Private Equity Giant TPG & Smile Group Launch $100 Mn JV for Internet Companies

Private equity firm TPG’s equity investment arm TPG Growth has formed a joint venture with India based Smile Group to form Katalyzers, which will invest and grow internet companies.

Smile Vun Group to invest $2 million in new group company PrecisionMatch

The Smile Vun Group, a joint venture between Harish Bahl’s Smile Group and Vun Network of Manish Vij has announced that it will invest $ 2 million in its newly launched company PrecisionMatic. The company provides data analytics and management services to digital marketeers.

Harish Bahl UnPluggd: All you wanted to know about the Smile group exit controversy and the road ahead

” However, from Pearl-Kacharu episode, we have learnt an important lesson not to hire husband-wife combination in our group as it poses unique operational challenges.”

Entrepreneurs: Here is the billion dollar reason to smile when being called ‘stupid’ and ‘lame’

Every entrepreneur goes through criticism/cynicism and while you have an option to get sucked in to criticism/cynicism (and give in), the other option is to just go big bang and build something awesome.

Review Of Mobile Prepaid Recharge Websites [The Smiles And Straight Faces]

Keep talking!! Har ek friend toh zaroori hota hain, lekin in the course of keeping in touch with all or most of them, we usually run out of our balances on the mobile. But, we now no longer need to…

Smile – You are Awesome [Friday Fun]

Strongly urge you to watch this awesome video Even if the chips are down, people are getting laid-off, things don’t look so great – Smile. Because you are so spectacular! via and several tweets!

Google/Yahoo/MSN doesn’t recognizes Smileys

Type any of the smiley symbols (:), :-( etc..) in Google search box and sadly, you don’t get any search result. Same with Yahoo/Microsoft. But Ask.com scores an edge over these search engines. Ask.com, apart from displaying the meaning of…

Tracxn Wants To Be the Bloomberg Terminal For VCs

The product is primarily targeted towards VC industry (especially Silicon Valley, where the competition is extremely high), PE funds and Corp developments (for M&A discovery) and is being monetisation via subscription fee.

5 Evil Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Facebook : Show No Mercy

In their march towards this goal, they’ve crossed many a grey line. Scratch that. They’ve gone outright bad pretty often.

And yes, we think startups should learn from some of this.