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Times Group-backed Brand Accelerator makes eight investments in first year

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Media conglomerate Times Group’s ad-for-equity investment arm Brand Capital-backed accelerator-cum-seed-fund investor Brand Accelerator ended the first year with eight investments. Brand Accelerator, which was launched in September last year, has invested in startups including virtual reality-focu...

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Confused about Navratris? Let these startups figure it out for you

Festivals mean being with the family, mouthwatering food, sweets and performing religious rituals or havans at home. The havans and prayers can, however, be nerve-wracking for many who don’t know much about auspicious timings, which prayers to conduct on a particular day and where to find a pandit...

27 September, 2016 | More »

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

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...

19 August, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: BCCL’s Brand Capital leads $225K bet on online waste management startup ExtraCarbon

Using connected devices to manage waste collection, recycling and disposal is an idea that is attracting entrepreneurs and investors alike. Gurgaon-based waste management company Greentooth Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates the online platform ExtraCarbon, for instance, is all set to raise Rs 1....

3 August, 2016 | More »

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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 »

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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 »

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EduAce raises $1M from mobile internet firm MoMagic

Education startup EduAce Services has raised $1 million (around Rs 6.6 crore) in seed funding from mobile Internet firm MoMagic. This could possibly be the first time that a Lucknow-based startup has raised such a big amount of money. The capital raised will be utilised to build more school learning...

7 May, 2016 | More »

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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 »

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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 »

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Product customisation startup icustommadeit raises $4M in pre-Series A round

E-commerce startup for customisation of products icustommadeit.com has raised $4 million (around Rs 27.2 crore) from media company Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd’s (BCCL) ad-for-equity investment unit Brand Capital, Siddhivinayak Skyscrapers, IIT Roorkee alumnus Dinesh R. Challa and an undiscl...

16 February, 2016 | More »

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