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Sandeep Goyal forms mobile ads JV with Zeotap

Monday, August 31, 2015 | More »

Former chairman of Japanese advertising major Dentsu in India, Sandeep Goyal has formed a joint venture (JV) with German startup Zeotap to create a programmatic advertising platform for targeted advertising on smartphones in India. Goyal’s privately held firm Mogae Media Pvt Ltd has signed a...

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Sanjay Kapoor steps down as Micromax chairman

Sanjay Kapoor has stepped down as Chairman of Micromax, a little over a year after joining India’s second-largest handset vendor. “Sanjay Kapoor has decided to move on. Appropriate announcements will be made in due course. We would like to thank him for his contribution and wish him luck...

28 August, 2015 | More »


Disney may stop game development at Indiagames

The Walt Disney Company (India) Pvt Ltd is restructuring its digital gaming unit Indiagames in a move that could result in job cuts at the latter’s game development practise. Quoting unnamed sources, NDTV Gadgets, which first reported the development, said that Disney India is shutting down the ga...

27 August, 2015 | More »


Komli sells India business to SVG Media

Smile Vun Group (SVG) Media, a joint venture between Manish Vij’s Vun Network and Harish Bahl’s Smile Group, has acquired the India business of media technology company Komli Media India Pvt Ltd. The combined entity will become the country’s largest mobile marketing company and cater to 60 per...

27 August, 2015 | More »


ixigo acquires Rutogo for inter-city cabs play

Online travel search engine ixigo.com has strengthened its presence in the online taxi aggregation space by acquiring Square Hoot Hikes Pvt Ltd, the company behind inter-city cabs marketplace Rutogo, for an undisclosed amount. The Rutogo team will join Delhi-based Le Travenues Technology Pvt Ltd (...

27 August, 2015 | More »


Flipkart wants users to ‘Ping’ while shopping on app

The country’s largest e-commerce company Flipkart wants users to share product images and chat with friends while shopping on its mobile app. Flipkart has launched Ping, a new feature that adds a social networking dimension to the app in a bid to make mobile shopping a more collaborative experienc...

25 August, 2015 | More »


PickMyLaundry secures $100K in seed funding from GHV

PickMyLaundry, a mobile platform that facilitates booking and delivery of laundry services, has raised $100,000 from Green House Ventures (GHV), a startup accelerator launched by serial entrepreneur and Indian Angel Network member Vikram Upadhyaya. New Delhi-based PML Solutions Pvt Ltd, which runs P...

25 August, 2015 | More »


OPPO appoints Mike Wang as India CEO

Chinese handset maker OPPO today said it had appointed Mike Wang as its new CEO for Indian operations. The appointment is effective from August 18, 2015. Wang joined OPPO in 2005 in its initial years and has held a wide range of leadership positions across South-East Asian markets, OPPO said in a st...

25 August, 2015 | More »


Ola opens wallet service for third-party shopping

Ola’s prepaid wallet can now be used to pay for transactions on budget hotels aggregator OYO Rooms and other e-commerce platforms. Ola Money, currently used for payments across all of Ola’s services such as taxis, auto rickshaws, food delivery venture (Ola Café) and grocery delivery service (Ol...

24 August, 2015 | More »

Vijay Shekhar Sharma

One97 to hive off payments unit under Paytm

One97 Communications Ltd is planning to separate its e-commerce and payments businesses as part of plans to go head first with the payments bank platform. The company that counts Alibaba’s Alipay and SAIF Partners as large shareholders will separate the payments business under a new company Pa...

21 August, 2015 | More »

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