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Photo-sharing app Vebbler selected for FbStart

Photo-sharing app Vebbler, which is run by Vebbler Technologies Pvt. Ltd, has been selected by social media giant Facebook for its FbStart programme, the startup said in a statement. Vebbler will now get $40,000 in credits, free tools and services from Facebook and its more than 30 partners includin...

20 February, 2017 | More »

News website The Ken raises $400K from angels

News website The Ken raises $400K from angels

Subscription-based news startup, The Ken, has raised $400,000 (Rs 2.68 crore) from a clutch of investors, the company said in an email statement. The participants in this round of funding include Aprameya Radhakrishna, co-founder, TaxiForSure; Deepak Natraj, managing director, Aarin Capital; Girish ...

17 February, 2017 | More »

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VR startup Imaginate raises $500K from SRI Capital

Imaginate Technologies, Inc, an augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) startup, has raised Rs 3.35 crore ($500,000) in seed investment from venture fund SRI Capital, a top company executive told Techcircle. “The funds will be used to scale up operations in the US and run pilots with l...

17 February, 2017 | More »

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Exclusive: Packaged foods startup Sattviko acquires StylSpot

Rays Culinary Delights Pvt. Ltd, which runs packaged foods company Sattviko, has acquired outfit curation portal StylSpot in order to strengthen its technology platform, a top company executive told Techcircle. Sattviko, which also operates a chain of quick-service restaurants (QSR) in three cities,...

16 February, 2017 | More »

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Weight-loss startup Obino acquires fitness app Fitard

Mumbai-based Manna Healthcare Pvt. Ltd, which runs weight loss coaching app Obino, has acquired Fitard, a reward-based fitness tracking app, it said in a statement. It did not disclose the deal value. The fitness app rewards users with Fitcoins, a virtual currency, on completion of targets. These Fi...

16 February, 2017 | More »

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LetsVenture, Venture Catalysts lead funding in co-working space Innov8

New Delhi-based Guerrilla Infra Solutions Pvt. Ltd that runs co-working space Innov8 has raised an undisclosed amount in an angel round led by online deal-making platform LetsVenture and Mumbai-based seed investment platform Venture Catalysts, it said in a statement. Other investors who participated...

15 February, 2017 | More »

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Nazara Games to set up eSports league for $20 mn

Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates mobile gaming firm Nazara Games, has launched an eSports league in India, for which it would invest roughly $20 million (Rs 136 crore) over the next five years, the company said in a press statement on Tuesday. “Asia-Pacific accounts for 44% of the audi...

14 February, 2017 | More »

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Mobile app analytics startup CleverTap names Almitra Karnik as marketing head

Mobile app analytics and user engagement platform CleverTap, run by Mumbai-based WizRocket Inc, has appointed Almitra Karnik as head of marketing, it said in a statement. Karnik will be managing brand strategy as well as digital, content and partner marketing along with public and analyst relation ...

14 February, 2017 | More »

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Expense management startup Fyle Technologies raises $400K from Pravega, others

Expense management company Fyle Technologies has raised $400,000 (Rs. 2.67 crore) in its seed round led by early stage venture firm Pravega Ventures, the startup’s founder Sivaramakrishnan Narayanan told Techcircle. Venture fund Beenext, redBus co-founder Phanindra Sama, Zivame co-founder Richa Ka...

14 February, 2017 | More »

Snapdeal's cost cutting continues, disbands SD Instant team

Snapdeal continues cost cutting, disbands SD Instant team

After reports of Snapdeal laying off nearly 30% of its staff, co-founders Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal have sent out an e-mail to the e-commerce firm’s employees stating that the company has to take tough decisions in order to become profitable, a report in a national daily stated. Snapdeal has...

13 February, 2017 | More »