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Viridian Capital backs e-book publisher Matrubharti

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Digital publisher Matrubharti, run by Ahmedabad-based Matrubharti Technologies Pvt. Ltd, has raised Rs 20 lakh (around $30,000) in seed funding from Viridian Capital. The funding will be used to upgrade the technology and expand its team, according to a company statement. Matrubharti is a self-publi...


Digital magazines store Magzter to introduce ad-based revenue model

Chennai and US-based Magzter Inc, which owns and operates the digital magazines store Magzter, plans to launch an ad-based revenue model. The company, with a catalogue of 3,500 magazines currently banks on a subscription-based model, is aiming to earn majority of its revenue in the next two years fr...

2 April, 2014 | More »


Delhi-based Readwhere.com provides e-platform to publishers, targets markets with rich vernacular content

With rapid advancement in technology, small and medium print publishers (especially those that are part of the vernacular media) are facing immense challenges in terms of taking the e-route. In fact, this has also lead to a void in their publishing capabilities. However, in the recent past, many pla...

21 March, 2014 | More »


Digital magazine store Magzter raises $10M in Series B from Singapore Press Holdings

New York-based digital magazine store Magzter Inc. has raised $10 million in Series B funding led by a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH). Existing investor Kalaari Capital also participated in the round. The capital raised will be used for the company’s global expansion...

11 December, 2013 | More »


Digital magazine store Magzter claims 35K downloads a day; books and comics on the cards

New York-based digital magazine store Magzter Inc. claims to have more than doubled its user base to six million in the last nine months and counts 35 thousand downloads a day, on an average. Magzter, set up two years ago by Vijayakumar Radhakrishnan and Girish Ramdas, has been available in India si...

5 February, 2013 | More »


IndoUS Venture rebrands as Kalaari Capital; closes $150M early-stage fund

Kalaari Capital, a new entity formed by the founders of Indo US Venture Partners (IUVP), has raised an investment fund worth $150 million for the Indian market. Though the investment strategy of IUVP fund and Kalaari will be similar, this is a rebranding for IUVP which would help it to bring in fres...

28 September, 2012 | More »

We need to modulate expectations of exit timeframes: Vani Kola of Indo-US Venture Partners

On the sidelines of India Internet Day Summit organised by TIE, a non-profit organization that promotes entrepreneurship globally, Techcircle caught up with Vani Kola, head of the India arm of Indo-US Venture Fund. IUVP has actively invested in many internet companies including Snapdeal, Myntra, Ind...

28 June, 2012 | More »


Excl: Digital magazine store Magzter raises Series A funding from IndoUS Venture Partners; To enhance offerings manifold

New York-based digital magazine store Magzter Inc. has secured series A funding from IndoUS Venture Partners. Although the exact amount has not been disclosed, it is an estimated $3-5 million, according to co-founder and president Vijayakumar Radhakrishnan. Magzter was set up in June 2011 by two In...

9 May, 2012 | More »