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Online classifieds firm Quikr raises funds from BCCL’s Brand Capital

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Online classifieds firm Quikr India Pvt. Ltd has secured Rs 130 crore ($19.4 million) from Brand Capital, the ad-for-equity investment arm of media conglomerate Bennett, Coleman and Company Ltd (BCCL). VCCircle had first reported in May this year that Brand Capital was investing in Quikr and e-comme...


HT Media to buy into Singapore’s Sports Asia to boost digital play

HT Media Ltd has decided to pick up a 50.5% stake in Singapore-based digital content firm Sports Asia Pte. Ltd, as the newspaper publisher expands its online offerings. The publisher of dailies Hindustan Times and Mint said in a stock-exchange filing on Tuesday that it will make the investment throu...

28 June, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: BCCL’s Brand Capital picks stake in two Indian tech unicorns

Media conglomerate Bennett, Coleman and Company Ltd (BCCL) has picked a small stake in two Indian technology ‘unicorns’ through its ad-for-equity investment arm Brand Capital, expanding its exposure to digital business beyond its in-house arm Times Internet. For full report click here...

2 May, 2016 | More »


Excl: Grocery e-tailer BigBasket raises $3M in bridge round

Online grocery retailer BigBasket.com, owned and operated by Bangalore-based SuperMarket Grocery Supplies Private Limited, has secured $3 million in a bridge round of funding from a Singapore-based private investor, sources close to the development told Techcircle.in. For more details on the transac...

15 April, 2014 | More »


Mumbai-based online supermarket LocalBanya raises funding from BCCL’s Springboard fund

Mumbai-based MN&C Supply Links Retail Pvt Ltd, which runs and owns LocalBanya.com, an online supermarket, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd (BCCL)’s Springboard fund. The development was first reported by YourStory. The funding will be used to expa...

24 July, 2013 | More »


Times Internet claims 250K downloads of augmented reality app Alive on Day 1

Times Internet Ltd, the digital arm of the media house Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd (BCCL), says it has clocked 250,000 downloads of its augmented reality app Alive, which was launched a few days ago to add an online experience to its offline media product. Alive also saw some 300,000 augmented re...

20 December, 2012 | More »

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Satyan Gajwani to replace Rishi Khiani as CEO of Times Internet; Khiani to start his own venture

Satyan Gajwani, director, new media at The Times of India Group, has been appointed CEO of Times Internet Ltd (TIL) with immediate effect. He will replace Rishi Khiani, who has put in his papers to pursue his entrepreneurial endeavours. As per the internal mail circulated in the company, Khiani will...

18 June, 2012 | More »


OnMobile loses second CFO in six months, ropes in Rajesh Kunnath from Times Internet

Bangalore-headquartered VAS firm OnMobile Global Ltd has appointed Rajesh Kunnath as its new chief financial officer (CFO) after Amit Rastogi resigned from the position within four months of joining the company. The reason for the quick departure could not be immediately ascertained. The company has...

28 May, 2012 | More »


HandsPick Rebrands Itself To Donebynone

HandsPick, a fashion apparel and accessories ecommerce brand has rebranded itself to Donebynone. The name of the company has also been changed from Intuitent Online Venture to Netcraft Retail Solutions. Earlier this year, it raised an undisclosed series A funding from Seedfund, an early-stage ventur...

23 March, 2012 | More »

Bhaskar Das Is New BCCL President

Bhaskar Das, executive president of Bennett, Coleman and Company Ltd (BCCL) and head of its revenue division, will be the new president of the company. This may be part of the group’s business review plans, announced recently when news reports stated the company could be selling its UK based r...

7 April, 2011 | More »

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