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Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs to be lead bankers for Snapchat’s IPO

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Photo messaging service Snapchat is all set to hit the markets. With its initial public offering slated for March, Snap Inc, Snapchat’s parent, has shortlisted banks to lead and manage the exercise. Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Group will lead the offering, a report by news agency Bloomberg ci...


India leads the world in mobile usage for e-commerce: KPCB’s Mary Meeker

India leads the world when it comes to adoption of e-commerce using mobile devices, as per Mary Meeker’s 2015 Internet Trends Report. The mobile platform constituted about 41 per cent of India’s total e-commerce sales in 2014. On the other hand, mobiles accounted for 33 per cent e-commerce s...

28 May, 2015 | More »


Mobile phone directory Truecaller scoops $60M from Atomico, KPCB & Sequoia Capital

Swedish startup True Software Scandinavia AB, the firm behind Truecaller, a collaborative mobile phone directory app, has raised $60 million in funding by Atomico, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) and existing investor Sequoia Capital, the company said in a blog post. The company also ind...

9 October, 2014 | More »


India had third largest smartphone base with 117M users in 2013; to grow 45% in 2014: Mary Meeker Report

India ranks third among the top countries for smartphone users with an estimated 117 million subscribers, behind only China and the US. But the penetration of smartphones as a percentage of mobile users in India is pegged at just 10 per cent, the lowest among the top 30 smartphone markets, according...

29 May, 2014 | More »


India has 67M smartphone users; desi netizens more open to sharing everything online: Mary Meeker

India ranks fifth among the top countries for smartphone users with an estimated 67 million subscribers in 2013, behind China, the US, Japan and Brazil. But the penetration of smartphones as a percentage of mobile users in India is pegged at just 6 per cent, the lowest among the top 30 smartphone ma...

30 May, 2013 | More »


Kleiner Perkins’ Mike Abbott joins InMobi board of directors

Bangalore and San Francisco-based mobile ad network InMobi has announced that Mike Abbott, general partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) and also an investor in InMobi, has joined the company’s board of directors. Abbott will be intimately involved with the company’s direction a...

20 September, 2012 | More »

Kleiner Perkins raises $525M fund

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers said it had raised a $525 million fund, less than its previous comparable fund of $650 million, reflecting a school of thought in Silicon Valley that smaller venture-capital funds often outperform large ones. The fund also has a majority of partners, known as man...

18 May, 2012 | More »

Former AdMob scientist launches cross-advertising platform Drawbridge; Raises $6.5M in Series A funding

Drawbridge, a Silicon Valley-based startup, has been launched to bridge the gap between desktop and mobile advertising, and has managed to raise $6.5 million in Series A funding from Sequoia Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Currently in its beta phase, this cross-device advertising ...

15 May, 2012 | More »

Big Boys Go Digital: JPMorgan Raises $1.2 Billion For Social Media Fund

Venture capital funds have launched social media funds, now even big boys in the private equity world are raising special vehicles for investing in the social media space. Call it the Facebook, Groupon or Twitter effect. Global investment bank JP Morgan has raised a $1.2 billion fund to invest in th...

24 February, 2011 | More »