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FreeCharge claims 1M wallet users within five days of launch

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 | More »

Snapdeal-controlled FreeCharge said on Wednesday its digital wallet has crossed the one million customers mark within five day of its launch. FreeCharge, a recharge and utility payments portal that was acquired in April by online marketplace Snapdeal, had announced its entry into the digital wallet ...

Alok Goel

Former FreeCharge CEO Alok Goel joins VC firm SAIF Partners

Venture capital and growth equity investment firm SAIF Partners has appointed Alok Goel, former chief executive officer of online recharge platform FreeCharge, as managing director, according to a press release. In this role, Goel will be looking into early stage investments. “He brings a weal...

13 July, 2015 | More »


Behind the scenes story of Snapdeal’s FreeCharge acquisition

It all started when Kunal Bahl, co-founder and CEO of Snapdeal, called his namesake, Kunal Shah, co-founder of FreeCharge, for a meeting. Shah, who co-founded FreeCharge along with Sandeep Tandon in 2010, had dealt with Snapdeal executives as part of the business. FreeCharge offers mobile-recharging...

16 April, 2015 | More »


FreeCharge raises $80M in Series C from Valiant Capital, Tybourne & others

Mumbai-based Accelyst Solutions Pvt Ltd, which operates under the brand FreeCharge.in, an online mobile and DTH recharge platform, has raised $80 million in Series C round of funding from a group of investors, including San Francisco-based hedge fund Valiant Capital Management and Hong Kong-based he...

6 February, 2015 | More »


Excl: FreeCharge.in in talks to raise $50M in Series C funding

Mumbai-based Accelyst Solutions Pvt Ltd, which operates under the brand FreeCharge.in, an online mobile and DTH recharge platform, is in talks with multiple investors to raise up to $50 million in its Series C round of funding, according to a person privy to the development. The fresh funds will he...

8 December, 2014 | More »


Mobile users generate 80% of our transactions compared to just 5% five months back: Alok Geol of FreeCharge

FreeCharge.in, run by Mumbai-based Accelyst Solutions Pvt Ltd, is one of the key mobile recharge players in the country. It recently netted $33 million in Series B round of funding from existing investor Sequoia Capital, with participation from Belgium-based investment company Sofina, besides Russia...

29 October, 2014 | More »

Ninad Takpere

FreeCharge ropes in Ninad Takpere from TimesDeal as chief business development officer

Mumbai-based Accelyst Solutions Pvt Ltd, the company behind the online recharge FreeCharge.in, an online recharge platform, has appointed Ninad Takpere as its chief business development officer. In the new role, Takpere will look at growing Freecharge’s business around couponing & promotions s...

1 September, 2014 | More »


Recharge sites: How charged up are their offerings

Almost everyone who owns a mobile phone and has an internet connection must have dabbled with online mobile recharge at some point. Then there are users who use the service regularly. With so many recharge sites vying for your attention, which one should you choose? We tried to find the answer to th...

3 January, 2013 | More »


Freecharge claims it is doing 40K mobile recharges a day; plans new features, mobile apps

Freecharge.in, a recharge portal run by Mumbai-based Accelyst Solutions Pvt Ltd, claims to be doing 40,000 transactions a day. The recharges are largely for mobiles, followed by data cards and DTH. On an average, the site is doing Rs 60 lakh worth of recharge on a daily basis, which means Rs 219 cro...

6 November, 2012 | More »

Burrp.com founder Deap Ubhi joins Freecharge.in

Deap Ubhi, the founder of Burrp.com, a local search site, has joined online mobile recharge platform FreeCharge.in, a portal that offers recharge coupons for mobile phones, DTH TV and Internet data cards. Confirming the news to Techcircle.in, Kunal Shah, co-founder and CEO of Freecharge, said, “It...

22 June, 2012 | More »

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