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Eyewear e-tailer Lenskart raises funds from PremjiInvest

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 | More »

Eyewear retailer Lenskart Solutions Pvt. Ltd said on Tuesday it has raised funding from PremjiInvest, the private investment arm of Wipro Ltd chairman Azim Premji. Lenskart CEO and founder Peyush Bansal said PremjiInvest is the only investor in this follow-on round of funding. He didn’t disclose t...


Lenskart raises $60 mn from IFC, Ratan Tata and others

Eyewear e-tailer Lenskart Solutions Pvt. Ltd said on Wednesday it has raised Rs 400 crore ($60 million) in its Series D round of investment from International Finance Corp, TPG Growth and other investors. Adveq Management, IDG Ventures, Tata Sons chairman emeritus Ratan Tata and Infosys co-founder K...

4 May, 2016 | 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 »


Focusing on a niche space and developing related expertise is key to differentiate oneself: Peyush Bansal, founder, Valyoo Technologies

Peyush Bansal’s first platform Searchmycampus.com (under Valyoo Technologies) sold classifieds. But Bansal was very quick to learn that classifieds as a model was not money making and scalable and therefore, the need for shifting gears to ecommerce. However, ecommerce had already become a crow...

7 February, 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 »


Peyush Bansal of multi-vertical e-tailer Valyoo Technologies on raising Series B, piloting offline stores and more

Delhi-based Valyoo Technologies, which runs a string of vertical e-shops (Jewelskart.com, Watchkart.com, Bagskart.com and Lenskart.com) raised $10 million in series B from Unilazer and IDG Ventures few weeks ago, in a market where VC firms are being selective in making fresh investments in e-...

2 April, 2013 | More »


Valyoo Technologies revamps all portals to enable single cart shopping

One-and-a-half-year-old Valyoo Technologies, which runs e-commerce portals in four verticals lenskart, watchkart, jewelskartand bagskart, has revamped the look and feel of all its e-shops. The announcement comes soon after the company had shared with Techcircle that it is going to focus on the four ...

17 September, 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 »