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Paytm’s Sharma, Mahesh Murthy on cloud 9 as Musk hints at summer launch for Tesla

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It was just a 23-character tweet. But it came from Elon Musk, the maverick founder of electric vehicles giant Tesla Motors. And it was enough to leave the poster boys of India’s startup community euphoric. In response to a question from an apparent Tesla fan, who asked, “eagerly waiting for ...

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We won’t stop at 16% market share; we want 70%, says GOQii’s Vishal Gondal

In a year when funding crunch has become a buzzword, Vishal Gondal, raised funds twice for his fitness technology venture GOQii. Last week, the startup raised an undisclosed amount from seasoned investor Ratan Tata and in February, the venture capital arm of Edelweiss Financial Services Pvt Ltd had ...

6 October, 2016 | More »

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Vishal Gondal’s wearables startup raises undisclosed funds from Ratan Tata

GOQii Inc, a wearable devices startup launched by Vishal Gondal, who has earlier founded Indiagames, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of Tata Sons Ltd. The development was reported by the Press Trust of India on Monday. An email query sent to GOQii did ...

4 October, 2016 | More »

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Former Google exec Amit Singhal to join GOQii board

Former Google executive Amit Singhal, who is also an angel investor in GOQii Inc, will join the board of directors of the wearable devices startup. Singhal recently resigned as head of Google’s flagship search business after spending nearly 15 years in the company. The former Google executive will...

8 April, 2016 | More »

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Wearables startup GOQii raises funding from VC arm of Edelweiss

GOQii Inc, a wearable devices startup launched by Indiagames founder and former CEO Vishal Gondal, has raised an undisclosed amount from the venture capital arm of Edelweiss Financial Services Pvt Ltd. The investment round comes two months after Goqii raised $13.4 million (around Rs 90 crore) in S...

10 February, 2016 | More »

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Funding squeeze will help clean up startup ecosystem: Vishal Gondal

Vishal Gondal is no stranger to the startup game. One of India’s first gaming entrepreneurs, he founded IndiaGames in 1999 which he sold off to The Walt Disney Company in 2011. Today he is also an active angel investor. In 2013, he founded GOQii Inc, a fitness technology venture that offers a ...

9 December, 2015 | More »

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Wearables startup GOQii raises $13.4M from NEA, others

GOQii Inc, a wearable devices startup launched by Indiagames founder and former CEO Vishal Gondal, has raised $13.4 million (Rs 90 crore) in Series A funding led by global venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates (NEA). China’s Cheetah Mobile and Great Wall Club, besides existing early-s...

26 November, 2015 | More »

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Vishal Gondal’s health & fitness wearable GOQii launches US beta

GOQii, a wearable devices venture launched by Indiagames’ founder and its former CEO Vishal Gondal, has launched a limited US beta. As part of the exclusive beta offer, the package costs $99 and consists of the GOQii band activity tracker and app, 12 months unlimited one-on-one personal coaching, ...

23 January, 2015 | More »

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Vishal Gondal’s GOQii bags funding from WhatsApp’s Neeraj Arora, Amazon exec

GOQii, a wearable devices venture launched by Indiagames’ founder and its former CEO Vishal Gondal, has raised an undisclosed amount in angel funding from Neeraj Arora, business head at WhatsApp Inc., and Marco Argenti, vice president (mobile) at Amazon Web Services. “We just launched the commer...

4 August, 2014 | More »

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Snapdeal forms exclusive partnership with Vishal Gondal’s GOQii to launch fitness device in India

Snapdeal.com has entered into an exclusive partnership with Vishal Gondal’s GOQii Inc. to launch GOQii’s fitness device GOQii Life in the country. The device is a combination of advanced wearable technology, expert-led personalised coaching and elements of social philanthropy (karma) to enable u...

18 March, 2014 | More »

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