Smile Group is an internet Group based in Asia, focused on the digital industry with extensive holdings in the consumer internet and media space. A business builder, we partner with the best entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and global companies to build scalable digital companies from scratch, expand operations and increase their footprint by rolling out internationally.
We have partnered or built businesses with leading corporates like the WPP Digital, Ogilvy, Yahoo!, ScanGroup (Africa) and Airbnb worked with top Silicon Valley and European investors. Starting out as a small web shop right out of a garage, over the years we have diversified the group into digital media, consumer internet, owned brands, retail infrastructure and an incubator; across multiple emerging markets with India being the largest hub.
Everything tech – especially in the consumer internet, digital media, mobile, big data, SAAS space, smart entrepreneurs and passionate commitment pique our interest. We would love to hear from you if these keywords describe your story best.
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SVG Media, a Smile Vun Group company, is the largest Indian Digital Media Network with 35.4 Million Unique Visitors in India.
SVG Media, formerly known as Tyroo Media, started its India operations in 2006. Currently, SVG Media has presence in India, South East Asia and the Middle East.
FashionAndYou.com is a leading online fashion and lifestyle store giving its members access to the best of international, hi-fashion, lifestyle brands designer labels at up to 80% off retail with 15 new sales every day.
Since the inception in 2010, FashionAndYou.com today has over 5 million member-base serves 12,000 pin codes across India; the first online fashion store to achieve more than a Million fan-base on social media in the online fashion and lifestyle segment worldwide in less than two years.
Juvalia & You India, is India’s first international fashion jewellery brand that offers flexible entrepreneurial opportunities for today's contemporary woman. Incepted in 2012 by modern entrepreneur Chaitanya Aggarwal, Juvalia & You India over the last year has become a name to reckon with. A one-stop destination for exquisite handpicked fashion jewellery and accessories, Juvalia & You India is established under the prestigious Smile Group umbrella and has successfully carved a niche as a social selling company.
Each collection by Juvalia & You is exclusively conceptualised by our team of celebrated designers and is handcrafted to perfection. Exclusive and versatile, Juvalia’s collection showcases international fashion trends that are sourced from around the globe. The collections are available online and through exclusive in-home Style Shows hosted by our team of Stylists.
Featured frequently in leading magazines like Elle, Grazia, Beauty & Style, High on Passion and New Woman, Juvalia & You endeavours to be India’s finest fashion accessories brand that redefines the art of accessorising
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences, at any price point, in more than 33,000 cities and 192 countries.
Katalyzers is an emerging market business building platform that will partner with leading technology companies and create scalable ventures across Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa. A joint venture between Smile Group and TPG Growth, the platform will partner with successful internet companies in the marketplace, startups, classified listings, local commerce, digital media, e-commerce and mobile space and help rollout their businesses across Asia and other emerging markets.
Smile Group, in the past, has successfully supported the international expansion of reputed companies like AirBnb.com, WPP Digital, Yahoo and others across Asia, Africa and Latin America through joint ventures and sweat equity partnerships. Katalyzers will leverage Smile’s operational strengths and TPG’s financial strengths, enabling successful digital companies to build businesses with speed and efficiency across the emerging markets without diverging their focus and bandwidth from the home markets. We will bring together on one common platform local Asian knowledge, experience of building businesses, in-house talent of entrepreneurs, media and technology professionals, partnerships with marketing and performance media companies like Tyroo, DGM & WPP and deep financial assets for co-investment opportunities.
Katalyzers has set up offices in India, Singapore, and San Francisco and has presence across China, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America through partner offices of Smile & TPG.