Home > Archive by tag 'Gaurav Kachru'

Posts Tagged ‘ Gaurav Kachru ’

5ideas’ founder Gaurav Kachru joins Bag It Today as its CEO

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 | More »

Gaurav-Kachru
Gaurav Kachru, co-founder and managing partner of 5ideas Startup Superfuel, a seed-stage startup fund, has joined online shopping platform Bag It Today as it’s CEO. He replaces Salil Kumar, who has moved to Bag It Today’s parent India Today group. As part of his role, Kachru will be responsible...

angel-collage-1

What the angel funding ecosystem has to say about new early-stage investment norms

Earlier this week, securities market regulator SEBI has come up with some significant guidelines for the startup ecosystem in India. These norms aim to boost liquidity prospects for early-stage investors by allowing startups to list without IPOs, but the regulator has also proposed certain restricti...

27 June, 2013 | More »

5ideas-1

Pearl Uppal & Gaurav Kachru’s 5ideas launches Founders in Heels – a platform for women entrepreneurs

5ideas, the seed fund-cum-accelerator floated by the husband-wife duo of Gaurav Kachru and Pearl Uppal who earlier headed the e-commerce ventures of the Delhi-based Smile Group, has announced the launch of its second concept – Founders in Heels. This is a platform for startups set up by women entr...

17 June, 2013 | More »

5ideas-1

5ideas announces first close of $10M investment fund; to invest in 10-12 startups this year

5ideas, the seed fund-cum-accelerator floated by the husband-wife duo of Gaurav Kachru and Pearl Uppal who were previously associated with the e-com ventures of the Smile Group, has announced the first close of its investment arm, Startup Superfuel. Kachru is the former chief executive & co-foun...

18 April, 2013 | More »

gaurav+pearl

Excl: Gaurav Kachru, Pearl Uppal to launch seedfund cum startup accelerator with $10M corpus

Husband-wife duo Gaurav Kachru and Pearl Uppal, the former chief executive and co-founder of Smile Group’s daily deal site Dealsandyou and former co-founder and CEO of Smile Group’s flash sales site Fashionandyou.com respectively, are set to launch 5ideas, which is a  combination of a seedfund...

21 September, 2012 | More »

Gaurav-Kachru

Excl: Gaurav Kachru quits Smile Group; To start his own venture

Gaurav Kachru, who was earlier the chief executive and co-founder of Smile Group’s daily deal site Dealsandyou, has left the group to start his own venture. In April this year, he was transferred to the group’s corporate development and strategy team as an executive vice-president. A week ago, T...

22 June, 2012 | More »