Teabox

basic info

http://www.teabox.com/7 Years Old
DarjeelingFood & Beverages
11-50 EmployeesPrivate company

Teabox impact

150
Tea Growers it works with
75
Countries present in
7million $
Funding raised till date
150
Tea Varieties

about Teabox

Teabox is the only premium tea brand that delivers teas direct from origin to customer. With fulfillment center in the heart of tea producing regions, Teabox ships the world's freshest teas, chosen by tea experts to customers all over the world within 24-48 hours of production.

mission

Fresh teas are hard to find. At Teabox, we're on a mission to offer the freshest possible teas of unmatchable quality, sourced and shipped directly from plantations. Our deep experience, having been associated with the tea industry for decades and our obsession with the highest quality allows us to bring the finest teas in their freshest and purest form.

Teabox story

Nov-2011
The Initiative
It started in the year 2012, when Kaushal Dugar, who comes from a family that has been associated with tea for generations couldn’t resist telling his serene and blissful adventures from the estates of Darjeeling, to the world. He was so passionately driven by the idea of bringing back the true essence of tea, that he along with equally passionate tea lovers introduced the wonderfully named and crafted outfit, Teabox.
Nov-2013
Secures 1 Million$ in funding
Accel Partners, one of Silicon Valley’s leading investors who back the likes of Facebook and Dropbox took notice, and Teabox secured US$ 1 million seed funding in 2014.
Nov-2013
Popularity
Since its inception, they have shipped over 6 million cups of tea and customer base spans 75 different countries.

Teabox products & services

E-commerce platform supplying fresh tea to customers

Teabox is the only premium tea brand that delivers teas direct from origin to customer. With a selection of over 150 fresh teas from over 75 different plantations in Darjeeling, Nepal, Assam, Kangra & Nilgiri, Teabox provides the largest selection of single estate and premium fresh teas online.

Teabox team

Founder

Kaushal Dugar

Past: KPMG, GAR Services Pte. LtdEducation : B.Com(Hons.)-St. Xavier's College ; BBM-Singapore Management UniversityLocation: Bangalore
VP

Rahul Godha

Past: Xenon Advertising, Flipkart.com, ShoppingMonkEducation : B.Tech-IIT DelhiLocation: Bangalore
VP-Product Management

Khilan Haria

Past: Flipkart.com, Yahoo!, taggle.comEducation : PGDM-Indian School of BusinessLocation: Bangalore

Teabox office photos

Teabox Office Photos

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Teabox office locations

Darjeeling Office
Teaxpress Pvt. Ltd, 120, Sevoke Road, Siliguri, District Darjeeling, West Bengal
Darjeeling
734 001
+91-9733061444
:help@teabox.com

Teabox amusing facts

Kaushal Dugar(Teabox founder) became an entrepreneur at a young age of 6 years itself. His first venture was a mini library which lent comics and the profit was lip smacking candies from his customers cum friends :P
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      Kaushal Dugar(Teabox founder) became an entrepreneur at a young age of 6 years itself. His first venture was a mini library which lent comics and the profit was lip smacking candies from his customers cum friends :P
    2. 2
      The company caters to over 65 countries including Russia, US, China and Japan, Federated States of Micronesia, Chile, Argentina, Fiji and Ural Mountains (Siberia).
    3. 3
      Tea business has been in Kaushal Dugar’s (Teabox founder) blood since childhood as his family has been in the tea industry since 1940s.
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      Do you know how teabox preserves the freshness of their products??Vacuum packaging the tea within 24-48 hours of production, shipping it within the next 24 hours and regardless of the location delivery within 3-5 business days.
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      Teabox are the winners of the prestigious “eSparks 2013” ,India’s largest e-commerce showcase platform.
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      The team believes that Tea is just the beginning and aspires to develop into a supply chain business for spices, cereals all served fresh to its customers.
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      Originally started in 2012 as DarjeelingTeaXpress.com the company offered premium, fresh Darjeeling teas directly from sources.
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      Even after becoming a global name for revamping the tea industry and its worldwide presence, the company is still not profitable.
    9. 9
      The founder was invited to present a talk titled “Teaconomics“on how teabox is bringing silicon valley to Darjeeling fields at the popular London School of Economics.
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      Well, if you are one those who thinks whats so great in a cup of tea then this one is for you. Teabox sells few exotic varieties of tea which costs around $1099 per kilogram, that’s almost equal to the tuition fee in private engineering colleges.
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      Teabox is named as one of the 16 Coolest Startups in India for the year 2014 by the Business Today Magazine
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      Teabox is the winner of the Esparkz Most Innovative Indian Startup out of 1200 startups organised by Your Story in 2013.
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      Teabox won the Red Herring Top 100 companies in the Asia-Pacific region for 2014 award.
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      Not just desi teas, Teabox also sells international varieties like the Mission Hill tea at $126 per kg which a French tea salon called Palais des The`s sells at $340 and Okayti priced $390 for $180 at less than half its price.
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      Teabox launched its unique monthly tea subscription program “Teabox Fresh Beginnings” to send samples of various types of tea on a monthly basis to all its subscribers.

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