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PropTiger, Housing.com seal merger; raise $55 mn from investors

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 | More »

Online real estate brokerage PropTiger.com and property listing portal Housing.com will merge in an all-stock deal that quickens the pace of consolidation in the sector. The deal involves the combined entity receiving fresh funding of $55 million from their main investors, the two companies said in ...


PropTiger-Housing deal to be signed this week

Online property broker PropTiger and SoftBank-funded realty portal Housing.com are in the final leg of talks to ink a merger that may be announced as early as this week, two persons aware of the development told Techcircle. This would mark the second such consolidation among the top tier ventures in...

9 January, 2017 | More »


Exclusive: Why Times Internet wouldn’t be raising $100 mn for Magicbricks

Times Internet Ltd (TIL), the digital business arm of media conglomerate Bennett Coleman, and Co. Ltd (BCCL) that runs several market-leading newspapers as well TV news channels, has scrapped its plans to raise $100 million from external sources for its realty portal MagicBricks. TIL CEO Gautam Sin...

27 October, 2016 | More »


PropTiger buys realty data provider startup PropRates

Online real estate firm PropTiger has acquired Mumbai-based startup PropRates, which provides data related to real estate transactions, for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will enable PropTiger to provide consumers price-related information on the property market, the company said in a statem...

6 September, 2016 | More »

Dhruv Agarwala, CEO & Co-Founder at PropTiger.com

PropTiger acquires AR startup 3DPhy to enhance 3D capability

Online real estate platform PropTiger has acquired Gurgaon-based augmented reality and 3D visualisation startup 3DPhy for an undisclosed amount to bolster its 3D capabilities. 3DPhy that operates in the field of virtual and augmented reality and 3D visualisations, will help PropTiger make home searc...

11 August, 2016 | More »


How welcoming is the startup world to women entrepreneurs?

The startup world has seen the entry of a number of women entrepreneurs. But how easy has the journey been for them? At the recently concluded Techcircle Startup 2016 summit, three women entrepreneurs spoke about how they have navigated the male-dominated startup ecosystem. Moderated by Raju Nariset...

9 May, 2016 | More »


Invest in the driver, not in the bus: Paytm’s Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Invest in the driver, not in the bus. This was Paytm founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma’s advice to investors at the Techcircle Startup 2016 summit in Bangalore. At a fireside chat with Raju Narisetti, senior vice president of strategy at News Corp (the parent of VCCircle), Sharma said inves...

2 May, 2016 | More »

Nita Kapoor, CEO, VCCircle Network

VCCircle Network appoints Nita Kapoor as CEO

News Corp-owned The VCCircle Network has appointed Nita Kapoor as the CEO. She will also oversee Bigdecisions.com as head of News Corp’s new ventures in India. Nita has significant management and strategic execution experience over a three-decade-long career that began at ad agency Mudra Commu...

3 April, 2016 | More »


News Corp Australia to buy majority stake in Thailand’s DIAKRIT

News Corp Australia has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Thailand-based digital real estate marketing firm DIAKRIT International Ltd for an undisclosed amount. DIAKRIT was established in 2001 in Sweden but now has its headquarters in Bangkok. It also has offices in the US, Sweden, Norway and De...

11 February, 2016 | More »


News Corp’s unit acquires Canadian digital coupon firm Checkout 51

News America Marketing, a subsidiary of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, has agreed to acquire Checkout 51, a three-year-old Canadian digital coupon company, for an undisclosed amount. News America Marketing closed a deal on Friday to purchase the Toronto-based Checkout 51 which partners with brands to...

24 July, 2015 | More »

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