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UrbanClap hires ex-Housing.com executive Amit Das

Delhi-based UrbanClap Technologies India Pvt Ltd, which runs a mobile-only marketplace to find local service professionals under the UrbanClap brand, has appointed former Housing.com vice president Amit Das as its vice president of design. Das was also one of the co-founders of the e-governance star...

9 May, 2016 | More »

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EduAce raises $1M from mobile internet firm MoMagic

Education startup EduAce Services has raised $1 million (around Rs 6.6 crore) in seed funding from mobile Internet firm MoMagic. This could possibly be the first time that a Lucknow-based startup has raised such a big amount of money. The capital raised will be utilised to build more school learning...

7 May, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Gym-as-you-go startup Fitpass set to raise pre-Series A funding

Fitpass, an online marketplace that provides users access to multiple fitness studios, is close to raising a pre-Series A round of funding, a person privy to the development told VCCircle. Delhi-based Fitpass Business Ventures Pvt Ltd, which operates the marketplace, could raise between $2 million a...

6 May, 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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Telecom operators ask government to stop app-based calling

Mobile operators’ body COAI has requested DoT to take proactive steps to stop calls through apps, like the one recently planned by state-owed BSNL, saying they are against rules. In a letter to Telecom Secretary JS Deepak, it has said that connecting Internet calls with networks using numbers ...

6 May, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Trip planner Easy Roads raises angel funding

Easy Roads Technologies Pvt Ltd, a Mumbai-based startup that facilitates road trips, has raised Rs 1.3 crore ($200,000) from five angel investors in its first external round of funding, the company’s founder said. Sachin Parikh, who is also the startup’s CEO, told VCCircle the travel-tech compan...

4 May, 2016 | More »

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On-demand driver provider Zuver raises $180K in angel funding

Jobbie Services India Pvt. Ltd, which provides drivers on demand through mobile app Zuver, has raised Rs 1.2 crore ($180,000) in angel funding from Shruth & Smith Group of Bangalore and Pune’s Hermes Group. The Mumbai-based startup will use the funds to expand its operations and ramp up the te...

3 May, 2016 | More »

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MobiKwik gets $50M from Japan’ GMO, Taiwan’s MediaTek, others

Gurgaon-based One MobiKwik Systems Pvt Ltd, which runs online recharge platform and mobile wallet venture MobiKwik, has raised $50 million in its Series C round led by Japan’s GMO Payment Gateway and Taiwanese semiconductor company MediaTek. Existing investors Sequoia Capital and Tree Line Asi...

3 May, 2016 | More »

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Mobile payments startup JunoTele names former PayU exec as CBO

Mobile payments platform JunoTele has appointed former PayU Money executive Vikrant Khorana as chief business officer. Khorana will be responsible for sketching a strategic roadmap for JunoTele, generating fresh revenue streams and expanding to new territories, according to a statement. Khorana prev...

2 May, 2016 | More »

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Auto maintenance marketplace MotoMojo gets angel funding

MotoMojo, a mobile app-based marketplace that connects owners of two- and four-wheelers with service stations, has raised an undisclosed amount in angel funding from the founders of startup enabler VentesAvenues. Mumbai-based MotoMojo Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates the marketplace, said in a ...

2 May, 2016 | More »