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Excl: Vserv.mobi looking to raise up to $15M in Series B funding, targeting $100M in revenues by 2015 end

Mumbai-based mobile advertising exchange Vserv.mobi is in advance talks to raise up to $15 million in its Series B funding, sources close to the development informed Techcircle.in. The company has also appointed Signal Hill as its advisor for the deal. Dippak Khurana, co-founder and CEO of Vserv, ...

3 July, 2014 | More »

Communication & IT ministry seeks to connect 2.5 lakh panchayats via broadband in India

India will build a broadband highway connecting 2.5 lakh panchayats (spread over six lakh villages) across the country in the next three years to provide a host of public services, union communications and information technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad announced. About 50,000 panchayat will rec...

2 July, 2014 | More »

RS Desikan

RS Desikan steps down as CEO of S Mobility

RS Desikan has ceased to be the chief executive officer (CEO) and manager of S Mobility (formerly Spice Mobility Ltd), the company informed in a BSE filing. Desikan has over 35 years of experience and had joined S Mobility as its CEO in Feb 2012, prior to which he was the Group CFO and finance [&hel...

1 July, 2014 | More »

Binay Tiwari

Vserv’s global marketing & product head Binay Tiwari leaves the firm

Binay Tiwari, global marketing and product head of Mumbai-based mobile advertising exchange Vserv.mobi, has left the company, a company spokesperson confirmed with Techcircle.in. Tiwari had joined Vserv in August 2011 as general manager (marketplace). He was later promoted as head of global marketin...

30 June, 2014 | More »


Globo acquires IDG & Sequoia-backed mobile apps maker Sourcebits

London-based Globo plc, a provider of enterprise mobility management solutions and software as a service, has acquired Bangalore- and San Francisco-based Sourcebits Inc, a developer of mobile apps and proprietary products for enterprise customers, for an undisclosed sum. The consideration is paid ...

30 June, 2014 | More »


Bidstalk – Demystifying Mobile RTB

According to the recent research done by Gartner, Inc, global mobile ad spending is expected to grow to $41.9 billion by 2017. A recent study BIA/Kelsey found that mobile ad spending in the U.S. alone has gone up from $7.22 billion in 2013 to $25.47 billion in 2017. Although mobile ad spend has incr...

30 June, 2014 | More »


Excl: Bank card scheme notifications venture Cardback raises $170K through LetsVenture

Delhi-based Orangut Labs Pvt Ltd, the company behind Cardback, an Android app that provides notifications to users about various offers on their debit/credit cards on mobiles, has raised Rs 1 crore (about $170,000) through LetsVenture, an online platform that connects startups with accredited inve...

27 June, 2014 | More »


A look at the 4 startups showcased at Techcircle Mobile Forum 2014

Mobile has become a formidable channel to drive large & sustainable growth across sectors, including retail, consumer products/services, payments, healthcare, education and entertainment. Sensing a big opportunity, startups across the country have started looking at this space quite aggressively...

27 June, 2014 | More »


Mobile engagement software firm IMImobile lists in London at a premium

London-based IMImobile Ltd, a provider of mobile engagement software to mobile operators which has a development centre in India and was started by founders of Indian origin, got listed on Friday. Its scrip was trading at a premium of over 8 per cent in mid-day trades on debut—it was trading at 13...

27 June, 2014 | More »


Mouli Raman steps down as OnMobile director; new CEO Rajiv Pancholy joins board

OnMobile co-founder and till recently its chief executive Chandramouli Janakiraman or Mouli Raman has resigned from the board of the company. With this, both the co-founders of the company are no longer associated with the management of the country’s largest mobile value added service (VAS) firm...

27 June, 2014 | More »