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Fashion e-tailer Koovs raises $13.5 mn

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 | More »

Koovs plc, the UK-based parent of Indian lifestyle e-tailer Koovs.com, said on Wednesday it has raised £10.9 million ($13.5 million, or Rs 92 crore) from existing and new investors including media house Times Group. Times Group invested £3.9 million, Koovs said in a statement. The company also has...


Brand Capital invests $25 mn in Meru Cabs

Mumbai-based radio taxi firm Meru Cab Company Pvt. Ltd has raised $25 million (Rs 150 crore) from Brand Capital, the ad-for-equity investment arm of Bennett Coleman and Co (BCCL). The company will use the capital to strengthen its foothold in the Indian market, reports PTI. “With the ongoing t...

29 June, 2016 | More »


BCCL’s Brand Capital in talks to pick small stake in Flipkart

In what could be the third ad-for-equity deal for Bennett, Coleman and Company Ltd (BCCL) in Indian technology unicorns, the media conglomerate is in talks with Flipkart to pick a small stake in the e-commerce firm. BCCL has initiated discussions with Flipkart over a Rs 500 crore deal to pick an und...

4 June, 2016 | More »


Ed-tech startup iDreamCareer gets funding from BCCL’s Brand Capital

iDreamCareer.com, a career planning services portal, has raised an undisclosed amount in pre-series A funding from media house Bennett, Coleman and Company Ltd’s ad-for-equity investment arm Brand Capital. iDreamCareer, run by Delhi-based education-technology company Medhavi Professionals Services...

3 May, 2016 | More »


Haptik raises Series B funding from Times Internet; Kalaari exits

Mumbai- and San Francisco-based Haptik Inc has raised an undisclosed amount in its Series B funding round and has also formed a partnership with Times Internet Ltd (TIL), the digital business arm of media conglomerate Bennett Coleman and Co Ltd. The funds will be used for product development, busine...

5 April, 2016 | More »


Times Internet identifies US as second biggest market, to bundle offerings for NRIs

Times Internet Ltd, or TIL, has identified the US as the second biggest consumer market for Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd (BCCL) after India. BCCL, the country’s largest media house, popularly known as The Times Group, has been looking at building a global presence by acquiring or investing i...

31 March, 2016 | More »


Times Internet to step up pace of acquisitions

Times Internet Ltd (TIL), the digital business arm of media conglomerate Bennett Coleman and Co Ltd, which has done a dozen acquisitions in the past 24 months, has decided to be more prolific in acquiring and investing in companies as startup valuations have moderated following a funding crunch. Tim...

21 March, 2016 | More »


Satyan Gajwani is now MD at Times Internet; Sinha becomes CEO

Media conglomerate Bennett, Coleman and Company Ltd (BCCL) has rejigged the top management team at its internet company Times Internet Ltd, elevating Satyan Gajwani to the position of managing director. Prior to this, Gajwani was the chief executive of TIL. This is the first time that TIL has create...

17 March, 2016 | More »


Times Internet buys news curation app Viral Shots

Times Internet Ltd, the digital arm of media company Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd (BCCL), has acquired Gurgaon-based Viral Shots for an undisclosed amount. Founded by Shalini Tewari and Kumar Apurva, Viral Shots is a micro content mobile app that curates stories from over 300 social and web destin...

7 January, 2016 | More »


Housing CEO now takes on Times Group in continuing fallout over a public spat

After a nasty public battle with Sequoia India  in an email and Quora, an online public forum, over alleged attempts to poach one of its employees, Rahul Yadav, who has become a recent lightning rod as Housing.com CEO, has taken on one of India’s largest media groups, the Times Group. In an i...

15 March, 2015 | More »