Indiaplaza.in Looking At $10M Fundraise

Tue Mar 15, 2011 7:10pm IST

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E-commerce firm Indiaplaza.in is in the process of raising $10 million from venture capital firms.

Indiaplaza.in is backed by the Indigo Monsoon Group, which also backs classifieds portal Sulekha.com and eShakti.com, an online store for fashion apparel.

Amazon.com may be an interested party in Indiaplaza.in, according to Business Standard.

Fabmall.com, its earlier avatar, was set up in 1999 and is one of the oldest Indian e-commerce ventures. In 2007, Fabmall acquired Indiaplaza.com, a US-based e-commerce site that was set up for the NRI audience and rebranded itself as Indiaplaza.in.

Indiaplaza.in now offers some 7-8 million items including books, CD-ROMs, cameras, mobile phones, apparel, flowers, chocolates, watches, food items available. The site also offers loyalty programs and gifts for corporates.

According to media reports, Indiaplaza.in has 1.5 million customers and is looking to scale upto half a million transactions in a year during the next year. Its top management consists of K Vaitheeswaran, the founder and Chief Operating Officer of Indiaplaza.in and Param Parameswaran, who heads the Indigo Monsoon Group.

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