6Degree

  • Bangalore, India
  • FashionFashion Technology, Fashion, Social Network, Platform as a Service, B2B Marketplace

6Degree is a fashion tech platform for fashion professionals to discover new business opportunities through a B2B marketplace model.

Founded:
2014
Stage:
Steady Revenues
Market:
B2B

Startup Video

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6Degree rasies $200,000 from IAN | Forbes

6Degree raises $200,000 from Indian Angel Network (IAN) for expansion of its existing services and rollout of their new enterprise application.

Jun 09, 2016

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6Degree rasies $200,000 from IAN | Forbes

6Degree rasies its seed round of $200,000 from Indian Angel Network (IAN) for expansion of existing services and rollout of its new enterprise application

Jun 09, 2016

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7 Rising Startups of India | TechinAsia

6Degree touted to be one of the 7 startups in India to watch out for. A niche space with a trillion dollar market.

Jun 08, 2016

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6Degree launches 7 designers in Mumbai | Showbiz Bazaar

6Degree brought together seven new fashion designers from across the country and abroad, launching them in Mumbai.

Feb 07, 2016

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Launch of Fashion Accelerator | Inc 42

NDTV’s ethnic ecommerce venture, IndianRoots, has launched Fashion Business Accelerator in partnership with 6Degree, to boost budding fashion professionals.

Feb 04, 2016

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Economic Times Coverage | Economic Times

Oct 18, 2015

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Inc42 coverage | Inc 42


Founded

Launch at Lakme Fashion Week August 2014

Aug

2014

Funding

Angel Funding from UK and India

Oct

New Product Release

Pilot Launch of the product

Jan

2015

Funding

Seed Round initiated. Next round of funding from CIBA

Oct

New Product Release

6Degree and NDTV IndianRoots launch India's largest Fashion Accelerator program

Feb

2016

Jobs


Team Summary

Nikhil Hegde: Co-Founder: MBA from University of Leeds, UK
An alumnus from the University of Leeds is the Co-Founder of 6Degree. Nikhil comes with a rich experience in the consulting industry across KPMG, Airtel, Tata, and then completed his MBA at the University of Leeds. He has been featured in the Financial Times in September 2014 for his advisory role for a UK Arts organization.

Amit Bhardwaj: Co-Founder: MBA from SITM
Amit, the Co-Founder of 6Degree, is an experienced techno-business expert and known for his core ideation in designing the 6Degree platform. He has won several awards for product innovation in Tata, including the finalist at Tata Innovista. Amit led the Enterprise product management for Tata teleservices in the domain of IoT and Machine learning applications.

Priya Sethi: Social Media Head
Nishankh Sainani: Fashion Designer
Gitanjali Sharma: Product Head
Ajay Kumar: Web Developer
Meghana Chandra: Product Development Head

Advisors:
Phil Wilson: Phil is a highly experienced executive in a range of roles: CEO, Chairman, Board Director, Interim Executive Management, Business Consultant and Executive Coach. Phil has extensive international experience, particularly in the USA. In his role as a serial entrepreneur, he has both founded and managed a number of highly successful businesses. Phil is an alumni of Imperial College of London and the London Business School.

Prasad Menon:
Prasad is an experienced marketer who hails from a strong industry background such as Reliance Brands, Nokia, Perfetti and others in senior management roles. Having worked across Brazil, Europe and India in executive roles, Prasad guides the 6Degree growth strategy.

Rahul Narvekar:
Rahul is the Founder of IndianRoots - an NDTV Venture and brings a strong background of fashion to the company's think tank. His association with the fashion network and the entrepreneurial experience from Fashion and You, has helped in devising strategic direction for the company.

Team


    • Gitanjali Sharma

    • Product Manager

    • Pria Sethi

    • Social Media Head

    • Nishankh Sainani

    • Head - Designer Interface

    • Ajay Kumar

    • Lead - Technical

    • Meghana Chandra

    • Technical Head

Product/Service Summary

6Degree is a talent platform for fashion professionals to provide them with better opportunities for growing their business. It operates via a dedicated fashion job portal and a brand acceleration process for fashion students and fashion entrepreneurs.

How are we different?

We work extensively with fashion professionals with a niche for the fashion industry. We associate with fashion weeks as an exclusive talent partner and enable designers to showcase at the events through a marketplace approach.
Our job portal is the first of its kind approach that is dedicated to the fashion industry with verified fashion jobs.

Product/Service Descriptions