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Excl: BrizzTV Raises Series A Funding From Ojas Venture Partners

Two-year-old start-up BrizzTV Media Lab Pvt Ltd, a Bangalore-based company which develops digital media platform to bring Web content onto the television screen, has raised an undisclosed series A funding from Ojas Venture Partners. Rajesh Srivathsa, managing director of Ojas Venture Partners confir...

20 February, 2012 | More »

Excl: Artificial Jewellery Retail Start-up Youshine Raises Up To Rs 2.5Cr From Angels

MM Retail Pvt Ltd, which runs the artificial jewellery retail business Youshine, has raised up to Rs 2.5 crore ($0.5 million) from two angel investors based in Switzerland, Ashish Sood, the company’s co-founder, told VCCircle. Youshine follows a hybrid business model and runs both brick-and-...

17 February, 2012 | More »

En Route Media & Buzzr.in Join Hands To Showcase Deals On Digital Signage

Three-year-old start-up En Route Media, which puts up smart screens inside radio taxis, has partnered with deal website Buzzr to bring the deals directly to passengers inside EasyCabs, through a digital entertainment network, called Flo. Flo is a Tablet-like device embedded in cabs, spread across m...

16 February, 2012 | More »

After Lenskart, Watchkart & Bagskart, Valyoo Technologies’ Jewelskart.com Goes Live

Three-year-old start-up Valyoo Technologies Pvt Ltd, which launched a string of e-commerce sites catering to separate verticals Lenskart (eyeglasses), Watchkart (watches) and Bagskart (bags), has further expanded its product portfolio by launching Jewelskart.com, a specialised portal for fashion jew...

16 February, 2012 | More »

Snapfish Co-founder Joins Canvera’s Board

Bangalore-based online photography company Canvera.com has roped in Bala Parthasarathy, one of the co-founders of Snapfish, as an advisor. Parthasarathy co-founded Snapfish alongwith Rajil Kapoor, Suneet Wadhwa and Shripati Acharya in 1999 and was with the company through its acquisition by Distri...

16 February, 2012 | More »


Grocery E-tailing Start-ups A Dime A Dozen, But Investors Wary; Would You Buy Veggies Online?

Grocery e-tailing seems to have caught on as one of the new verticals in Indian e-commerce space and spawned a bunch of start-ups. Most of these are self-funded by the entrepreneurs who are operating in various metros and initially trying to gain traction in the regional market before going national...

15 February, 2012 | More »

Online Accounting Services Provider Reachaccountant.com Gets Angel Funding

Chennai-based accounting software firm Reach Process Outsourcing Ltd, which runs the portal Reachaccountant.com, has raised a fresh round of angel funding from Rajan Anandan while Rehan Yar Khan, another serial angel investor, put in fresh capital in its existing portfolio firm. Reachaccountant was ...

15 February, 2012 | More »

Cisco Invests In Shekhar Kapoor & A R Rahman’s Start-up Qyuki

Technology major Cisco Systems, which has a large presence in the enterprise market, has invested in a digital media start-up called Qyuki. The start-up has been founded by Oscar winning music composer and music director A R Rahman and Shekhar Kapoor, an Indian film director and producer (of Mr Indi...

15 February, 2012 | More »

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One Call India Seeks To Ease Pain Points Of Managing Home Appliances: Will Consumers Connect?

Chennai-based start-up One Call India, a home appliance management services company, helps people buy new appliances, get good deals, to the maintenance of products and even sell-off old products. In effect, as its CEO Prerana Bhutani says, it seeks to become a household’s ‘appliance secretary...

8 February, 2012 | More »


Queppelin Bets On Mobile Apps For Growth; Will It Shine Among Thousands Of App Developers?

Where there are smartphones, there are apps to go with them. So it is but natural to expect an explosion in the number of app developers, all too keen to catch the fancy of millions (which may become billions soon) of smartphone users globally. Jaipur-based start-up Queppelin is one such firm tryin...

16 January, 2012 | More »