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Great Wall Club Innovator Fund plans more deals in India

Monday, November 21, 2016 | More »

Silicon Valley-based early stage investor GWC Innovator Fund plans to step up seed investments in India by backing five to ten startups in a year from its new $20 million fund, its co-founder Barret Parkman told Techcircle. GWC Innovator Fund is an offshoot of Great Wall Club (GWC), the company that...

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Sequoia-backed expense manager Walnut names Anurag Sinha as co-founder

SAIF Partners- and Sequoia Capital- backed personal finance management app Walnut has named Anurag Sinha as co-founder and chief business officer. Sinha, an IIM Bangalore and IIT-BHU alumnus, was earlier with ICICI Bank as deputy general manager, strategic investments and payment solutions. At Walnu...

27 October, 2016 | More »


Why some investors are betting on competing businesses

Two weeks ago, Taiwanese chip designer MediaTek invested $60 million in One97 Communications, which runs Paytm, a mobile wallet platform and an online shopping site. In itself, the transaction is not unusual – Paytm is raising funds for growth and MediaTek is known for backing innovative firms. Wh...

12 September, 2016 | More »


Fashion marketplace Zilingo raises Series A funding from Venturra, Sequoia, others

Bangkok-based Zilingo Pte Ltd, which runs a shopping app for small sellers who do not have an online presence, has raised $8 million in Series A funding from Venturra Capital, Sequoia India and Susquehanna International Group, it said in a statement. Others who participated in the round include Wave...

6 September, 2016 | More »


Techcircle Startup Walkabout- Freecharge, Sequoia, Blume Ventures & Lightbox

We began the Mumbai edition of Tech Startup Summit 2014 yesterday with TC Walkabout- a unique initiative started by Techcircle where we arranged a visit to offices of prominent investors, startups and companies and an interaction with the top management. This time around, participants were taken to ...

17 December, 2014 | More »


Hitachi to acquire Sequoia-backed payment solutions firm Prizm Payment

Japanese multinational engineering and electronics conglomerate Hitachi Ltd has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Chennai-based payment solutions firm Prizm Payment Services Pvt Ltd. Hitachi will acquire the stakes of all of Prizm’s shareholders, including Winve...

26 November, 2013 | More »


Sequoia-backed SaaS firm Capillary sees revenue mix swinging to overseas markets

Cloud-based CRM and software as a service (SaaS) company Capillary Technologies Pvt Ltd is using a significant part of the funds it raised last year from its venture capital investors to expand overseas. This is part of the company’s strategy to boost its revenue mix to international markets, a to...

19 June, 2013 | More »


Sequoia-backed location-based mobile advertising firm AdNear moves its base to Singapore from India

AdNear Pte Ltd , a location-based mobile advertising firm, has moved its base to Singapore from India. It was earlier headquartered in Bangalore. “Singapore is an established and perfect hub to expand in SEA (Southeast Asia) markets. Also, currently our focus markets are India, SEA and ANZ (Austra...

12 June, 2013 | More »


Just Dial issue subscribed over 11 times

The initial public offering of Just Dial Ltd, which runs the India-specific local business listings site Justdial.com, has received an enthusiastic response with the issue being oversubscribed over 10 times. Although subscriptions were initially led by institutional and retail investors, high networ...

22 May, 2013 | More »


Just Dial sees applications for 70% of IPO at end of day 2

Just Dial Ltd, which runs the India-specific local business listings site Justdial.com, has crossed the two-thirds mark with its initial public offer (IPO), registering applications for around 70 per cent of the issue on Tuesday. The IPO, which closes on Wednesday, will set the tone for investor app...

21 May, 2013 | More »

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