Paul Singh, the former 500 Startups partner, has decided to get back into the startup funding scene through Ashburn based Crystal Tech Fund.
Earlier today, Facebook acquired messaging service Whatsapp for $19 bn in cash and stock. Whatsapp gets $4 bn in cash, $12 bn in Facebook shares and $3 bn in restricted stock units.
The Sam Pitroda Committee on Prasar Bharti, has recommended that it must set up an international channel which will begin its run on new media like YouTube & Twitter, to rival the likes of the BBC & Al Jazeera.
Google+ might not have gained all the popularity it deserves, but a large sections of IT professionals and senior decision makers in companies seem to be on it.
Gaatha, an onilne e-commerce store which retails handicrafts, has a novel approach to selling. Every product on the site goes with a narrative of the craft & its legacy.
Chennai based online customer support and helpdesk solution company Freshdesk has raised nearly $7 mn from venture capital firm Accel Partners in a fresh round of funding.
It’s smarter to keep revisiting the fundamentals of your business as you plan and execute scale. The target users, the USP you’re going to market with and that you need to market and message around, and of course profitability and financially sound decisions – these are important during any part of the business.
Users accessing Twitter from India and emerging market from feature phone might pose a business risk, said the company which has filed for an IPO. Twitter in India is estimated to have 20 million users.
Endurance International, the company that owns HostGator and Domain.com is has filed for a $400 mn Nasdaq IPO and will spend $110 mn to buy Directi, the Indian domain name registrar, for $110 mn.
Facebook had 78 million users in India at the end of the first quarter of 2013. This was a 50% year over year growth.