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Exclusive: FirstCry in talks with parenting platform mycity4kids for buyout

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Online baby care retailer FirstCry is in talks with parenting platform mycity4kids for an acquisition, a person close to the development told Techcircle.in. Pune-based Brainbees Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs FirstCry, is learnt to have completed several rounds of discussions with Delhi-based Just4k...

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Exclusive: Babycare startup Mamaearth secures funding from Fireside Ventures

Mamaearth, a babycare products startup, which sells its products only through Amazon India and FirstCry.com has raised an undisclosed amount in seed round of funding led by Fireside Ventures and some HNIs, a top company executive told Techcircle. Founded in 2016 by a couple Varun Alagh and Ghazal Al...

20 December, 2016 | More »

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Flipkart to launch offline stores to reach out to users in smaller cities

India’s largest e-commerce venture Flipkart is mulling over launching physical stores in smaller cities to attract more customers. Under its new project that it internally calls ‘assisted commerce’, Flipkart wants to cement its position as the preferred online retailer even in the remote citie...

21 October, 2016 | More »

Supam Maheshwari, CEO & Founder, FirstCry

Pure-play ecommerce model is not sustainable, says FirstCry’s Supam Maheshwari

FirstCry founder Supam Maheshwari is not resting on his laurels after creating the largest omni-channel baby care firm in the country. He is planning to unveil a private label and also bring a few global brands to India. In an exclusive chat with Techcircle.in, 42-year-old Maheshwari says omni-chann...

18 October, 2016 | More »

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FirstCry acquires BabyOye; raises $34 mn

Online baby products retailer FirstCry has agreed to acquire auto-to-software conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd’s baby-care business BabyOye in a cash-and-stock deal that will help it consolidate its presence in the growing segment through an omni-channel strategy. The deal is worth Rs 362....

17 October, 2016 | More »

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Alibaba in talks with Delhivery, Xpressbees to build India logistics arm

Chinese e-commerce major Alibaba Group is in talks with two Indian e-commerce logistics firms, Delhivery and Xpressbees, for potential investments to build a strong logistics infrastructure before launching its horizontal marketplace platform in the country. Citing two unnamed people aware of the de...

14 June, 2016 | More »

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We will have 100 offline stores in India by the end of this year: FirstCry CEO Supam Maheshwari

FirstCry.com is a leading hybrid online-offline baby & kids retailer in India. Run by Pune-based BrainBees Solutions Pvt Ltd, FirstCry recently netted $15 million in its third institutional funding round led by Vertex Venture Holdings, the VC arm of Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund Temasek. T...

6 August, 2014 | More »

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Excl: Hybrid online-offline baby & kids products retailer Firstcry raises $15M in Series C led by Temasek’s VC arm

Pune-based BrainBees Solutions Pvt Ltd, the startup behind Firstcry.com, which offers baby and kids’ products, has secured $15 million (Rs 93 crore) in its third institutional funding round led by Vertex Venture Holdings, a venture investment arm of Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund Temasek. It...

13 January, 2014 | More »

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Firstcry adds subscription model to its site; what’s on offer?

BrainBees Solutions Pvt Ltd, the startup that runs FirstCry.com (which offers baby and kids’ products) and GoodLife.com (which focuses on home, health and personal care items), has quietly started subscription services for both its sites. To start with, the company is offering subscriptions on cat...

5 August, 2013 | More »

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We want to replicate Quidsi’s business model in India: Supam Maheshwari, founder & CEO of Firstcry

Baby care products is one e-com category in India where the vertical players have managed to stand on their own and Firstcry.com seems to be breaking out of the pack. Founded by Supam Maheshwari in 2010, Brainbees Solutions, which runs Firstcry.com besides family wellness focused site Goodlife.com, ...

9 April, 2013 | More »

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