Exclusive: IndiaMART initiates talks with big investors to raise funding for new B2B e-com property Tolexo

Friday, April 17, 2015 Comment

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IndiaMART InterMESH Ltd, which runs an online B2B platform for small and medium businesses connecting global buyers with suppliers under the brand IndiaMART, has initiated talks...

Why ecommerce will morph into local commerce in India

Friday, April 17, 2015 Comment

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It is no secret that e-retail in India has been growing at a dramatic pace. It is expected to reach $22 billion in three years (from a negligible size five years back) after attrac...

Announcing final agenda of Techcircle Startup 2015, featuring entrepreneur stories, insightful interviews and more

Friday, April 17, 2015 Comment

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Techcircle Startup 2015, slated to be held on April 22 at Park Plaza, Bangalore, is not a typical startup event. It is uniquely structured to meet the needs of more than 200 suc...

Online test preparation platform Toppr acquires competitor EasyPrep

Friday, April 17, 2015 Comment

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Mumbai-based Haygot Education Pvt Ltd which runs digital ed-tech startup Toppr.com, has acquired EasyPrep, an online entrance exam preparation platform, for an undisclosed amount,...

Exclusive: Mobile apps & games developer Robosoft raises $12M from Ascent, Kalaari

Friday, April 17, 2015 Comment

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Robosoft Technologies Pvt Ltd, a third party mobile app developer as well as publisher of its own mobile games, has raised $12 million (Rs 75 crore) in what is a Series B round led...

Ola raises $400M Series E round from DST, GIC, Falcon Edge & others; valued at $2.4B

Thursday, April 16, 2015 Comment

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Mumbai-based ANI Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs online cab booking service Ola (formerly Olacabs), has raised $400 million (Rs 2,495 crore) in its Series E round of funding led b...

Behind the scenes story of Snapdeal’s FreeCharge acquisition

Thursday, April 16, 2015 Comment

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It all started when Kunal Bahl, co-founder and CEO of Snapdeal, called his namesake, Kunal Shah, co-founder of FreeCharge, for a meeting. Shah, who co-founded FreeCharge along with...

Mobile-only local services marketplace TaskBob raises $1.2M from Orios and Mayfield

Thursday, April 16, 2015 Comment

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Mumbai based startup Crenovative Ideas Pvt. Ltd, which runs a mobile-only home services marketplace under TaskBob, has secured $1.2 million (Rs 7.5 crore) in seed funding led by O...

Mobile-only local services marketplace UrbanClap gets $1.6M from SAIF, Accel & others

Thursday, April 16, 2015 Comment

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Delhi-based UrbanClap Technologies India Pvt. Ltd, which runs a mobile-only marketplace to find local service professionals under the UrbanClap brand, has raised Rs 10 crore ($1.6 ...

Japanese VC firm Rebright Partners to step up Indian operations

Thursday, April 16, 2015 Comment

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Tokyo- and Singapore-based venture capital firm Rebright Partners, which  focuses on seed to early stage investing, is looking at ramping up its Indian operations. The firm, which...

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