortlisted, Inc42 will reach out to you in the first week of December 2021 for verification/essential details.

If shortlisted, Inc42 will reach out to you in December 2021 for an additional round of pitches in front of a Jury. Once your availability and calendars are confirmed, we will set up the pitch.

The list will have a grand unveiling in January 2022 and the full interactive ranking will be published as an exclusive coffee table book and online on Inc42.

Inc42 is India’s largest tech media & information platform on a mission to build & serve India’s tech, startup & internet economy.

If you face any troubles or confusion with respect to any questions in the form, please reach out to fast42@inc42.com with your exact query.

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