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What will be the driving force for startups in 2017?

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India is going through the second phase of growth in startups, now referred to as Startup 2.0. The growth will be in large numbers, and Nasscom predicted that there would be 10, 500 startups in India by 2020. “The number predicted is lower as I see many more startups coming in. The dimensions of I...

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Exclusive: Ethnic wear marketplace Indofash secures angel investment

Bengaluru-based ethnic wear marketplace Indofash Ethnic Pvt Ltd has secured Rs 1 crore ($146,000) in funding from two angel investors, co- founder Pallavi Mohadikar told Techcircle. Mohadikar, an IIM Lucknow alumna and a former Goldman Sachs employee, said the startup received funding from Shekhar S...

28 November, 2016 | More »

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Aim to turn profitable in six months, says Craftsvilla founder Manoj Gupta

Ethnic products e-tailer Craftsvilla has raised nearly $53 million from marquee investors such as Sequoia Capital, Nexus Venture Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners. But the five-year-old startup, run by Kribha Handicrafts Pvt. Ltd, isn’t looking to mobilise more money anytime soon. Instead, ...

26 September, 2016 | More »

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Fashion rental startup Flyrobe gets $5.3 mn from IDG Ventures and others

On-demand fashion rental platform Flyrobe has raised $5.3 million (about Rs 35 crore) in a Series A investment round led by IDG Ventures. Tokyo-based GREE Ventures and existing investor Sequoia Capital also participated in this round, the startup said in a statement. Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Shar...

31 August, 2016 | More »

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What Flipkart buying Jabong means for online fashion industry & rivals

Flipkart buying online fashion retailer Jabong has been deciphered in myriad ways by the two companies’ rivals and industry experts. While some describe it as a development that will determine the winners and losers in the fashion e-tail space, one of the largest and fastest growing segments withi...

27 July, 2016 | More »

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Ethnic products marketplace Craftsvilla buys clothing rental startup F2SO4

Craftsvilla, an online marketplace for ethnic products that raised about $52 million from investors last year, has acquired women clothing rental platform F2SO4 for an undisclosed amount in its third takeover deal in as many months. The F2SO4 team will join Craftsvilla as part of the deal. In additi...

28 April, 2016 | More »

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Craftsvilla acquires Indian specialty foods startup PlaceofOrigin

Mumbai-based Kribha Handicrafts Pvt Ltd, which runs e-commerce marketplace for ethnic products Craftsvilla, has acquired PlaceofOrigin, an Indian specialty foods startup, in an all-stock deal. “Craftsvilla’s vision is to build a one-stop destination for consumers to buy everything ethnic...

26 February, 2016 | More »

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Craftsvilla acquires logistics enabler Sendd for $5M

Mumbai-based Kribha Handicrafts Pvt Ltd, which runs e-commerce marketplace for ethnic products Craftsvilla, has acquired on-demand logistics enabler Sendd. The all-equity deal values the Kae Capital-backed startup at close to $5 million (around Rs 34 crore), Craftsvilla said in a statement. Kae wil...

2 February, 2016 | More »

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Ethnic e-tailer Craftsvilla gets $34M more from Sequoia & others

Mumbai-based Kribha Handicrafts Pvt Ltd, which runs e-commerce marketplace for ethnic products Craftsvilla, has raised $34 million in Series C funding from existing investors Sequoia Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners. Nexus Venture Partners, Global Founders Capital and Apoletto also participat...

17 November, 2015 | More »

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Open marketplace model & extensive use of tech helped us become the first profitable e-com business in India

E-commerce is still in its early stages in India where its adoption is triggered by heavy discounts and low-price grey market replicas of branded products. However, it is a positive industry which will continue to grow, with larger wallet size, wider customer audience and wider availability of produ...

20 December, 2013 | More »

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