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Playground Sports India Pvt. Ltd

Playgroundonline.com is an e-commerce platform in the areas of Sports Goods, Sportswear, Shoes, Fitness, Accessories, and Sports Nutrition

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Retailing / Distribution
  • Location Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Currency INR
  • Founded January 2008
  • Employees 12
  • Website playgroundonline.com

Company Summary

Sports Goods e-commerce was chosen to bring in founders experience in technology, customer service and also blending it with the passion for sport.
Vision: To be the number one brand in sports and fitness retailing
Mission: Achieve $100+M in sales in 5 years

Team

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    Ramakrishna Kalluri
    CEO

    B. Tech, IIT Chennai 1986-90
    Joined Infosys and executed various IT projects for global clients including GE, Apple, GAP, Microsoft
    Worked in the areas of retail, finance, high tech and supply chain systems
    Managed Infosys relationship at Gap account in US for 3 years; Moved back to India in 2000 to start Hi-tech practice at Infosys, Hyderabad operations
    Quit Infosys in 2007 as Associate Vice president (AVP) managing 1000+ team.

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    Srini Battula
    CTO

    B. Tech, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, JNTU, Andhra Pradesh; M.S., Iowa State University, IA, USA
    Was in ABB for 4 years and then joined bay area start-up enCommerce (acquired by Entrust in 2002)
    Moved back to India in 2003 and set up GDC for a bay area start-up Dicarta through Symphony Services
    Joined Ketera Technologies (another bay area startup) and built the Engineering team from 2 to 80 people in 3 years

Previous Investors

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    Ramakrishna Kalluri
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    Srini Battula
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    Sayanam Sesh
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