Anmol Maini 👋🏽

Hello! I'm Anmol. I've worked with startups in the US and India in Product + Engineering and advise/invest early-stage startups. I write memos on Indian startups I like, and a daily & monthly newsletter.

🏗 Work |

Fast.co

Frontend Engineer

Dec 2019 to May 2020

Build the fastest checkout & login experience for the internet.

Postmates

Engineer

Oct 2018 to Dec 2019

Designed, implemented and tested software (Go, React + Redux, GraphQL + Apollo) for the Postmates Seller team. Migrated the Merchant Dashboard to more performant architecture (stateless React frontend service + Go middleware that proxies requests to Postmates' microservices). Developed the sign-up flow for new merchants joining the platform which reduced (on average) their time to activation from 2 weeks to 30 minutes.

Doodh.Delivery

Co-Founder

Jul 2017 to Jun 2018

Started an online daily milk delivery service in New Delhi. Built the website using the MEAN stack, hosted on Heroku. Was the lone developer, customer service rep, and delivery boy for the first two months until expansion. Grew the company to $12,000 in ARR.

InnerChef

Product

Jul 2015 to Sep 2017

Lead Designer of InnerChef’s mobile application, designing high fidelity prototypes using Sketch and Origami. Developed a new brand identity and color scheme throughout the different verticals of InnerChef. Launched the dessert marketplace platform and onboarded 5 bakers, currently over 100 bakers across the country. Integrated an IoT platform (MagicTap) to drive mobile app growth, and redesigned InnerChef’s facebook messenger bot workflow to reduce churn by 30%.

Little Black Book

Engineer

Aug 2016 to Sep 2016

Enhanced the workflow of the web team from a manual build cycle to an automated cycle using gulp. Designed, with Sketch, & developed a lightweight livestreaming (stream of images) web app, with HTML/CSS+JS, for events hosted by LBB. Wrote a script for the Social Media team to follow the competitor’s users on Twitter and Instagram using PhantomJS.

Climb Credit

Intern

Apr 2016 to Jul 2016

Developed a testing platform for applications from new schools. Wrote an API for gathering applicant’s credit information. Used D3.js to chart key metrics (applications, churn, loans) on the company’s internal website built on the MEAN stack with Pug.js. Automated database dumps from the production to development environment using Bash & JS.

GSF India

Entrepreneur in Residence

Jun 2013 to Aug 2013

Youngest Entrepreneur in Residence at the accelerator (won a programming contest of 500 participants). Helped 3 early-stage startups (AirStream, Browntape and TimeSaverz) on product development and their customer acquisition strategy. Helped to organize the demo day conference by inviting and scheduling speakers.

⚡ Projects |

Bhej

WhatsApp meets Substack.- Set up & manage your WhatsApp newsletter on Bhej, and earn money by publishing.

Rates

Indian news pieces use $M & â‚ąC interchangibly. I wanted an easy way to convert back & forth so built Rates.

Meme.Cards

A React + Next.js frontend and a serverless function that makes requests to Stripe (payment) & Lob (printing + shipping postcards) hosted on Zeit. Reached #6 on ProductHunt

LiveList

Chrome extension to save a craigslist search, and be notified of new listings based on the saved parameters. Built with HTML/CSS + Vanilla JS.

Scheduler App

Built an auto-scheduling mobile-first web app to let students plan events around their daily schedules. Built with the MEAN stack.

Phetch!

Phetch is an app for roommate management. Roommates can use the mobile application for scheduling chores, and buying groceries. I worked on the initial needfinding, desiging low-fidelity paper and interactive prototypes, and developing the iOS app.