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SoftBank COO Jonathan Bullock quits Snapdeal, Ola boards

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SoftBank Group COO and managing director Jonathan Bullock has resigned from the boards of its two biggest investee companies in India, Snapdeal and Ola, a statement from the Japanese telecom and Internet conglomerate confirmed on Monday. Mint had reported, citing a regulatory filing, that apart from...

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PropTiger, Housing.com seal merger; raise $55 mn from investors

Online real estate brokerage PropTiger.com and property listing portal Housing.com will merge in an all-stock deal that quickens the pace of consolidation in the sector. The deal involves the combined entity receiving fresh funding of $55 million from their main investors, the two companies said in ...

10 January, 2017 | More »

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PropTiger-Housing deal to be signed this week

Online property broker PropTiger and SoftBank-funded realty portal Housing.com are in the final leg of talks to ink a merger that may be announced as early as this week, two persons aware of the development told Techcircle. This would mark the second such consolidation among the top tier ventures in...

9 January, 2017 | More »

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

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...

6 December, 2016 | More »

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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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