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Just Dial launches app for sellers

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Online local business search engine company Just Dial Ltd on Thursday launched an app for sellers, JD Omni. The app will allow merchants and sellers to manage their businesses on a single platform by providing them with full ecommerce capability, including payments integration. “A customer pays us...

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VCC@10: Why entrepreneurs should forget about building a unicorn

Over the past couple of years  number of startups have raised funding at a massive valuation. In this column, part of VCCircle’s 10th anniversary celebrations, Just Dial’s VSS Mani talks about why valuation shouldn’t be the main aim for entrepreneurs. The mindless rush to enter th...

5 December, 2015 | More »


Why Just Dial faced sales slowdown in Q2

Just Dial’s revenue growth slowed down in the second quarter ended September 30 as the company did not expand its sales team, VSS Mani, founder and CEO, told analysts. In the quarter gone by, the online local business search engine company was fixated with Search Plus, a new app that integrate...

10 November, 2015 | More »

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Local information baron VSS Mani backs wife’s Bollywood venture

Local information search baron VSS Mani and his better half Anita seem to be smitten by the Bollywood bug. The power couple behind online business listing platform Justdial is closely involved with the upcoming Bollywood flick ‘Baankey Ki Crazy Baraat,’ a situational comedy based on Indian weddi...

8 June, 2015 | More »


Just Dial to add ‘trust factor’ to its online marketplace to help consumers make informed decision; what’s new?

Online business directory Just Dial has finally taken the wraps off of its new search plus services that include an online marketplace and a one-stop shop for users to undertake multiple day-to-day tasks such as online booking of restaurants, cab booking and doctor’s appointments. According to th...

10 December, 2013 | More »


We are constantly disrupting our own models by adding new features: Just Dial’s VSS Mani

Mumbai-based Just Dial Ltd, which runs an India-specific local business listing site Justdial.com, has recently added online food ordering feature,  with more new revenue streams in the offing. The company says by the end of 2015, the site will have a clutch of such features, including doctor a...

26 August, 2013 | More »


Excl: After online food ordering, Just Dial to add cab booking, movie ticketing and more

Mumbai-based Just Dial Ltd, which runs an India-specific local business listing site Justdial.com and went public early this year, is working on a slew of new revenue channels with a few are expected to be added to the platform by the end of this financial year, its founder VSS Mani told Techcircle....

20 August, 2013 | More »


Just Dial stock’s soaring price lifts founder VSS Mani’s net worth to $241M

The soaring share price of Just Dial Ltd, which runs the India-specific local business listings site Justdial.com, has made its founder VSS Mani one of the richest Internet entrepreneurs in India. As the share price of Just Dial hit a new high on Friday, Mani’s 29.08 per cent stake in firm al...

7 June, 2013 | More »


Just Dial to open largest consumer internet IPO; SAIF Partners, others in multi-bagger exits

After nearly a two-year delay, Mumbai-based Just Dial Ltd, which runs the India-specific local business listings site Justdial.com, plans to open its initial public offering on May 20 to raise between Rs 822 crore and Rs 950 crore. According to an advertisement today, Just Dial is looking to sell ne...

13 May, 2013 | More »


Digirati: Top 25 powerful people in Indian digital business

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15 June, 2012 | More »