InMobi buys US telecom operator Sprint’s mobile advertising unit

Reuters

Sprint Corp has sold the mobile data and advertising company it created in 2012 to InMobi, which provides technology for marketers, ....

17 October, 2018

SoftBank steps up search for India head, engages headhunting firm

Binu Paul

Japanese telecom and Internet conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp is aggressively on the lookout for a suitable candidate to lead ....

4 September, 2018
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Reboot: An architect of India's first unicorn is now promoting a new vision

Binu Paul

TechCircle presents Founders Reboot, a new fortnightly series in which we profile successful Indian entrepreneurs who have chosen ....

19 July, 2018

SoftBank-backed InMobi ties up with Microsoft for AI-based marketing insights

Reuters

Microsoft Corp on Tuesday said it will partner with India-based mobile ad tech company InMobi, seeking to provide Azure cloud ....

26 June, 2018

Race to $1 bn: Which Indian startup was the fastest to get unicorn status?

Jyotindra Dubey

Venture capital and private equity investors have pumped billions of dollars into the Indian startup ecosystem over the past few ....

2 May, 2018

How SoftBank has spun its web across India's internet companies

Anand J

SoftBank is the new IPO. For startups struggling to turn in profits, an initial public offering remains an unattractive proposition. ....

23 April, 2018
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Focussing on follow-on investments rather than new bets: Lightbox’s Sid Talwar

Priya Prasad

Mumbai-based venture capital firm Lightbox Ventures was set up in 2014 by Sandeep Murthy and Siddharth, or Sid, Talwar. Prior ....

9 April, 2018

Wooplr gets $8 mn in Series B round from Sistema Asia Fund, others

Binu Paul

Wooplr Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs an eponymous fashion discovery platform for women, has raised $8 million (around Rs ....

9 February, 2017

Flashback 2016: Challenging year for India's unicorns

Binu Paul

The internet and tech unicorns that sprung up in the recent years have inspired the entrepreneurial spirit among the country's ....

30 December, 2016

Flashback 2016: InMobi grapples with top-level exits, losses

Dearton Thomas Hector

On New Year's Day, India's first 'unicorn' InMobi will turn 10 years old. But that milestone doesn't necessarily mean celebrations ....

30 December, 2016
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Flashback 2016: SoftBank stays on sidelines, tanks up for future

Deepti Chaudhary

By its lofty standards, 2016 was a relatively quiet year for the SoftBank juggernaut. The telecom and Internet conglomerate, which ....

29 December, 2016

Fashion app Wooplr secures funding from Facebook's Anand Chandrasekaran

Varun Arora

Wooplr Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs a fashion discovery app for women, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from ....

12 December, 2016

How SoftBank's local portfolio firms have fared as chairman Son visits India

Deepti Chaudhary

Not many investors can boast of a portfolio which is more than half full of unicorns. Japanese telecom and Internet conglomerate ....

2 December, 2016

Alibaba Group's global MD Gowrappan joins Paytm board

Arti Singh

Alibaba Group's global managing director K Guru Gowrappan has joined Paytm's board as an additional director. This marks the third ....

27 October, 2016

Exclusive: Fashion discovery app Wooplr gets funds from Astarc Ventures

Arti Singh

Wooplr Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs an eponymous fashion discovery app for women, has received an undisclosed amount of ....

25 October, 2016

Did Snapdeal, Ola, Grofers and Oyo just get a blank cheque from SoftBank?

Dearton Thomas Hector

  The $100 billion-tech fund that SoftBank has just launched with Saudi Arabia's sovereign fund Public Investment ....

14 October, 2016

Online B2B marketplace Bharat Bazaar gets funding from BeeNext, others

Dearton Thomas Hector

Mumbai-based White Shadow Technology Pvt. Ltd that operates online business-to-business (B2B) marketplace Bharat Bazaar has raised ....

3 October, 2016

Here's what tech leaders are saying about Yahoo's sale to Verizon

Arti Singh

Yahoo! Inc.'s sale to Verizon Communications Inc. marks the end of an era for the Internet pioneer. The $4.83 billion price tag ....

26 July, 2016

SEBI to do away with startup listing platform; InMobi to pay $950,000 fine for privacy violations

Priya Prasad

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) is scrapping its proposed listing platform targeted exclusively at startups ....

23 June, 2016

Exclusive: Free voice calling app Chikoop raises seed funding

Disha Sharma

Mobile app Chikoop, which allows advertisers to place ads on free voice calls, has raised seed funding from two Indore-based industrialists. The ....

31 May, 2016

InMobi's director of operations Samuel John quits

Binu Paul

Samuel John, director of operations at mobile advertising and discovery platform InMobi, has quit the firm after nearly five ....

24 May, 2016