ValueFirst Acquires Way2sms and 160by2 in an all cash deal

The transaction is one of the largest acquisitions in the Internet industry in India that makes ValueFirst (as claimed) the largest digital media company in India in terms of revenue as well as the number of users.

It’s Official – Way2online Acquires 160by2

We broke the news and like we shared, the official update was scheduled for today and below is the official PR regarding the 160by2 acquisition story. – Consumer focused Internet technology company Way2online Interactive India Private Limited (‘Way2Online’) announced today…

Exclusive: Way2SMS Acquires 160by2 [Updated]

Way2SMS has acquired 160by2, its rival.

160by2 Takes The Social Network Route – Will It Pay Off?

Like we hadn’t had enough of social networking, yet another Indian startup is taking the social network route to encourage user activity. 160by2, one of the early and successful startups in the free SMS space is now trying to create…

Interview with Ravindra Kumar, COO of SMSCountry/160by2.com

SMSCountry is a 4+ year old startup based out of Hyderabad. SMSCountry started as a short messaging portal and has expanded in other areas too (like Bulk SMS gateway/free SMS services, i.e. 160by2.com etc.) Here is our interview with Ravindra…

ValueFirst Acquires Mobile Centric Audio Video Platform Clk2c

Given that Clk2c’s platform has been used by political parties for campaigns, the acquisition comes at the right time for ValueFirst (preparing for 2014 Loksabha elections).

“Sacked” Valuefirst CEO Kumar Apoorv booked for cheating the company

According to the FIR registered with the Gurgaon police, the four have been accused of fraud involving Rs 7 crore and also of spreading false news. The complainant, a director of Valufirst, said that Apoorv was sacked from the company on September 23 and he did not resign on his own as he claims to have.

From India to World : Yes, We CAN do it. Go Global, Entrepreneurs [Part 1]

World is flat and smart people everywhere can see the next turn in road. There is always a set of people who tell them this is the “wise” thing to do. right course for “Indian ” venture .

Avoid such folks.

Valuefirst acquires mGinger in an all cash deal

ValueFirst recently acquired Way2SMS and even mginger deal is an all cash deal, giving Valuefirst access to 4 million opt-in subscribers.

Weekly Recap

Recommended articles for week ending May 27th, 2012.