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L&T Infotech to buy Pune analytics startup AugmentIQ

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 | More »

IT services firm Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd has agreed to buy Pune-based data analytics startup AugmentIQ Data Sciences Pvt Ltd in an all cash deal worth Rs 7 crores. The startup offers IP-based, big data and analytics solutions that help enterprises derive business benefits. It had revenues o...


MakeMyTrip, goibibo and redBus brands will co-exist, says Ashish Kashyap

In February 2000, MakeMyTrip founder Deep Kalra walked out of eVentures’ office near Churchgate station in Mumbai as he was not happy with the valuation that Neeraj Bhargava, managing partner of eVentures India, offered his startup. But on his way to the airport, Kalra had a second thought. He pic...

20 October, 2016 | More »

Supam Maheshwari, CEO & Founder, FirstCry

Pure-play ecommerce model is not sustainable, says FirstCry’s Supam Maheshwari

FirstCry founder Supam Maheshwari is not resting on his laurels after creating the largest omni-channel baby care firm in the country. He is planning to unveil a private label and also bring a few global brands to India. In an exclusive chat with Techcircle.in, 42-year-old Maheshwari says omni-chann...

18 October, 2016 | More »


Why some investors are betting on competing businesses

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...

12 September, 2016 | More »


Hansa Cequity acquires data analytics firm D-Square

Mumbai-based marketing analytics firm Hansa Customer Equity Pvt Ltd, or Hansa Cequity, has acquired a majority stake in data science company D-Square Solutions Pvt. Ltd. The development was first reported by Mint, citing a company statement. Queries sent to the two companies did not elicit a respons...

21 July, 2016 | More »


For Indian IT firms, redefined cross-border M&A goals critical for enterprise value

Cross-border M&A is nothing new for the Indian IT services industry. The difference between cross-border M&A of the past and what is needed now is that the goal must change. In the past, size alone helped drive enterprise value with acquisitions designed to acquire horizontal offerings, scal...

7 June, 2013 | More »


Bookmyshow acquires Ticketgreen.com, strengthens footprint in South India

Bigtree Entertainment Pvt Ltd, the company that owns and operates the movie and event ticket booking site Bookmyshow.com (BMS) has acquired Ticketgreen.com, an entertainment ticketing portal mainly catering to the South Indian market, for an undisclosed amount. While the financials of the deal wer...

8 March, 2013 | More »


Fashionandyou shuts down Urbantouch.com post acquisition

Fashionandyou.com, a flash sales site of the Delhi-based Smile Group, has shut fashion and beauty e-tailor Urbantouch.com, a site it had acquired for an undisclosed amount in August last year. As part of the deal, Urbantouch.com founder and CEO Abhishek Goyal was appointed as the CEO of Fashionandy...

5 March, 2013 | More »


13 potential e-commerce M&As to watch out for in India in 2013

In 2012, we had seen the beginning of some serious consolidation in the Indian e-commerce space – a segment which has been a darling of venture capital investors for the past two-three years. We had seen Flipkart buying out and later downing the shutters on the electronics e-tailer Letsbuy; Myntra...

16 January, 2013 | More »


Flipkart beefing up internal M&A team

India’s largest e-commerce venture Flipkart.com seems to be getting aggressive with acquisition plans. Techcircle.in has learnt that the company is hiring people to build its M&A team, which will help the biggest Indian e-tailer scale up further via partnership/acquisition route. According to...

21 June, 2012 | More »

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