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Hero’s Pawan Munjal, Google’s Anandan back bike taxi startup Rapido

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 | More »

Bangalore-based Roppen Transportation Services Pvt Ltd said on Tuesday it has raised an undisclosed amount in a pre-Series A round of funding from investors including Hero MotoCorp Ltd chairman Pawan Munjal and Google India managing director Rajan Anandan. People Group CEO Anupam Mittal, Smile Group...


Jungle Ventures hires former Google, eBay, Komli execs

Jungle Ventures, a Singapore-based early-stage VC firm that actively invests in India, has strengthened its top deck by hiring executives from Google, eBay and Komli Media. The South Asia-focused firm has appointed Vaishali Cooper, former chief financial officer at online advertising firm Komli Medi...

27 January, 2016 | More »


TV remote app Sensara gets funds from ex-Google executive, Bangalore firm

Bangalore-based Sensara India Pvt Ltd, the developer of an app that enables smartphones to function like TV remotes, has raised an undisclosed amount in early-stage funding from former Google India executive Lalitesh Katragadda and little-known Bangalore firm Gana Yantrika Systems Pvt Ltd. “In...

6 January, 2016 | More »


Google to back startups with up to $50K equity-free funding

Google Inc has launched an equity-free accelerator programme for mobile startups in India, Brazil and Indonesia. The Launchpad Accelerator will provide mentorship, training, support, and up to $50,000 (around Rs 3.3 million) in equity-free funding. “India has over 600 million mobile users toda...

21 December, 2015 | More »


Weddingz.in raises over $1M from Google’s Rajan Anandan, others

Mumbai-based L Fast Brands Pvt Ltd, which owns Weddingz.in, an online marketplace for wedding venues and vendors, has raised over $1 million (around Rs 6.7 crore) in angel funding from a group of investors, including Google India’s managing director Rajan Anandan. The other investors include film...

11 December, 2015 | More »


Twitter names Omid Kordestani executive chairman

Micro-blogging site Twitter Inc has appointed Omid Kordestani, former chief business officer at Google, as its executive chairman. Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s co-founder and newly appointed full-time CEO, announced the appointment on Twitter. “Omid is a proven & experienced leader, who wi...

14 October, 2015 | More »


IAMAI launches Mobile10X, to set up startup hubs

The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has teamed up with Google India and Paytm to launch an industry forum with the aim of facilitating a 10-fold increase in mobile app revenue over the next five years. The Mobile10X programme will seek to increase the number of quality developers to...

30 September, 2015 | More »


Is Google rigging search results? CCI thinks so

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has officially charged Google India for misusing its dominant position by rigging search outcomes in favour of its own products and services, The Economic Times said in a news report on Monday. CCI’s director-general filed a report on these lines last w...

31 August, 2015 | More »


Techcircle Startup Walkabout Pit Stop III – Google India

By the time we arrived at Google’s Gurgaon office, Sundar Pichai’s elevation as the search giant’s new CEO was the day’s biggest news. Pichai’s meteoric rise would have inspired many of the 25 delegates, who made their way to the Google India headquarters despite being ...

11 August, 2015 | More »


Google gets new parent Alphabet; Sundar Pichai becomes CEO of Google

Google, which has evolved from an internet search engine to a diversified tech giant, is creating a new holding firm named Alphabet to better focus on myriad businesses that straddle driver-less cars, video streaming, balloon-powered internet access, thermostat & smoke detector and more. The cor...

11 August, 2015 | More »

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