The future of Warung/Kirana tech in India and SE Asia

Kirana/warung tech, the digitalisation of small brick-and-mortar retailers and corner shops, has transformed the retail landscape in emerging markets. B2B tech startups that have built their business models around digitising the retail supply chain have secured big-ticket funding as investors bet heavily on this space. What’s next for the ‘kirana tech’ play in India and Southeast Asia? Are there opportunities left uncovered? How is the path to profitability shaping up for these B2B startups? As the scene matures, is consolidation ahead?