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Snapdeal ropes in Jayant Sood from Bharti Airtel as chief customer experience officer

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E-commerce marketplace Snapdeal, which is run by Delhi-based Jasper Infotech Pvt Ltd, has appointed Jayant Sood as Chief Customer Experience Officer (CCO). In his new role, Jayant will be responsible for streamlining the company’s customer service operations. An Economics graduate with a CA degree...

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TravelTriangle raises $8M from Bessemer Venture Partners and SAIF Partners

Noida-based Holiday Triangle Travel Pvt Ltd, the company behind online marketplace for finding travel agents that also allows direct booking of customised holiday packages TravelTriangle.com, has raised $8 million (Rs 50 crore) in its second round of funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners. The rou...

30 April, 2015 | More »

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CarDekho acquires price comparison portal BuyingIQ

Jaipur-based Girnar Software Pvt Ltd, the company behind auto portal CarDekho and BikeDekho besides and price comparison and product discovery engine PriceDekho, has acquired Delhi-based cross-product price comparison portal BuyingIQ.com for an undisclosed amount. This is CarDekho’s second acq...

29 April, 2015 | More »

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Mobile-only food ordering startup TapCibo rebrands as Dazo, gets fresh funding

Bangalore based mobile-only food ordering startup TapCibo Online Solutions Pvt Ltd, which operated under TapCibo, has rebranded itself as Dazo and has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from a bunch of entrepreneurs including Sumit Jain (co-founder and CEO, CommonFloor), Aprameya Radhakris...

29 April, 2015 | More »

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Airtel comes with free voice calling packs for broadband users

India’s top telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Ltd said it will offer free voice calls to any network in the country to its broadband customers, in a strategic move seen as a counter to Reliance Jio’s upcoming launch. Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJIL), a subsidiary of Mukesh Ambani’s Relian...

29 April, 2015 | More »

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Re-commerce platform for used gadgets ReGlobe raises seed funding from Bessemer, Blume

Gurgaon-based Manak Waste Management Pvt Ltd, which runs a used gadgets’ exchange service called ReGlobe, has secured seed funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) and Blume Ventures, it said on Wednesday. Founded in 2009 by Nakul Kumar and Mandeep Manocha, it provides an online platform to...

29 April, 2015 | More »

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Paytm’s big day: railway ticketing platform IRCTC adds Paytm wallet as a payment option

Government-owned railway ticketing platform IRCTC, which is the one of the most used internet commerce site in the country clocking on an average over half a million tickets a day, has added Paytm’s wallet as an online payment option. IRCTC, the primary seller of railway tickets online (others...

29 April, 2015 | More »

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Ola’s grocery delivery plans goes beyond cabs

Online cab booking service Ola (formerly Olacabs), run by Mumbai-based ANI Technologies Pvt Ltd, seems to have a much more grand plan to leverage its platform for consumer internet services. The firm has floated a job ad in blue-collared job search site Babajob seeking delivery personnel with ‘...

28 April, 2015 | More »

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TV shopping & e-commerce firm Naaptol raises $21.4M from Mitsui, existing investors

Naaptol Online Shopping Pvt Ltd, which runs a tele-shopping and e-commerce platform Naaptol.com, has raised an undisclosed amount in Series C round of funding led by Japanese conglomerate Mitsui & Co, it said on Tuesday. The round also saw the participation of its existing investors New Enterpr...

28 April, 2015 | More »

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Quikr appoints P D Sundar as head of soon-to-launch separate local services portal

Mumbai-based Quikr India Pvt Ltd, the company that owns and operates classifieds site Quikr.com, has appointed P D Sundar as head of soon to be launched local services portal QuikrServices. This is the second key hire by the company as it embarks on a new plan to go deep in a set of five domains [&h...

28 April, 2015 | More »

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