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Gaming network app Gamezop raises $350K in seed funding

Delhi-based Advergame Technologies Pvt Ltd, that operates mobile-based gaming network app Gamezop, has raised $350,000 in a seed-funding round led by Delhi-based talent management firm KWAN Entertainment & Marketing Solutions Pvt Ltd. Existing investor US-based Powerhouse Ventures also particip...

17 February, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Yet-to-launch instant messaging app Tring gets angel funding

Tring, a yet-to-launch instant messaging app, has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from ValueFirst founder Vishwadeep Bajaj and other angel investors. Alok Gupta (MD of Gerken Capital Associates) and Ranganathan V (MD of DNA Technology Consulting) also put money in this round, Tring co-founde...

16 February, 2016 | More »

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Home services startup Zimmber acquires FindYahan

On-demand home services platform Zimmber, operated by Mumbai-based Rejuvenate Solutions Pvt Ltd, has acquired Gurgaon-based FindYahan India Pvt Ltd, which runs a marketplace under the same brand name for services and skills, for an undisclosed amount. The development was first reported in The E...

16 February, 2016 | More »

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Ratan Tata backs retail tech startup SnapBizz

Tata Sons’ chairman emeritus Ratan Tata has invested an undisclosed amount of funding in retail technology startup SnapBizz Cloudtech Pvt Ltd. Earlier last month, the startup, which provides an Android-based connectivity platform to local offline grocers, raised $7.2 million (around Rs 48.7 ...

15 February, 2016 | More »

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App monetisation platform Pokkt hires Dina D’Souza to drive sales

Pokkt.com, which provides an alternative mobile video advertising and monetisation platform for app developers, has appointed former 9X Media executive Dina D’Souza as vice president of sales and revenue strategy. Dina will drive the company’s global advertising revenue and report to Pokkt CEO R...

15 February, 2016 | More »

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Hike appoints ex-Motorola exec Rajesh Rudraradhya as engineering head

Hike Messenger, the instant messaging app backed by Bharti Softbank (BSB) – the joint venture between Bharti Group and Japan’s Softbank, has appointed Rajesh Rudraradhya as its vice president and head of engineering. Rudraradhya has spent more than a decade in the Silicon Valley, working for com...

15 February, 2016 | More »

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TV actress Saumya Tandon invests in Jugnoo

TV and film actress Saumya Tandon has invested an undisclosed amount in on-demand delivery services and transportation aggregation startup Jugnoo. Saumya, who has played character roles in films such as Jab We Met and television serial Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai, will also be Jugnoo’s brand ambassador...

15 February, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Morpheus Capital founder Nayar quits to join fintech startup NextGen

Balu Nayar, who founded venture capital firm Morpheus Capital Advisors Pvt Ltd in 2009, has been bit by the entrepreneurial bug again. He has quit his position as MD of the firm to join fin-tech startup NextGen Telesolutions Pvt Ltd as co-founder. Founded in 2012, NextGen is promoted by serial entre...

11 February, 2016 | More »

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Twitter monthly user base didn’t budge from 320M but Q4 revenue up 48%

Microblogging site Twitter Inc’s user base showed no sign of growth in the fourth quarter of 2015 with the total average monthly active users (MAUs) at the Q3 figure of 320 million, raising concerns about its ability to attract new users despite ushering in new features to make it more engaging. M...

11 February, 2016 | More »

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Ola undercuts own TaxiForSure to take on uberGO

Cab-hailing app Ola has rolled out Ola Micro, its newest low-cost riding service, as it looks to strengthen its offerings to retain its edge over main rival Uber. The service will be initially available only to select customers in Mumbai, according to the startup’s website. Ola Micro replaces Ola ...

10 February, 2016 | More »