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We are bullish about Mu Sigma: General Atlantic’s Sandeep Naik

Thursday, October 13, 2016 | More »

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US-based private equity firm General Atlantic has no plans to sell its stake in Mu Sigma Inc, the Big Data analytics company led by Dhiraj Rajaram, a top official told VCCircle. Sandeep Naik, head of General Atlantic’s India and Asia- Pacific business, said that the PE firm has not approached Cana...

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Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs to be lead bankers for Snapchat’s IPO

Photo messaging service Snapchat is all set to hit the markets. With its initial public offering slated for March, Snap Inc, Snapchat’s parent, has shortlisted banks to lead and manage the exercise. Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Group will lead the offering, a report by news agency Bloomberg ci...

13 October, 2016 | More »

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Dhiraj Rajaram gains controlling stake in Mu Sigma; becomes CEO

The founder of data analytics firm Mu Sigma Inc., Dhiraj Rajaram, is back as the CEO of the company after his former wife Ambiga Subramanian stepped down from the post. Rajaram took over as the CEO last Friday. Subramanian sold her entire stake to Rajaram, resulting in him having a controlling stake...

4 October, 2016 | More »

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Mu Sigma CEO Ambiga Subramanian plans own venture

Ambiga Subramanian, chief executive of data analytics firm Mu Sigma, is reportedly planning to launch her own venture. Subramanian also plans to take some key executives from the firm founded by her former husband, Dhiraj Rajaram, according to a report by The Economic Times on Friday, citing anonymo...

23 September, 2016 | More »

Left to right Sohini Rajola, head of digital banking at Axis Bank, Ananya Birla, founder of Svatantra Microfinance, T R Ramachandran, group country manager of India and South Asia, Visa, Mihir Gandhi, associate director of payments transformation, PwC India, Amit Soni, principal, General Atlantic

Payments banks’ quest for profits starts with monetising customer data: Techcircle Payments Forum

The yet-to-launch payment banks need to monetise the data on customers at the bottom of the pyramid, said panelists at the Techcircle Payments Forum held in Mumbai. In a discussion on ‘Emergence of New Payment Banks: How can traditional businesses respond?’, senior executives from tradit...

20 May, 2016 | More »

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Pure-play analytics segment weathers 2008 slowdown; check out key Indian data analytics firms

The analytics vertical weathered the 2008 economic slowdown to evolve as the most attractive segment in the Indian knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) sector in 2011, according to a study by ValueNotes, a market intelligence and consulting firm. Among the pure play analytics companies, MuSigma toppe...

25 September, 2012 | More »

General Atlantic says not in talks to invest in Snapdeal

Private Equity firm General Atlantic, which was reportedly in talks with e-commerce firm Jasper Infotech Pvt Ltd which runs Snapdeal.com, to raise what is said to be one of the single largest rounds of private investment in an Indian e-commerce company, has dismissed the development. In an e-mail re...

3 August, 2012 | More »

Indian Data Services Firm Mu Sigma Raises $108M From General Atlantic, Others

Chicago and Bangalore-based data analytics firm Mu Sigma has raised $108 million in an investment round led by General Atlantic. This is believed to be the biggest private equity investment made till date in the emerging market for analytics services, and follows Mu Sigma’s April round of $25 mill...

28 December, 2011 | More »