Canvera.com, India's fastest growing online digital photography company, announces the opening of its sales office in Kolkata. This is Canvera's 7th sales office in the country. The office will be headed by Arunava Chaudhuri who joined Canvera after stints with Reliance Money & ICICI in various sales capacities. "The appeal for our products is universal and we are glad to now have a strong presence in the East as well," says Dhiraj Kacker, CEO of Canvera.
Canvera is an online photography company building solutions to help Professional Photographers run their business more effectively. Canvera offers high-end customized coffee-table-books, design services and hosting solutions to professional photographers. Canvera's products and services are used by professional photographers 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". As on date Canvera has serviced the needs of professional photographers in more than 250 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 (www.footprintventures.com), DFJ (www.dfj.com) and Mumbai Angels (www.mumbaiangels.com).