Forays into SME-Specific News Segment

Thursday, July 7, 2011

NEW DELHI, July 8, 2011 -


  • to Provide SME Focused News on Various
    Industry Related Developments
  • Aims to Assist Small Businesses in Being Part of Major
    Happenings in the Market

With the objective of serving the numerous emerging needs of
SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises),, India’s largest
online B2B marketplace, has entered into news segment with its
media initiative of SME NEWS portal href="">( href=""> href="">). backed
SME news site is a rich pool of information that will give access
to latest developments and updated information across various
industry verticals. This will be useful for small enterprises
specifically looking to keep their businesses abreast with upcoming
and latest trends in different markets.

Commenting on this, Mr. Dinesh Agarwal, Founder & CEO,
, said, “We realised that there is a dire need to
disseminate SME relevant information for which SMEs need a proper
channel and platform to make available that information. Also,
there are thousands of SME relevant news items pouring in on
day-to-day basis which can be of foremost importance to an SME for
their businesses.”

IndiaMART SME NEWS portal will feature more than 40 industry
categories and segments ( href="">
and over 26 cities ( href="">
that will fetch news relevant to the SME sector. This will include
news such as notifications by MSME ministry, circulars that
government of India releases, time-to-time amendments on various
policies undertaken and much more. The portal will also look to
provide competitive edge to businesses and give them visibility
through sector-specific advancements, SME related events, press
releases, etc. IndiaMART SME NEWS portal is an effort to bring
current information on the doorstep of small businesses that will
be available to them at one place. undertook this initiative as it realised the need to
tap the huge potential that the internet brought forward in the
form of widespread news content available online for SMEs. The
portal is an endeavour to reach out to a vast base of SMEs and
enhance their online experience.

About is India’s
largest online B2B marketplace for Small & Medium Size
Businesses, connecting global buyers with suppliers. The company
offers a platform & tools to over 1 million suppliers to
generate business leads from over 5 million buyers, who use the
platform to find reliable & competitive suppliers. The company
has over 4000 employees located across 75 offices in the country.
Its existing investors include Intel Capital and Bennett, Coleman
& Co. Ltd.

Products & Services offers
products that enable small & medium size businesses generate
business leads (online catalogs/store-fronts), establish their
credibility (third party verified trust profile) and use business
information (finance, news, trade shows, tenders) for their
business promotion.

For more information, please visit: href="">
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Media Contacts

Pawandeep Kaur
Manager - Corporate Communication
T: +(91)-(120)-3997600
F: +(91) 0120-3997666
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