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

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 | More »

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


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 »


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 »

Amit Jain, CEO & Co-Founder,
GirnarSoft, CarDekho

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 »


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 »


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 »


CarDekho parent Girnar Software gets funding from Google Capital

Girnar Software Pvt Ltd, which owns six portals including auto portals CarDekho.com and Gaadi.com, has secured an undisclosed amount of investment from Google Capital as part of its extended Series B funding round, with participation from existing investor Hillhouse Capital. In January 2015, Girn...

21 March, 2016 | More »


Practo raises $90M from China’s Tencent, Sofina, Google Capital, Yuri Milner & others

Practo Technologies Pvt Ltd, a web-based clinic management software developer and medicare listings provider, has raised $90 million in Series C funding led by Chinese media and technology conglomerate Tencent Holdings Pvt Ltd. Marquee institutional investors such as Sofina, Sequoia India, Google Ca...

6 August, 2015 | More »


Freshdesk raises $50M in Series E funding from Tiger Global, Accel & Google Capital

Chennai- and US-based Freshdesk Inc, a provider of SaaS-based customer support platform for enterprises, has raised $50 million (Rs 314 crore) in Series E round of funding from its three existing investors. Tiger Global led the investment with Accel Partners and Google Capital also participating in ...

20 April, 2015 | More »


Google creating India team for local leg of global growth equity investment arm

Tech giant Google is creating a team in India for its global growth equity investment arm Google Capital as it seeks to tap the opportunities in the country’s startup ecosystem, which is maturing beyond early stage investment opportunities, The Economic Times reported citing a senior execut...

13 February, 2015 | More »

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