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Fintech startup TranServ hires former MasterCard, MobiKwik executives

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 | More »

Mumbai-based digital payments company TranServ Pvt Ltd has strengthened its top deck with two senior-level appointments. The company has appointed Salil Mody as senior vice president of corporate strategy and Ushpinder Singh as senior vice president and head of its merchant business. Mody, who most ...

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Micromax CEO Vineet Taneja resigns

Vineet Taneja, CEO of India’s largest homegrown handset maker Micromax Informatics Ltd, has put in his papers. A company spokesperson confirmed the development to Techcircle.in. Reports about Taneja’s plans to quit Micromax have been circulating in the media for quite some time now; differe...

2 March, 2016 | More »


Zapr raises funding from Flipkart, Micromax and others

Red Brick Lane Marketing Solutions Pvt Ltd, which runs media-tech startup ZAPR, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding led by Flipkart, with participation from Saavn and Micromax and Mu Sigma co-founders – Dhiraj Rajaram and Ambiga Dhiraj. This round also saw participation from existing i...

14 January, 2016 | More »


Micromax partners TranServ for smartphone-based native payments solution

Homegrown handset and tablet manufacturer Micromax Informatics Ltd has announced the launch of a smartphone-based native payments solution in strategic partnership with mobile payments company TranServ Pvt Ltd. The solution will enable Micromax users to conduct financial and social transactions such...

22 December, 2015 | More »


Micromax invests in Times’ music streaming property Gaana

Handset maker Micromax Informatics Ltd has invested an undisclosed amount in Times Internet’s music streaming app Gaana as part of its strategy to engage with startups and other ventures in the smartphone ecosystem. As part of the deal, all Micromax phones will now have the Gaana app pre-insta...

14 October, 2015 | More »


Sanjay Kapoor mulls legal action against Micromax

Sanjay Kapoor, who resigned as the chairman of Micromax Informatics Ltd in August, is considering legal action against the handset maker and its directors, a media report said on Friday. The Economic Times reported also that Kapoor was, in fact, asked to step down from the position amid allegati...

9 October, 2015 | More »


Micromax invests in price comparison app Scandid

Home-grown handset and tablet manufacturer Micromax Informatics has invested an undisclosed amount in Scandid, a price comparison and product discovery portal owned and operated by Pune-based WishPoint Tech Pvt Ltd, according to a press release. Launched in June 2012, Pune-based Scandid helps cus...

7 October, 2015 | More »


Micromax wants to build an ‘ecosystem of services’

At the recently concluded ‘Techcircle Startup 2015,’ Micromax Informatics Ltd co-founder Rahul Sharma spoke about his company’s journey from being a Nokia distributor to the Finnish handset makers’ largest home-grown competitor for mobile handsets. The son of a school principal, Sharma s...

28 August, 2015 | More »


Techcircle Startup Walkabout Pit Stop II – Micromax Informatics, Gurgaon

After braving Delhi rain and negotiating traffic snarls, we reached the nerve centre of the world’s tenth largest smartphone vendor- Micromax Infomatics. Kumar Shah, Head of M&A at Micromax, welcomed the participants and asked them to introduce their ventures to the Micromax team. Soon, Sh...

11 August, 2015 | More »


Micromax makes first international investment, puts money in Dropbox rival MiMedia

Home-grown smartphone and tablet maker Micromax Informatics Ltd has made its first cross-border investment by putting money in New York-based consumer cloud startup MiMedia Inc. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. MiMedia is an online backup service for personal content (pho...

10 August, 2015 | More »

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