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“I am open to the idea of taking external funds,” says Bhavin Turakhia

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The Turakhia brothers, who are known to have turned billionaires by selling their bootstrapped startups which they built and scaled up without raising any external funds, are open to the idea of getting investors on board for their fintech venture Zeta. “There seems to be a general notion that I a...

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Why Bhavin Turakhia thinks Flock 2.0 will be the next big thing in enterprise chat

Communication and collaboration app Flock has unveiled its latest update, Flock 2.0. For its millionaire founder Bhavin Turakhia, this is the next big thing in enterprise chat. The key tweak in the update is the introduction of Teams. Users are no longer bounded by their company domain to use Flock....

8 September, 2016 | More »

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Turakhia brothers sell ad-tech firm Media.net to Chinese group for $900 mn

A group of Chinese investors has acquired contextual advertising company Media.net, founded by serial entrepreneur Divyank Turakhia in 2010, for $900 million in cash. Dubai- and New York-based Media.net provides products for both publishers and advertisers. It provides contextual ads offered by Yaho...

23 August, 2016 | More »

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Startup action plan criteria leaves 60% ventures ineligible: Bhavin Turakhia

There have been several strong reactions to the Modi government’s announcement of the ambitious Startup Action Plan at the Startup India event on January 16. The government is certainly taking steps in the right direction with this plan for helping to improve the startup ecosystem in the count...

1 February, 2016 | More »

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How Bhavin Turakhia is trying to disrupt corporate meal voucher business

Serial tech entrepreneur Bhavin Turakhia’s digital payments platform Zeta has rolled out its first product – Zeta Meal Vouchers –which aims to provide employees access to corporate meal vouchers at the click of an app. “The corporate benefits and expense management is Zeta’s fi...

7 January, 2016 | More »

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Ringo suspends low-cost local calls, blames carriers

Ringo has suspended its recently launched low-cost domestic calling service after some telecom carriers allegedly blocked the app from functioning on their networks. The service has been unavailable since Monday. “As it stands, until we manage to get an intervention from relevant regulatory author...

1 December, 2015 | More »

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Bhavin Turakhia comes with disruptive pricing for domestic voice calls on Ringo app

Low-cost calling application Ringo today introduced calls within the country at 19 paise per minute, which it claims to be 90 per cent cheaper than the standard rate offered by most telecom operators. Ringo, which uses the network of mobile operators to make calls, is aiming to have a million custom...

26 November, 2015 | More »

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Bhavin Turakhia wants to disrupt international voice calls with new app Ringo that works without internet

Bhavin Turakhia, founder and CEO of Directi Group, a part of which was acquired by US-based Endurance International Group last year, has launched an international calling app, Ringo that functions without internet connection. Run by Riva FZC, a startup Turakhia founded last year, Ringo is the second...

13 January, 2015 | More »

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Directi founder Bhavin Turakhia launches WhatsApp like chat app Flock for professionals

Bhavin Turakhia, founder and CEO of Directi Group, a part of which was acquired by US-based Endurance International Group early this year, has launched a professional chat app called Flock. Run by Riva FZC, a startup Turakhia founded last year, Flock aims to be the WhatsApp for business users that a...

25 September, 2014 | More »

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Cross-platform instant messenger Talk.to to discontinue support for third-party chat from Aug 15

Talk.to, a cross-platform instant messenger launched by the Directi Group, a group of businesses developing mass-market web products, will discontinue support for third-party chat from August 15, 2013 (Independence Day!). What this basically means is that you will no longer be able to use the app fo...

12 July, 2013 | More »

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