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Airbnb raising $850 mn from Google Capital, others

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US-based home rental startup Airbnb Inc. is raising an estimated $850 million in a round of funding which values the company at $30 billion. The development was first reported by Fortune, citing anonymous sources. The report said that the company has held first close of the funding round at $555 mil...

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Half a million Indians have used Airbnb globally, says country head Bajaj

For private accommodation listing site Airbnb, India is a priority market which holds a promising potential. In a chat with Tech Circle, Airbnb’s country head Amanpreet Bajaj talks about the road ahead for Airbnb in India where its operations are still at a nascent stage, and why government polici...

25 July, 2016 | More »

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Saavn gets strategic investment from Maverick’s Guy Oseary

US-based Indian music streaming firm Saavn (South Asian Audio Video Network) has secured an undisclosed amount of strategic investment from Guy Oseary, CEO of talent management agency Maverick Records. Oseary comes in as partner and investor. He will help develop unique artist collaborations for Saa...

16 June, 2016 | More »

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Tech startups: Time for a reality check?

Has the moment of reckoning arrived for Indian internet companies? As India’s e-commerce poster boy Flipkart suffered its fifth markdown this week, this was the question that was on everyone’s lips. Around $5.8 billion has been shaved off its mid-2015 value of $15.2 billion when it last ...

28 May, 2016 | More »

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Airbnb raises $450M led by TPG; valued at $10B

Online home-rental marketplace Airbnb Inc has closed a $450 million round of funding, led by private equity firm TPG, at a $10 billion valuation, according to a report in TechCrunch citing unnamed sources. It is believed that some of the existing investors also participated in this round. Previous...

21 April, 2014 | More »

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Airbnb in funding talks valuing it at about $10B

Online home-rental marketplace Airbnb Inc is in advanced talks with private equity firms including TPG Capital Management LP to raise funds that would value the company at about $10 billion, a person briefed on the matter said Thursday. TPG is likely to lead the funding round, which could exceed $40...

21 March, 2014 | More »

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RatedApartments.com offering alternative accommodations; can it do an Airbnb?

Vacation rental sites across the globe have lately caught the fancy of the travelling masses. From business travellers to holidayers – more and more people are now seeking alternative accommodations, which are less expensive than generic hotels/resorts and offer more personalised experience. Quick...

30 November, 2012 | More »

Web start-ups accelerate global expansion

American internet start-ups such as Airbnb, Uber and Fab.com are accelerating their efforts to expand internationally, powered by global distribution platforms such as Facebook and Apple’s App Store, in an attempt to see off copycats in Europe and elsewhere. The size and scale of the US historical...

20 June, 2012 | More »

Tumblr Close To Raising Up To $100 Million

The blogging service Tumblr is close to raising $75-$100 million in venture capital, implying a market value of $800 million, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Greylock Partners, whose portfolio companies include daily deals company Groupon and bed-for-rent s...

26 August, 2011 | More »