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Mobile messaging concierge service Haptik raises $1M from Kalaari Capital

Mumbai- and San Francisco-based Haptik Inc., a startup that offers a mobile-based chat platform that enables users to get help with their products and services, has secured $1 million in its first round of equity funding from Kalaari Capital. The funds will primarily be used for scaling the app acr...

18 September, 2014 |More »

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Mahindra Comviva, First Data partner for mobile payment

Mobility solutions firm Mahindra Comviva today said it has entered into a strategic partnership with payment solutions provider First Data to roll out their Mobile Point of Sale (mPOS) solutions. The payment solution enables businesses, including small and medium enterprises (SMBs) and service profe...

18 September, 2014 |More »

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Events discovery app Nearify raises funding from Seedfund, India Quotient & Bedrock Ventures

Gurgaon-based Novelroots Internet Pvt Ltd, a startup that operates under the brand Nearify, an events discovery app, has secured an undisclosed sum in seed funding from Seedfund Advisors and India Quotient, with participation from Bedrock Ventures, a seed- and early-stage investor. The startup was ...

16 September, 2014 |More »

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Japanese mobile messaging service Line claims 18M Indian registered users; India 4th largest market for the co

Japanese free call and messaging app Line claims to have over 18 million registered users in India. And while this number is only close to four per cent of the over 490 million registered users the app has globally, it makes India the fourth largest market for the company, according to a Tech in Asi...

12 September, 2014 |More »

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eBay to introduce ads in its mobile app

eBay Inc., one of the largest online marketplaces in the world, is planning to launch an advertising network for its mobile app in the last quarter of 2014. These will be targeted ads which will be placed using data tracked from shoppers, allowing marketers to reach eBay’s roughly 4.6 million dail...

12 September, 2014 |More »

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ICICI Bank launches cardless cash withdrawal scheme

Mumbai: The ICICI Bank on Wednesday launched a facility under which an account holder with it can transfer money to a mobile phone user in the country even without the latter having an account with any bank. A customer having a savings account with the country’s largest private lender can initiate...

11 September, 2014 |More »

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IAN invests in mobile workforce management solution FarEye

Delhi-based RoboticWares Pvt Ltd, which operates under the brand FarEye, a job scheduling & tracking app for mobile workforce, has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Indian Angel Network (IAN). As part of the deal, IAN members Nitin Jain and Piyush Chawla will join the board of the fir...

10 September, 2014 |More »

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Spice Digital acquires 26% stake in SMS-based search engine Txtbrowser maker Vavia

Spice Digital Ltd (formerly Cellebrum Technologies), a subsidiary of public listed Spice Mobility (formerly S Mobility), has acquired 26 per cent stake in Bangalore-based tech solution firm Vavia Technologies Pvt Ltd, for an undisclosed amount as per a stock market announcement. “Vavia will develo...

10 September, 2014 |More »

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Bharti Airtel’s music app Wynk sees 100K downloads in four days

Wynk Music, a carrier agnostic mobile application by telecom giant Bharti Airtel claims that it has crossed one lakh downloads within four days of its launch. The telecom major had launched the app on September 2, 2014. “Wynk is now number one in the category of new free apps for music and amo...

9 September, 2014 |More »

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Cloud telephony firm Knowlarity claims 7K clients, looking at inorganic growth

Gurgaon-based Cloud telephony firm Knowlarity Communications Pvt Ltd claims to have over 7,000 clients from about 66 countries with a majority of them from India. The firm further claims to be a market leader in India, and plans to further consolidate its position by acquiring smaller startups opera...

8 September, 2014 |More »