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Amazon bets big on Prime Video, invests over $75 mn in India so far

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US-based ecommerce giant Amazon Inc has invested about Rs 500 crore (around $75 million) on its video streaming service Amazon Prime Video in India so far. Launched in December last year, the company has committed about one-fourth of its Rs 2,000 crore India budget to partner with local production h...

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Video streaming app Dekkho raises seed funding

Video streaming platform Dekkho, run by Baadl Technologies Pvt Ltd, has raised $1.2 million (Rs 8.1 crore) from seven angel investors in its seed round of investment. The startup did not reveal the names of these investors. The company was founded by former Booz Allen Hamilton consultants Tanay Desa...

26 December, 2016 | More »

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Can Amazon combat Netflix and local rivals in India’s crowded video-streaming market?

Amazon.com Inc is launching its video streaming service Amazon Prime Video—which is currently available only in the US, the UK, Germany, Austria and Japan—in India, as part of a global rollout to expand the service 200 countries. The development was first reported by The Wall Street Journal. “...

18 November, 2016 | More »

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Netflix mulls licensing deals, local content to drive growth in India

Netflix Inc. may look at licensing deals and produce more local language content in India, as the world’s largest independent video streaming company looks to strengthen its presence in an increasingly crowded market. The US-based company entered India in January and competes with nearly a dozen o...

18 October, 2016 | More »

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Weekly Startup Tracker: YuppTV, Postman, FabAlley lead the pack in raising funding

The week witnessed a slump in the startup deal activity with only seven firms raising capital, down from as many as 20 that had received first cheques during the previous week. Online TV streaming service provider YuppTV raised $50 million in venture capital from private-equity behemoth KKR’s inve...

15 October, 2016 | More »

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OTT video platform YuppTV raises $50 mn

Emerald Media, a pan-Asian platform established by KKR for investing in the media and entertainment sector, has acquired a significant minority stake in YuppTV for $50 million (Rs 332 crore). YuppTV is an over-the-top (OTT) video platform for South Asian content offering live TV, catch-up TV and mov...

12 October, 2016 | More »

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Internet TV service provider YuppTV names Subroto Bhattacharya as its VP for customer acquisition

US-based Global Takeoff Inc., which owns and operates an internet TV service called YuppTV, has appointed Subroto Bhattacharya as its vice president (global) for customer acquisition. In his role, Bhattacharya will be responsible for managing the company’s customer acquisition initiatives across g...

24 April, 2014 | More »

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Internet TV service venture YuppTV raises $2.5M from Sashi Reddi

US-based Global Takeoff Inc, the company behind the internet TV service venture YuppTV, has raised $2.5 million (Rs 15 crore) in angel funding from Sashi Reddi, a serial entrepreneur and founder & chairman of Sri Capital. Reddi has picked 10 per cent stake in the company valuing the venture at $...

5 April, 2014 | More »