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Markhor

Luxury shoes direct from craftspeople

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Sidra Qasim
@sidraqasim · Founder & co-CEO
Hi everyone, I’m the co-founder of Markhor (YC S15). Our goal is to connect you (the customer) directly with the craftsmen, who are making your products regardless of in which part of the world they're being made. Internet has enabled us to do so especially in the developing countries (this is where most of the luxury goods are made). Today we are taking… See more
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Garry Tan
@garrytan · Angel Investor. Previously Partner, YC
Waqas and Sidra grew up in the Pakistani village where a large number of luxury leather shoes and handicrafts are made. They know the craftspeople directly and are building tomorrow's luxury shoe line that cuts out all the middlemen and goes direct over the Internet. They're selling the highest quality shoes that would normally retail for $1000 or more at ha… See more
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Sidra Qasim
@sidraqasim · Founder & co-CEO
Hi everyone, I’m the co-founder of Markhor (YC S15). Our goal is to connect you (the customer) directly with the craftsmen, who are making your products regardless of in which part of the world they're being made. Internet has enabled us to do so especially in the developing countries (this is where most of the luxury goods are made). Today we are taking… See more
Muhammad Nasrullah
@nash · VP Engg Convo, Founder Frequel & Pring
I've been following Markhor from their very early days and it's a formidable team. They've been able to solve the hard problem of getting authentic handicrafts from Pakistan to consumers who care about the craft while reducing middlemen and benefiting the crafts men and women more than they possibly could have before. If you care about where your footwear co… See more
Eliam Medina
@eliam2 · CEO
Amazing shoes led by an amazing team!
James McBennett
@mcbennett · Designer
Link to Kickstarter in case anyone else wants to see it... https://www.kickstarter.com/proj...