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Founder - PipeCandy (helping companies make sense of fast changing ecommerce / D2C landscapes). Previously founded ContractIQ. Startups and lazy jokes mostly.

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Joined Twitter 8/13/08


Happy Deepavali! @alexpaulmenon I totally dig that name.In a strange turn of events, I am now in a Jewish community mailing list. Therefore with the newfound access to my… https://t.co/6r3AAINWmw @naval 1/ I think we both mutually admire @KapilGuptaMD who said "There are no coincidences." I'm starting to think… https://t.co/7FiArg9maA
Retweeted by Ashwin Ramasamy @peterpham @GeneralClark What’s the idea? We track about quarter million eCommerce companies across the country and… https://t.co/zqx6UZPLod @Runjhunsharmas If these numbers are real and there is a donor to foot the bills I can check with our sources for both supply and logistics. @julianerbil I will look up and come back with ideas. Thanks again!#siliconvalleystrong If you are looking to import PPE but can only commit to small quantities reach out to me. If y… https://t.co/YltW9Fl4ToPeople say country-first for masks. But Taiwan is rationing masks domestically while exporting/donating. Argument m… https://t.co/SjTIehU8upAnyone in my network who can point to the right supply source? https://t.co/WFBZIDqA2S
4/5
2020
Got a sneak peek into cross border now. A charter 747 cargo carrying masks goes at $1.5M now. Looking to pool dem… https://t.co/DoflcSWtC4 @SparklinGuy Yet to publish. Will post the link here tomorrow. @vivekk Powdered chocofudge and banana! @vivekk Here, take some goodness! https://t.co/MpNHrP4dL9 @mtrajan @prasanna_says @RyanHoliday Thanks. Just curious about how the name of Upekkha the accelerator came to be. Maybe when we catchup! @arvindax Bookmarking. Never say never! @arvindax I hear journalism doesn’t pay. Suggest another career saar :p. I will ghostwrite for you when you become like bezos. @prasanna_says If I remember right it came from Greek and talks about indifference and surrender to suffering. I co… https://t.co/7S2UjVJBvR @prasanna_says What’s the equivalent of stoicism in our hindu/dharmic tradition?The covid crisis and the age of Vairagya. I wrote this for our audience of retail and D2C operators. https://t.co/hwnyUnRWAicrowd-sourced #DTC platform focused on providing today's essentials🎉🎉 https://t.co/Id0bFHSvTr
Retweeted by Ashwin Ramasamy @julianerbil Thank you, Julian!This directory of essentials product suppliers from @PipeCandyHQ might be useful for some. https://t.co/e4AiKNUooO
Retweeted by Ashwin RamasamyHelp us get the word around. Will appreciate your RTs of my pinned tweet! https://t.co/SmGLyzC54e @tonyk0891 No well-formed idea. Spoke to French, German prospects, customers, eCommerce investors. Big shift pro-eC… https://t.co/iGYoTtRSSRCoffee container has been out for wash. Got reminded about Starbucks or hotel coffee that I am happy not drinking. https://t.co/VzIZRk6KIa6.6M job loss claims in the US on the week ending 28th March alone. And this week it ends with 3.2M additional clai… https://t.co/Xl7orid04d
4/4
2020
Contrary to what we hear, an estimated pullback from ad spend likely to be $26B (OH via CNBC alongside… https://t.co/e6bt30Jsy4I shudder thinking about the potential for fire hazard that comes with holding a candle for 9 minutes, especially a… https://t.co/rJCmvOJtN6Predictions are usually wrong. The worst take I have seen recently equated zoom userbase to snapchat and said that… https://t.co/GmrIw2gTO3Telemedicine businesses are now supported on @stripe! (It was previously hard to get required approvals.) If you’re… https://t.co/0eWERr73hR
Retweeted by Ashwin Ramasamy @sergbeta Insane. The blue collar jobs are going thick and fast. Their employability will be a problem for long.*joblessnessGrowing up these were a common sight on our streets too till the inevitable - theft - but glad there's a strong ma… https://t.co/CkxWW91bOH
Retweeted by Ashwin RamasamyThis kind of job less is unseen and yet there is no real estate crash yet. What gives? https://t.co/g6Op5eRvhK
4/3
2020
@RajNijjer @mkobach @Yotpo Yep. Numbers are rising uncomfortably but at least some states are leaving no stone unturned. Fingers crossed! @RajNijjer @mkobach @Yotpo Hey 👋🏼 Raj. Hope y’all are staying indoors. @bradgro On the other hand there is chocking of delivery because Amazon could not keep up. We curated and published… https://t.co/YexOgrtbmg @AaronOrendorff I nod vigorously. We just started crowdsourcing essential products and D2Cs that sell them. https://t.co/8ReyuqRFveThank you. Counting on our help to give Cocoon the push it needs, to kick #Covid19Out1. Visit the platform and add donors and brands you know. It takes less than 10 seconds. 2. If you can support bra… https://t.co/XV4qtCml7jFirst-responders are still not getting enough PPE. Households struggle even as Amazon delivery delays are stacking… https://t.co/QdxgNuuQLy
4/2
2020
@shankspeaks @shrav_shankar Group hug @shankspeaks @shrav_shankar Bookmarking to LOL at 14 more days optimism. @CussMaulum I am hoping all the attendees are traced (including international travelers) and the fiasco is containe… https://t.co/DcWdlprZq9 @HariPyt @cbkrish @LadyAshBorg https://t.co/arH3XWZTAP @HariPyt @cbkrish @LadyAshBorg Yenda engalukku h/t?
4/1
2020
To the enemies in my TL. https://t.co/3I1z6s4zyX
3/31
2020
Macy’s is furloughing almost all of its employees. eCommerce and fulfillment will be relatively immune to this.1/ Touching story was emailed to me by a Shopify partner in India 🇮🇳❤️ When the India gvt went on full lockdown Wed… https://t.co/OqPzZh9ti9
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3/30
2020
@dennishegstad Today someone I know had a police case filed for dog walking. @dennishegstad Quite pathetic actually. Walk down. Explain to cops if they stop you. For context this is chennai (c… https://t.co/twiEsdzLfP @dennishegstad Hey man, I am not passing a remark about your choices or being snarky. I am genuinely curious about… https://t.co/8I9L0kY5r4 @dennishegstad Oh well. Different cities seem to take it differently. Where I am, we aren’t allowed to get out exce… https://t.co/yoWGqOA5fL @HariPyt @SunOfGan Yeah saw it in the morning. Good public service.Is Austin not on a lockdown? https://t.co/lp4YOC65R6As with everything these days there might be some hyperbole here but this is still an amazing display of resourcefu… https://t.co/gWxyl8PbE4 @SunOfGan @HariPyt 😭Longingly looking at office route. https://t.co/bJiU95c8ZPLongingly looking at the office route.
3/29
2020
TN Govt looking for volunteers to do coding where Govt may need tech help. Can work in remote Register at… https://t.co/xnCCV0ZiY9
Retweeted by Ashwin Ramasamy @aravind_baskara Yes I hear about steroids as an alternative. @aravind_baskara Thanks!This and also have the same need in Chennai. Any pointers? https://t.co/bKIqoDwmZ8 @arvindax Same here. Would like to know where to get in Chennai.And thank god for 2020s in spite of where we are.Back to the 80s https://t.co/EUFv5f3X8pEverlane's remote Customer Experience team is unionizing! You can read our mission statement below: https://t.co/5ebZrKt4ji
Retweeted by Ashwin RamasamyInside the Javits center https://t.co/bveZaMqpw1
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3/28
2020
So far collected about 60. Looking for examples of small businesses donating products. Looking to launch the first list with 100.We are making a list of donors and f essential commodities (masks, diapers, meal kits, rooms for health workers etc… https://t.co/MOSM8wUdbaIt’s 2020 and there is no AI-based lock for ‘reply all’ for company-wide emails. It’s just a rule and not even AI, yo!
3/27
2020
@selvamraja I usually go 1-1.5 but doing over 2m is when I could feel the real exertion.My personal best #planking https://t.co/D3ih7eTHQj
3/26
2020
LOTS of updates from @Target including...March to date comparable sales up 20% (!) with essentials & food/ beverage… https://t.co/hVABc4Yxvz
Retweeted by Ashwin RamasamyAnyone out there using mandates on debit cards for recurring transactions, without using payment gateways? Or, are… https://t.co/wJaU0U6Ug4
Retweeted by Ashwin RamasamyNow is a good time to remind you that this gem exists. https://t.co/OdNZmDVGB6Campbell Soup Co. tells investors in an SEC filing that over the past four weeks: sales of Campbell's soup (includi… https://t.co/eyVHROA1Wf
Retweeted by Ashwin Ramasamy @vibhu I am sorry this has to be done but you are doing it in the most compassionate way you could. More power to you!Lockdown for 21 days https://t.co/dd1dVxNPti
3/25
2020
Facebook eyes multibillion-dollar stake in Reliance Jio 🤯 https://t.co/pLImaWO1PD
Retweeted by Ashwin RamasamyIndustry: eCommerce eCommerce eCommerce Essentials Essentials eCommerce eCommerce Essentials eCommerce Essentials… https://t.co/Hq03pSG1Kg
Retweeted by Ashwin Ramasamy @vivekk Started walking inside our apartment complex and felt mildly sick. Wife’s scaring me that suspended aerosol… https://t.co/yJRBZknTyy @SunOfGan @ramya_ranjini We managed at the nick of the moment.We just did a press release about our 'Brand Insights Graph' API - https://t.co/WTvnIXho3pNumber of people these U.S. companies plan to hire: Instacart 300,000 Walmart 150,000 Amazon 100,000 Dollar Genera… https://t.co/Hj04v6TVRH
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3/24
2020
Excellent read https://t.co/VTBtwbUoXzWith great foresight and much to the chagrin of the barber (since I didn’t respect his advice), 10 days back I cut… https://t.co/Wxp6frFB31 @manas_saloi Mile Sur Mera Tumhara?We have a long history of supporting our communities and employees - this time is no different. That’s why we are u… https://t.co/0NtHvmE3bE
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3/23
2020
Liked that we are nudged to extrinsically recognise the frontline. Worried that countrywide mobilisation is the so… https://t.co/huGhIFt9PI @SunOfGan @PuneerSoda @ramya_ranjini Now putting Kadhalika Neramillai watch @SunOfGan @HariPyt Asaradikra logic!Wow. Surreal. https://t.co/ZzoJMj1yYt
3/22
2020
@tonyk0891 Him, Rajnikanth etc. They truly believe what they say.PSA: From Monday there will be no reports from India on #Covid19India because of this master stroke. Well, the only… https://t.co/WnvDHtowgz @IndiGo6E I have followed up some 4 times in DM to get your response about cancellation. I know there is a lot goin… https://t.co/RP11pFXXH4 @kaleighf There isn’t an easy way to give feedback about specific aspects of the experience. Ex: Product is great,… https://t.co/idUzHRpkU8 @IPCC_CH report claims that 200 million people will be refugees by 2050 due to climate change. Nearly 5 billion peo… https://t.co/EU8lUvY2m7
3/21
2020
Local pickup & delivery, gift cards, and more capital coming to all Shopify merchants. Shopify is also free for 90… https://t.co/URTphKWgVJ
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3/20
2020

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