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Behind a successful entrepreneur is a mentor

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A good idea and the zeal to start up is not all that makes successful entrepreneurs. Finding investors doesn’t complete the story either. Having a good mentor to lean on at times when one has more questions than answers, when doubts cast a shadow on the soaring enthusiasm, when one wants to celebr...

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Internet entrepreneurs Hitesh Dhingra, Sachin Bhatia launch Trulymadly.com in beta; what’s on offer?

Hitesh Dhingra, co-founder of the now defunct Letsbuy.com as well as Sachin Bhatia and Rahul Kumar, founder and former product head, respectively, of MakeMyTrip.com (both eventually quit the OTA), have joined hands to launch Trulymadly.com. Being touted as a match-making site, it is not yet clear if...

2 July, 2013 | More »

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Top 5 e-commerce trends in 2012

This has been the year of online shopping, with a slew of new entrants in categories such as furniture, pet care, organic foods, cosmetics and more. Fifty two companies raised around $700 million of venture capital in 2012. While it is probably the best time to be a buyer, being an e-commerce compan...

24 December, 2012 | More »

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Flipkart pulls the plug on Letsbuy.com; Is it the right strategy for e-com consolidation in India?

The fate of Letsbuy.com, one of the more buzzing e-commerce brands in India till a few months ago, was sealed after Flipkart acquired it in February this year. Late Monday night, Letsbuy has shut down its operations as an independent e-tailer, making it the second case of e-commerce acquisition wher...

29 May, 2012 | More »

Books To Drive Biz Volume, Electronics To Add Value In 2012: K Vaitheeswaran, Indiaplaza Founder & CEO

Launched as early as 1999, Indiaplaza is perhaps the first major e-commerce company to come up in India. And that itself is significant as the firm has been through the dotcom boom and burst in the 12 years of its existence – gaining some valuable industry insights and learning to survive in the ...

23 March, 2012 | More »

Books To Drive Biz Volume, Electronics To Add Value In 2012: K Vaitheeswaran, Indiaplaza Founder & CEO

Launched as early as 1999, Indiaplaza is perhaps the first major e-commerce company to come up in India. And that itself is significant as the firm has been through the dotcom boom and burst in the 12 years of its existence – gaining some valuable industry insights and learning to survive in the l...

23 March, 2012 | More »

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E-com Valuations Becoming Reasonable: MD, Helion Venture Partners

Helion Venture Partners has been one of the more active venture capital firms in India this year with more than half dozen deals in existing portfolio firms and new investments. The early-to-mid-stage investment firm, which chases technology-powered businesses and consumer services companies, has be...

22 December, 2011 | More »

Helion Venture Partners Invests In Baby Products E-tailer Hoopos.Com

Mother care, baby care and kids’ products e-tailing start-up hoopos.com has raised an undisclosed sum from early-stage venture capital firm Helion Ventures Partners, according to a company statement. The proceeds will be used for ramping up the team, upgrading technology, developing fulfilment inf...

31 October, 2011 | More »

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Letsbuy.com Close To Raising Over $40M

Delhi-based Etree Marketing Pvt Ltd, which operates the e-commerce site Letsbuy.com, is in advanced talks to raise over $40 million (Rs 195 crore) from a group of three investors including Sequoia Capital and Matrix Partners, multiple sources close to the development told VCCircle. “The deal is ex...

14 October, 2011 | More »