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Flipkart COO Nitin Seth looks to ‘bring back the DNA’ by rehiring old hands

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E-commerce major Flipkart, which has seen continuous churn at the top level for the last few quarters, is quietly working to revamp its senior leadership team by bringing back old hands. At least half-a-dozen senior executives have returned to the company in the last few months. Flipkart COO Nitin S...

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Chandrasekarans in startup world: It’s resolve, not the IIT-IIM tag, that matters

The elevation of Tata lifer N Chandrasekaran as chairman of India’s most revered corporate group—the $103-billion salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Sons—begs the much-debated question: Does one’s college pedigree matter? Corner offices at top business houses, both in India and abroa...

13 January, 2017 | More »

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PropTiger-Housing deal to be signed this week

Online property broker PropTiger and SoftBank-funded realty portal Housing.com are in the final leg of talks to ink a merger that may be announced as early as this week, two persons aware of the development told Techcircle. This would mark the second such consolidation among the top tier ventures in...

9 January, 2017 | More »

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Exclusive: LetsMD raises additional angel investment

LetsMD, a fintech startup in the health space, has completed its angel round of investment with the participation of WaterBridge Ventures, co-founder Nivesh Khandelwal told TechCircle.in. Calcutta Angels Network (CAN), LetsVenture, a platform that connects startups with investors, Anupam Mittal, fou...

29 December, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: AsoCon raises seed investment from Quarizon

Process management startup AsoCon Outsourcing India Pvt. Ltd. has raised an undisclosed amount of seed investment from early stage investment firm Quarizon. “We would also be providing shared services to Quarizon’s investee companies,” Sanjay Nagi, the founder and chief executive of AsoCon...

22 December, 2016 | More »

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Online travel portals MakeMyTrip and ibibo to merge

In the biggest consolidation move in the online travel agency (OTA) space in India, NASDAQ-listed MakeMyTrip Ltd has agreed to buy ibibo Group, which is co-owned by South African technology group Naspers Ltd and Chinese investment firm Tencent, in a stock deal. Naspers and Tencent, which own 91% and...

18 October, 2016 | More »

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Dhiraj Rajaram gains controlling stake in Mu Sigma; becomes CEO

The founder of data analytics firm Mu Sigma Inc., Dhiraj Rajaram, is back as the CEO of the company after his former wife Ambiga Subramanian stepped down from the post. Rajaram took over as the CEO last Friday. Subramanian sold her entire stake to Rajaram, resulting in him having a controlling stake...

4 October, 2016 | More »

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Will Google’s ride sharing services hurt Uber & help Ola?

That everything is fair in love and war holds true for technology sector. Google, the US-based search giant, is entering ride-sharing services, said a report by WSJ. Incidentally, Google happens to be a stakeholder in Uber, the world’s largest cab hailing company, and its new project will clearly ...

2 September, 2016 | More »

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Grocery app MovinCart shuts down

Hyperlocal grocery delivery app MovinCart has closed down its operations, with two of its three founders setting up a logistics-tech startup, a person close to the development, who did not want to be identified, told Techcircle.in. According to the person, the hyperlocal delivery space had become to...

6 May, 2016 | More »

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Deconstructing Startup India: What Narendra Modi didn’t say

The biggest takeaway from the government’s shindig with entrepreneurs last weekend is that it is trying to make life a bit easier for startups in the country, though the conservative way it defines a startup tends to take away some of its sheen. Indeed, a closer look at the fine print reveals ...

18 January, 2016 | More »

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