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Grofers scraps app-only model, launches website

Thursday, October 20, 2016 | More »

Tiger Global-backed grocery delivery firm Grofers India Pvt. Ltd has scrapped its app-only model and launched its desktop website. The move comes at a time when the Gurgaon-based startup is struggling with margins and unit economics. “Launching Grofers website on desktop – Grofers.com. Best offe...


Vernacular news aggregator DailyHunt raises $25 mn from China’s ByteDance

Ver Se’ Innovation Pvt. Ltd, which runs vernacular news aggregator DailyHunt, has raised $25 million (Rs 168 crore) in a fresh round of funding from Chinese content provider ByteDance, it said in a statement. The Bangalore-based company said Arun Sarin, former CEO of Vodafone, and existing investo...

15 October, 2016 | More »

Sandeep Naik

We are bullish about Mu Sigma: General Atlantic’s Sandeep Naik

US-based private equity firm General Atlantic has no plans to sell its stake in Mu Sigma Inc, the Big Data analytics company led by Dhiraj Rajaram, a top official told VCCircle. Sandeep Naik, head of General Atlantic’s India and Asia- Pacific business, said that the PE firm has not approached Cana...

13 October, 2016 | More »


Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs to be lead bankers for Snapchat’s IPO

Photo messaging service Snapchat is all set to hit the markets. With its initial public offering slated for March, Snap Inc, Snapchat’s parent, has shortlisted banks to lead and manage the exercise. Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Group will lead the offering, a report by news agency Bloomberg ci...

13 October, 2016 | More »

Girnar Soft owns CarDekho.com, Gaadi.com, Zigwheels.com and BuyingIQ, among other properties

Cardekho.com owner Girnar Software & Microsoft to settle legal dispute amicably

In what can be termed as a happy ending in the dispute between the US tech giant Microsoft and domestic business process outsourcing (BPO) firm Girnar Software — which also runs popular auto portals such as cardekho.com and gaadi.com — over the alleged use of unlicensed software products...

5 October, 2016 | More »

Dhiraj Rajaram

Dhiraj Rajaram gains controlling stake in Mu Sigma; becomes CEO

The founder of data analytics firm Mu Sigma Inc., Dhiraj Rajaram, is back as the CEO of the company after his former wife Ambiga Subramanian stepped down from the post. Rajaram took over as the CEO last Friday. Subramanian sold her entire stake to Rajaram, resulting in him having a controlling stake...

4 October, 2016 | More »

Mohit Bhatnagar

Payments is the next big opportunity in India, says Sequoia’s Mohit Bhatnagar

Mohit Bhatnagar has come to be known as the investor with a Midas touch in the Indian venture capital space. Three companies which had the managing director of Sequoia Capital on their board – Citrus Payments, Prizm Payments and Ujjivan (from which Sequoia made a part-exit) – gave the firm e...

3 October, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Helpchat raising Series C funding from AmEx Ventures, others

Coraza Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs Helpchat and OneDirect, has secured a Series C round of funding led by American Express Ventures, the venture investment arm of American Express Co, and existing investor Sequoia Capital, two people privy to the development told Techcircle. American Express V...

30 September, 2016 | More »

Jaspreet Singh-Milind Borate

From Pune to Sunnyvale, enterprise IT firm Druva’s journey to raising $118 mn

In the less flashy world of enterprise IT, public cloud data backup and recovery firm Druva Inc. has managed to turn the spotlight on itself in a rather short span of time. The company, which was founded in Pune eight years ago and is now based in the US city of Sunnyvale, on Wednesday announced [&h...

29 September, 2016 | More »

Rajesh Bysani, CPO, Zoomcar

Zoomcar names ex-FreeCharge exec Rajesh Bysani chief product officer

Self-drive car rental startup Zoomcar India Pvt. Ltd has appointed Rajesh Bysani as its chief product officer. Prior to joining Zoomcar, Bysani led product and growth at digital payments firm FreeCharge. He also worked as AVP for products at bus ticketing platform redBus, where he was leading the B2...

27 September, 2016 | More »

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