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Aim to turn profitable in six months, says Craftsvilla founder Manoj Gupta

Monday, September 26, 2016 | More »

Craftsvilla founder Manoj Gupta
Ethnic products e-tailer Craftsvilla has raised nearly $53 million from marquee investors such as Sequoia Capital, Nexus Venture Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners. But the five-year-old startup, run by Kribha Handicrafts Pvt. Ltd, isn’t looking to mobilise more money anytime soon. Instead, ...


Exclusive: ItzCash in talks with several fintech mobile companies for potential investment

Mumbai-based digital payments facilitator ItzCash is in talks with several mobile application firms for making a strategic investment, said a top company executive. The company, which would turn profitable in FY2016-17, is looking for firms specialising in fintech mobile applications which can be sc...

26 August, 2016 | More »


Eight data analytics startups that raised funding in the last six months

Big data analytics – the process of capturing, managing and analysing massive amounts of data to generate meaningful insights – is all set to become a $16 billion market in India by 2025, according to IT industry body Nasscom. India is currently among the top ten data analytics markets in the wo...

28 June, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: LocalOye rejigs business strategy; to focus on B2B customers

Tiger Global and Lightspeed Venture Partners-backed local household and personal services marketplace LocalOye is recasting its business model to focus more on business-to-business (B2B) customers for better monetisation, its founder told Techcircle.in. “We don’t want to put in a lot of mone...

1 June, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: VC-backed lifestyle e-tailer Fashionara shuts shop

Online fashion and lifestyle store Fashionara.com, which had raised funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners and Helion Venture Partners, appears to have shut its operations as its website and app are no longer accessible. It couldn’t be ascertained when exactly the company closed its operations. ...

27 May, 2016 | More »


Ethnic products marketplace Craftsvilla buys clothing rental startup F2SO4

Craftsvilla, an online marketplace for ethnic products that raised about $52 million from investors last year, has acquired women clothing rental platform F2SO4 for an undisclosed amount in its third takeover deal in as many months. The F2SO4 team will join Craftsvilla as part of the deal. In additi...

28 April, 2016 | More »


Branded marketplace for budget hotels OYO raises $24M from Greenoaks, Lightspeed, Sequoia & DSG

Delhi-based Oravel Stays Pvt Ltd, which runs an online marketplace for branded budget hotels OYORooms.com, has raised Rs 150 crore ($24 million) in a new investment round led by Greenoaks Capital, it said on Wednesday. The company said three existing VC investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sequoi...

25 March, 2015 | More »


Short-stay accommodation portal Oravel raises funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners

Delhi-based Oravel Stays Pvt Ltd, the company behind the online short-stay accommodation portal Oravel.com, has received an undisclosed amount in funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners, according to Medianama report, citing Oravel’s founder and CEO Ritesh Agarwal. This funding comes a little o...

7 March, 2014 | More »


Big Data startup Qubole raises $7M in Series A from Charles River Ventures, Lightspeed & others

Bangalore and US-based Big Data startup Qubole Inc has raised $7 million in Series A funding from Charles River Ventures, an early-stage venture capital fund, VC firm Lightspeed Venture Partners, and angel investors Venky Harinarayan (founding partner of Cambrian Ventures) and Anand Rajaram (senior...

24 April, 2013 | More »

Excl: Dhingana CEO Snehal Shinde on 3 key areas where the firm would use the capital raised

Social music streaming site Dhingana, which raised series B round worth $7 million led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and existing investors Inventus Capital Partners and Helion Venture Partners, is aiming to replicate how music streaming works in developed markets like the US and UK. Talking exclus...

25 October, 2012 | More »

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