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Eyewear e-tailer Lenskart raises funds from PremjiInvest

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Eyewear retailer Lenskart Solutions Pvt. Ltd said on Tuesday it has raised funding from PremjiInvest, the private investment arm of Wipro Ltd chairman Azim Premji. Lenskart CEO and founder Peyush Bansal said PremjiInvest is the only investor in this follow-on round of funding. He didn’t disclose t...

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Exclusive: PremjiInvest may lead $50M fresh investment in grocery e-tailer BigBasket

PremjiInvest, the private investment arm of Wipro Ltd chairman Azim Premji, is in discussions to lead a $50 million (Rs 312 crore) Series C investment round in Bangalore-based SuperMarket Grocery Supplies, which owns and operates online groceries marketplace – BigBasket.com, sources told Techcir...

28 April, 2015 | More »

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PolicyBazaar raises around $40M in Series D round led by PremjiInvest

Gurgaon-based eTechAces Marketing and Consulting Pvt Ltd, the company behind the online insurance policy aggregator PolicyBazaar, has raised around $40 million (Rs 248 crore) in its Series D round of funding from PremjiInvest, the personal investment vehicle of Wipro chairman Azim Premji, among a ...

14 April, 2015 | More »

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PremjiInvest leads $80M investment in open mobile operating system developer Cyanogen

Silicon Valley-based Cyanogen Inc, a leading mobile operating system (OS) developer which customises Google’s Android OS for its clients, has raised $80 million from a group of investors in it Series C round of funding led by PremjiInvest, the personal investment vehicle of Wipro chairman Azim...

24 March, 2015 | More »

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Wipro buys minority stake in cloud solutions firm Drivestream for $5M

Azim Premji-led Wipro Ltd, India’s third-largest software services provider, has agreed to acquire a minority equity stake in Drivestream Inc, a US-based management and IT consulting firm specialising in Oracle cloud services, for $5 million (Rs 31 crore), according to a statement. The investm...

18 March, 2015 | More »

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PremjiInvest joins others in $115M Series C funding of US-based SaaS firm Zuora

PremjiInvest, the family office managing the private investments of Wipro promoter Azim Premji, has struck its second publicly known cross-border venture investment by participating in a Series C round of funding of California-based Zuora Inc. Zuora, which runs a software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based s...

12 March, 2015 | More »

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Amagi Media Labs raises Series C funding from PremjiInvest, others

Amagi Media Labs Pvt Ltd, a Bangalore-based firm that facilitates geographic targeting of television ads, has raised an undisclosed amount in Series C funding from PremjiInvest, the personal investment vehicle of Wipro chairman Azim Premji, according to a top executive of the company. The round also...

19 January, 2015 | More »

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Wipro investing $8.2M more in Big Data firm Opera Solutions

Azim Premji-led Wipro Ltd, India’s third-largest software services provider, has entered into a Series G preferred unit purchase agreement to invest an additional $8.2 million into New Jersey-headquartered Opera Solutions LLC, a provider of Big Data predictive and prescriptive analytics solutions....

22 October, 2014 | More »

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Myntra in talks with Azim Premji’s investment arm and others for fresh funding

Wipro chairman Azim Premji’s investment firm PremjiInvest and British fund-of-funds CDC are in talks invest around $50 million in Bangalore-based Myntra Designs Pvt Ltd, which runs fashion and lifestyle ecom venture Myntra.com, according to The Times of India. The report quoting sources said Pre...

19 November, 2013 | More »

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How Much The Big Daddies Of Indian IT Earned Last Year

They may be leading some of the most profitable firms with the highest number of employees in any single company in India, but the chief executives of top IT firms in the country rarely figure among the top-paid execs, a list dominated by steel magnates, media moguls, telecom czars and chieftains of...

22 June, 2011 | More »