USPL raises Rs 100 Cr, crosses USD 100 million valuation  

Bengaluru, Nov 14 (PTI) Fashion startup USPL has raised a fresh round of investment of over Rs 100 crores from its  existing investor Accel Par...

Published: 14th November 2017 04:30 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th November 2017 06:16 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

Bengaluru, Nov 14 (PTI) Fashion startup USPL has raised a fresh round of investment of over Rs 100 crores from its  existing investor Accel Partners.

With this round of funding, the valuation of Universal  Sportsbiz Private Limited has crossed USD 100 million, the company said.

The funds will be deployed for expansion in product portfolio and retailing capabilities.

"With this investment we will be able to accelerate our growth in this high potential, fashion retail space," USPL Founder and CEO Anjana Reddy said in a statement here.

Founded in April 2012, USPL's portfolio of brands include WROGN, a men's casual wear brand inspired by Team India Captain Virat Kohli.

Imara is a contemporary women's ethnic fashion brand and Ms Taken, a signature women's western wearline.

Kohli, who is also curator of USPL's brand WROGN, said, "I am keenly looking forward to taking WROGN to all the right places in India and beyond." USPL brands are presently available in Shoppers Stop and  online fashion portals Myntra, Jabong and Flipkart, besides  Exclusive Brand Stores.

Pursuing its omni-channel distribution strategy, USPL has recently opened company owned outlets in key metropolitan  cities of the country.

"We are delighted to support USPL's future plans as they seek to maintain leadership position in India and expand globally," Partner at Accel Partners India, Mahendran Balachandran said. PTI BDN RA ROH .

This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire.

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