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Is lack of exits impacting Tiger Global’s Indian appetite?

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From 2005, when it first set foot in India, till 2015, Tiger Global was roaring in the Indian startup jungle. The US-based asset management firm with hedge and venture capital funds made calculated moves in the first five years making two to five investments annually. In 2011, it took a massive leap...

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Saavn gets strategic investment from Maverick’s Guy Oseary

US-based Indian music streaming firm Saavn (South Asian Audio Video Network) has secured an undisclosed amount of strategic investment from Guy Oseary, CEO of talent management agency Maverick Records. Oseary comes in as partner and investor. He will help develop unique artist collaborations for Saa...

16 June, 2016 | More »

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Saavn appoints former PepsiCo exec Gaurav Wadhwa as VP

Music streaming app Saavn (South Asian Audio Video Network) has appointed Gaurav Wadhwa, former senior marketing consultant at PepsiCo India, as vice president of entertainment and original content. Wadhwa will lead Saavn’s expansion into new genres via original programming. He will manage the dev...

7 December, 2015 | More »

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Saavn appoints ex-Google exec Mahesh Narayanan as COO

Saavn (South Asian Audio Video Network), a US-based Indian digital music service, has appointed former Google executive Mahesh Narayanan as COO. Based out of Mumbai, Narayanan will oversee numerous functions of the company to encourage growth and support expansion. “Narayanan brings a bright, uniq...

22 January, 2015 | More »

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Saavn adds Twitter-powered radio station to its service

Saavn (South Asian Audio Video Network), a US-based Indian digital music service, has added a Twitter-powered online radio station that enables its users to send song requests via a tweet to the @SaavnRadio account. The development was first reported by TechCrunch. “The radio feature already accou...

5 December, 2014 | More »

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Saavn hits 10M app downloads on Android, gives a peek of its listeners’ ‘music map’

Saavn (South Asian Audio Video Network), a US-based Indian digital music service said it has reached a milestone of 10 million app downloads on Android platform across 190 countries. The firm which competes with the likes of Times Internet’s Gaana and Hungama among others also offered an insight i...

15 October, 2014 | More »

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Saavn shuffles top management; boosting catalogue to expand to new global markets

Saavn (South Asian Audio Video Network), a US-based Indian digital music service, has shuffled its core management team, with co-founder Rishi Malhotra taking over as the role of CEO, while founding CEO Vinodh Bhat has taken over as its president and chief strategy officer, according to a report by...

13 August, 2014 | More »

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Saavn to offer music videos from next year, movies in next 2 years

Saavn (South Asian Audio Video Network), a US-based Indian digital music service, is planning to add music videos and movies to its portfolio soon, as reported by . According to the report, the online music streaming site is looking to offer video songs by mid-2014 and full movies will follow in the...

6 August, 2013 | More »

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Saavn Pro launched on Android; new India-only subscription service also unveiled

Saavn (South Asian Audio Video Network), a US-based Indian digital music service, has updated its Android app and introduced its premium subscription service Saavn Pro on it. The premium service was launched in March this year exclusively for the iOS platform. Saavn Pro, available for $3.99 (in US)...

24 July, 2013 | More »

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Dhingana unveils ad-free, subscription-based music streaming service on iOS

Social music streaming site Dhingana, run by the US and Pune-based Dhingana Inc, has launched its premium service for the iOS platform. The new service called Dhingana Gold will allow ad-free HD music streaming for iOS subscribers at $1.99 a month. Users can download unlimited songs and listen to t...

10 July, 2013 | More »

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