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Flashback 2016: Challenging year for India’s unicorns

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The internet and tech unicorns that sprung up in the recent years have inspired the entrepreneurial spirit among the country’s youth. They attracted billions of dollars of foreign capital and triggered the rise of hordes of startups. The good run in terms of expanding customer base, successive rou...

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Flashback 2016: InMobi grapples with top-level exits, losses

On New Year’s Day, India’s first ‘unicorn’ InMobi will turn 10 years old. But that milestone doesn’t necessarily mean celebrations are in order, for it had a forgettable 2016, what with the failure of its discovery-led mobile commerce platform Miip, exodus of talent and a chopp...

30 December, 2016 | More »

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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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Fashion app Wooplr secures funding from Facebook’s Anand Chandrasekaran

Wooplr Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs a fashion discovery app for women, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Facebook executive Anand Chandrasekaran. Chandrasekaran has come in as an individual investor in the round that was recently closed with Astarc Ventures, Arjun Zacharia, chief...

12 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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Alibaba Group’s global MD Gowrappan joins Paytm board

Alibaba Group’s global managing director K Guru Gowrappan has joined Paytm’s board as an additional director. This marks the third top-level appointment in the digital wallet firm during the last one week. On October 20, Paytm announced that Amit Singhal, the former head of Google search...

27 October, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Fashion discovery app Wooplr gets funds from Astarc Ventures

Wooplr Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs an eponymous fashion discovery app for women, has received an undisclosed amount of funding from Astarc Ventures, a person familiar with the development told TechCircle/VCCircle. Astarc fund manager Hari Krishnan and Wooplr CEO Arjun Zacharia confirmed the de...

25 October, 2016 | More »

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Did Snapdeal, Ola, Grofers and Oyo just get a blank cheque from SoftBank?

The $100 billion-tech fund that SoftBank has just launched with Saudi Arabia’s sovereign fund Public Investment Fund (PIF) is good news for half a dozen Indian consumer internet companies including Snapdeal, Ola, Grofers, Housing, Hike and InMobi. Some of these firms are facing huge fund crunch as...

14 October, 2016 | More »

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Online B2B marketplace Bharat Bazaar gets funding from BeeNext, others

Mumbai-based White Shadow Technology Pvt. Ltd that operates online business-to-business (B2B) marketplace Bharat Bazaar has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from a clutch of investors. The investors participated in the round included BeeNext, a Singapore-based early-stage technology fund...

3 October, 2016 | More »

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Here’s what tech leaders are saying about Yahoo’s sale to Verizon

Yahoo! Inc.’s sale to Verizon Communications Inc. marks the end of an era for the Internet pioneer. The $4.83 billion price tag for a company which was once valued at $128 billion during the dotcom boom has become the talk of the town. Since the deal’s announcement leaders from the tech ...

26 July, 2016 | More »

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