Bombay Shirt Company Funding: raises 8 million Dollars

Bombay Shirt Company raises 8 million Dollars from early-stage venture capital firm Lightbox Ventures.

Bombay Shirt Company which offers online tailor-made shirts to its consumers raises 8 million Dollars from an early-stage venture capital firm- Lightbox Ventures.

The company is planning to utilize the fund towards automating its production and supply chain operations, and expanding its physical presence in 40 to 50 locations, in the next one and a half years. It is also planning to widen its menswear category, by including newer products like trousers and denim among others.  

Founder of StartupLanes, Shishir Gupta says:

 Bombay Shirt Company is bringing our old culture back with contemporary style to satisfy the new generation as well. So it is not only focusing on the old generation but also meeting the expectations of millennial and helping to sustain our old tailor made custom products. Custom made products actually suits your body and up bring your personality because they are made with particular body type and person’s choices. Looking forward for its new products like trousers and denims. Congratulations to the team.

Bombay Shirt Company was launched in 2012 by Akshay Narvekar. It is India’s first online custom made shirt brand. They made contemporary product design and technology with old school tailoring techniques with high quality and affordable products. Their mission is to made a world-class brand, based out of Mumbai. Their team includes creative marketers, innovators, seasoned product experts and customer service genies. Their main focus is on quality, design, fabric and raw material. There is a well-defined process for every design to ensure a perfect mixture of contemporary design with old class tailoring.