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Dating app Woo forays into the US with Dus acquisition

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 | More »

Dating app Woo forays into the US with Dus acquisition
DoubleYou Technologies Pvt Ltd, the Gurgaon-based company behind dating app Woo, has acquired Los Angeles-based Dus, for an undisclosed sum, the company said in a statement. Woo said it will acquire the Dus platform and brand to increase its foothold in the US, one of the largest markets for online ...


Exclusive: Shaadi.com acquires dating app Frivil

Shaadi.com, operated by People Interactive India Pvt Ltd, has acquired Frivil, a mobile-based dating app owned by Delhi-based Thrill Pte Ltd for an undisclosed amount. With the acquisition, Frivil’s product, intellectual property rights and brand will become part of People Interactive. However, Fr...

20 December, 2016 | More »


What keeps top angel investors going?

If you think Binny Bansal, the co-founder of India’s largest e-tailer Flipkart, is only interested in online retail space, you could not be more wrong. Bansal is as interested in aerospace and defence, healthcare, technology & equipment and leisure products, as he is in online retail, if you g...

1 November, 2016 | More »


Court wishes happily ever after to Secondshaadi

Finding a bride or a groom for someone getting married for the first time isn’t an easy task. Arranging a match for the second time can be painful, as Vivek Pahwa found out until he got help from the Bombay High Court. Pahwa is the founder of Accentium Web Pvt. Ltd, which operates Secondshaadi.com...

21 September, 2016 | More »


Anupam Mittal steps down as Shaadi.com chief executive, Gourav Rakshit elevated as CEO

People Group founder Anupam Mittal has stepped down as CEO of online matrimonial portal Shaadi.com to focus on global expansion and new areas of business. Mittal takes on the mantle of managing director while Gourav Rakshit, who was the chief operating officer, takes over as Shaadi.com’s new...

10 July, 2015 | More »


Exclusive: Shaadi.com founder Anupam Mittal backs Ziffi, intra-city logistics marketplace The Porter

People Group founder Anupam Mittal, one of India’s most active angel investors who is otherwise best known for creating matrimonial site Shaadi.com, has invested in online logistics marketplace The Porter and wellness services platform Ziffi. (FOR FULL REPORT CLICK HERE)...

10 June, 2015 | More »


Exclusive: People Group looks to raise large PE funding for Shaadi.com and Mauj Mobile

Anupam Mittal’s People Group is looking to raise a large amount to bankroll expansion of its two key technology ventures—matrimonial portal Shaadi.com and mobile content and application venture Mauj Mobile—in a deal which would also create a liquidity window for some existing investors. (FOR F...

5 June, 2015 | More »


Matrimony.com unveils dating app Matchify

Matrimony.com Ltd (Formerly Consim Info Pvt Ltd), which owns a string of matrimonial-related consumer Internet properties, including BharatMatrimony.com, has launched a dating app Matchify.in under a separate wholly owned arm Matchify Services Private Limited, it said. Most of the features are simil...

10 April, 2015 | More »


Dating app Thrill raises funding from Shaadi.com promoter People Group; Fropper comes under Thrill

Delhi & Singapore-based Thrill Pte Ltd, a mobile dating startup which runs its apps on Android and iOS under the Thrill banner, has raised an undisclosed amount from People Group, which owns matrimonial portal Shaadi.com, for a significant minority stake, as per a company statement. In a related...

27 January, 2015 | More »

After Angry Birds Now Play Angry Brides, A Game Against Dowry In India

Matrimonial site Shaadi.com has launched ‘Angry Brides’, a game to create awareness and showcase the company’s stand against the social evil of dowry, joining the list of Indian firms who have been quick to reverse engineer the success of the addictive game Angry Birds to local issues. Ang...

11 January, 2012 | More »

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