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We’re going to be playing an entirely different ball game in 2017, says Hike’s Kavin Bharti Mittal

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Kavin Bharti Mittal
Having entered the coveted $1-billion-club of startups in India, Kavin Bharti Mittal is more confident than ever about the success of his four-year-old startup Hike. In August, the messaging app raised $175 million (Rs 1,170 crore) from China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd, Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology G...

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Exclusive: Helpchat raising Series C funding from AmEx Ventures, others

Coraza Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs Helpchat and OneDirect, has secured a Series C round of funding led by American Express Ventures, the venture investment arm of American Express Co, and existing investor Sequoia Capital, two people privy to the development told Techcircle. American Express V...

30 September, 2016 | More »

Vineet Bajpai

Recruitment app Talentrack targets media and entertainment sectors

Vineet Bajpai’s tryst with entrepreneurship started way back in 2010 when he founded digital agency network, Magnon International, which was acquired by Omnicom Group, the parent of TBWA one of the largest advertising networks in the country, in 2013. He was then elevated as the group chief execut...

29 September, 2016 | More »

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Local commerce site Promon.in raises $180K in bridge round

Promon.in, a local commerce platform, has received $180,000 (around Rs 1.2 crore) in a bridge round of funding from Delhi-based investment firm Now Capital, the company’s founder said. Sarabjeet Anand told TechCircle that the Delhi-based firm aims to use the funds for expansion and revamping its t...

28 September, 2016 | More »

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Instacar raises $1 mn of seed funding from Swastika

Indore-based online outstation taxi marketplace InstaCar has received $1 million (Rs 6.65 crore) in seed round of funding from Hong kong-based Swastika Company Pvt Ltd, Ishan Vyas, co-founder of InstaCar told TechCircle. The two-months-old company aims to use the funds for scaling up operations, ma...

28 September, 2016 | More »

Raghu Bathina, co-founder & CEO, Celes Care

Exclusive: Virtual health clinic for women Celes Care raises $1 mn from Endiya Partners

Celes Care, a Hyderabad-based virtual health clinic for women, has received around $1 million (Rs 6.7 crore) in a seed round of funding from early-stage venture capital firm Endiya Partners and a few affluent individuals, a person close to the development told TechCircle. The company aims to use the...

28 September, 2016 | More »

Durgesh Nandann, Co-founder, InMotion

Exclusive: Fin-tech startup InMotion gets funding from 1mg founders, others

Fin-tech startup InMotion Media Ventures Pvt. Ltd has received an undisclosed amount of funding from online drug marketplace 1mg’s founders Prashant Tandon and Gaurav Agarwal, a top executive at the Noida-based startup told TechCircle. Gaurav Bhogle, product marketing manager at Google Maps; Shris...

23 September, 2016 | More »

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Market disruptor, tenacious? Y Combinator may be looking for you

Want to be a part of Y Combinator, the famous American seed accelerator? Tim Brady and Adora Cheung, partners at Y Combinator, tells us what can make you a part of the elite group. In an exclusive chat with TechCircle’s Nishant Sharma, the two partners say a founder with talent to create something...

22 September, 2016 | More »

Sumit Jain

Exclusive: Automated chat solution startup Joe Hukum gets Jabong CTO’s backing

Joe Hukum, which provides automated chat-based solutions to companies, has received commitment for a pre-Series A round of funding, a co-founder of the startup said. Arihant Jain told TechCircle that the startup got commitment from Jabong’s chief technology officer (CTO) Sumit Jain. The Joe Hukum ...

20 September, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Fashion portal Freecultr’s co-founder Sandeep Singh joins craft beer maker

Sandeep Singh, co-founder of fashion e-commerce portal Freecultr, has quit the company to join craft beer maker B9 Beverages Pvt. Ltd, which sells the Bira91 brand, as marketing director. “I will be taking care of marketing and alternate channel development at Bira,” Singh told TechCircle. Singh...

20 September, 2016 | More »

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