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IFC to invest up to $25M in Lenskart

Monday, February 22, 2016 | More »

International Finance Corp, the private lending arm of the World Bank, is on course to its second investment in an Indian e-commerce venture. It has committed to put in $25 million (Rs 170 crore) in Delhi-based Lenskart Solutions Pvt Ltd, which runs the back-end wholesale supply business of eye-wear...

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Lenskart beefs up top team

Delhi -based Valyoo Technologies Pvt Ltd, the company behind the e-commerce venture Lenskart.com, has appointed Mayank Batheja as assistant vice president for its home eye checkup division. The firm has also named Aakratee Vajpai as head of human capital department, while Anand Thakur has been appoi...

12 January, 2015 | More »


Lenskart’s Peyush Bansal on new funding, why he shut down three other e-com sites & more

Lenskart.com, run by Noida-based Valyoo Technologies Pvt Ltd, is an e-commerce platform for spectacles and lenses. Last week, the company bagged $22 million in its Series C round of funding from TPG Capital, Hong Kong-based TR Capital and existing investor IDG Ventures that valued it at around $100 ...

8 January, 2015 | More »


Excl: Eye wear e-tailer Lenskart in advanced talks to raise $25M from TPG, others

Noida-based Valyoo Technologies Pvt Ltd, which owns a string of e-commerce properties including Jewelskart.com, Watchkart.com, Bagskart.com and Lenskart.com, is in advanced talks to raise $25 million in its Series round of funding led by TPG Capital, a US-based private equity fund, two persons privy...

7 October, 2014 | More »


Lenskart.com to offer eye check-up programme at customer’s doorstep

Delhi-based Valyoo Technologies, which owns and operates online eyewear retailer Lenskart.com, has launched a new programme whereby customers will get eye check-ups by an optometrist at their doorsteps. The firm will also offer its bestselling 200-250 pairs of eyeglasses and sunglasses for customers...

10 December, 2013 | More »

Valyoo ropes in former Zynga exec as CTO

Valyoo Technologies, the company that runs e-commerce portals lenskart.com, watchkart.com, bagskart.com and jewelskart.com , has appointed Manoj Sharma as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Prior to this appointment, Sharma was director of engineering at social gaming company Zynga and before that ...

23 August, 2012 | More »

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Excl: E-com Logistics Start-up Chhotu.in Raises Angel Funding From Global Super Angels

Delhi-based one-year-old start-up Santa Claus Couriers Pvt Ltd, which operates its e-commerce logistics business under Chhotu.in, has raised an undisclosed amount in angel funding from the Global Super Angels. Founded by Navneet Singh and Adhar Agarwal, Chhotu.in takes care of the last mile delive...

22 February, 2012 | More »


The K(art) Phenomenon In Indian E-com Space

This Kart, that Kart, Kart Kart hey! Does adding a ‘Kart’ make you a Flipkart, nay? To better understand the ‘Kart’ phenomenon that has gripped the imagination of budding entrepreneurs in the country, we will have to first tell you a small story. It all started when one fine day Sachin Bansa...

4 January, 2012 | More »

Valyoo Technologies Raises $4M From IDG Ventures India

Valyoo Technologies Pvt Ltd has raised $4 million in first round of funding from IDG Ventures India, a $150 million technology venture capital fund. Incorporated in May 2008, Delhi-based e-commerce start-up Valyoo launched Lenskart.com in November 2010, and followed it with Watchkart.com and Bagskar...

31 October, 2011 | More »