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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 »

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Exclusive: Healthcare app Prescribez gets seed funding

ThingsMeet Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which owns soon-to-launch healthcare app Prescribez, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from high net-worth individual and angel investor Ankush Mehta. The app aggregates clinics on the platform, and also allows users to book appointments through the app....

2 May, 2016 | More »

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Why Ronnie Screwvala exited Arre and what it means for the OTT segment

Ronnie Screwvala, one of India’s best-known media entrepreneurs, has exited digital content platform Arré barely a year after announcing the venture as he feels the segment is in its infancy in India and over-the-top platforms have yet to figure out a viable business model. Screwvala, who set up ...

28 April, 2016 | More »

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Doctor consultation startup DocsApp raises $1.2M from Rebright, others

Doctor consultation app DocsApp has secured seed investment of $1.2 million (Rs 8 crore) from investors led by Japanese venture capital firm Rebright Partners. Early Facebook investors Anand Rajaraman and Venky Harinarayan also invested in this round, DocsApp said in a statement. The startup will us...

28 April, 2016 | More »

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Axilor Ventures backs emergency response app MUrgency

MUrgency Inc., which runs an emergency response mobile app, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from early-stage venture fund Axilor Ventures. The funds will be used to develop the brand, recruit talent, augment technology and scale operations, it said in a statement The US-based startup was...

28 April, 2016 | More »

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Why Mauj Mobile added gameplay videos to its Gamesbond store

Do you want to know what moves can help you win a mobile game? Or whether a particular mobile game is engrossing enough to invest your time and money? In a world where there are hundreds of mobile games, each claiming to be more challenging and fun than the other, how do you find the […]...

27 April, 2016 | More »

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Micro-delivery startup Milkbasket raises $500K from EVC, others

Gurgaon-based Aaidea solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs micro-delivery grocery startup Milkbasket, has raised $500,000 (Rs 3.3 crore) in a pre-Series A funding round led by venture capital firm EVC Ventures. Chinese investors Peter Zou, CEO of YeahMobi, and Li Jian, founder of Zhu Dao Investments, also ...

26 April, 2016 | More »

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Yatra to integrate cab aggregation with OTA platform; allow users to book Ola, Uber

Online travel agency Yatra.com will now allow users to book cabs from aggregators such as Ola and Uber through its mobile app, as it looks to provide more services to travellers that can add to its revenue. The app will also allow booking of outstation cabs and hiring self-drive cars, Gurgaon-based ...

26 April, 2016 | More »