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Education, specifically edtech, will constitute the next set of global companies emerging out of India, much like what IT did in the 2000s, says Ronnie Screwvala. But it should be a global map coming out of India, rather than trying to become a western company looking to list on foreign stock exchanges, he said.
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In addition, Lenskart will also expand its international teams in Singapore, West Asia, and the US by adding 300 more employees.
- Jul 19, 2021 10:21 AM IST
Lenskart plans to use the capital and $95 million raised from KKR in May to make investments in its supply chain, new technologies and expand in Southeast Asia and the Middle East
- May 17, 2021 09:53 AM IST
KKR will make the investment in Lenskart through its Asian private equity fund.
- Dec 20, 2019 03:15 PM IST
"Lenskart is raising USD 275+ million from Softbank Vision Fund, including some stake sale from early investors," a company statement said.
- Sep 16, 2019 01:55 PM IST
Kedaara Capital may also buy shares from existing investors in a secondary sale, which will raise another Rs 10 crore
- May 07, 2018 07:03 PM IST
This is Lenskart's third investment in less than a year
- Mar 11, 2018 02:38 PM IST
The company is looking at ramping up the manufacturing at its facility near Gurugram to 3 lakh frames in 3 years.
- Feb 04, 2018 04:25 PM IST
Online eyewear firm Lenskart today said it expects its affordable-premium eyewear brand John Jacobs to clock revenues of Rs 500 crore by FY2020-21 as it expands the offline retail presence of the brand.
- Dec 07, 2017 05:19 PM IST
Lenskart will partner with 6over6 to co-develop and test the product before taking it to the market, the company said in a statement.
- Nov 29, 2017 07:28 PM IST
Media baron and private equity investor Ronnie Screwvala, who is holding stakes in Lenskart and ShopClues, today said both the e-commerce firms may go for Initial Public Offering (IPO) in the next two years.
- Oct 09, 2017 02:28 PM IST
Katrina will be the face of Lenskart for the next two years and would feature in the brand's new campaign, Lenskart said in a statement.
- Sep 26, 2017 02:24 PM IST
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Founded in 2010, Lenskart is an online retailer of eyewear, backed by Unilazer ventures and Premji Invest.
- Jun 04, 2017 12:33 PM IST
The company, which has a strong online presence, is eyeing a total of 700 stores by March 2019 by targeting small towns, tier II and III cities.
- Dec 26, 2016 03:01 PM IST
The contribution of the offline outlets in overall transaction has increased to 50 percent from 30 percent a year ago, Bansal said declining to share the transaction numbers.
- Oct 26, 2016 02:46 PM IST
Betting on big innovation, Tata, in his personal capacity has been investing in startups, mostly internet-based.
- Sep 29, 2016 05:14 PM IST
Online trials is not only a tool to attract customers, but also improve conversion rates. Trusting becomes easier for customers, says Peyush Bansal, founder of Lenskart.
- Sep 07, 2016 10:23 PM IST
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- May 04, 2016 05:36 PM IST
Lenskart has previously raised a total of Rs 317 crore from investors including IDG Ventures (USD 4 million in October 2011), Ronnie Screwvala-led Unilazer Ventures (USD 10 million in February 2013), TPG Growth and TR Capital (USD 22 million in January 2015).
- May 04, 2016 04:49 PM IST
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is investing Rs. 171 Crores in Indian eyewear company Lenskart, to help the company expand access to high-quality and affordable eye-care products in tier-3,tier-4 cities.
- Jan 19, 2016 02:38 PM IST
The online-only brand will use the funds to foray into brick and mortar retail, both independently and through tie-ups with premium retailers.
- Nov 13, 2015 10:36 AM IST
Earlier available within the Ola app, Ola Money enabled users to pay for their taxi and auto fares. In August, the company announced its partnerships with a host of online platforms like Oyo Rooms, Lenskart and Saavn to allow customers to make cashless transactions.
- Sep 15, 2015 05:42 PM IST
"We wanted to launch a card with special benefit meant for online purchases. In this card, whatever the spending be, we will offer a five times more reward than in case of normal cards," says Vijay Jasuja, CEO SBI Card
- Aug 24, 2015 05:01 PM IST
This move will allow Ola users, who maintain a significant balance in their Ola Money accounts, to pay conveniently on a wide range of leading e-commerce platforms, Ola said in a statement.