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Startup behind job portal for semi-skilled Rozgar Mela gets seed funding from Ennovent & Upaya Social Ventures

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 | More »

Delhi-based placement agency for the semi-skilled Anant Learning & Development Pvt Ltd has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from Impact Investment Holding, a fund managed by Ennovent GmbH and Upaya Social Ventures, the company said. Founded in 2012 by Ajit Singh, Anant Learning aims ...

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PremjiInvest leads $80M investment in open mobile operating system developer Cyanogen

Silicon Valley-based Cyanogen Inc, a leading mobile operating system (OS) developer which customises Google’s Android OS for its clients, has raised $80 million from a group of investors in it Series C round of funding led by PremjiInvest, the personal investment vehicle of Wipro chairman Azim...

24 March, 2015 |More »


mPOS startup Mosambee raises Series B round from Rajasthan Venture Capital & SIDBI VC

Mumbai-based Synergistic Financial Networks Pvt Ltd, which runs Mosambee, an mPOS solution provider, has raised an undisclosed amount in its Series B round of funding from existing investors Rajasthan Venture Capital Fund (RVCF) and SIDBI Venture Capital Ltd. “RVCF and SIDBI will invest in two...

23 March, 2015 |More »


Groupon India raises $20M from Sequoia; VC firm to bring more in further rounds

NASDAQ-listed deals & vouchers site Groupon Inc has become yet another multi-national firm to cut an unusual deal in India, diluting stake to a private investment firm for the local arm. It is learnt to have raised $20 million from venture capital firm Sequoia Capital for its Indian arm Groupon...

11 March, 2015 |More »


PC Jeweller inks pact with NASDAQ-listed diamond & jewellery e-tailer Blue Nile

PC Jeweller Ltd has signed an exclusive collaboration agreement with Blue Nile Inc, a leading online jeweller in the US, the company said in a stock market disclosure. The partnership aims to evaluate the Indian market for potential online jewellery sales on a long-term basis. It is a stepping stone...

4 March, 2015 |More »


Fruits & vegetable retail co Freshworld raises funding from IAN, Kris Gopalakrishnan

Retailworx Pvt Ltd, which owns and operates food and vegetable retailing startup Freshworld, has raised an undisclosed amount from IAN and Kris Gopalakrishnan, co-founder of IT giant Infosys, the company said in a release. The investment was led by IAN investor Nagaraja Prakasam who co-invested with...

26 February, 2015 |More »


Excl: Enterprise networking startup Intelliber in talks with IAN, others to raise $2M

Intelliber Inc, a New York-headquartered startup which has an additional office in Jamshedpur, India, is in talks with IAN and other investors to raise $2 million (Rs 12.5 crore) in its Series A round of funding, a top company executive told Techcircle.in. The company is raising money for one of its...

25 February, 2015 |More »


Japanese advertising major Dentsu to acquire digital agency WATConsult

Japanese advertising major Dentsu Inc through its Indian unit Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd has signed an agreement to buy 90 per cent stake in WAT Media Pvt Ltd which operates a full-service digital agency in the country under the brand WATConsult, as per a press release. The deal amount remained undisc...

30 January, 2015 |More »


Solar-as-a-service firm Simpa Networks raises $4M from US development finance institution OPIC, others

US-based Simpa Networks Inc, which operates as Simpa Energy India Pvt Ltd in the country, has raised $4 million debt funding to scale up the clean electricity solutions in rural India, as per a release. The funding has been raised by Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the US Governmentâ...

18 December, 2014 |More »


SAIF Partners scores 30x in part-exit from Just Dial

Multi-stage private investment firm SAIF Partners part-exited its investment in Mumbai-based Just Dial Ltd, which runs the online business directory Justdial.com, by selling its small stake in the company early this year. This is the second part exit after selling some shares as part of the offer fo...

28 November, 2014 |More »

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