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Private Company
Industry Internet Marketing
Founded 1996
Founder Dinesh Agarwal
Headquarters 7th & 8th Floors, Advant-Navis Business Park, Sector 142, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India, Noida, India
Area served
Number of employees

IndiaMART is an Indian online marketplace based in Noida, India. The company claims to have 1.5 million suppliers listed on its website, with around 10 million buyers visiting the online platform every month.


IndiaMART was founded by Dinesh Agarwal as a directory of websites his company InterMESH (which was started in 1996), was developing for customers in the Delhi-NCR region. In 1998, the second office of IndiaMART InterMESH Ltd. was set up in Mumbai and by 1999, the directory had more than 1000 listing.

In early 2009, IndiaMART received an undisclosed amount of funding from Intel Capital, a part of which was invested in IndiaMART One97 Communications and Global Talent Track. [1] At present, IndiaMART employs more than two thousand employees across offices in all major cities in India.

In November 2014, IndiaMART started promotional campaigns featuring Indian film actor Irrfan Khan as its brand ambassador.[2]

In February 2015, Lizzie Chapman, (at that time Executive Director, DBS Digital Bank) joined IndiaMART’s Board as a Director.[3]


In 2010, IndiaMART and financial news channel ET Now started IndiaMART Leaders of Tomorrow Awards in order to recognize the impact of SMEs (small and medium enterprise) in sustaining economic growth, increasing trade, generating employment and creating new entrepreneurs in India.[4] In association with Zee Business, IndiaMART also launched Emerging Business Forum, to provide with solutions to issues faced by Indian SMEs.[5]


In June 2014, IndiaMART launched, an e-commerce platform for SMEs. [6]

Awards & Nominations[edit]

  • Manthan Award 2013 for Buy Leads Under E-Business & Financial Inclusion Category [7]
  • Red Herring 100 Asia 2008 [8]
  • Emerging India Award 2008 (second runner-up) [9]

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