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What’s firing up Infibeam

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India’s e-commerce story is a familiar one—cash burn, negative unit economics and a pipe dream called profitability, all in the name of customer acquisition. But Ahmedabad-based Infibeam Incorporation Ltd, the country’s first online retailer to go public, has scripted a growth story th...


Infibeam to invest up to $6.7 mn in CCAvenue

E-commerce firm Infibeam Incorporation Ltd said on Monday it will invest up to Rs 45 crore ($6.7 million) in the company that operates the payment gateway CCAvenue. Infibeam’s wholly owned subsidiary NSI Infinium Global Pvt. Ltd has signed a term sheet with Avenues (India) Pvt Ltd for the investme...

30 May, 2016 | More »

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Infibeam eyes up to $340M valuation in IPO

Infibeam Incorporation Ltd, the parent of horizontal e-commerce platform Infibeam and e-commerce enabler BuildaBazaar, is eyeing a valuation of as much as Rs 2,289 crore ($340 million) in the first public issue of an e-commerce firm in the country. The company has pegged a price band of Rs 360-43...

15 March, 2016 | More »


Excl: Infibeam integrates controlled marketplace to existing e-com site, signs up 1,000+ sellers

Ahmedabad-based e-commerce firm Infibeam.com has quietly pivoted from being a pure-play e-commerce site to a hybrid venture, which basically means that apart from selling products on its own, it would also allow other vendors to sell the same product with same or different pricing. This is similar...

11 March, 2013 | More »


Decoding Gujarat's entrepreneurial ecosystem at VCCircle Ahmedabad Investment Forum 2012: Register now

Rasna, India’s local entrepreneurial story, was launched as a brand in the mid-70s but started gaining popularity in the 80s when the market was dominated by carbonated soft drinks like Thums up, Gold Spot and Limca. Piruz Khambatta, chairman & MD of Rasna, is now joining Ahmedabad’s largest...

21 November, 2012 | More »


Digirati: Top 25 powerful people in Indian digital business

They provide smart insights into hot trends and create strategies that redefine businesses. They innovate opportunities for themselves and others – writing some success stories that inspire awe. Meet the homegrown Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerbergs and Warren Buffetts who have made waves in the digital ...

15 June, 2012 | More »


How E-com Firm Infibeam Is Managing Without External Funding

Four-year-old general e-commerce firm Infibeam has much in common with Flipkart. But while Flipkart has reportedly raised its fourth round of funding in what could be the biggest private investment in Indian online retail industry, Ahmedabad-based Infibeam.com is yet to raise any external funding. I...

1 February, 2012 | More »


Taking On Cash On Delivery For E-com Vendors: Gharpay

For a company that started on a motorbike (mind you not a garage) being tethered to ground realities of doing business in India would come naturally. So when Hyderabad-based Gharpay (‘ghar’ stands for home in Hindi) started around a year back it had a clear roadmap of tapping on to the explosion...

24 November, 2011 | More »


Flipkart Vs Infibeam: Who Gets The Traffic

Update: More recent graph These two Indian startups have a lot in common except for that Flipkart is VC-funded to the tune of anywhere between $10-15 million while Infibeam is backed by the founder’s money. Both were established in 2007 as online book retailers and have been scaling up at a co...

10 May, 2011 | More »

Indian E-commerce Version 2.0: Hype or Real?

At a recently concluded VCCircle e-commerce forum in New Delhi, the industry leaders were unanimous in their view that E-commerce is the next big thing in India...

6 May, 2011 | More »

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