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Canvera runner up in APJ Photobook competition – Aug 25th 2011

Singapore, Aug 25th 2011: was first runner up at the recently concluded 2011 Asia Pacific & Japan HP Digital Print Award's Photobook competition. This is the 3rd time in 4 years that Canvera has been one of the winning teams having won the award previously in 2008 and 2009. Speaking on the occasion head of HP Indigo India, Mr. Appadurai said, “Canvera's unflinching commitment to quality has brought them to the top of the pack in the APJ region and this award is simply a testament to that. I want to congratulate each and every member of the Canvera team for raising the quality expectations in the photography market in India”. The Photobook category attracted about 120 entries from the entire Asia Pacific region. "We are really proud to have won this award." said Dhiraj Kacker, CEO of Canvera, “Canvera was started with a singular focus to the highest quality standards and it is extremely gratifying to have consistently come out on top in what is a fiercely contested award. I want to congratulate our manufacturing and creative design teams for winning this award for the company and all other teams for their ongoing commitment to quality”.

Canvera Wins Asia Pacific & Japan Award

About Canvera: is an online photography company providing mass customized printed products and e-commerce solutions to professional photographers. Canvera's products and services are used by Professional Photographers (PPs) to both deliver a high quality experience to their clients and also to market themselves better. Canvera's coffee-table-books were twice awarded the Best Photobook in Asia Pacific & Japan at the annual HP Digital Print Awards in 2008 & 2009. Canvera was also given the Best Innovation in Technology award by Asian Photography magazine for “bringing professionalism and innovation to an unorganized market” and the Tie-Lumis Award for “Entrepreneurial Excellence” in 2010. As on date Canvera has serviced the needs of PPs in more than 300 cities across India. Canvera entered the market in July 2008 and was founded by Dr. Dhiraj Kacker (CEO) and Peeyush Rai (CTO) who have previously worked at numerous successful startups in Silicon Valley. Canvera is financially backed by Footprint Ventures (, DFJ ( and Mumbai Angels (

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