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Simplilearn is education company of the year: VCCircle Awards

Thursday, March 2, 2017 | More »

VCCircle Awards
Ed-tech firm Simplilearn Solutions Pvt. Ltd has won the News Corp VCCircle education company of the year award for 2017 for the business innovation it has demonstrated and the progress it has made on the global expansion front. The eminent jury, chaired by Arun Duggal, chairman of ratings agency ICR...

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Big data hiring startup Belong raises $10 mn from Sequoia, Matrix Partners

Bangalore-based recruitment solutions startup Belong.co, owned and operated by Belong Technologies India Pvt. Ltd, has raised $10 million (Rs 67 crore) in Series B funding led by Sequoia Capital India. Existing investor Matrix Partners India also invested in this round, Belong said in a statement. T...

28 February, 2017 | More »

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Facebook launches Flash in third attempt to quash Snapchat

Social media giant Facebook Inc. has been relentlessly trying to takeover Instagram’s market share. It has either been launching competitive products or simply buying them out. In its third attempt, Facebook has launched Flash, the new standalone app has Instagram’s short-lived photo and video m...

11 November, 2016 | More »

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Hiring portal iimjobs.com raises $2 mn in Series A funding

Job portal iimjobs.com, run by Highorbit Careers Pvt. Ltd, has secured $2 million (Rs 13 crore) in its Series A round of funding led by early-stage investment firm India Quotient. Tracxn Labs and Calcutta Angels also participated in this round, founder Tarun Matta said. “This round gives us the ab...

9 November, 2016 | More »

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Facebook adds jobs feature to take on LinkedIn

The world’s largest social networking website Facebook now wants to be a job openings platform too. The California-based company has added a jobs tab on its page, in a move that could potentially challenge the position of professional networking site LinkedIn. “Based on behavior we have seen on ...

8 November, 2016 | More »

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Truecaller appoints LinkedIn’s Tejinder Gill as India head

Caller identification app Truecaller has hired Tejinder Gill, former national sales manager of LinkedIn, as its vice president of sales and head of India operations. Gill will build monetisation strategies and run the India operations, the company said in a statement on Tuesday. He replaces Kari Kri...

8 November, 2016 | More »

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LinkedIn ties up with four Indian startups to launch ‘Placements’

Jeff Weiner, the helmsman of the largest social media network for professionals, seems like a man of few words. But the initiative that the LinkedIn CEO announced, in his choosy words, on Monday seeks to establish a better connect with millions of college students in the country. At the 200,000 squa...

12 September, 2016 | More »

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LinkedIn’s Virginia Sharma on India game plan, how it helps startups and more

India is the second-largest market for professional networking site LinkedIn Corp. And the company, which was recently acquired by Microsoft Corp for $26.2 billion, has big plans to grow its business in the country. In an interview with TechCircle, Virginia Sharma, director at LinkedIn Marketing Sol...

8 August, 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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“Mobile advertising needs to get more creative & less intrusive”

Advertising spends on mobile phones are expected to touch $100 billion globally in 2016 and account for 51% of the total digital ad market but a majority of this is likely to go to large multinational players such as Google and Facebook. Even as that is a matter of concern for local ad-tech startups...

30 June, 2016 | More »

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