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Entrepreneurs take centre stage at funds

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 | More »

As a serial entrepreneur, Jos White is no stranger to pitching to investors and raising millions of pounds for a new technology or disruptive idea. But when he was seeking investment the MessageLabs co-founder had a new start-up idea – his own venture capital fund. Notion Capital was cofounded in ...

One-year-old India Ecommerce Corp Plans Group Buying Site For Hospitality, Penny Auction Sites

US-based start-up India Ecommerce Corporation (IEC), a development-stage company setting up a string of local e-commerce sites including a few group-buying portals, has initiated the process to allow some of its shareholders to sell around 25 per cent stake of the company. This comes as the firm pre...

24 February, 2012 | More »

Nadathur Group-backed Start-up Amagi Expands Operations To 35 Cities

Four-year-old start-up Amagi Media Labs, a company that facilitates geographic targeting of television advertisements, has expanded its presence in India and is now operating in 35 cities including the metros. The company claims that nearly 400 small and medium scale businesses have used its platfor...

24 February, 2012 | More »

Former eBay India Chief’s E-com Start-up Pepperfry Goes Live

Former eBay India country manager Ambareesh Murty’s, latest venture Pepperfry, positioned as a lifestyle e-commerce site has gone live. The site that has been launched by Trendsutra Platform Services Pvt Ltd, a firm co-founded by Murty and Ashish Shah, former head of eBay Motors and the COO of Tre...

4 January, 2012 | More »

Start-up Accelerator India Internet Group Makes India Debut

India-focused startup accelerator India Internet Group (IIG), which targets investments in early stage Internet and mobile start-ups, has announced its formal launch in India. IIG, which has offices in Mumbai and New York, was started sometime back by Anirudh Suri and Nihal Mehta and counts among it...

14 December, 2011 | More »

Dave McClure & His Geeks Visiting India

Dave McClure, the venture capitalist and the founder of 500 Startups (a seed fund and start-up accelerator headquartered in Mountain View, California), is in India this December, as a part of his ‘Geeks on a Plane’ (GOAP) trip. And he is accompanied by his team of geeks. After visiting numerous ...

5 December, 2011 | More »

Angels To Watch

Krishnan Ganesh: This serial entrepreneur needs no introduction. Ganesh has recently sold his latest start-up – an education-cum-consumer Internet services firm TutorVista Global – to British media group Pearson Plc. at a valuation of nearly Rs 1,000 crore. Fresh from this sale, Ganesh has start...

1 December, 2011 | More »

Start-up Incubator Hatch To Open Centres In Six Cities

Serial entrepreneurs Anupama Arya, Puneet Vatsayan and P. K. Gulati have launched the start-up accelerator called ‘The Hatch’ that aims to incubate 1000 entrepreneurs over the next five years. Hatch will be a pan-India incubator with campuses in six cities besides overseas centres. As a start-up...

17 November, 2011 | More »

Indian Start-Up Ecosystem Not Fully Developed: Vivek Paul

The Indian start-up ecosystem is not fully developed yet, compared to the US scenario, as entrepreneurs here do not share ideas with each other, according to Vivek Paul, founder of the private equity firm Akansa Capital and enterprise social network KineticGlue. “I feel that the Indian ecosystem i...

10 November, 2011 | More »