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Why some investors are betting on competing businesses

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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...


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 »


Apparel e-tailer Freecultr unveils ‘pop-out’ store in Delhi

Freecultr , an e-commerce venture backed by Delhi-based Smile Interactive Technologies Group and offering its own brand of apparels and accessories, has launched what it calls its first ‘digital pop-out concept store’ in Delhi. The ‘pop-out store’ is essentially a cross between a kiosk and...

26 December, 2012 | More »


Mobile Ads To Be Big Portion Of Telecom Operators’ Revenues In India: Venky Ganesan, Globespan Capital Partners

Digital advertising market is growing faster than anyone has imagined and is now attracting a new set of players. Earlier this month, Temasek-backed Singapore Telecommunications Ltd or SingTel struck a deal to buy California-based mobile advertising solution provider Amobee for $321 million. The sev...

15 March, 2012 | More »

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