Ambitious To Be The Next Online-Only Uniqlo, India’s Freecultr Gets $9M From Ru-Net, Sequoia

Online Strategy


A lot of global clothing brands turn to India these days to manufacture their products. But today comes news of a $9 million funding round for an online clothing brand based in India that has big ambitions to go global. Freecultr — which CEO and co-founder Sujal Shah likens to an “online-only Uniqlo” (read: competitive price points on trendy, casual apparel) — has added Russian VC ru-Net as an investor, with participation also from existing investor Sequoia in this Series B round. Total funding in the company is now $13 million.

Freecultr, which opened its virtual doors for business in December 2011, has been something of a trailblazer in its home market, offering India’s connected middle classes a wide, westernized selection of clothing and accessories online, with a nationwide delivery network that was put in place within a month of launch — no mean feat in a still-developing country. It…

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The New Bonnie & Clyde! The 411 On JuJu, Cam’ron’s Fiancée (PHOTOS)


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JuJu & Cam'ron

Two years ago, Cam’ron fully embraced the Internet life and joined Instagram. Within the first couple of weeks, Cam’ron posted pictures of a beautiful mystery woman: we would soon learn that she was JuJu, Killa’s main squeeze.

Actually, let’s not call her his main squeeze. JuJu is a little more than that. That’s Cam’ron’s fiancé. Last year, she posted this picture on her Instagram:


Yep, looks like this thing is for real, ya’ll. There’s finally a woman to make an honest man out of Cam, a dude who has quite the reputation.

The two are very much in love and over the last year or so, they have been using social media to show off their relationship – sometimes in very quirky ways.

A couple of months ago, OK Cam joined Vine. With that, the rapper and JuJu made various mini videos. (One even starred Cousin…

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