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Indiaplaza unable to raise funding, about to ring down the curtain

Monday, July 15, 2013 | More »

Indiaplaza, one of the first e-commerce ventures in India, is in the final stages of pulling down the shutters, sources close to development told Techcircle.in. The e-commerce company is unable to raise any fresh capital and has also sent a notification to all its vendors for negotiating and settlin...

We need to modulate expectations of exit timeframes: Vani Kola of Indo-US Venture Partners

On the sidelines of India Internet Day Summit organised by TIE, a non-profit organization that promotes entrepreneurship globally, Techcircle caught up with Vani Kola, head of the India arm of Indo-US Venture Fund. IUVP has actively invested in many internet companies including Snapdeal, Myntra, Ind...

28 June, 2012 | More »

eBay Launches Books Section; Is Also Selling Used Books

Online shopping and auction site eBay has added a new section to its existing site dedicated to books. The highlight of the new section is definitely the massive discounts that eBay is offering on the books (discounts go up to 50 per cent for a lot of books) and this has probably been made possible ...

20 April, 2012 | More »

How Logistics Companies Can Kill E-tailers’ Reputation

Over the last few weeks, we came across a string of news pieces where a consumer had ordered some product online and received something else. While it is one thing for an e-commerce player to ship a different brand or a book which appears to be have cropped edges, we have also spotted some shocking ...

20 April, 2012 | More »


Our Disadvantage Was That We Were 7-8 Years Ahead Of Time: Indiaplaza CEO

Launched as early as 1999, Indiaplaza is perhaps the first major e-commerce company to come up in India. After securing a total of $3 million in angel funding during 2004-2011 (it happened in tranches) from Indigo Monsoon Group, the company raised a series A round of $5 million in 2011 from NEA-Indo...

30 March, 2012 | More »

Books Aggregation Site ThisYaThat Launched In Beta; How Does It Fare Against Big Daddy Junglee

Another startup has joined the Indian e-commerce band-wagon and this one’s following in the footsteps of Amazon’s India focused e-com referral site Junglee.com (although unlike Junglee that provides a range of products, the newbie is focused solely on books and textbooks as of now). ThisYaThat.c...

26 March, 2012 | More »

Excl: Former Reliance Entertainment (Digital) CEO Rohit Sharma Launches Wopshop.com, A Kids’ Online Toystore

Rohit Sharma, chief executive officer of Reliance Entertainment (Digital), has teamed up with two of his former colleagues Vaibhav Odhekar and Sanjeev Singhal to launch an online kids toystore Wopshop.com. Wopshop started with toys but it will foray into new segments such as kids stationary, home en...

22 February, 2012 | More »

Indiaplaza Raises $5 Million From NEA-IndoUS

Indiaplaza, an e-commerce firm backed by the Indigo Monsoon Group in India, has raised $5 Million worth of venture capital funding from NEA-IndoUS, a venture capital fund with its focus on India, according to Business Standard. TechCircle.in has been keenly following this development and earlier thi...

11 July, 2011 | More »


Will Achieve 100% Growth In E-Com This Year- Pawan Gadia, CEO (Online & Retail), Ferns N Petals

Flower retail chain Ferns N Petals’ e-commerce division is the fastest growing unit of the five divisions of the group. Launched in 2002, the website FNP.com delivers fresh bouquets to 110 cities across India on the same day when you place an order. This year, the online retail service is investin...

11 July, 2011 | More »

Indiaplaza.in Looking At $10M Fundraise

E-commerce firm Indiaplaza.in is in the process of raising $10 million from venture capital firms. Indiaplaza.in is backed by the Indigo Monsoon Group, which also backs classifieds portal Sulekha.com and eShakti.com, an online store for fashion apparel. Amazon.com may be an interested party in India...

14 March, 2011 | More »