20 February 2017
Handloom is the new style statement in the fashion world. From the Prime Minister to marquee designers, everyone is talking handloom. In the handloom space, Weavesmart, founded by Nishita Manne (CA & CS), Prashanth Manne (ISB alumnus) and Shilpi Singh (ISB and IIT alumnus) is the start-up to watch out for. Read more
Weavesmart covered on DD National TV on National Handloom Day
Weavesmart participated in CII conference on Handloom in New Delhi
12 December 2016
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), in partnership with the Development Commissioner (Handloom) organized a conference on “Creating Handloom 2.0 – Realizing the potential of Indian Handloom Industry” on Monday, 12 December 2016 at India Habitat Center, Lodhi Raod, New Delhi. It was a day long conference which included panel discussions, guest speaker sessions, exhibition and fashion show. The event was graced by Hon’ble Minister of Textiles, Smt. Smriti Irani, as Chief Guest.
Nishita Manne, CEO Weavesmart participated in a panel discussion and shared her insights on the grass root level challenges in the handloom sector and how Weavesmart is successfully fighting those challenges while doing impactful work in various weaver clusters across India.
16 November 2016
Weavesmart has been selected among the top 5 ventures for the ISB SAP accelerator program. It was a nation-wide selection process that was carried out with the involvement of SAP Labs, Indian School of Business and other industry experts.
The program will help Weavesmart grow further and increase its footprint among weaver communities and customers. Read more
7 August 2016
On National Handloom Day, the 7th of August 2016, Ministry of Textiles recognized Weavesmart as one of most promising start-ups in the Handloom sector with the Company clocking highest handloom sales among its peers. Nishita Manne, CEO Weavesmart was invited to deliver a brief speech on our achievement to the distinguished guests. It was a moment of great pride and honour for Weavesmart, which has started its operations just over a year back. Read more
Weavesmart weaver mobile app inaugurated by Shri Alok Kumar, DC - Handlooms, Ministry of Textiles.
Weavesmart launched a mobile app for sourcing of products from the weavers. The App launch ceremony was carried out in an exhibition organised in Hyderabad by Ministry of Textiles in Hyderabad for weavers to display and sell their products. The app launch ceremony was graced by Shri Alok Kumar, DC - Handlooms, Ministry of Textiles.
Weavesmart ties-up with Ministry of Textiles for e-marketing of Handloom Mark and IHB products.
26 October 2015
Weavesmart enters into a Memorandum of Understanding with Ministry of Textiles to promote and e-market India Handloom Brand and Handloom Mark products on its website.