FreeCharge's Kunal Shah raises $30 mn for upcoming startup: Report

Binu Paul

Kunal Shah, co-founder of digital payments platform FreeCharge, has raised $30 million (Rs 201 crore) for his yet-to-launch startup ....

1 June, 2018

Exclusive: Mobile marketing and consumer rewards startup Crownit raising fresh funds

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Gurgaon-based GoldVIP Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs mobile-based marketing and customer rewards management platform ....

4 April, 2018
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Snapdeal strategy head Jason Kothari formally takes over at FreeCharge

Arti Singh

E-commerce firm Snapdeal, operated by Jasper Infotech Pvt. Ltd, has appointed Jason Kothari as chief executive officer of its ....

20 March, 2017

Two senior executives resign from Snapdeal's Bangalore centre

Arti Singh

E-commerce firm Snapdeal, owned by Jasper Infotech Pvt. Ltd, continues to see senior-level churn. This time, the company's two ....

18 March, 2017

Snapdeal's potential fundraise from Softbank may cut its valuation in half

Disha Sharma

E-commerce firm Snapdeal is in talks to raise funds from existing investor Softbank, which could see its valuation fall below ....

8 March, 2017

Will abundant cash supply spoil the m-wallet party?

Arti Singh

Without a doubt, digital wallets have been the biggest beneficiary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's November move to scrap high-value ....

9 February, 2017
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Flipkart-owned PhonePe in talks with PayPal to raise funds

Arti Singh

Flipkart-owned PhonePe is in talks to raise a significant amount of funding independently at a valuation of about $500 million ....

8 February, 2017

Snapdeal sellers knock govt's doors as e-tailer struggles

Disha Sharma

A group of sellers on online marketplace Snapdeal has approached commerce minister Nirmala Sitharaman to protect their interests ....

24 February, 2017

Snapdeal layoffs: In the works for months, but kept out of employees' sight

Varun Arora

For employees of India's third-largest e-commerce firm Snapdeal, the last couple of weeks have been stressful, to put it mildly. ....

23 February, 2017

FreeCharge CEO Govind Rajan quits

Arti Singh

FreeCharge chief executive officer Govind Rajan has resigned from the company just nine months after he was appointed to lead ....

22 February, 2017
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E-wallets may soon have to insure customers' money

Shruti Jain

The government is looking to introduce insurance for transactions done through e-wallets, and it has held three meetings with ....

30 January, 2017

FreeCharge rolls out Google Play recharge codes on app, website

Varun Arora

Mobile wallet firm FreeCharge said on Wednesday that users can now purchase Google Play recharge codes on its app and website. The ....

25 January, 2017

Snapdeal in talks with Softbank to raise funds at lower valuation

Disha Sharma

E-commerce marketplace Snapdeal is in talks with its investor Softbank Group to raise fresh funds at a lower valuation. The e-commerce ....

25 January, 2017

Chandrasekarans in startup world: It's resolve, not the IIT-IIM tag, that matters

Dearton Thomas Hector & Binu Paul

The elevation of Tata lifer N Chandrasekaran as chairman of India's most revered corporate group—the $103-billion salt-to-software ....

13 January, 2017

FreeCharge partners Indus OS for direct integration, eyes 6 mn user base

Disha Sharma

Mobile wallet firm FreeCharge has partnered with Indus OS, India's second most popular mobile operating system, for direct integration ....

12 January, 2017

FreeCharge receives $57 mn from Snapdeal

Arti Singh

Jasper Infotech Pvt Ltd, which runs e-commerce firm Snapdeal, has put in close to Rs 390 crore ($57 million) in FreeCharge, filings ....

9 January, 2017

Will digital wallets survive the UPI onslaught?

Arti Singh

In the last two months that demonetisation has dominated dinner-table conversations, digital wallet Paytm has had a dream run, ....

6 January, 2017

Flashback 2016: Snapdeal struggles with FreeCharge poser, markdown by SoftBank

Disha Sharma

Snapdeal, India's third-largest e-commerce marketplace, had to fend off stiffer competition from larger rivals Flipkart and Amazon ....

27 December, 2016

Flashback 2016: The top angel investors in India

Shruti Jain

Dheeraj Jain, managing partner at London-based investment firm Redcliffe Capital, and former Snapdeal product head Anand Chandrasekaran ....

27 December, 2016

PayPal in talks to buy into FreeCharge: Report

Arti Singh

Global online payments company PayPal Holdings, Inc. is in the final stages of a deal to invest in online wallet company FreeCharge, ....

23 December, 2016

Snapdeal offers to deliver cash at home

Varun Arora

Snapdeal, India's second-largest homegrown online retailer, on Thursday announced the launch of "Cash@Home" service which will ....

22 December, 2016