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Budget wish list: Tax sops for startups, focus on Tier 2/3 cities

Monday, January 30, 2017 | More »

Gautam Sinha
2017 is still in its infancy, but there is a general feeling among startup founders and investors that things are beginning to return to normal. Budget 2017 could be transformative and hasten this process further, imparting some much-needed momentum to India’s startup ecosystem. Though the cur...

Deepak Abbot, senior vice president of product growth, Paytm

Paytm hires Times Internet’s Deepak Abbot to beef up product team

One97 Communications Ltd, which runs mobile wallet and e-commerce platform Paytm, has hired executive Deepak Abbot from Times Internet Ltd as senior vice president of product growth. The development was first reported by the Medianama website on Wednesday. When contacted, a Paytm spokesperson told T...

2 November, 2016 | More »


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 »


Ed-tech firm Byju’s gets $50 mn led by Mark Zuckerberg’s foundation

Ed-tech startup Byju’s has raised $50 million (Rs 332 crore) in a round co-led by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), marking the first investment of the philanthropic foundation of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan in Asia. Times Internet Ltd, part of media conglomerate Times...

8 September, 2016 | More »

Sumon Chakrabarti, founder & CEO, Foottheball

How this Indian football media startup plans to score over rivals

Sumon K Chakrabarti’s entrepreneurial journey kicked off a year ago while he was watching, what else, a football game. It was on 5 July 2015. Argentina, the South American football powerhouse and home to Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi, was playing the perennial underperformer Chile in the final o...

3 August, 2016 | More »


HT Media to buy into Singapore’s Sports Asia to boost digital play

HT Media Ltd has decided to pick up a 50.5% stake in Singapore-based digital content firm Sports Asia Pte. Ltd, as the newspaper publisher expands its online offerings. The publisher of dailies Hindustan Times and Mint said in a stock-exchange filing on Tuesday that it will make the investment throu...

28 June, 2016 | More »


BCCL’s Brand Capital in talks to pick small stake in Flipkart

In what could be the third ad-for-equity deal for Bennett, Coleman and Company Ltd (BCCL) in Indian technology unicorns, the media conglomerate is in talks with Flipkart to pick a small stake in the e-commerce firm. BCCL has initiated discussions with Flipkart over a Rs 500 crore deal to pick an und...

4 June, 2016 | More »


Why Times Internet-backed CouponDunia.in revamped its business model

Mumbai-based CouponDunia Media Pvt. Ltd, which runs online coupon service CouponDunia.in, has revamped its business model and will now focus on the cashback business as it looks to retain customers looking for the best deal online. “Cashback is a better product offering for the consumer. We believ...

29 April, 2016 | More »


Haptik raises Series B funding from Times Internet; Kalaari exits

Mumbai- and San Francisco-based Haptik Inc has raised an undisclosed amount in its Series B funding round and has also formed a partnership with Times Internet Ltd (TIL), the digital business arm of media conglomerate Bennett Coleman and Co Ltd. The funds will be used for product development, busine...

5 April, 2016 | More »


Times Internet identifies US as second biggest market, to bundle offerings for NRIs

Times Internet Ltd, or TIL, has identified the US as the second biggest consumer market for Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd (BCCL) after India. BCCL, the country’s largest media house, popularly known as The Times Group, has been looking at building a global presence by acquiring or investing i...

31 March, 2016 | More »

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