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Facebook selects startup JobSenz for FbStart programme

Monday, October 10, 2016 | More »

Singapore-based job search and educational content platform JobSenz has been selected for Facebook’s FbStart programme, which is designed to help early-stage mobile startups build and grow their apps. The startup, which counts India as a key target market, has received access to $40,000 worth of c...


Tech startups: Time for a reality check?

Has the moment of reckoning arrived for Indian internet companies? As India’s e-commerce poster boy Flipkart suffered its fifth markdown this week, this was the question that was on everyone’s lips. Around $5.8 billion has been shaved off its mid-2015 value of $15.2 billion when it last ...

28 May, 2016 | More »


ClearTax raises angel funding from PayPal’s Max Levchin, Silicon Valley investors

Defmacro Software Pvt Ltd, which runs income tax returns e-filing platform ClearTax, has secured $1.3 million (around Rs 8.6 crore) in angel funding from Silicon Valley investors, including PayPal co-founder Max Levchin. Other investors include Scott and Cyan Banister, serial investors in Uber, Spac...

26 April, 2016 | More »


Dropbox, WordPress founders back instant messaging app Hike

Instant messaging app Hike has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Quora founder Adam D’Angelo and WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg. Senior Dropbox executives Aditya Agarwal and Ruchi Sanghvi also participated in this round, Hike said in a statement. “It’s quite clear that messa...

12 January, 2016 | More »


TC Roundup: Dropbox acquires Big Data startup Parastructure

Dropbox acquires Parastructure, a Big Data startup in stealth: Dropbox has been acquiring companies to help it expand the services that it can offer to consumers and enterprises beyond cloud storage. But the company — which has raised $1.1 billion and is among the larger tech startups tipped for a...

17 June, 2014 | More »

Sujay Jaswa

Cloud storage firm Dropbox promotes Sujay Jaswa as CFO

California-headquartered cloud storage company Dropbox Inc. has promoted its vice president Sujay Jaswa as its first chief financial officer (CFO), according to a blog post by The Wall Street Journal. The appointment comes ahead of Dropbox’s IPO plans in 2014, and little over a month after the...

4 April, 2014 | More »


Dropbox likely to partner with mobile service providers & web companies to enter India

San Francisco-based Dropbox Inc., a cloud storage company is likely to partner with Indian mobile service providers and web companies to take its product to the country’s rapidly growing smartphone and internet user base, according to a report by The Economic Times. “For us it doesn̵...

18 March, 2014 | More »


Dropbox raises $325M at $10B valuation

Dropbox Inc, a cloud storage company, has raised $325 million with room to go to a higher total of around $450 million, as per its regulatory filing with US SEC. As many as 72 investors participated in the round as per the disclosure. Last month, Dropbox was reportedly sewing a deal worth $250 milli...

25 February, 2014 | More »


Dropbox snags $250M funding at $10B valuation

Dropbox Inc has secured $250 million from a fund managed by BlackRock Inc and other investors in a new funding round that values the provider of online storage services at almost $10 billion, according to two people familiar with the matter. The sources declined to be named because the funding round...

20 January, 2014 | More »


Dropbox seeks new funding, valuing company at $8B

Fast-growing file-sharing and storage startup Dropbox Inc is trying to raise $250 million in additional funding in coming weeks, which would value the six-year-old company at more than $8 billion, Bloomberg Businessweek reported on Monday. The company may become the latest hot Silicon Valley startup...

19 November, 2013 | More »

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