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Mini truck booking platform Quifers raises $300K from IAN, Smile

Thursday, October 8, 2015 | More »

Mumbai-based Vonken Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs logistics tech venture Quifers, has raised $300,000 (Rs 2 crore) from Indian Angel Network (IAN) and consumer internet and media platform Smile Group. Vikas Agarwal, Vishal Khare and Sanjeev Kakkar have led the round from IAN. Agarwal will join Qu...


Exclusive: Smile Group to invest up to $1M each in 10 startups

Gurgaon-based Smile Group, which owns and operates various properties in the online and digital media space, plans to invest in up to 10 consumer internet startups over the next one year. Smile is willing to spend between $10,000 and $1 million per transaction with a ‘bias towards B2C startups.’...

26 May, 2015 | More »

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Smile Group appoints Ankur Nigam as its director of finance

Gurgaon-based Smile Group, which owns and operates various properties in the consumer and internet media space, has appointed Ankur Nigam as its director of finance. In his new role, Nigam will be responsible for driving strategic initiatives (including transactions) and strengthening the operating ...

13 November, 2014 | More »


ru-Net-backed Smile Group venture BeStylish.com another casualty of e-com shakeup?

Smile Group incubated venture BeStylish.com, run by Gurgaon-based StyleGenie Digital Pvt. Ltd, has joined the league of e-commerce ventures shutting shop or transitioning into a different business. BeStlylish, which was also backed by Russian venture firm ru-Net, had previously gone through two pivo...

7 October, 2014 | More »


Fashionandyou raises $10M in Series D round from Sequoia, NVP, Intel & others

Smile Group’s lifestyle-focused flash sales propertyFashionandyou.com, has raised $10 million (around Rs 59 crore) in its Series D round of funding from both existing and new investors. Existing investors Sequoia Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, Intel Capital and Nokia Growth Partners have part...

9 June, 2014 | More »


Excl: Fashionandyou.com raises Series D round from VIPshop, NVP, Intel

Smile Group’s lifestyle e-com venture Fashionandyou.com, a private shopping site for luxury brands and designer apparel, has raised its Series D round led by NYSE-listed Chinese discount retail specialist VIPshop’s investment arm. Existing investors Norwest Venture Partners and Intel Capital als...

29 May, 2014 | More »


Smile Group forms $100M JV with PE giant TPG to help businesses roll out operations in Asia & Africa

Gurgaon-based Smile Group, which owns and operates various properties in the consumer and internet media space, has formed a joint venture (JV) with TPG Growth, the equity investment arm of private equity giant TPG Capital, to build businesses across Asia Pacific and the Middle East & Africa (ME...

16 April, 2014 | More »


O&M’s Neo@Ogilvy forms JV with Smile Group, ropes in Sanjay Ramakrishnan as country head

Neo@Ogilvy, a global media agency and performance marketing network from advertising major Ogilvy & Mather, has formed a joint venture with Gurgaon-based Smile Group to strengthen its offerings in e-commerce and mobile segments. The new entity has roped in Sanjay Ramakrishnan, former senior vice...

14 November, 2013 | More »


Fashionandyou ropes in new head of supply chain from Myntra besides making other CXO appointments

Smile Group’s flash sales site, Fashionandyou.com has made key changes in its top management with a string of CXO level appointments as it seeks to strengthen its team to compete better against other apparel e-tailers. Amongst the new appointees is Rajesh Kaul, former VP- supply chain at Myntra.co...

7 November, 2013 | More »


Excl: BeStylish CEO Shailen Amin exits company; Abhishek Lal promoted as chief executive

Shailen Amin, co-founder and CEO of Smile Group’s online shoe store BeStylish.com, has exited the company to pursue new entrepreneurial opportunities. Although his LinkedIn profile still mentions him as the CEO, Amin has not been with the firm for a few months now, the company told Techcircle.in. ...

11 July, 2013 | More »

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