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Alternative mobile payment platform Pokkt raises seed funding from Jungle Ventures & Samir Bangara

Monday, October 7, 2013 | More »

Maiden Marketing Pte Ltd, which owns and operates Pokkt.com, an alternate mobile payment platform that helps owners of paid digital goods and services to monetise their users through an advertiser-funded model, has raised seed funding from Singapore-based Jungle Ventures and former Indiagames COO S...


Excl: Mobile dating startup Thrill raises funding from Samir Bangara, Rajesh Kamat & others

Thrill Pte Ltd, a mobile dating startup with an Android app which is also called Thrill, has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Samir Bangara, a former managing director (digital) at the Walt Disney Company in India and currently the CEO of Qyuki.com, and Rajesh Kamat, CA Media’s Indian ...

6 August, 2013 | More »


Angels 15: Techcircle profiles top angel investors of 2013

Angel investors are those who invest high-risk capital in the early part of a startup’s life. They put in a few lakhs to a couple of crores of rupees, provide guidance and advice, and help the entrepreneur reach a stage where he/she can raise a larger amount of funding or attain profitability....

30 July, 2013 | More »


Angels 15 – Samir Bangara

Bangara, a former MD (digital) at The Walt Disney Company in India, is currently CEO of Qyuki.com. He was earlier COO at Indiagames.com. He has also worked with IL&FS Venture Corporation and Ernst & Young. The investment banker-turned-entrepreneur is now actively investing in startups with e...

26 July, 2013 | More »


Excl: Mobile app which gets you reward points for watching TV ads Zapr secures funding

Gurgaon-based tech startup Red Brick Lane Marketing Solutions Pvt Ltd, which launched Zapr, a mobile app which allows users to get reward points for watching TV commercials, has raised an undisclosed funding from former Indiagames COO Samir Bangara among others, sources privy to the development to...

17 July, 2013 | More »


Excl: Multiplayer games development platform Playblazer raises funding from former Indiagames COO Samir Bangara

Mumbai and San Francisco-based startup Playblazer Inc, which offers a cloud-based SaaS platform for social and multi-player game developers and studios, has secured an undisclosed amount in angel funding from Samir Bangara, Playblazer founder Nikhil Soman told Techcircle.in. Bangara is the former CO...

26 June, 2013 | More »

Former Indiagames COO Samir Bangara joins Qyuki.com as MD and CEO

Samir Bangara, who was the managing director at Disney UTV Digital (after Disney took over UTV), has joined in AR Rahman and Shekhar Kapur’s media startup Qyuki.com as MD and CEO. He is taking the helm from former CEO Poonacha Machaiah, an official statement said. Qyuki is basically a platform for...

8 May, 2013 | More »

Walt Disney consolidates all digital biz in India; Vishal Gondal & Samir Bangara to co-head DisneyUTV Digital

Media giant The Walt Disney Company is consolidating all its digital media properties across platforms and content under a new entity in India called DisneyUTV Digital, which would be co-headed by Vishal Gondal and Samir Bangara. Gondal is the founder & chief executive of Indiagames while Bangar...

2 August, 2012 | More »