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

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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...

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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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Digirati: Top 25 powerful people in Indian digital business

They provide smart insights into hot trends and create strategies that redefine businesses. They innovate opportunities for themselves and others – writing some success stories that inspire awe. Meet the homegrown Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerbergs and Warren Buffetts who have made waves in the digital ...

15 June, 2012 |More »

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Excl: K Ganesh invests in local services delivery platform Delyver.com

Bangalore-based neighbourhood services delivery platform Delyver.com has raised an undisclosed amount in angel funding from K Ganesh, Meena Ganesh, V Sudhakar and Shankar Maruwada. Sudhakar is the co-founder of bigbasket.com, an online supermarket also backed by K Ganesh and Shankar Maruwada is th...

13 June, 2012 |More »

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Accel, SVB And K Ganesh Invest $5M In Online Jeweller Bluestone

Accel Partners, the venture capital firm which has backed Facebook and Groupon, Silicon Valley Bank (the subsidiary and commercial banking operation of SVB Financial Group) and K Ganesh, founder of TutorVista Global (now under the UK-based Pearson Group) have invested up to $5 million in Bluestone.c...

24 January, 2012 |More »

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