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Bhavin Turakhia to invest $25 mn more in enterprise messenger Flock

Thursday, March 16, 2017 | More »

Billionaire Bhavin Turakhia plans to invest $25 million in enterprise team messenger app Flock to enhance product innovation and meet global demand, the company said in a statement. As the company closes in on US-based Slack, which offers a chat and messaging app for businesses, for a larger share o...


“I am open to the idea of taking external funds,” says Bhavin Turakhia

The Turakhia brothers, who are known to have turned billionaires by selling their bootstrapped startups which they built and scaled up without raising any external funds, are open to the idea of getting investors on board for their fintech venture Zeta. “There seems to be a general notion that I a...

3 October, 2016 | More »

Indian siblings who started

Indian siblings who started up together and struck gold

On 23 August, a consortium of Chinese investors acquired Yahoo ad partner Media.net for $900 million, leaving its founder Divyank and his elder brother Bhavin Turakhia fabulously wealthy. In fact, so wealthy that they found themselves on this year’s Forbes India Rich List, with a combined fortune ...

29 September, 2016 | More »


Turakhia brothers sell ad-tech firm Media.net to Chinese group for $900 mn

A group of Chinese investors has acquired contextual advertising company Media.net, founded by serial entrepreneur Divyank Turakhia in 2010, for $900 million in cash. Dubai- and New York-based Media.net provides products for both publishers and advertisers. It provides contextual ads offered by Yaho...

23 August, 2016 | More »


Startup action plan criteria leaves 60% ventures ineligible: Bhavin Turakhia

There have been several strong reactions to the Modi government’s announcement of the ambitious Startup Action Plan at the Startup India event on January 16. The government is certainly taking steps in the right direction with this plan for helping to improve the startup ecosystem in the count...

1 February, 2016 | More »


Yahoo, Media.net launch contextual ads programme

Contextual advertising company Media.net (part of the Directi Group) has announced a long-term agreement with Yahoo to launch Yahoo Bing Network Contextual Ads, powered by Media.net. The programme aims to provide web publishers with a new solution for earning advertising revenue. Publishers can now ...

28 September, 2012 | More »


Directi adds nearly 250K domain names every month: Bhavin Turakhia, CEO

Founded in 1998 by the brothers Bhavin and Divyank Turakhia, the Directi Group, a group of businesses that develops mass-market web products, has come a long way. The combined product portfolio of various Directi businesses (ResellerClub, LogicBoxes, BigRock, Skenzo, Media.net and Talk.to) include c...

14 September, 2012 | More »