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Online jeweller BlueStone gets $30 mn from IIFL, Accel, others

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Bangalore-based jewellery e-tailer BlueStone has raised $30 million (Rs 200 crore) in a fresh round of investment led by financial services firm IIFL Holdings Ltd and Accel Partners. Kalaari Capital, RB Investments and IvyCap Ventures also invested in the Series D round, Bluestone Jewellery and Life...

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Exclusive: Keiretsu Forum, others to invest $450K in customised online jewellery brand AuGrav

AuGrav, a Coimbatore-based startup that designs and sells personalised precious jewellery to end-customers and retailers, is in talks with the Chennai chapter of global angel network Keiretsu Forum and others to raise close to $450,000 (around Rs 3 crore) in seed investments. The startup wants to in...

14 July, 2016 | More »

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Bluestone versus Caratlane: Who’s winning the battle?

Until a few years ago, hardly anyone in jewellery-crazy India would have thought of buying the precious items online. But two startups changed the game. Bluestone and Caratlane not only proved that people do buy costly gold and diamond jewellery online but also attracted funding from marquee investo...

8 June, 2016 | More »

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The Year That Was: What made news in e-commerce in 2013

It was certainly a happening year for the e-commerce sector. While we saw blockbuster buyout of VC-backed venture redBus and the big daddy of Indian e-com Flipkart scooping a large chunk of money, we also saw the country’s oldest player Indiaplaza as good as shutting down as did several newbies in...

26 December, 2013 | More »

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Caratlane closes Series C of $15M from existing investors

Chennai-based Caratlane Trading Pvt Ltd, which runs the online diamond and jewellery portal Caratlane has recently closed its series C round of funding, a source privy to development informed. Founded in 2008, Caratlane deals in gold, silver and diamond jewellery. It was founded by Srinivasa Gopalan...

13 May, 2013 | More »

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Jewellery e-tailor Diamondere wants to crack the US market, seeks to raise funds

While many still consider selling jewellery online a risky proposition, its market potential is huge, considering that jewellery is one of the largest selling products on eBay India. And while there are a number of players already operating in the space, a new one has quietly made its entry in the f...

10 October, 2012 | More »

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Augmented Reality In Retail Is The Next Step: Mithun Sacheti, CEO, CaratLane

Online shopping is exploring new product markets with customers across India spending, believe it or not, lakhs in single purchases! According to Chennai-based Caratlane Trading Pvt Ltd, which runs the online diamond and jewellery portal CaratLane.com, buyers are spending an average of Rs 1 lakh on ...

6 September, 2011 | More »

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Innovation, Not Replication, Needed For E-com Success

The e-commerce sector in India has already received funding in excess of $250 million this year. And this amount can easily cross the $500 million mark by the end of 2011. However, this also raises a big question. Is the funding justified? Many believe that this is a matter of concern, as it can be ...

23 August, 2011 | More »

Online Jewellery Portal Caratlane Raises $6M From Tiger Global

Chennai-based Caratlane Trading Pvt Ltd, which runs the online diamond and jewellery portal CaratLane.com, has raised $6 million from Tiger Global Management LLC. The company will use this round of funding to consolidate its position in the online diamond jewellery space and to develop a larger nati...

22 June, 2011 | More »