|Description||sports and outdoor online retailer|
|Venture Round, 11/2011 |
|Venture Round, 2/2012 |
Heverest.ru is one of the largest outdoor and sporting goods online retailers in Russia. The company operates in mass and semi-professional sports goods segments, offering a wide variety of clothing, footwear and equipment in most kinds of popular sports and outdoor activities.
The portal allows shoppers to conveniently browse through its extensive product catalogue online and securely purchase their items for delivery to anywhere in Russia quickly and cheaply. Since its launch (June 1st 2011), the company has established supplier relations with over 80 suppliers and 200 brands. Currently, more than Heverest.ru website hosts more than 1,5 mln visitors per month.
The company is forecasted to reach over €100m in net sales by end of 2015. Heverest.ru was launched in June 2011 and bases itself on successful benchmark model in sports e-commerce, Brazilian online retailer Netshoes.
The company is led by Dinesh Shahani and Vladimir Kim. CEO of the company Dinesh Shahani is one of the recognized experts in the sportswear industry and had successfully founded and built “Sprandi” since 1995 which was one of Russia leading sportswear brands. Dinesh has been on the Advisory board of Heverest since last October and has advised the company on its market entry strategy and vision.
Heverest.ru was initially funded by a Fast Lane Ventures. Further funding provided by eVenture Capital Partners and Russia’s largest investment fund.
Heverest.ru is a Fast Lane Ventures portfolio company.
For more information, please visit www.heverest.ru