India to see growth of Startups in Religion
Most start ups till now have been tech space, but the young industrious of India seems to have found a new potential billion dollar start-up area : Religion and supporting services.
Many startups are coming up which plan to get into areas such as Public speaking for Babas and Gurus, PR marketing for Miracles , Social media trolling , temple maintenance and executive darshan package for affluent customers . Some crazy idea startups are also exploring the area of applying social media analytics to find potential clients/followers/Ghar Vapsi candidates .
Many start-ups are also pushing for marketing various religious places/tours as holiday destinations rather than Holy destinations, some went as far as trying to sell honeymoon packages , which they claim is a very holy tradition.
One of the most exciting ideas being projected is the idea of having a completely new religion where customers decide the codes/ethics, back story , myths and rituals. People would be allowed to change the rules by simply paying a small fees or bidding.This would give people a chance to explore religion without offending or messing up an existing one
Experts claim that if this takes off it could be a billion dollar industry and potentially be extremely successful in India. One expert claimed
This area is currently very unorganized and has a lot of potential for new players . Religion does need disruption and this seems to be a great time. Not to mention the rising popularity of religion in India, making idea a lucrative market
Will this take off? Only time will tell. What are your thoughts?