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Deep Kalra on startup funding, niche travel startups & future of OTAs

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Founded in 2000, MakeMytrip, which started India operations in 2005, has changed the way we travel. Makemytrip got listed at NASDAQ in the year 2010 in a fairytale listing. The man behind the bid daddy of OTAs, Deep Kalra started his career at ABNAmro bank and worked at GE Capital, but in between hi...

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Dhingana signs deal with US music label Pretty Lights Music

Music streaming site Dhingana is branching out from its niche of Indian music by obtaining its first licensing deal with an American artist and label, Pretty Lights Music. Pretty Lights Music, the first American label on Dhingana, will be available for its users, bringing a new music genre to the la...

10 October, 2012 | More »

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Jewellery brand Gitanjali ties up with Myntra to boost sales

Jewellery brand Gitanjali has joined hands with Bangalore-based lifestyle e-commerce firm Myntra. The partnership is expected to combine the strengths of the two companies and boost sales by leveraging the potential of online retail. Gitanjali’s strength in the branded jewellery space and its expe...

10 October, 2012 | More »

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Reado partners with Simon & Schuster to sell audiobooks in India

New Delhi-based audiobooks brand Reado, which has recently launched its e-commerce website Reado.com, has inked a deal with one of the leading audiobook publisher, Simon & Schuster Audio. This strategic partnership entitles Reado to distribute and sell 2000 audiobooks produced by Simon & Sch...

10 October, 2012 | More »

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Rajan Anandan-backed dating site StepOut hires former Games2win exec Raj Menon as COO

Rajan Anandan-backed dating site StepOut, earlier called Ignighter, has brought on board Raj Menon as Chief Operating Officer. Till recently, Menon was director, business, at Games2win. In fact he has been in the Games2win  group for 12 years in various capacities and was part of core team that inc...

9 October, 2012 | More »

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Former UID executive Pramod Varma to join Angelprime’s technology board

Bangalore-based startup incubator Angelprime has appointed Dr Pramod Varma in its technology board to provide technology and architectural leadership for its portfolio companies. Most recently Dr Varma was the chief architect for the UID project, one of the largest technology deployments of its kind...

8 October, 2012 | More »

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Tablet sales up 59% in Q2, Micromax leads the pack

The overall India Tablet market recorded sales of 0.55 million units in Q2 (quarter ended June 30) of 2012 according a report released by CyberMedia Research (CMR). This recorded a Q-o-Q increase of 59 per cent and Y-o-Y increase of 673 per cent. In the overall India tablets market, Micromax leads w...

8 October, 2012 | More »

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Former Zynga exec Eric Marlow joins Reliance Entertainment Digital’s Jump Games

Reliance Entertainment Digital’s game division Jump Games, a leading international publisher and developer of mobile games, apps and content, has brought on board Eric Marlow as vice-president in charge of its Global Studios. Marlow’s mandate will involve overseeing the development of projects u...

8 October, 2012 | More »

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Voicetap Technologies rechristened Applied Mobile Labs

Noida-based mobile education and mobile lead generation company Voicetap Technologies has been rechristened Applied Mobile Labs (AML) with immediate effect. The move is part of a strategy designed to propel the company to the forefront of the mobile education and mobile-based lead generation globall...

4 October, 2012 | More »

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Travel search engine iXiGO’s destination trivia app Yo! India on Android, iOS

Gurgaon-based travel search engine iXiGO.com  has launched a free destination trivia gaming app – Yo! India. Available in both iOS and Android platforms, the app is available free of cost at the Apple App and at the Google Play Store. The app tests a player’s knowledge of Indian destination...

4 October, 2012 | More »

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