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Exclusive: Tiger Global may be part-exiting Flipkart with 3x return

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | More »

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Tiger Global, the biggest investor in Flipkart, may have struck a deal with Microsoft and other new investors to sell a part of its stake in the e-commerce company in the latest fund-raising round that valued it at $9.3 billion pre-money, a person familiar with the conversations told VCCircle. While...

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Flipkart may raise $1.5 bn from Tencent and eBay

Homegrown e-commerce major Flipkart is in talks to raise $1.5 billion (Rs 10,000 crore) from Chinese Internet giant Tencent and US-based online selling platform eBay, a report in a financial daily stated citing three people aware of the development. The transaction may see Flipkart merge or acquire ...

16 March, 2017 | More »

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Flipkart in talks to raise $1.5 bn from Microsoft, eBay and others

Home-grown ecommerce major Flipkart is in talks with a bunch of investors to raise a significantly large round of investment as the company has started seeing a renewed growth momentum under the new leadership of CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy. The firm is in discussions with global tech giant Microsoft C...

22 February, 2017 | More »

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Freshdesk raises $55 mn from Sequoia, Accel Partners

Freshdesk Inc., which provides cloud-based customer engagement software, has raised $55 million (Rs 366 crore) in its Series F funding round led by Sequoia Capital India and existing investor Accel Partners. The company will use the money for launching new products and global expansion, it said in a...

1 November, 2016 | More »

Girnar Soft owns CarDekho.com, Gaadi.com, Zigwheels.com and BuyingIQ, among other properties

Cardekho.com owner Girnar Software & Microsoft to settle legal dispute amicably

In what can be termed as a happy ending in the dispute between the US tech giant Microsoft and domestic business process outsourcing (BPO) firm Girnar Software — which also runs popular auto portals such as cardekho.com and gaadi.com — over the alleged use of unlicensed software products...

5 October, 2016 | More »

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Airbnb raising $850 mn from Google Capital, others

US-based home rental startup Airbnb Inc. is raising an estimated $850 million in a round of funding which values the company at $30 billion. The development was first reported by Fortune, citing anonymous sources. The report said that the company has held first close of the funding round at $555 mil...

23 September, 2016 | More »

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Freshdesk hires former WalmartLabs exec STS Prasad as engineering head

Cloud-based customer service software provider Freshdesk Inc. has appointed former WalmartLabs executive STS Prasad as its senior vice president of engineering. Prasad will lead all initiatives related to technology development and oversee infrastructure enhancements to support Freshdesk’s growing...

10 August, 2016 | More »

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There is no scope for a third player in online auto classifieds: CarDekho’s Amit Jain

Jaipur-based Girnar Software Pvt. Ltd, which runs automotive classifieds portal Cardekho.com, is arguably the biggest non-metro startup in India. Its valuation has grown almost eight times in three-and-a-half years to around $380 million when it last raised money in March from Google Capital and Hil...

8 August, 2016 | More »

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Check out the six startups selected for Google’s accelerator programme

Google has announced the second batch of Indian startups that will receive up to $50,000 (around Rs 33 lakh) in equity-free seed funding as part of being selected for its startup accelerator programme, Google Launchpad. Home services startup Taskbob, mobile social gaming firm PlaySimple Games, socia...

13 May, 2016 | More »

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CarDekho parent acquires virtual reality startup Volob

Jaipur-based Girnar Software Pvt Ltd, which owns auto portals CarDekho.com, BikeDekho.com and Gaadi.com, has acquired virtual reality (VR) startup Volob Technologies Pvt. Ltd. The acquisition will help the company grow its 3D visualisation capabilities through virtual and augmented reality, it said ...

3 May, 2016 | More »

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