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BookMyShow buys 75% stake in Pune-based DIY events platform Townscript

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | More »

Bigtree Entertainment Pvt Ltd-owned BookMyShow has acquired 75% stake in Pune-based DIY (Do-it-Yourself) event registration and ticketing platform Townscript for an undisclosed amount. Townscript will continue to run and operate as an independent entity, a BookMyShow spokesperson told VCCircle. The ...


BookMyShow acquires Hyderabad-based MastiTickets

Mumbai-based Bigtree Entertainment Pvt. Ltd, which runs online ticketing platform BookMyShow, has acquired Hyderabad-based ticket-booking platform MastiTickets for an undisclosed amount. A statement from BookMyShow said the acquisition includes the transfer of all of MastiTickets’s key assets ...

24 January, 2017 | More »


Alibaba Pictures may pick majority stake in TicketNew for $35 mn

Alibaba Pictures, the entertainment unit of e-commerce major Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, may buy Chennai-based Orbgen Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs online events booking portal TicketNew. The deal is likely to be around $35 million and will see Alibaba Pictures pick 70-75% equity stake, a report i...

9 January, 2017 | More »


Why Baidu is cautious about investing in Indian startups

Chinese web services giant Baidu is conspicuously slow and cautious in investing in Indian startups when compared to its peers Alibaba and Tencent. Though Baidu set up its India office late last year and initiated discussions with three-four consumer internet startups in India the firm has not yet p...

8 December, 2016 | More »


HomeShop18 records 17% transaction growth in Q2

  Mukesh Ambani-controlled Network18 Media & Investments Ltd’s online ventures HomeShop18 and BookMyShow registered marginal growth in the second quarter even as the group reported a widened consolidated net loss. For the three months period ended September 30, the company posted consolid...

17 October, 2016 | More »


BookMyShow April-June revenue rises 30% on higher ticket sales

Movie ticketing platform BookMyShow’s revenue jumped 30% in the quarter through June thanks to record ticket sales, its largest shareholder said on Wednesday. Revenue in the first quarter of 2016-17 rose to Rs 78 crore from Rs 60 crore a year earlier, according to stock-exchange filings by Network...

13 July, 2016 | More »


BookMyShow secures $81.5 mn from Stripes Group, others

Movie ticketing platform BookMyShow has raised Rs 550 crore ($81.5 million) from existing and new investors in one of the largest funding rounds for an Indian consumer Internet firm in recent months. BookMyShow’s Mumbai-based parent Bigtree Entertainment Pvt Ltd. said on Tuesday it raised the Seri...

5 July, 2016 | More »


BookMyShow acquires majority stake in Fantain Sports

Bigtree Entertainment Pvt Ltd, which runs online entertainment ticketing property BookMyShow, has acquired majority stake in Chennai-based fan relationship management (FRM) solutions provider, Fantain Sports Pvt Ltd. The acquisition will enable BookMyShow to gain insights on fans, while Fantain can ...

10 March, 2016 | More »


Juspay raises $5.8M from Accel, BookMyShow founders

Juspay Technologies Pvt Ltd., which provides digital payments solutions, has raised $5.8 million (around Rs 40 crore) from venture capital firm Accel Partners and BookMyShow founders Ashish Hemrajani, Parikshit Dar and Rajesh Balpande. Accel has picked up 20 per cent take in the company, which is cu...

25 February, 2016 | More »

Subrata Mitra

Flipkart, Mu Sigma backer Accel Partners raises $305M in new India-focused early-stage VC fund

Global venture capital firm Accel Partners, which has backed top-tier consumer internet and other tech ventures in India such as Flipkart, Mu Sigma, BookMyShow, CommonFloor, PropTiger and Freshdesk, has raised $305 million (Rs 1,900 crore) for its new fund Accel India IV. This is just about twice th...

24 March, 2015 | More »

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