Are used cars playing second fiddle on online auto classifieds platforms?

Anand J & Binu Paul & Dearton Thomas Hector

Earlier on, online auto classifieds firms specialising in used cars felt they could function a bit like driving schools. They ....

29 June, 2018

How auto classifieds firm CarWale is driving the growth of parent CarTrade

Anand J

Online auto classifieds firm CarTrade slammed the brakes on spending in the financial year 2016-17 even as in-house portal CarWale, ....

5 June, 2018
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Exclusive: Used cars marketplace BlueJack set to secure pre-Series A funding

Dearton Thomas Hector

Delhi-based Four Wheel Group (India) Pvt. Ltd, which owns online used vehicles marketplace BlueJack.in, is set to raise Rs 6.4 ....

16 April, 2018

CarDekho FY16 net sales zoom, but losses triple

Dearton Thomas Hector

Jaipur-based Girnar Software Pvt Ltd, which owns auto classifieds portals like CarDekho, ZigWheels and Gaadi.com, saw its FY16 ....

8 February, 2017

CarTrade raises $55 mn from Singapore's Temasek, others

Varun Arora

Automobile classifieds portal CarTrade.com has raised Rs 370 crore ($55 million) in a funding round led by existing investor ....

8 February, 2017

We haven't spent any money from last round yet: Droom's Sandeep Aggarwal

Varun Arora

Projections of exponential revenue growth and profitability in the near term, plans of acquisitions and overseas expansion, and ....

23 January, 2017
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Automobile startup BookMyTime buys Servicemykar

Disha Sharma

Car purchase and servicing platform BookMyTime has acqui-hired car management startup Servicemykar, according to a press statement. Servicemykar ....

2 November, 2016

Indian siblings who started up together and struck gold

Keshav Sunkara

On 23 August, a consortium of Chinese investors acquired Yahoo ad partner Media.net for $900 million, leaving its founder Divyank ....

29 September, 2016

Online classifieds to be dominated by e-services, real estate, auto: Google-KPMG report

Disha Sharma

E-services, real estate, and automobiles will be the key growth areas in the digital classifieds industry, according to a joint ....

21 September, 2016

Used-car marketplace GoZoomo shuts shop, returns remaining capital to investors

Binu Paul

Youngmonk Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs online marketplace for pre-owned cars GoZoomo, has decided to shut down operations ....

26 August, 2016
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Used car portals on a fundraising spree

Shruti Jain

Online automobile marketplace, especially for used cars and other vehicles, is a fast growing segment that has seen a lot of investments ....

12 August, 2016

Exclusive: Naspers floats Stradia through OLX to re-enter Indian online used car space

Disha Sharma

Less than two years after selling second-hand cars business Gaadi.com to Google Capital-backed CarDekho, South African internet ....

23 July, 2016

Pre-owned car marketplace HopCar merges with Spinny

Disha Sharma

Online pre-owned automobile marketplace HopCar has merged its operations with bigger rival Spinny. The merged entity will continue ....

13 June, 2016

Droom raises Series B funding from Beenext, Digital Garage and others

Disha Sharma

Online marketplace for used automobiles Droom has raised an undisclosed amount in its Series B funding round from investors led ....

1 June, 2016

CarDekho parent acquires virtual reality startup Volob

Disha Sharma

Jaipur-based Girnar Software Pvt Ltd, which owns auto portals CarDekho.com, BikeDekho.com and Gaadi.com, has acquired virtual ....

3 May, 2016

CarDekho parent acquires SaaS firm Connecto; hires LetsIntern co-founder Mayank Batheja

Disha Sharma

Jaipur-based Girnar Software Pvt Ltd, which owns auto portals CarDekho.com and Gaadi.com, has acquired SaaS-focused startup Connecto ....

28 April, 2016

Travel portal Holidify recasts business; co-founder quits

Disha Sharma

Destination discovery portal Holidify is restructuring its operations and one of its co-founders has quit, in the latest instance ....

20 April, 2016

London-based Man Capital backs CollegeDekho

Disha Sharma

Edtech startup CollegeDekho.com, run by GirnarSoft Education Services Pvt Ltd, has raised $2 million (around Rs 13.2 crore) in ....

19 April, 2016

CarDekho parent names ex-Zomato CFO Hora finance chief

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Jaipur-based Girnar Software Pvt Ltd, the company behind auto portal CarDekho and BikeDekho, has roped in Zomato's former finance ....

7 December, 2015