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Naspers: Master of consolidation in Indian Internet business

Thursday, October 20, 2016 | More »

Consolidation is not an unfamiliar word for new-age Internet businesses. It signals a maturing of the industry after a burst of innovation backed by venture capital money. If the roughly decade-old history of Indian Internet industry is scanned, the real take-off with consumer adoption started only ...


Exclusive: Cab pooling startup Derbii raises seed funding

Cab pooling app Derbii, run by Winwincab Rides Pvt. Ltd, has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Accenture managing director Anurag Chauhan. “We’ll use the new funds to improve our technology, get more users, and increase the number of cabs on the road,” Gaurav Sinsin...

12 May, 2016 | More »


Consolidation in OTA space still 2-3 years away: Yatra’s Manish Amin

At a time when almost every sector in the consumer internet space is looking at consolidation, the online travel agency (OTA) segment still hasn’t seen too many mergers or acquisitions. And Yatra co-founder and CIO Manish Amin believes it will remain that way for some time. “The online trave...

25 April, 2016 | More »


Naspers takes redBus global; launches bus ticketing service in Singapore, Malaysia

Online travel group ibibo, part of South African media conglomerate Naspers Ltd, is taking its bus ticketing service redBus to overseas shores by launching operations in Singapore and Malaysia. redBus would enable travelers to book bus tickets between the two South-East Asian countries in addition t...

27 July, 2015 | More »

China’s Tencent launches social messaging app WeChat with ibibo in India; How different is it?

Chinese internet major Tencent, in collaboration with ibibo, has  launched its social messaging platform WeChat, a free mobile voice and text messaging application available globally, in India. Tencent had acquired minority shares in ibibo in 2008. WeChat offers text messaging,  push to talk voice...

26 July, 2012 | More »

Deals Vs General E-com, What Actually Works For India; Notes From Digital Commerce Conference

Indian ecommerce firms need to look at a hybrid business model which merges a standalone ‘deals’ business segment with a platform for general ecommerce, according to industry experts gathered at the 4th national conference on digital commerce, organized by The Internet and Mobile Association of ...

30 April, 2012 | More »

Ibibo Says Mobile Browser Hits 6 Million Downloads

Consumer Internet firm Ibibo claims it’s mobile browser named iBrowser(it has nothing to do with Apple Inc incase you are wondering!) has clocked 6 million downloads since its formal launch in December 2011, even as the browser was actually launched almost one year ago. The mobile browser has been...

21 February, 2012 | More »

Former Ibibo Execs’ E-com Start-up Ladyblush.com Goes Live

Rahul Sethi, the former president of Ibibo’s e-commerce division, has joined hands with former colleague Suneet Manchanda who was the business head of Tradus.in at Ibibo and Nagarjun Shrivastava who headed the India operations of  UK-based online train tickets retailer The Trainline.com, to ...

9 February, 2012 | More »

Krishna Motukuri Joins ibibo Following Rahul Sethi’s Exit

Consumer Internet firm ibibo group has appointed Krishna Motukuri, as the new managing director of its e-commerce businesses. Rahul Sethi, the president of ibibo’s e-commerce division recently quit to launch his own start-up. At ibibo, Motukuri’s role will be to build up two websites – online ...

5 October, 2011 | More »


Working Closely With Game Developers To Tap Growth: Ibibo CEO Ashish Kashyap

Social gaming with a local flavour has become a huge rage among Indian Internet users, thanks to ibibo.com. Set up in 2007 by Ashish Kashyap, ibibo Web Pvt Ltd is jointly owned by South Africa’s Naspers and China’s leading Internet company Tencent. Prior to launching ibibo, Kashyap set u...

4 October, 2011 | More »

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