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Facebook launches local commerce tool Marketplace for users to buy and sell items

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Social networking giant Facebook Inc. is taking a deeper plunge into ecommerce business with the launch of a new tool christened Marketplace where its 1.71 billion users can buy and sell items from people in their locality, the company said in a blog post on October 3. With Marketplace, Facebook is ...

Dharmendra Singh and Sanjay Singh, co-founders, Intgrea

Exclusive: Intgrea Partners raises $100K in pre-Series A funding

Post merger and acquisition (M&A) integration solution provider Intgrea Partners Pvt. Ltd has raised $100,000 (around Rs 66.7 lakh) in a pre-Series A round of funding from a Bangalore-based serial angel investor, a top company executive told Techcircle.in. The capital raised will be used to add ...

7 June, 2016 | More »

Marc Andreessen

Marc Andreessen steps down from eBay’s board of directors ahead of split with PayPal

Tech entrepreneur and Silicon Valley venture capital investor Marc Andreessen has stepped down from the board of directors of e-commerce giant eBay ahead of its split with PayPal. Andreessen confirmed the news on micro-blogging site Twitter. “It’s been an absolute privilege to serve with...

20 October, 2014 | More »


eBay falls prey to a cyber attack, asks 145M users to change their passwords

eBay Inc., one of the largest online marketplaces in the world urged 145 million of its users to change their passwords because of a cyber attack that compromised a database containing encrypted passwords and other non-financial data. According to the company, cyber attackers compromised a small num...

22 May, 2014 | More »


With cars, drivers, Google revs up home delivery

When Google started testing a free same-day shopping delivery service in San Francisco last year, industry observers were surprised by the company’s foray into a notoriously tricky and decidedly low-margin real-world business. Others raised their eyebrows when orders of one or two items, such...

21 March, 2014 | More »


MirchiMart’s co-founder shifts focus, sets up Paxcom to enable merchants to sell on multiple e-com portals

When beating bigwigs of Indian e-commerce like Flipkart, eBay and Snapdeal turned out to be a much difficult task than he had earlier imagined, Punit Sindhwani, co-founder of e-commerce site Mirchimart.com shifted his focus on solving pain points for merchants who sell through multiple marketplaces,...

12 March, 2014 | More »


EBay CEO says top shareholders agree PayPal should stay put

EBay Inc CEO John Donahoe said on Wednesday that several of the online retailer’s most active shareholders have assured him they support his efforts to resist demands by activist investor Carl Icahn for a spin-off of the PayPal unit. Donahoe told Reuters on Wednesday he has spoken with as many...

6 March, 2014 | More »


EBay founder rejects Icahn’s call for PayPal spinoff

EBay Inc founder and Chairman Pierre Omidyar rejected investor Carl Icahn’s call to separate the company’s fast-growing PayPal payments unit, saying the businesses were better off together. Omidyar, who is the largest shareholder in eBay with a stake of 8.37 percent, said separating PayP...

28 February, 2014 | More »


eBay leads $134M funding round in Snapdeal

Delhi-based Jasper Infotech Pvt Ltd, which runs the online marketplace Snapdeal.com, has raised $133.77 million (Rs 830 crore) led by existing investor eBay Inc with participation from other existing investors, in the third-biggest funding round in an Indian tech firm. “Accelerating growth in Ind...

27 February, 2014 | More »


Excl: Snapdeal close to raising up to $175M led by eBay

Delhi-based Jasper Infotech Pvt Ltd, which runs the online marketplace Snapdeal.com, is close to raising between $125 million and $175 million led by existing investor eBay Inc, in one of the largest funding rounds that the Indian e-commerce space has seen after rival Flipkart bagged $360 million...

20 February, 2014 | More »

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