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Simplilearn is education company of the year: VCCircle Awards

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VCCircle Awards
Ed-tech firm Simplilearn Solutions Pvt. Ltd has won the News Corp VCCircle education company of the year award for 2017 for the business innovation it has demonstrated and the progress it has made on the global expansion front. The eminent jury, chaired by Arun Duggal, chairman of ratings agency ICR...

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Exclusive: Massive job cuts loom large at Yepme as funds dry up

Delhi-based VAS Data Services Pvt. Ltd, which operates fashion e-commerce firm Yepme.com, is going through trying times with the company looking to reduce headcount by 80-90% and forcing entire teams to resign. Several people that Techcircle has been speaking to for the past few months said on the c...

21 February, 2017 | More »

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Wooplr gets $8 mn in Series B round from Sistema Asia Fund, others

Wooplr Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs an eponymous fashion discovery platform for women, has raised $8 million (around Rs 53.6 crore) in a Series B round of funding from Sistema Asia Fund (SAF), a proprietary fund of Russian conglomerate Sistema JSFC, it said in a statement. The round also saw pa...

9 February, 2017 | More »

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Exclusive: Simplilearn to raise $40 mn this year for acquisitions, expansion

Online certification course provider Simplilearn is planning to raise $30-40 million in Series D funding in the first half of this year, its founder and CEO Krishna Kumar told Techcircle. Simplilearn Solutions Pvt Ltd, which has so far raised $28 million from venture capital firms, last raised equit...

18 January, 2017 | More »

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One funded Indian tech startup shut shop every 10 days this year

Well begun, as they say, is half done. By that measure, startups that managed to raise funding from marquee investors such as Sequoia Capital, Matrix Partners and Helion Ventures even before they began to earn revenue would surely have been on the path to success. But, a beginning however great is j...

6 December, 2016 | More »

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RailYatri raises fresh round of funding from existing investors

Noida-based Stelling Technologies Pvt Ltd, the company which runs RailYatri.in, a platform which gives railways-related information, has raised a fresh round of funding from all its existing investors—Nandan Nilekani, Helion Ventures, Omidyar Partners and Blume Ventures. The amount of funding was ...

19 October, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: ShopClues acquires two startups to build seller support

Gurgaon-based e-commerce firm ShopClues has acquired two startups to enhance support for merchants on its marketplace platform, according to one person familiar with the development. The acquisitions were made in the second quarter of this year, the person told Techcircle. “One startup has been ac...

17 October, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Housing.com CMO quits to join Intuit India

Housing.com’s chief marketing officer (CMO), Nikhil Rungta has quit the Mumbai-based startup to join Intuit India as its managing director. Rungta had joined housing.com, run by Locon Solutions Pvt. Ltd., from Reliance Jio in November last year. Rungta has previously worked at Google, Yebhi.co...

22 September, 2016 | More »

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Bessemer, others invest $15 mn in home design startup Livspace

Bangalore-based home design and decor startup  Livspace has raised Rs 100 crore (around $15 million) in its third round of funding led by existing investor Bessemer Venture Partners. Other existing investors Helion Ventures and Jungle Ventures also participated in the round, the firm said in a stat...

29 August, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Consumer rewards platform Crownit secures Series B funding

Mobile-based marketing and customer rewards management platform Crownit, which is run by Gurgaon-based GoldVIP Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd, said it has raised a Series B round of funding from a Silicon Valley-based investor and a Mumbai-based investor, as it tries to expand its geographic reach, a...

16 May, 2016 | More »

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