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Furniture e-tailer Pepperfry gets $31 mn from existing investors

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 | More »

Furniture e-tailer Pepperfry has raised Rs 210 crore ($31.3 million) from existing investors including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., as it looks to expand its network and open more offline outlets to better compete with rivals. Zodius Technology Fund, Norwest Venture Partners and Bertelsmann India Inves...


Industrybuying ropes in ex-MakeMyTrip exec as finance controller

Industrybuying, an online marketplace for industrial goods run by Emtex Engineering Pvt. Ltd, has appointed former MakeMyTrip executive Bharat Arora as its financial controller. Arora will be responsible for strategy, financial planning and accounting, and corporate affair, the company said in a sta...

20 September, 2016 | More »


Fintech startup CreditVidya names Equifax exec as sales head

InfoCredit Services Pvt. Ltd, which operates credit scoring platform CreditVidya, has appointed former Equifax executive Vipul Jain as its national sales head. Jain will be responsible for introducing alternative data-based products across various segments such as lending, insurance, e-commerce and ...

2 September, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Kalaari-backed fashion e-tailer TheLabelLife gets new co-founder

The Label Corp Pvt. Ltd, which runs online fashion platform TheLabelLife.com, has promoted its creative head Yashika Punjabee as co-founder. A branding, advertising and design professional, Punjabee earlier worked with Digitas Boston, McCann Erickson and ELLE Décor India, and also founded Groovy Tw...

31 August, 2016 | More »


Online B2B marketplace Industrybuying appoints Manvinder Kaur as HR head

Industrybuying.com, a Delhi-based online B2B marketplace for industrial goods, has hired former Gap Inc executive Manvinder Kaur as the vice president of human resources. Kaur will will lead the HR vertical and drive functions such as talent management, employee engagement and corporate training, th...

22 August, 2016 | More »


Online jeweller BlueStone gets $30 mn from IIFL, Accel, others

Bangalore-based jewellery e-tailer BlueStone has raised $30 million (Rs 200 crore) in a fresh round of investment led by financial services firm IIFL Holdings Ltd and Accel Partners. Kalaari Capital, RB Investments and IvyCap Ventures also invested in the Series D round, Bluestone Jewellery and Life...

18 July, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Keiretsu Forum, others to invest $450K in customised online jewellery brand AuGrav

AuGrav, a Coimbatore-based startup that designs and sells personalised precious jewellery to end-customers and retailers, is in talks with the Chennai chapter of global angel network Keiretsu Forum and others to raise close to $450,000 (around Rs 3 crore) in seed investments. The startup wants to in...

14 July, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Food-tech startup Holachef raises fresh funding from existing investors

Mumbai-based startup Holachef has raised fresh funding from two of its existing venture capital investors even as food technology as a domain is going through consolidation. The food-tech startup run by Holachef Hospitality Pvt. Ltd that also counts Tata Sons’ chairman emeritus Ratan Tata as a...

8 July, 2016 | More »


Concierge apps need a mix of bots and humans, says Haptik CEO Aakrit Vaish

A number of personal assistant apps such as Goodservice, Helpchat, Haptik, Niki.ai and MagicX have attracted investors in recent months. These chat-based concierge services providers are increasingly depending on artificial intelligence and are employing chat bots to reduce human intervention. Hapti...

5 July, 2016 | More »

Mukesh Bansal and Ankit Nagori, co-founders of Curefit

Ankit Nagori and Mukesh Bansal’s preventive healthcare platform Curefit raises $15 mn

Former Flipkart executives Ankit Nagori and Mukesh Bansal’s yet-to-launch online preventive healthcare platform Curefit has raised $15 million in a Series A round of funding from Accel Partners, IDG Ventures and Kalaari Capital. The funds will be largely used for product development and enhanc...

4 July, 2016 | More »

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