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Wooplr gets $8 mn in Series B round from Sistema Asia Fund, others

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Wooplr Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs an eponymous fashion discovery platform for women, has raised $8 million (around Rs 53.6 crore) in a Series B round of funding from Sistema Asia Fund (SAF), a proprietary fund of Russian conglomerate Sistema JSFC, it said in a statement. The round also saw pa...

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Exclusive: Ola in the midst of top level churn

Homegrown cab-hailing operator Ola is likely to witness two top-level exits soon. According to multiple people aware of the development, Ola’s chief marketing officer (CMO) Raghuvesh Sarup and chief financial officer (CFO) Rajiv Bansal may leave the company. When Techcircle reached out to Ola ...

1 February, 2017 | More »

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Fashion app Wooplr secures funding from Facebook’s Anand Chandrasekaran

Wooplr Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs a fashion discovery app for women, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Facebook executive Anand Chandrasekaran. Chandrasekaran has come in as an individual investor in the round that was recently closed with Astarc Ventures, Arjun Zacharia, chief...

12 December, 2016 | More »

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Fintech startup for healthcare services Affordplan raises $3 mn

Affordplan, a Delhi-based fintech startup that makes healthcare services accessible through planned savings for non-emergency treatments, raised $3 million (Rs 20 crore) in Series A round from venture capital firms Prime Venture Partners and Kalaari Capital. Founded by former TaxiForSure senior exec...

29 November, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Fashion discovery app Wooplr gets funds from Astarc Ventures

Wooplr Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs an eponymous fashion discovery app for women, has received an undisclosed amount of funding from Astarc Ventures, a person familiar with the development told TechCircle/VCCircle. Astarc fund manager Hari Krishnan and Wooplr CEO Arjun Zacharia confirmed the de...

25 October, 2016 | More »

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A sneak peek into biggest M&A deals in India’s ecomm, Internet segments

As investors turn their focus on unit economics and profitability, funding for tech startups and consumer Internet companies has tightened. This has not only resulted in a number of shutdowns in the segment but has also pushed companies to strike merger and acquisition deals. Fashion e-commerce aggr...

19 August, 2016 | More »

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Ola shuts TaxiForSure unit, lays off up to 1,000 people

Cab-hailing company Ola has shut its TaxiForSure unit and is laying off as many as 1,000 employees, as the SoftBank Group Corp-backed firm tightens its belt to take on US-based rival Uber. According to at least half-a-dozen people with the direct knowledge of the development, about 90% of the staff ...

16 August, 2016 | More »

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TaxiForSure founder, others invest in Hyperlocal delivery startup Daily Ninja

Hyperlocal delivery startup Daily Ninja, operated by Daily Ninja Delivery Services Pvt. Ltd, has raised an undisclosed amount in a pre-Series A round of funding from a group of investors, led by existing investors Aprameya Radhakrishna, founder of TaxiForSure and Venk Krishnan of NuVentures. The fun...

2 August, 2016 | More »

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What Ola can learn from Didi Chuxing on its battle against Uber

Chinese cab-hailing firm Didi Chuxing, the main local competitor for Uber Technologies Ltd in China, has just raised an incredible $7.3 billion in fresh financing. The latest round brings DidiChuxing’s war chest to about $10.5 billion, against the $11.5 billion on Uber’s balance sheet. Q...

20 June, 2016 | More »

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Ola may become the first licensed app-based cab aggregator in India

Cab aggregator Ola, run by ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, is likely to get a licence from the Karnataka state road transport authority within a few days to operate app-based ride-hailing services in the state. This comes two months after the state government implemented the Karnataka On-demand Transport...

6 June, 2016 | More »

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