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Flipkart CEO Binny Bansal wants to bring old friends back to take on Amazon

Monday, June 20, 2016 | More »

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Binny Bansal, the Flipkart co-founder who took over as the company’s CEO five months ago, is bringing back some of his trusted lieutenants from the past to revive the e-commerce giant’s fortunes and fend off the growing competition from US-based Amazon. As part of this strategy to power up the l...

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Saavn gets strategic investment from Maverick’s Guy Oseary

US-based Indian music streaming firm Saavn (South Asian Audio Video Network) has secured an undisclosed amount of strategic investment from Guy Oseary, CEO of talent management agency Maverick Records. Oseary comes in as partner and investor. He will help develop unique artist collaborations for Saa...

16 June, 2016 | More »

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Alibaba in talks with Delhivery, Xpressbees to build India logistics arm

Chinese e-commerce major Alibaba Group is in talks with two Indian e-commerce logistics firms, Delhivery and Xpressbees, for potential investments to build a strong logistics infrastructure before launching its horizontal marketplace platform in the country. Citing two unnamed people aware of the de...

14 June, 2016 | More »

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Bluestone versus Caratlane: Who’s winning the battle?

Until a few years ago, hardly anyone in jewellery-crazy India would have thought of buying the precious items online. But two startups changed the game. Bluestone and Caratlane not only proved that people do buy costly gold and diamond jewellery online but also attracted funding from marquee investo...

8 June, 2016 | More »

LocalOye

Exclusive: LocalOye rejigs business strategy; to focus on B2B customers

Tiger Global and Lightspeed Venture Partners-backed local household and personal services marketplace LocalOye is recasting its business model to focus more on business-to-business (B2B) customers for better monetisation, its founder told Techcircle.in. “We don’t want to put in a lot of mone...

1 June, 2016 | More »

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VCs who are still active in mid-stage startup investment cycle

Indian startups are facing a serious mid-life crisis as venture capital firms have tightened their purse strings in the conventional mid-stage funding cycle. While there is a broader slowdown in venture capital investments after money gushed last year, it is the mid-stage VC deals—Series B and Ser...

24 May, 2016 | More »

BlackBuck

Exclusive: Logistics startup BlackBuck eyes acquisitions in IoT space

Tiger Global-backed startup BlackBuck, run by Zinka Logistics Solutions Pvt. Ltd, is scouting for acquisitions to bolster its play in the competitive logistics sector. It is looking at a couple of acquisitions to power up its tech infrastructure, said Rajesh Yabaji, founder and CEO, Blackbuck. “We...

19 May, 2016 | More »

Fashion

Fashion app Roposo gets $5M in Series B funding from Bertelsmann investment arm

Gurgaon-based Relevant e-solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs fashion discovery app Roposo, has raised $5 million (around Rs 34 crore) in the second leg of its Series-B round from Bertelsmann India Investments (BII). The funds will be used for strengthening its technology backbone, expanding its team, bol...

26 April, 2016 | More »

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E-commerce logistics startup Delhivery raises $85M from Tiger Global, others

Gurgaon-based e-commerce logistics firm SSN Logistics Pvt. Ltd, which operates under the brand Delhivery, has raised $85 million in its Series D round of funding led by Tiger Global with participation from existing investors Multiples Alternate Asset Management, Nexus Venture Partners and Times Inte...

6 May, 2015 | More »

Shopclues

E-com marketplace ShopClues raises $100M in Series D funding led by Tiger Global

Clues Network Inc, the US-based parent of Clues Network Pvt Ltd that runs the horizontal e-commerce marketplace ShopClues, has raised $100 million (Rs 620 crore) in Series D funding led by Tiger Global besides two of its existing investors, the firm said on Monday. This values the company at around...

19 January, 2015 | More »

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