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Housing.com to re-enter rental market in early 2017

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 | More »

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With a likley spur in the home rentals business, especially on the back of demonetisation, property portal Housing.com has decided to re-enter the segment from early 2017. “Last year, we had taken a strategic decision to close rentals in order to focus the company on home buying and selling se...

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How SoftBank’s local portfolio firms have fared as chairman Son visits India

Not many investors can boast of a portfolio which is more than half full of unicorns. Japanese telecom and Internet conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp happens to be one such investor in India. Of its seven portfolio firms, four – Hike, Ola, Snapdeal and InMobi – are unicorns, meaning each startup ...

2 December, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: SoftBank pumps in another $5 mn in Housing even as merger talks continue

Japanese telecom and internet conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp, a leading investor in several Indian tech startups, has put in an additional $5 million in a bridge round in real estate portal Housing.com, according to three people aware of the development. SoftBank, the lead investor in Housing, had...

22 November, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Why Times Internet wouldn’t be raising $100 mn for Magicbricks

Times Internet Ltd (TIL), the digital business arm of media conglomerate Bennett Coleman, and Co. Ltd (BCCL) that runs several market-leading newspapers as well TV news channels, has scrapped its plans to raise $100 million from external sources for its realty portal MagicBricks. TIL CEO Gautam Sin...

27 October, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Housing.com ex-COO to start online grocery venture

Two former executives at property portal Housing.com are starting an online grocery delivery venture, a segment that was investors’ favourite until last year but where many startups have shut shop after struggling to find profitable business models. Former Housing.com chief operating officer Risha...

17 October, 2016 | More »

Platform for artists Canvs.in gets funding from former Housing.com marketing chief

Canvs.in, a community for artists and designers in India, has received an undisclosed amount of angel investment from Pratik Seal, former chief marketing officer at Housing.com. Seal’s knowledge and expertise in media, marketing and design will help the company expand its business, Canvs Creative ...

27 September, 2016 | More »

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Housing.com names Vivek Jain tech and product head

Realty portal Housing.com, run by Locon Solutions Pvt. Ltd, has appointed Vivek Jain as chief product and technology officer. He will focus on strengthening the product and engineering aspects of the business, it said in a statement. Prior to joining Housing, Jain was CEO at CA Media Digital, the di...

17 August, 2016 | More »

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PropTiger acquires AR startup 3DPhy to enhance 3D capability

Online real estate platform PropTiger has acquired Gurgaon-based augmented reality and 3D visualisation startup 3DPhy for an undisclosed amount to bolster its 3D capabilities. 3DPhy that operates in the field of virtual and augmented reality and 3D visualisations, will help PropTiger make home searc...

11 August, 2016 | More »

Mani Rangarajan is now Housing.com's chief business officer

Housing elevates CFO Mani Rangarajan as chief business officer

Realty portal Housing.com has elevated chief financial officer Mani Rangarajan as chief business officer. As head of business operations, he will lead Housing’s broker sales efforts, among other responsibilities. For the time being, however, he will continue to oversee financial operations, it sai...

15 July, 2016 | More »

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Former Housing.com CFO Ritesh Jain floats online lending startup with two others

Ritesh Jain, a former chief financial officer at Housing.com, has quit the real estate portal to launch an online lending platform along with two others. FlexiLoans, the new venture, disburses working capital loans to small and medium-sized companies, co-founder Manish Lunia said. The third co-found...

8 July, 2016 | More »

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