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Snapdeal appoints ex-Housing CEO Jason Kothari as strategy & investment chief

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Jason Kothari, strategy & investment chief, Snapdeal
Online marketplace Snapdeal has appointed ex-Housing CEO Jason Kothari as its chief strategy and investment officer, according to a statement. Kothari will be joining Snapdeal on January 16. “Jason is a strong business leader and entrepreneur who has already been the CEO of two successful companie...

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Flashback 2016: SoftBank stays on sidelines, tanks up for future

By its lofty standards, 2016 was a relatively quiet year for the SoftBank juggernaut. The telecom and Internet conglomerate, which put copious amounts of money in Snapdeal, OYO Rooms and Grofers in the previous year, stayed away from making any fresh investments in India. This uncharacteristic quiet...

29 December, 2016 | More »

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Layoffs at Indian Internet businesses touch 10,000

Since August 2015, when the first signs of a funding slowdown emerged in the Indian startup ecosystem, around 10,000 people, who have been part of domestic internet firms, have lost jobs, according to a Techcircle analysis. While vulnerability of jobs at startups is not unusual, Indian internet busi...

21 December, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Former 99acres EVP Vineet Singh joins MobiKwik as chief business officer

Former 99acres EVP Vineet Singh has joined digital wallet company MobiKwik as chief business officer. The company confirmed the development to Techcircle. Singh, who was part of the management team of Info Edge (India) Ltd and sales head of its internet properties, 99Acres.com, Jeevansathi.com and N...

15 December, 2016 | More »

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How NoBroker is locking down on a fee model to become profitable

The pitfall of excessive cash burn and rapid expansion of several digital real estate developers has led late entrant NoBroker Technologies Solutions to crack the revenue model in the rental space as a priority, before pressing expansion and diversifying into home-buying category. Founder Akhil Gupt...

24 November, 2016 | More »

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SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son to visit India; big announcement on Ola expected

SoftBank Group Corp chairman and managing director Masayoshi Son is coming to India early December when the Japanese telecom and Internet conglomerate is expected to make a few high-profile announcements, said two people directly aware of the upcoming visit. SoftBank is one of the largest investors ...

21 November, 2016 | More »

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Invoice discounting platform KredX raises Series A funding

Bangalore-based Minions Ventures Pvt. Ltd, which runs invoice discounting platform KredX, has raised $6.25 million (around Rs 42 crore)in its Series A round of funding led by marquee investment firm Sequoia India. The company’s existing investor Prime Venture Partners has also participated in the ...

25 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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Housing co-founder Advitiya Sharma’s Genius to start off with 500 micro schools

Housing.com co-founder Advitiya Sharma’s new venture Genius Learning Lab will start off with 500 technology-led ‘micro schools’ across five cities. Genius Micro Schools will open their doors in July after the selection of teacher-entrepreneurs is over. A month after leaving Housing.com, Sharma...

29 April, 2016 | More »

(From left) Juggernaut co-founder & CEO Durga Raghunath, Core Diagnostics founder & MD Zoya Brar and NextDrop co-founder & CEO Anu Sridharan with Raju Narisetti, senior vice president, strategy, News Corp

Don’t look for role models, women entrepreneurs tell peers at Techcircle Startup 2016

Visualise your future and be your own role model. This was the message from a group of successful women entrepreneurs to their contemporaries at the Techcircle Startup 2016 summit that kicked off in Bangalore on Thursday. At a panel discussion on ‘Women Entrepreneurship and Startups: Will women le...

29 April, 2016 | More »

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