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Private limited company
IndustryBusiness to business services
FoundedDecember 2015
FounderPawan Gupta
HeadquartersFaridabad, India

Connect2India is an international trading platform that enables micro, small and medium Enterprises to import and export from and with India[1].



The company was founded in December, 2015 by Pawan Gupta[2][3]. He developed the platform to present transparent, accurate, analytical and complete information on trading parameters that was previously lacking in Indian SME traders[4].


Connect2India uses blockchain technology combined with GPS, RFID and IoT to counter International Trade Frauds[5]. It is a platform where an enterprise or an individual from anywhere can find global opportunities to trade from India[6]. It was later initiated in both tier 2 and tier 3 cities of India[7].


Connect2India has now become world's trade information provider and is expanded to twenty cities of India that includes Pune, Ahmedabad, Ludhiana, Indore, Kanpur, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Delhi Surat, Jaipur, Rajkot and Varanasi[8][9]. All the enterprises from the major countries can have the trade information and can get complete trading solution by enabling market place of traders[10]. The company also provides this information to five major Europe countries like Germany, France, Belgium, Italy and Spain[11][12]. Connect2India uses internet and technology and is listing 7.5 million sme businesses and provides trading platform in almost all the major sectors like agriculture, machinery, handicrafts, paper, garments etc.[13][14][15].

Tie ups

  • Connect2India has tied up with Tata Chemicals subsidiary Ncourage Social Enterprise Foundation[16] for 'Tata Swach' purifier project[17][18]


  1. "Grow Your Business With India | Connect2india". 
  2. "We're helping SMEs with international trade, says Pawan Gupta of Connect2India" (in en). 2018-12-17. 
  3. Gupta, Pawan. "Pawan Gupta" (in en). 
  4. "How to start export, import trade? Pawan Gupta, Connect2India founder, explains". 2019-04-20. 
  5. "Connect2india to use Blockchain combined with GPS, RFID and IoT to nab international trade fraud" (in en-US). 2019-02-14. 
  6. "Community development through technological innovation" (in en). 2019-05-02. 
  7. "This startup provides a platform for SMEs for export and import products and services" (in en-US). 
  8. July 15, Press Trust of India; July 15, 2018UPDATED; Ist, 2018 17:19. "Connect2India to expand to 20 more cities by next quarter" (in en). 
  9. Sangwan, Sujata. "Connect2india com Helping SMEs in International Trade by Providing End to End Solutions" (in en). 
  10. "Connect2India, the SaaS Enabled Managed Marketplace for Global Trade, continues to scale aggressively." (in en-GB). 2018-05-12. 
  11. "Connect2India starts operations in 5 countries in EU to help MSMEs access new markets". 
  12. Pioneer, The. "Connect2India starts operations in 5 countries in EU to help MSMEs access new markets" (in en). 
  13. "How is technology and internet helping Indian SMEs to trade globally?" (in en-US). 2017-06-12. 
  14. Bureau, The SME Times News. "Almost Bootstrapped Connect2India is enabling seamless cross-border trade among India and overseas SMEs | The SME Times" (in en-US). 
  15. "How bootstrapped Connect2India bridges the gap between SMBs and global markets - ETtech" (in en). 
  16. "Connect2India ties with Ncourage Social Enterprise Foundation for taking Swach purifier globally". 
  17. "Connect2India joins hands with Tata Chemicals arm for taking Swach purifier to global markets". 
  18. "Connect2India joins hands with Tata Chemicals arm for taking Swach purifier to global markets - Times of India".