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Times Group-backed Brand Accelerator makes eight investments in first year

Friday, November 25, 2016 | More »

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Media conglomerate Times Group’s ad-for-equity investment arm Brand Capital-backed accelerator-cum-seed-fund investor Brand Accelerator ended the first year with eight investments. Brand Accelerator, which was launched in September last year, has invested in startups including virtual reality-focu...

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Fashion e-tailer Koovs raises $13.5 mn

Koovs plc, the UK-based parent of Indian lifestyle e-tailer Koovs.com, said on Wednesday it has raised £10.9 million ($13.5 million, or Rs 92 crore) from existing and new investors including media house Times Group. Times Group invested £3.9 million, Koovs said in a statement. The company also has...

16 November, 2016 | More »

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Times Internet hires former Twitter exec Rishi Jaitly as CEO of Times Global Partners

Times Internet Ltd, the digital arm of media group Bennett, Coleman & Co Ltd (BCCL), said on Wednesday it has appointed former Twitter India head Rishi Jaitly as the chief executive officer of Times Global Partners. The move indicates Times Internet’s intention to scale up its investments and ...

16 November, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Times Internet to create large M&A fund

Times Internet Ltd (TIL), the digital business arm of India’s largest media group Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd (BCCL), also known as the Times Group, is creating a large fund exclusively for mergers and acquisitions. The fund is likely to come into existence by early next year, TIL CEO Gautam Sinh...

1 November, 2016 | More »

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Online classifieds firm Quikr raises funds from BCCL’s Brand Capital

Online classifieds firm Quikr India Pvt. Ltd has secured Rs 130 crore ($19.4 million) from Brand Capital, the ad-for-equity investment arm of media conglomerate Bennett, Coleman and Company Ltd (BCCL). VCCircle had first reported in May this year that Brand Capital was investing in Quikr and e-comme...

19 August, 2016 | More »

Aurvind Lama, CEO, Travelyaari.com

Travelyaari raises $7 mn from BCCL, GVFL

Online bus booking platform Travelyaari has raised $7 million in its Series B round led by Gujarat Venture Finance Ltd (GVFL), Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd (BCCL) and other investors. The fresh capital will be used for product development as well as business growth. Travelyaari is looking to integra...

10 August, 2016 | More »

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Housing.com CEO Rahul Yadav on his way out

The temporary truce between Housing.com CEO Rahul Yadav and the company’s investors that lasted more than a month after the last board meeting has come to end with Yadav finally stepping down in a move calibrated by SoftBank and Falcon Edge, the investors which currently run the operating committe...

26 June, 2015 | More »

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Times Internet’s Coupondunia to add offline deals for FMCG consumers

Times Group-promoted discount aggregator Coupondunia will soon offer offline deals to consumers in groceries and clothing retail, a senior company executive said. “Very soon we will add retail stores, and are also going to offer offline discount coupons in the FMCG (fast moving consumer goods ...

27 April, 2015 | More »

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Housing CEO now takes on Times Group in continuing fallout over a public spat

After a nasty public battle with Sequoia India  in an email and Quora, an online public forum, over alleged attempts to poach one of its employees, Rahul Yadav, who has become a recent lightning rod as Housing.com CEO, has taken on one of India’s largest media groups, the Times Group. In an i...

15 March, 2015 | More »

Times Group Launches E-commerce Site Hutk.com

Times internet Ltd, a part of the Times Group has launched a new e-commerce site called hutk.com. The site offers a range of products in categories like ethnic Indian apparel for men (kurta pajama, sherwani etc) and women (sarees, lehengas etc), jewellery, handicrafts (paintings and sculptures) and ...

30 November, 2011 | More »

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