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What do investors have to say about Flipkart’s funding, Amazon’s war chest

Thursday, July 31, 2014 | More »

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Flipkart announced a mega $1 billion funding round and Amazon raised the stakes by committing $2 billion investment in India to support its rapid growth in India. Flipkart’s fundraise, in particular, has set a new benchmark and a major booster for Indian tech firms. While some key VC firms which h...

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E-com marketplace for refurbished products Overcart.com raises funding from K Ganesh, others

Delhi-based Exit10 Marketing Pvt Ltd, the company behind Overcart.com, an e-commerce marketplace for over-stock, unboxed, refurbished and pre-owned products, has secured an undisclosed amount in funding from serial entrepreneur K Ganesh and wife Meena, besides a few other individuals. The capital w...

24 June, 2014 |More »

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TutorVista founders K Ganesh & Meena Ganesh acquire e-learning venture avagmah

Husband-wife duo cum serial entrepreneurs and K Ganesh and Meena Ganesh have returned to the digital education business by acquiring avagmah, an online education services venture, for an undisclosed amount. The company is now close to raising Rs 100 crore (just under $17 million) for expansion to ...

18 April, 2014 |More »

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Online media startup Oximity raises over $600K from Ronnie Screwvala, K Ganesh, others

London-based online media startup Oximity Ltd has secured $620,000 in seed funding from a group of individuals, including Ronnie Screwvala, founder and CEO of UTV Group; K Ganesh, co-founder of TutorVista, which was acquired by British media group Pearson Inc; and AppLabs founder Sashi Reddi. The c...

27 March, 2014 |More »

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TC Debate: Can India beat Silicon Valley in the next few years?

Till a few years ago, talented young people from India went to the US or Europe to take up plum jobs at MNCs, after graduating from premier institutes such as IIMs and IITs. However, this trend has changed drastically. Now, Indian graduates are no more seeking jobs abroad. They are more enthusiastic...

28 February, 2014 |More »

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K Ganesh’s Portea Medical raises $8M from Accel Partners & Ventureast, eyes acquisitions

Portea Medical Pvt Ltd, a provider of in-home healthcare services in India, has secured Rs 48 crore ($8 million) from Accel Partners and Ventureast. According to Portea chairman K Ganesh, the company is in preliminary talks to acquire a few service providers operating in the healthcare space. Althou...

2 December, 2013 |More »

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Building a billion-dollar business should not be the only target for Indian entrepreneurs: TutorVista founder K Ganesh

Building a billion-dollar company should not be the only target for Indian startups and entrepreneurs, according to serial entrepreneur K Ganesh. Talking in a panel session at #WhereDoWeGoNow organised by GSF Accelerator in Bangalore, Ganesh also observed that lack of role models and fear of failure...

22 August, 2013 |More »

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Growth Story’s K Ganesh on his new venture, portfolio companies, future plans and more

According to serial entrepreneurs and strategic investors K Ganesh and wife Meena, starting a venture and investing in a venture are as different as acting in and directing a movie. The couple, who has successfully started and exited four companies, besides incubating and investing in another six, h...

25 July, 2013 |More »

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OnlinePrasad secures funding from TutorVista founder K Ganesh, launching a marketplace for idols

Bangalore-based Sumiran Spiritual Services Pvt Ltd, which runs OnlinePrasad.com, a site which offers prasad (offerings to god) on the behalf of users at temples of their choice and then delivers the prasad at users’ homes, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from serial entrepreneur Krish...

24 June, 2013 |More »

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Jewellery e-tailer Bluestone claims monthly GMV of Rs 4Cr, looking at offline presence

Bluestone.com, an online jewellery store run by Bangalore-based Jewels Online Distribution India Pvt Ltd., claims to be selling up to 120 units a day with an average order value of Rs 12,000. Founded in February 2012, Bluestone is backed by Accel Partners and investor K Ganesh. It raised its last r...

26 March, 2013 |More »

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