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Cassia Enterprises Pvt Ltd

Cassia, based in India & US, owns & operates innovative e-marketplaces that bring together a variety of shops in a community setting.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Peekskill, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2012
  • Employees 12
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Company Summary

Cassia launched our first e-marketplace “” as a one-stop portal for all of the household shopping needs of the residents of Kochi, India in Q2 2012. We handle the end-to-end order processing, including order taking, procurement, delivery, and payment processing. We address a real need of city dwellers everywhere by taking care of their mundane shopping needs while reducing pollution and traffic congestion in the city streets.


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    Santhosh Kumaran

    Dr Santhosh Kumaran is a co-founder and permanent director of Cassia. He has over 16 years of experience with IBM in global leadership roles in Research, Services, Software, and Sales & Distribution with a focus on solutions in Retail, Insurance, Banking & Industrial sectors. Prior to his IBM career, he worked as a Naval Architect and as an Ocean Engineer. He holds a PhD in Computer Science & MS in Ocean Engineering. He is based in New York, US.

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    Balu Varghese
    Managing Director & CEO

    Dr Balu Varghese is a co-founder and permanent director of Cassia and serves as its CEO. He worked for 13 years with IBS Software Services, a multinational company based in Kerala, in various positions with the last being VP for Service Delivery. Earlier, he worked for Hindustan Shipyards for 9 years in many leadership roles. He earned a doctorate degree in Structural Engineering from Hiroshima University in Japan. He is based in Kochi, India.


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    Manoj Varma
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    Ranjit Karthikeyan

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