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BlueStone hires former Zynga, Goldman Sachs execs to beef up technology, product teams

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Online jewellery retailer BlueStone.com has appointed former Zynga executive Ravi Krishna as senior vice president of product and former Goldman Sachs executive Samarth Bhargava as vice president of technology. The new appointments will help BlueStone.com strengthen its technology infrastructure, th...

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TFS’ Arvind Singhal joins Bluestone as COO

Arvind Singhal, former chief executive of Ola-owned cab hailing service TaxiForSure (TFS), has joined online jewellery retailer BlueStone.com as COO, as per an update on his LinkedIn profile. Singhal had quit Ola in July, four months after he was elevated as TFS’ CEO. While Singhal could not b...

8 September, 2015 | More »

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Jewellery e-tailer BlueStone claims to cross Rs 100Cr annual GMV run rate mark

Online jewellery retailer BlueStone.com is gunning to at least double the annualised gross merchandise run rate rate on its platform by this year-end. “Our current annual GMV run rate is around 100 crore. We achieved that mark in April this year. However, the way we are growing, I believe we would...

29 July, 2015 | More »

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Online jewellery retailer BlueStone bags $16M from IvyCap Ventures, Dragoneer & others

Online jewellery retailer BlueStone.com has secured Rs 100 crore ($16 million) in funding from IvyCap Ventures, Dragoneer and existing investors, it said on Thursday. The company’s existing investors Accel Partners, Kalaari Capital and Saama Capital also participated in this round, as per a ...

9 July, 2015 | More »

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Jewellery e-tailer BlueStone raises $10M led by Kalaari Capital

BlueStone, an online jewellery store run by Bangalore-based Jewels Online Distribution India Pvt Ltd, has secured $10 million led by Kalaari Capital while the existing investors Accel Partners and Saama Capital have also participated. “A significant portion of the funds would be appropriated t...

18 March, 2014 | More »

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TC Debate: Are we ‘born’ entrepreneurs?

You got your hazel eyes from your father and the fair skin tone from your mother, but from where did you get that passion, risk taking ability, and never-say-die attitude that is a prerequisite to be an entrepreneur? Did you learn these from your education/social institutions or was it always presen...

6 March, 2014 | More »

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Excl: Online-offline artificial jewellery retail startup Youshine raises $1M

MM Retail Pvt Ltd, which runs the artificial jewellery retail business Youshine, has raised $1 million (Rs 5.5 crore) in its second round of angel funding. In February this year, the company had raised $0.5 million (Rs 2.5 crore) from two angel investors based in Switzerland. The same investors also...

12 November, 2012 | More »

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Accel Partners & Tiger Global Invest $6M In E-com Startup Zansaar

Bangalore-based e-tailer of home décor products Zansaar.com (a brand owned by Singapore-based Salar Online Pvt Ltd) has raised $6 million funding from Accel Partners and Tiger Global, two of the most prolific venture capital and private equity investors in the Indian e-commerce sector. As per the ...

28 February, 2012 | More »

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Accel, SVB And K Ganesh Invest $5M In Online Jeweller Bluestone

Accel Partners, the venture capital firm which has backed Facebook and Groupon, Silicon Valley Bank (the subsidiary and commercial banking operation of SVB Financial Group) and K Ganesh, founder of TutorVista Global (now under the UK-based Pearson Group) have invested up to $5 million in Bluestone.c...

24 January, 2012 | More »