Posts Tagged ‘ Ankur Warikoo ’
Friday, November 4, 2016
Dearton Thomas Hector
An old lady runs through the narrow corridors of a slum, chasing two thieves, who had apparently robbed her bag. Twenty seconds into the chase, the old lady grabs them and hits them on to the ground. The video ends with a message – “Karate classes for just Rs 149.” This was the advertiseme...
Deals and discounts site Nearbuy has raised venture debt of Rs 15 crore (about $2.25 million) from non-banking financial company BlackSoil Capital Pvt. Ltd. The Gurgaon-based company plans to use the capital to invest in customer and merchant technology, it said in a statement. This is the first deb...
13 September, 2016 |
Delhi-based Alchemy Web Pvt Ltd, which operates an online platform that helps restaurants to run their day-to-day operations, including ordering, online presence management and customer relationship management (CRM) under the brand LimeTray, has bagged an undisclosed amount in its Series A funding ...
1 October, 2014 |
Daily deals site Groupon has expanded the role of the team at Groupon India who will be now entrusted with additional responsibilities dealing with growth in the key emerging markets in the Asia-Pacific region including India, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines. As part of the reshuffle, Ankur ...
18 June, 2013 |
Founded by Andrew Mason in 2008, Groupon created a niche as a group buying site. Although copycats jumped in, the early mover was one among the slew of high interest internet IPOs in the US two years ago. Then it all came crashing down. Today, the company is valued some one-fourth of its original ma...
26 March, 2013 |
At a time when most of the ‘deals’ sites in India forayed into product sales or broad-based e-commerce, Groupon stuck to its core focus of building out the deals business. In an exclusive interview with Techcircle, its chief executive Ankur Warikoo reveals how the company is building out...
18 March, 2013 |
World’s largest group buying site Groupon has recently rebranded its Indian operations for the second time in almost a year – from Crazeal to Groupon India – and now sports the mother brand. The site crazeal.com now redirects to www.groupon.co.in, but the legal battle is not over yet, Ankur...
22 November, 2012 |
Crazeal, the Indian arm of the world’s largest online group buying site Groupon, has completed its first year of operations in the country. Techcircle.in caught up with Ankur Warikoo, who heads the Indian venture, to get a lowdown on the business directly from the horse’s mouth as several player...
25 October, 2012 |
If you thought ‘deals’ are dying down and the industry itself is on the verge of extinction, here is a rejoinder. Many players may have shut shop (read our story here) and some of the large players could have pivoted to being horizontal ecommerce firms. Big deal? So, why is it that the Indian ar...
5 June, 2012 |
The world’s largest online group buying site GroupOn is re-branding its Indian unit SoSasta.com, acquired early this year, into Crazeal.com as it implements the global parent’s technology platform in India and seeks to cut out the negative branding connotation of the existing brand. The re-brand...
2 September, 2011 |