Indian tech startups enter Unicorn Club with billion dollar valuation; many more in queue

Madhav A

2013 was a year of reckoning for the Indian startup ecosystem, especially in terms of validation of many business models by global ....

7 March, 2014

Flipkart is like Lionel Messi while Myntra is a defensive player, says Subrata Mitra of common investor Accel Partners

Madhav A

The difference between India's largest horizontal e-commerce player Flipkart and its cross-town rival and one of the top vertical ....

27 January, 2014
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Just Dial stock's soaring price lifts founder VSS Mani's net worth to $241M

Madhav A

The soaring share price of Just Dial Ltd, which runs the India-specific local business listings site Justdial.com, has made its ....

7 June, 2013

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

Madhav A

After nearly a two-year delay, Mumbai-based Just Dial Ltd, which runs the India-specific local business listings site Justdial.com, ....

13 May, 2013

Kaizen leads $4.1M investment into online education platform WizIQ

Madhav A

Education-focused private equity firm Kaizen is partnering with German media major Bertelsmann to invest Rs 22 crore or $4.1 million ....

24 January, 2013

CA Media's Rajesh Kamat on e-com consolidation, digitisation & strategic investments

Madhav A

CA Media, promoted by former News Corporation COO Peter Chernin's Chernin Group and former Star TV Asia CEO Paul Aiello, has ....

22 January, 2013
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Excl: Seed fund Utthishta Yekum raising fund for tech startups

Madhav A

Hyderabad-based Utthishta Management Advisors LLP is raising its debut fund targeting Rs 50 crore ($9.2 million), to invest in ....

5 December, 2012

Kaizen invests $4.6M in Catamaran & Accel-backed education firm Ace

Madhav A

Kaizen Private Equity LLC, India's first education-focused PE fund, is leading a Rs 24 crore or $4.6 million round in Ace Creative ....

10 October, 2012

SingTel, Softbank buy 82% in One97 Mobility Fund-backed TheMobileGamer

Madhav A

One97 Mobility Fund has clocked its second exit by selling its stake in Singapore-based mobile social gaming platform TheMobileGamer ....

26 September, 2012

India entering unparalleled, unique era of technology innovation: Nexus Venture Partners' Naren Gupta

Madhav A

Nexus Venture Partners recently closed its third fund with commitments of $270 million, taking its assets under management to ....

10 September, 2012
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Unilazer Ventures to focus on early-stage firms; eyes investments in e-com startups

Madhav A

Unilazer Ventures, the family office set up by Walt Disney India chief Ronnie Screwvala, will focus more on early-stage investments ....

6 September, 2012

Just Dial re-files for IPO to give investors an exit option

Madhav A

Mumbai-based Just Dial Ltd, which runs an India-specific local business listings site, has re-filed for an initial public offering ....

22 August, 2012

Excl: GTI Capital Group invests Rs 2.8Cr in Rajan Anandan-backed WebEngage

Madhav A

India-focused investment firm GTI Capital Group has invested $0.5 million (Rs 2.8 crore) in WebEngage, which offers online feedback ....

20 August, 2012

E-commerce has become 'winner takes all' in terms of fundraising, share of wallet: Bala Deshpande, Senior MD, NEA India

Madhav A

US-based venture and growth fund New Enterprise Associates Inc (NEA) has raised $2.6 billion last month for one of the largest ....

9 August, 2012

After buying its assets, Ybrant ropes in Experian as investor

Madhav A

Digital marketing solutions company Ybrant Digital Ltd is raising funds from Experian plc after reaching an agreement to buy certain ....

7 August, 2012

Mobile VAS company Altruist acquires Sweden's Teligent

Madhav A

Chandigarh-based Altruist Group has acquired Sweden's Teligent Telecom in an all cash transaction, which would help the latter ....

25 July, 2012

Cloud-based payments solutions provider MineralTree gets $6.3M funding

Madhav A

Cloud-based secure payments solutions provider MineralTree Inc. has raised  $6.3 million (Rs 35.76 crore) in a fresh round of ....

26 June, 2012

IVFA, Zodius Capital-backed Group FMG acquires New York-based Pod1

Madhav A

Group FMG, a marketing and media solutions firm, has acquired New York-based Pod1, Inc, a creative digital agency with focus ....

14 June, 2012

Excl: Russian venture firm ru-Net invests in e-tailers BeStylish, Freecultr

Nandana Das & Madhav A

ru-Net Holdings, one of the largest Internet and technology investors in Russia, has entered the Indian market by acquiring stake ....

12 June, 2012

Accel's Subrata Mitra In Midas List Of Top Global Tech Investors

Madhav A

Accel Partners' Subrata Mitra has joined the list of some of the renowned venture capital investors in world thanks to the early ....

4 May, 2012

Excl: Local Info Firm Just Dial Set To Launch India's Largest Internet IPO

Madhav A

Mumbai-based Just Dial Ltd, which runs an India-specific local business listings site, will raise Rs 360 crore (~$68 million) ....

30 April, 2012