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Dating app Thrill raises funding from Shaadi.com promoter People Group; Fropper comes under Thrill

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Delhi & Singapore-based Thrill Pte Ltd, a mobile dating startup which runs its apps on Android and iOS under the Thrill banner, has raised an undisclosed amount from People Group, which owns matrimonial portal Shaadi.com, for a significant minority stake, as per a company statement. In a related...

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Aviation tech startup Team Indus bags $1M from Google Lunar XPRIZE

Bangalore-based Axiom Research Labs Private Limited, the company behind aviation technology venture Team Indus has won $1 million (Rs 6.15 crore) from Google Lunar XPRIZE, a global competition to develop low-cost methods of robotic space exploration. It was one among three winners of the nine winner...

27 January, 2015 |More »

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Big Data firm Corporate360 raises $200K in angel funding

India and Singapore-based Corporate360 Pte Ltd (C360), a SaaS company that provides IT sales intelligence data services to enterprises, has raised $200,000 (about Rs 1.2 crore) in angel funding from a few unnamed Japan- and Singapore-based investors, according to a top executive of the company. Th...

23 January, 2015 |More »

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Excl: Video-based ed-tech startup Impartus raises funding from Kaizen

Education sector-focused private investment firm Kaizen is investing in a Series A round in Bangalore-based education-related technology solutions startup Impartus Innovations Pvt Ltd, sources told Techcircle.in. This is the first new deal by Kaizen in almost two years and comes amidst reports that ...

23 January, 2015 |More »

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Health-tech device startup Diabeto eyes $50K through crowdfunding platform Indiegogo

Mumbai-based startup Diabeto Medtech India Pvt Ltd has raised over $11,000 (Rs 6.75 lakh) via crowdfunding platform Indiegogo for its flagship product which is a hardware device that wirelessly syncs glucometer readings with smartphones. “We completed our (initial) target within just three days of...

23 January, 2015 |More »

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Saavn appoints ex-Google exec Mahesh Narayanan as COO

Saavn (South Asian Audio Video Network), a US-based Indian digital music service, has appointed former Google executive Mahesh Narayanan as COO. Based out of Mumbai, Narayanan will oversee numerous functions of the company to encourage growth and support expansion. “Narayanan brings a bright, uniq...

22 January, 2015 |More »

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Digital magazine store Magzter creates online library with package subscription model

Chennai and US-based Magzter Inc., which owns and operates the digital magazines store Magzter.com, has launched a new subscription model giving users access to thousands of magazines for a period-linked fee. The content is accessible through its app. This makes it virtually an open online library f...

22 January, 2015 |More »

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Big Data firm Antuit raises $56M from Goldman Sachs & Zodius Capital

Singapore-headquartered Big Data and analytics firm Antuit Holdings Pte Ltd, set up by an Indian origin founder and with office in Bangalore, has raised $56 million (Rs 345 crore) led by Goldman Sachs with participation of existing seed investor Zodius Capital. As per the deal, Goldman Sachs’ mana...

22 January, 2015 |More »

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Vserv launches non intrusive native ad content for higher click-through rate

Mumbai-based mobile marketing platform Vserv has launched Aqua Native to display ads that are customised as per the design and layout of the app or site in order to ensure higher average click-through rate (CTR) for the publisher. The company claims that the free flowing nature of native ads integra...

22 January, 2015 |More »

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Media firm Business World launches startup accelerator programme

Media organisation Business World (BW), which was jointly acquired by Exchange4media and an investment banker in 2013, has roped in Ashu Agrawal as program director to launch its accelerator program for startups in the country — BW Accelerate. Agrawal was previously working as the North India ...

22 January, 2015 |More »

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