Will SoftBank-Alibaba's potential FirstCry bet spark rebirth of babycare e-tailers?

Kavya Kothiyal & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

After a dormant couple of years on the fundraising front, baby products e-tailers could soon have reason to cheer. Multiple ....

24 October, 2018

Babycare startup Mamaearth gets funding from Shilpa Shetty

Binu Paul

Honasa Consumer Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates babycare products startup mamaearth.in, said on Friday that it has raised an ....

20 April, 2018

Exclusive: Babycare startup Mamaearth secures funding from Fireside Ventures

Shruti Jain

Mamaearth, a babycare products startup, which sells its products only through Amazon India and FirstCry.com has raised an undisclosed ....

20 December, 2016

Parenting social discovery platform BabyChakra gets funding from RoundGlass

Disha Sharma

  BabyChakra, which connects parents to services and products for babies, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding ....

18 October, 2016

Pure-play ecommerce model is not sustainable, says FirstCry's Supam Maheshwari

Dearton Thomas Hector

  FirstCry founder Supam Maheshwari is not resting on his laurels after creating the largest omni-channel baby care firm ....

18 October, 2016

FirstCry acquires BabyOye; raises $34 mn

Dearton Thomas Hector

Online baby products retailer FirstCry has agreed to acquire auto-to-software conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd's ....

17 October, 2016

US-based home décor startup Houzz enters India, hires BabyOye's Nadkarni

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Palo Alto based online design and home décor startup Houzz Inc is all set to launch operations in India and has appointed ....

31 August, 2016

Babyoye claims monthly GMV of Rs 5.85Cr, plans to expand private label

Sonam Gulati

Mumbai-based startup Nest Childcare Services Pvt Ltd, which runs e-commerce site for new parents called Babyoye.com, claims to ....

19 August, 2013

13 potential e-commerce M&As to watch out for in India in 2013

Sonam Gulati

In 2012, we had seen the beginning of some serious consolidation in the Indian e-commerce space – a segment which has been ....

16 January, 2013

A2zbaby.com site is closed; end of the road for the e-com player?

Anand Rai

Yet another player seems to have joined the list of e-commerce startups shutting shop. This time, it is babycare products e-tailer A2zbaby.com, ....

19 November, 2012

FirstCry eyes breakeven in a year; targets $250M in GMV by 2015

Anand Rai

Baby care is one of the vertical e-commerce segments which saw at least half a dozen players enter the business. But two years ....

16 November, 2012

Flipkart enters baby care products; How does it compare to specialists BabyOye, FirstCry?

Nandana Das

India's largest e-tailer Flipkart has just expanded its catalogue by adding baby care products. Although a few horizontal e-commerce ....

19 July, 2012

The toy story begins at Flipkart

Nandana Das

India's largest e-com venture Flipkart.com has recently added a toy section to its product portfolio. The development comes after ....

19 June, 2012

Excl: Kidswear e-com startup Unamia raises funding from AngelPrime

Nandana Das

Ecommerce startup Unamia , which deals with kidswear, has raised undisclosed amount in angel funding from AngelPrime. Although ....

31 May, 2012

Excl: Former Reliance Trends CEO Arun Sirdeshmukh launches lifestyle e-store Fashionara; Gets funding from Lightspeed and Helion

Nandana Das

Arun Sirdeshmukh, former chief executive of Reliance Trends, has teamed up with Darpan Munjal (former CTO of Times Internet Ltd ....

29 May, 2012

Innovation, Not Replication, Needed For E-com Success

dev khare & Anand Rai & Shrija Agrawal

The e-commerce sector in India has already received funding in excess of $250 million this year. And this amount can easily cross ....

23 August, 2011

FirstCry.com Raises $4M From SAIF Partners

Preethi J

Pune-based BrainBees Solutions Pvt Ltd, which runs the online baby products shop Firstcry.com, has raised $4 million from private ....

26 April, 2011

Babyoye.com Raises $2.5M From Accel, Tiger Global

Preethi J

Babyoye.com, an online shop for new parents, has received its first round of investment to the tune of $2.5 million from Accel ....

15 April, 2011