Reviews42 Secures $5 mn from Tiger Global
By In Technology

Price comparison and product discovery engine Reviews42 has raised $5 mn in funding from Tiger Global and existing investors Blume ventures & Nirvana venture Advisors.

Indian Startup Funding Report 2014Q2: Deals Pick Up Pace; E-Commerce Continues to Suck Money In
By In Deal Flow

Technology and tech enabled companies in India raised over Rs 4052 cr ($675 mn) from venture capitalists and other investors in the second quarter of 2014, according to the data we’ve compiled.

The Sheryl Sandberg Visit & What NaMo Should Really Lean On Facebook For
By In India Business, India Online

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg yesterday. The goody goody reports are all over the papers today.

Stop Talking About Leaky Roof. Here, Free Wi-Fi: Mumbai Metro
By In India Online

Almost as if to say, enough about our leaky roofs, Mumbai Metro’s just tweeted out some good news. There’s going to be free wi-fi at stations. Free is not completely free though.

Priyanka Chopra Does AMA on Reddit. Answers Nothing
By In India Online

So Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra a.k.a Piggy Chops went on a Reddit outing. Since Anurag Kashyaps super cool Ask Me Anything went well, Redditors were kicked about this one.

GovTech India : The New Government is Serious About These 3 Things
By In India Business, India Online

India’s new IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad spent a couple of hours listening to product startups and folks from ISPIRT yesterday. Here are the 3 key takeaways.

Walmart Pilots Wholesale E-Commerce in Hyderabad & Lucknow
By In India Online

American retail giant Walmart has launched its pilot e-commerce operations in India, a $450 bn retail market it has been eyeing for long.

Affordable Learning Startup Hippocampus Secures Rs 14.4 cr Funding
By In Deal Flow

Education startup Hippocampus has raised an additional $2.4 mn from the Asian Development Bank and Khosla Impact. Existing investor Unitus Seed Fund also participated in the round.

Yay! The New IRCTC Rail Ticketing Booking Platform Works!
By In India Online

The new update, called Next Generation E-ticketing System, seems to be quite snappy, even during peak hours.

Hyderabad Based Advantage One Group Acquires MakeMyJob
By In Deal Flow

Hiring firm MakeMyJob has been acquired by Hyderabad based Advantage One Group, a staffing and recruitment company with over 250 employees.

MuSigma Acquires Social Media Analytics Firm Webfluez
By In Technology

Data analytics company Mu Sigma has acquired social media analytics company Webfluenz, a Singapore based company which counts companies like American Express & Nivea among its clients.

Zomato Makes First International Acquisition; Buys Menumania of New Zealand
By In Deal Flow

Continuing its international expansion, restaurant search and discovery service Zomato has acquired Menumania.co.nz, a New Zealand based restaurant discovery service for an undisclosed amount.

Online Consumer Forum Akosha Secures $5.2 mn from Sequoia Capital
By In Deal Flow

Consumer feedback platform Akosha has raised a total funding of $5.2 million from Sequoia Capital including a seed round that happened earlier, the company said.

Sourcebits Acquired By Enterprise Mobility Company Globo
By In Deal Flow, Mobility & Consumer Tech

Globo an enterprise mobility player has acquired Sourcebits! The company, listed on London’s junior exchange, announced the acquisition today.

Online Trip Planning Site TripHobo Secures Series A Funding From Kalaari Capital
By In Deal Flow

Online trip planning startup TripHobo has secured an undisclosed amount of Series A funding from Kalaari Capital, the company said.

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