6Degree, India’s foremost fashion talent and tech start up, got recently funded from Indian Angel Network. 6Degree raised a funding of about $200,000 from the investors. Abhishek Agarwal, the lead investor from IAN, will be joining the company board.

"Fashion as a genre cannot be underrated and it is important to integrate technology with fashion. Our aim is to unite various domains of fashion and create one holistic group of like - minded people. We have joined hands with Indian Angel Network as we have the same idiosyncrasy and we in unison plan to take 6Degree to greater heights”, said, Nikhil Hegde, Co-Founder & CEO, 6Degree. "Since our launch in 2015, we have progressed rapidly in this space to close our first financial year with revenues in excess of INR 1 Crore. The Business of Fashion industry is marked at over $1 Trillion and India constitutes to about 10% of the global market share "

Amit Bhardwaj, Co-Founder & COO, 6Degree  said, “We are planning to allocate the funds in enhancing our technology and by expanding our reach exponentially. The funds will also be deployed in expanding our bespoke fashion services and launching first-of-its kind Enterprise Solutions for Fashion Weeks."

Abhishek Agarwal, lead investor in 6Degree said "The fashion market in India is going to be huge in next 10 years. We have already seen Indian affluent consumers spending in Indian designer wears for their key functions and also prefers wearing international brands. 6Degree collaborations with both fashioner designer and fashion week is unique in nature. In addition, their upcoming tech platform will bring efficiency into the system".

6Degree began its journey in 2014 as a fashion talent & tech startup which provides opportunities for fashion professionals to showcase their talent across the globe. It unifies individuals related to the fashion domain such as fashion designers, bloggers, brands, models and photographers on a single common platform. The business already serves over 2500 fashion professionals and boasts of elite fashion weeks such as Lakme Fashion Week, India Fashion Week London, Fashion Forward Dubai and many others as its clientele.

6Degree, the quintessential fashion platform, was launched at the Lakme Fashion Week. The online platform enables professionals from the fashion ecosystem to connect and collaborate with new business opportunities, launch brands and showcase their creations. In a growing global fashion scene, 6Degree  is a talent partner to fashion events that allows designers to showcase world over, spreading the reach and visibility of their creativity. The association with multiple events across India and Pan Asia marks the first step towards accomplishing a vision to encourage the showcase of fashion talent across multiple geographies. 

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