Posts Tagged: ecommerce in India


Yatra funding

Yatra gets $23 million funding to battle in India’s increasingly tough travel booking market

Indian online travel site Yatra has raised a Rs 140 crore (US$23 million) funding round led by IDG Ventures, Vertex Ventures, and its seed i...

  • April 17, 2014
  • at 11:23 am
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Moto X makes India debut exclusively on Flipkart

Moto X makes India debut exclusively on Flipkart

Six weeks after launching the Moto G in India, now it’s the turn of the higher-end Moto X to make its debut in India in exactly the sa...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 4:01 pm
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Asia online shopping spending 2014 and 2015

These numbers from Asia’s half-trillion dollar ecommerce market will blow your mind (INFOGRAPHIC)

Take the world’s most populous continent and combine it with one of the best things about the internet and you have a recipe for huge ...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 4:24 pm
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Indian fashion estore Koovs files for London IPO to keep pace with Myntra

Koovs, an online fashion store in India, has filed for an initial public offering on London’s junior stock market AIM. The company aim...

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 12:59 pm
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eBay investment in SnapDeal

Ebay leads $134 million investment in Indian e-store Snapdeal

Indian online marketplace Snapdeal has confirmed its biggest ever funding round, worth US$133.77 million. US-based eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) led th...

  • February 27, 2014
  • at 1:15 pm
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MakeMyTrip acquires European startup for $5 million to boost global hotel booking offerings

Indian online travel agent MakeMyTrip (NASDAQ:MMYT) has acquired the Netherlands-based hotel booking site EasyToBook. MakeMyTrip’s dis...

  • February 10, 2014
  • at 11:36 am
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Indian kids e-store FirstCry gets $15 million in funding

Indian kids e-store FirstCry gets $15 million in fresh funding

Indian e-shoppers spent $16 billion in 2013, and that number’s set to rise in 2014. There are certainly plenty of e-commerce options o...

  • January 14, 2014
  • at 7:39 pm
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ecommerce in India

Shop til you drop: India’s e-shoppers spent $16 billion in 2013

We know that India’s e-commerce industry is booming and lots of investment is flooding in, but how much are ordinary people actually s...

  • January 2, 2014
  • at 4:55 pm
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India’s Flipkart opens its Paypal-esque e-payment service to the public

India’s Flipkart opens its Paypal-esque e-payment service to the public

India’s top e-store, Flipkart, first rolled out its e-payment platform to the site’s merchants about five months ago. Now, after...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 4:55 pm
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A peek into the future of India’s fast-growing ecommerce market (SLIDESHOW)

Accel has kindly shared their latest presentation with Tech in Asia detailing where the sector is, where it's heading, and how it compares t...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Darjeeling tea - Teabox

India’s Teabox gets funding to ship tea direct to your doorstep

India is the world’s second largest tea producer, yet it lacks any homegrown premium global tea brand that truly puts the country on t...

  • March 17, 2014
  • at 12:33 pm
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Quikr India

Quikr gets $90 million funding as it battles to be India’s top classifieds site

Indian online classifieds site Quikr has secured $90 million in funding. It’s the fifth major funding round – and the seventh in...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 12:55 pm
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Flipkart

India’s Flipkart sells $1 billion worth of stuff one year ahead of projections

Indian e-store Flipkart announced yesterday it surpassed $1 billion in gross merchandising volume, according to NextBigWhat. Despite slow...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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myntra marketplace

Myntra set to open marketplace for boutique fashion brands in April

Fashion e-store Myntra is set to emulate its Indian rival Flipkart by launching a marketplace for local businesses and boutique brands to se...

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 4:45 pm
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Jabong funding

Rocket Internet’s clothing e-store for India raises $100 million in funding

Jabong, one of India’s top online clothing stores, has secured $100 million (Rs 628 crore) in funding, according to the Economic Times...

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 12:09 pm
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India's Snapdeal launches Kilickpay

India’s online shoppers get another new e-payment option, this time from Snapdeal

Just a few weeks after India’s top e-store, Flipkart, rolled out its e-payment gateway to Indian e-shoppers, here comes a new option f...

  • January 3, 2014
  • at 10:17 pm
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Flipkart funding

In new data, Flipkart sees slowing sales growth, still sells $217 million worth of stuff in 1 year

Indian’s top e-store Flipkart is still in it for the long haul, nursing financial losses whilst building its user-base and cultivating...

  • December 23, 2013
  • at 5:36 pm
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Zivame funding

Lingerie e-store Zivame gets $6 million funding to buy something pretty

In March 2012, one of India’s most interesting niche e-stores, Zivame, secured series A funding to help it grow. Now the lingerie e-ta...

  • December 11, 2013
  • at 10:18 pm
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