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Exclusive: Fashion portal Fynd backed by ex-Snapdeal exec Anand Chandrasekaran

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Fashion portal Fynd, run by Shopsense Technologies Pvt Ltd, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Facebook executive Anand Chandrasekaran, two people familiar with the matter who did not wish to be identified told TechCircle.in. Rajiv Mehta, chief executive of Arvind SportsLifestyle and R...

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How B2B technology firms can disrupt fashion e-commerce

Indian e-commerce has come to terms with the business reality in 2016 with the focus shifting completely from vanity metrics like GMV (gross merchandise value) to the golden word – profitability. The e-commerce market in India comprises mainly of electronics (that is, mobile phones) and fashion. M...

20 December, 2016 | More »

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Fashion marketplace Zilingo raises Series A funding from Venturra, Sequoia, others

Bangkok-based Zilingo Pte Ltd, which runs a shopping app for small sellers who do not have an online presence, has raised $8 million in Series A funding from Venturra Capital, Sequoia India and Susquehanna International Group, it said in a statement. Others who participated in the round include Wave...

6 September, 2016 | More »

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No downsizing or integration of manpower post Jabong’s acquisition, says Myntra CEO

Flipkart-backed fashion portal Myntra recently crossed $1 billion in annualised Gross Merchandise Volume (GMV) run rate, becoming the first Indian fashion e-tailer to hit the milestone. In a chat with TechCircle, Ananth Narayanan, CEO of Myntra, says both Jabong and Myntra will continue to function ...

25 August, 2016 | More »

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Voonik hires Amazon’s Raghu Lakkapragada as chief operating officer

Online fashion marketplace Voonik Technologies Pvt. Ltd said on Tuesday it has appointed former Amazon India executive Raghu Lakkapragada as its chief operating officer. Lakkapragada will be responsible for the delivery operations and seller and customer experience, Voonik said in a statement. He is...

16 August, 2016 | More »

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This for That, a platform for women in constant search of newness

Tanya rummages through her wardrobe every morning for clothes to wear for the day. Her life comes to a standstill as she struggles to break the monotony, and snap out of boredom but cannot, given the same old clothes and colours in her stock. Shopping regularly is not an option as it burns a huge [&...

4 August, 2016 | More »

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Roposo hires Anand Jha as design head, Saurabh Khullar as sales chief

Gurgaon-based Relevant e-solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs fashion discovery app Roposo, has hired former Delhivery executive Anand Jha as head of design and Saurabh Khullar as head of sales. Jha will look after the entire user interface and experience while Khullar will be responsible to set up moneti...

1 August, 2016 | More »

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Flipkart buys Jabong for $70 million

Flipkart-owned Myntra has agreed to acquire main competitor Jabong from Global Fashion Group for $70 million (Rs 470 crore) in cash to create India’s biggest fashion e-tailer, ending months of speculation and outbidding several potential suitors including Snapdeal. The deal will consolidate Flipka...

26 July, 2016 | More »

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Fashion startup 6Degree raises $200K from Indian Angel Network

Protinus Fashion Networking Pvt Ltd, which owns tech-enabled fashion startup 6Degree, has raised $200,000 (Rs 1.3 crore) from the Indian Angel Network. Abhishek Agarwal, the lead investor from the IAN, will join the startup’s board, the company said in a statement. “We are planning to allocate t...

8 June, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: VC-backed lifestyle e-tailer Fashionara shuts shop

Online fashion and lifestyle store Fashionara.com, which had raised funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners and Helion Venture Partners, appears to have shut its operations as its website and app are no longer accessible. It couldn’t be ascertained when exactly the company closed its operations. ...

27 May, 2016 | More »

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