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Just Dial Q3 profit rises 6%, revenue grows 8.5%

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Online local business search engine Just Dial Ltd recorded a 6% rise in net profit for the quarter ended 31 December 2016, weighed down by higher costs. The company posted a profit of Rs 27.4 crore for the third quarter compared with Rs 25.9 crore a year earlier, it said in its earnings statement. N...


Just Dial Q2 net profit dips 27%, operating revenues up 10%

Online local search service company Just Dial Ltd, on Wednesday, reported a dip in the net profit for the second quarter of the current financial year. Net profit for the quarter ended September slid to Rs 29.62 crore against Rs 40.49 crore in the same quarter last year, the company said. Operating ...

26 October, 2016 | More »


Just Dial loses second CTO in a year

Online local business search service Just Dial’s chief technology officer RV Raman has left the company. Raman, who took over as CTO in January this year, resigned last week, according to a note the company has sent to the stock exchanges. Just Dial has thus seen exits of two technology heads succ...

25 October, 2016 | More »


Just Dial Q1 net profit rises on higher other income, lower tax payout

Online search engine company Just Dial Ltd on Wednesday reported an 8% rise in net profit for the fiscal first quarter, helped by a jump in other income. Net profit for the quarter ended on 30 June 2016 increased to Rs 38.93 crore from Rs 36.05 crore a year earlier, the company said in its […...

17 August, 2016 | More »


Just Dial launches app for sellers

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...

25 February, 2016 | More »

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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 »

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