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Why some investors are betting on competing businesses

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Two weeks ago, Taiwanese chip designer MediaTek invested $60 million in One97 Communications, which runs Paytm, a mobile wallet platform and an online shopping site. In itself, the transaction is not unusual – Paytm is raising funds for growth and MediaTek is known for backing innovative firms. Wh...

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Is “Series A” funding no more the focus for investors?

As per the recent half yearly report by VCCedge, the data and research platform of VCCircle, “Series A” round of investments are on the decline this year and barely contributed 38% to toal funding in the first half of the year, which is lowest in the past five years.  While this is affecting th...

29 August, 2016 | More »

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Four lingerie e-tailers in India that have caught investors’ attention

The online lingerie market has immense potential as it addresses the primary problems of lack of privacy and limited choice associated with offline lingerie sales. Various reports put the Indian lingerie market as a $3 billion opportunity, with only 1% of sales happening online. Meanwhile, the numbe...

23 May, 2016 | More »