Mithun is the CEO & Founder of Carat Lane Trading Private Limited. He is also an active investor in early stage businesses and loves a conversation over new ideas.
Mithun founded Caratlane.com, India’s largest Jewellery e-commerce business. Realizing the huge potential of online retail in India and using his background/experience in jewellery and diamonds, Mithun laid the blueprint for CaratLane.com. Mithun started CaratLane.com in 2007, with the site going live in 2008. From then, it’s been a journey of crossing milestone after milestone. Recognizing the leadership provided in growing CaratLane, TiE felicitated Mithun with the “Next-Gen Entrepreneur of the Year” Award in 2012.
Mithun combines jewellery expertise with a passion for jewellery technology. He has ensured that every piece produced for CaratLane.com is manufactured to perfect specifications, so when the customers lay hands on their jewellery, they get exactly what they saw online. Few e-retailers can live up on specs like CaratLane.com. Today, Mithun oversees business strategy and direction at CaratLane.com.
Before this, he was a part of the family business Jaipur Gems and expanded the same in south India.
Mithun was formally educated at the Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, IIM – Bangalore and Gemological Institute of America, California (GIA).