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Health-tech startup Lybrate’s CEO on building the ‘Quora’ for health and growth plans

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 | More »

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Lybrate Inc. is striving to become the go-to digital platform for patients to discuss health-related issues and for doctors to connect with one another. The health-tech startup allows users to book audio, video or in-person consultations with doctors and ask health-related questions for free through...

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Flipkart is already a leader and does not need a turnaround: Kalyan Krishnamurthy

Former Tiger Global executive Kalyan Krishnamurthy, who heads the key portfolios of retail, business development, advertising and products at Indian ecommerce firm Flipkart said he moved to the ecommerce major to stay the course rather than returning to the investment company. He said he has no imme...

5 December, 2016 | More »

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Quikr’s FY16 loss widens; other income props up revenue

Online classifieds site Quikr India Pvt. Ltd posted a wider loss for the year through March 2016, but the pace of increase slowed sharply as it controlled its expenses after expanding at a breakneck pace in previous years. Net loss for 2015-16 expanded to Rs 534 crore from Rs 446 crore the year befo...

2 December, 2016 | More »

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Flipkart’s loss doubles in FY2015-16

The net loss of Flipkart Internet Pvt. Ltd, which operates e-commerce major Flipkart, doubled to Rs 2,306 crore in the financial year ended 31 March 2016, compared with Rs 1,096 crore in the year-ago period, according to filings with the Registrar of Companies. The company’s revenues rose to Rs 1,...

26 November, 2016 | More »

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How Tiger Global-backed fashion venture Roposo is diversifying its revenue streams

Tiger Global-backed fashion startup Roposo has decided to expand its businesses such as influencer marketing and brand campaigns besides launching a chat feature for better user engagement. The company is also testing the cost-per-click model wherein it plans to charge partner vendors on clicks on t...

25 November, 2016 | More »

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Freshdesk raises $55 mn from Sequoia, Accel Partners

Freshdesk Inc., which provides cloud-based customer engagement software, has raised $55 million (Rs 366 crore) in its Series F funding round led by Sequoia Capital India and existing investor Accel Partners. The company will use the money for launching new products and global expansion, it said in a...

1 November, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Why Times Internet wouldn’t be raising $100 mn for Magicbricks

Times Internet Ltd (TIL), the digital business arm of media conglomerate Bennett Coleman, and Co. Ltd (BCCL) that runs several market-leading newspapers as well TV news channels, has scrapped its plans to raise $100 million from external sources for its realty portal MagicBricks. TIL CEO Gautam Sin...

27 October, 2016 | More »

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After CFO’s exit, Flipkart makes interim changes in management structure

A day after its chief financial officer quit, India’s biggest e-commerce player Flipkart has made a few changes in its management structure in the interim. On Tuesday, Flipkart’s chief financial officer Sanjay Baweja had resigned after a two year stint with the Bengaluru-based e-tailer to take u...

26 October, 2016 | More »

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Tea e-tailer The Kettlery gets seed funding from shooter Abhinav Bindra, Franchise India

Ahmedabad-based specialty tea startup The Kettlery has raised seed funding from shooter and investor Abhinav Bindra’s fund Shooting Star Sports LLP and Franchise India Brands. CPK Food and Beverages Pvt. Ltd, which runs The Kettlery, received $1 million (Rs 6.71 crore) in the seed round, Sandeep K...

26 October, 2016 | More »

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Another high-profile exit from Flipkart; CFO Sanjay Baweja resigns

India’s largest e-commerce company Flipkart’s chief financial officer Sanjay Baweja has quit. A Flipkart spokesperson confirmed the development to TechCircle. Baweja had joined the firm, which is battling an aggressive Amazon Inc., in November 2014 leaving the post of CFO at Tata Communications....

25 October, 2016 | More »

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