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Xiaomi’s Barra joins Facebook to head virtual reality

Friday, January 27, 2017 | More »

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Hugo Barra, who recently quit smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc. as its global vice president, has joined social networking giant Facebook Inc. as its head of virtual reality. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a post that virtual and augmented reality will be the next major computing platform. “Hugo ...

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Exclusive: Fashion portal Fynd backed by ex-Snapdeal exec Anand Chandrasekaran

Fashion portal Fynd, run by Shopsense Technologies Pvt Ltd, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Facebook executive Anand Chandrasekaran, two people familiar with the matter who did not wish to be identified told TechCircle.in. Rajiv Mehta, chief executive of Arvind SportsLifestyle and R...

3 January, 2017 | More »

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Flashback 2016: The top angel investors in India

Dheeraj Jain, managing partner at London-based investment firm Redcliffe Capital, and former Snapdeal product head Anand Chandrasekaran were among India’s top angel investors this year by number of deals they disclosed. Both investors have backed more companies this year than last. Jain closed 23 ...

27 December, 2016 | More »

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User engagement platform MoEngage raises funding from Facebook’s Anand Chandrasekaran

User analytics and engagement platform MoEngage, run by MoEngage India Pvt. Ltd, has raised an undisclosed investment from Facebook executive Anand Chandrasekaran. Chandasekaran, former chief product officer of ecommerce firm Snapdeal, is currently head of platform and product partnerships for Faceb...

14 December, 2016 | More »

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Fashion app Wooplr secures funding from Facebook’s Anand Chandrasekaran

Wooplr Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs a fashion discovery app for women, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Facebook executive Anand Chandrasekaran. Chandrasekaran has come in as an individual investor in the round that was recently closed with Astarc Ventures, Arjun Zacharia, chief...

12 December, 2016 | More »

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Facebook India names ex-Google executive Pulkit Trivedi as industry director

Social networking giant Facebook India has appointed former Google executive Pulkit Trivedi as industry director for its e-commerce, retail, travel and financial services verticals. Trivedi will be responsible for building and maintaining strategic relationships with clients in the country, the comp...

12 December, 2016 | More »

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Snapdeal hires ex-Groupon exec to lead engineering team for logistics

E-commerce marketplace Snapdeal has appointed former Groupon executive Pradeep Desai as its senior vice president (engineering), the Delhi-based firm said in a statement. Prior to his appointment at Snapdeal, which is run by Jasper Infotech Pvt. Ltd, Desai spent nearly three years at Groupon as a vi...

17 October, 2016 | More »

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Former Snapdeal exec Anand Chandrasekaran joins Facebook to develop Messenger app

Social networking giant Facebook Inc. has hired former Snapdeal chief product officer Anand Chandrasekaran to help develop strategies for its Messenger app. Chandrasekaran, who quit Snapdeal in May barely a year after joining the e-commerce marketplace, confirmed his new role in a Facebook post. “...

19 September, 2016 | More »

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Anand Chandrasekaran, Ananth Narayanan invest in ed-tech firm Makkajai

Pune-based ed-tech firm Makkajai Edu Tech Pvt. Ltd has secured $250,000 in seed funding from a clutch of investors, including Ananth Narayanan, CEO of Myntra and Anand Chandrasekaran, former chief product officer at Snapdeal, it said in a statement. Other investors who participated in the round incl...

9 September, 2016 | More »

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Cybersecurity startup Lucideus raises investment from Motilal Oswal PE director

Delhi-based cybersecurity startup Lucideus Tech Pvt. Ltd has raised an undisclosed amount of angel funding from Motilal Oswal Private Equity Advisors director Amit Choudhary. The startup said in a statement it will use the capital to expand operations and hire talent. The company was founded in 2012...

1 September, 2016 | More »

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