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What will be the driving force for startups in 2017?

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | More »

India is going through the second phase of growth in startups, now referred to as Startup 2.0. The growth will be in large numbers, and Nasscom predicted that there would be 10, 500 startups in India by 2020. “The number predicted is lower as I see many more startups coming in. The dimensions of I...


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 »


Craftsvilla acquires logistics enabler Sendd for $5M

Mumbai-based Kribha Handicrafts Pvt Ltd, which runs e-commerce marketplace for ethnic products Craftsvilla, has acquired on-demand logistics enabler Sendd. The all-equity deal values the Kae Capital-backed startup at close to $5 million (around Rs 34 crore), Craftsvilla said in a statement. Kae wil...

2 February, 2016 | More »


Open marketplace model & extensive use of tech helped us become the first profitable e-com business in India

E-commerce is still in its early stages in India where its adoption is triggered by heavy discounts and low-price grey market replicas of branded products. However, it is a positive industry which will continue to grow, with larger wallet size, wider customer audience and wider availability of produ...

20 December, 2013 | More »


Handicrafts e-com marketplace Craftsvilla claims to hit profitability, looking to clock GMV of Rs 10Cr in FY14

Mumbai-based Kribha Handicrafts Pvt Ltd, which runs an ecom marketplace for handicrafts Craftsvilla.com, claims to have hit breakeven with profit after tax of 1.2 per cent of sales for the second quarter of 2013. It did not say how much sales it clocked in the quarter but said it is targeting gross ...

22 November, 2013 | More »


TC Debate: Are Indian investors too stringent when it comes to investing in early stage startups?

Like you already know, we are innovative chaps (yes we are, period!), and keep trying to come up with new sections to entice as well engage our readers. We recently started with a ‘startup advice’ series that focuses on successful entrepreneurs / investors giving important ‘gyaan’ on startin...

11 October, 2013 | More »

Manoj Gupta To Leave Nexus Venture; To Kickstart Craftsvilla.com

Manoj Gupta, a principal at the Mumbai-based Nexus Venture Partners, is all set to leave the company and kickstart his own venture Craftsvilla.com. At Nexus, Gupta is on the board of directors of Shop Online Trading Pvt Ltd (which owns Yebhi.com, an online fashion store), Deccan Healthcare and Soha...

27 May, 2011 | More »