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Excl: Eye wear e-tailer Lenskart in advanced talks to raise $25M from TPG, others

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 | More »

Noida-based Valyoo Technologies Pvt Ltd, which owns a string of e-commerce properties including Jewelskart.com, Watchkart.com, Bagskart.com and Lenskart.com, is in advanced talks to raise $25 million in its Series round of funding led by TPG Capital, a US-based private equity fund, two persons privy...


LensKart sells 1,000 spectacles a day compared with 20 a day two years ago: Peyush Bansal of Valyoo Technologies

Valyoo Technologies has built a string of vertical e-commerce portals focusing on particular product lines. Currently, the company is focusing on LensKart and may look at selling its portals which e-tail bags, watches and jewellery. The firm has raised around $14 million in funding from IDG Ventures...

20 March, 2014 | 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 »


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 »


Multi-vertical e-com firm Valyoo Technologies raises $10M in Series B from Unilazer and IDG

Noida-based Valyoo Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs a string of e-shops (Jewelskart.com, Watchkart.com, Bagskart.com and Lenskart.com), has completed raising its Series B round of funding worth $10 million (Rs 53 crore). The latest round was led by Unilazer Ventures which is promoted by UTV founder-...

7 February, 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 skips plans for more vertical e-com properties; LensKart, WatchKart, BagsKart & JewelsKart together shipping 1,000 orders a day

One-and-half-year old  Valyoo Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs a string of vertical e-commerce sites LensKart (eyeglasses), WatchKart (watches), BagsKart (bags) and JewelsKart (jewellery), has decided to focus on its existing four e-com sites. This marks a change from the previous strategy wherein ...

7 September, 2012 | More »

Valyoo ropes in former Zynga exec as CTO

Valyoo Technologies, the company that runs e-commerce portals lenskart.com, watchkart.com, bagskart.com and jewelskart.com , has appointed Manoj Sharma as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Prior to this appointment, Sharma was director of engineering at social gaming company Zynga and before that ...

23 August, 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 »