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Reddit To Take on Facebook And Twitter After Securing $200 Mn In Funding

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Over the past decade, the Internet has seen many websites come and go. In Facebook-Instagram-Google-Youtube-Snapchat dominated world, Reddit, the front page of the Internet, is looking to make a comeback, and in style.Reddit, a social news aggregation and a community discussion founded in 2005 by current CEO Steve Huffman, has received over $200 million in a fresh round of funding...

Why Should SMBs Engage Funding Partners Who Will Help Them Grow !

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In some ways, these are the best of times for small businesses. The economy in the most of the developed countries, i.e., U.S and China, as well as developing countries, likes of India, has proved to be resilient in the face of uncertainty in Asia and Europe. This economic growth has encouraged millions of entrepreneurs to try their hand...

Can Ola Cabs Win The Price War With Fresh Funding Of $500 Million ?

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Indian taxi aggregator, Ola Cabs, who is backed by SoftBank among others, is in talks with Russian Billionaire Yuri Milner’s investment firm DST Global to rope in an investment of $400-$500 million at a valuation of $2.5 billion, according to The Times Of India (TOI). Milner already has a personal investment in Ola Cabs, as reported by TOI a year back. The terms...

VC Investment In India Grew By Whopping 261% To $3.86 Billion In 2014 [REPORT]

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Venture Capital (VC) funding in Indian startups has registered a phenomenal Y-O-Y growth rate of 261% in 2014 and, scaling new heights, touched $3.86 billion, according to research firm Privco.With internet penetration in India improving with every passing day (though still far short of global average) and a greater percentage of our population being active over the internet, the investors are...

Launching Your Own Tech Startup? 3 Out-of-the-Ordinary Funding Sources

We all know the saying, "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again." This is especially true for persistent business minds who refuse to take no for an answer. A study by Harvard Business School found that entrepreneurs had a 60% chance of obtaining startup capital on subsequent ventures versus a 45 percent chance for first-timers. It's better...

Online Health Care Startup OurHealthMate Raises $440K Through Seed Funding!

Last week when we featured the exclusive interview of Abhinav Krishna, CEO & Co-Founder – OurHealthMate, little did we know that something wonderful awaited him. The interview revolved around market potential, business model, challenges, opportunities and their future road map. Today, the Singapore based healthcare startup has updated us that they have raised $440,000 USD in seed funding. The...

Flipkart Raises Another $160 Million: Targeting IPO In 2014 [REPORT]

India Ecommerce titan Flipkart has raised another $160 million in its 6th round of funding from Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Dragoneer Investment Group, Sofina and Vulcan Capital in collaboration with exiting investor Tiger global. Just a few months back the company raised $200 million in its fifth round of funding and after the latest round, company has crossed over...

Google’s “Global Impact Awards” Program Targets Entrepreneurs With Toughest Idea To Execute

Technology has accelerated the development and growth of human lives across the globe. And, due to phenomenal adoption of Startup culture among youth ideas and innovations have got wings to fly beyond the boundaries of Tech, Healthcare and Communication industries. The trend is outpacing tech Startups in many aspects and people have started thinking about the execution of ideas...

Twitter’s Revenue Is Expected To Touch $400 Million by 2013 [Study]

It’s ‘raining dollars’ for social media giants from all sides. In late July Twitter was backed by Yuri Milner and Russia’s DST with a direct investment of $400 million and later on September 8th, it secured $400 million via fund-raising round. A study suggests that Twitter's revenue will touch $400 million by 2013. At present it is expected that...

Socialbakers Secures Funding of $2 Million By Early Venture Capital

The era of investment is on its peak, specifically in the field of social media. Each day we come across several news related to investment. Recently, micro-blogging site Twitter has secured funding of $400 million.  Following the trend, social analytic site Socialbakers - earlier known as Facebaker - has raised $2 million in a funding round led by European...

Komli Media To Fuel Their Expansion Plan with $15 Million New Funding

India’s one of the leading Digital media firm - Komli Media - which runs the online audience or traffic measurement tool Vizisense.com and an online ad network, has received $15 million as funding. The latest round of funding has been supported by Norwest Ventures besides the existing investors, Nexus Venture Partners, Helion Venture Partners and Draper Fisher Jurvetson.Komli had...

What happens when your baby is taken away…

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Your company would be growing like anything...You may be enjoying the attention you get from all this but there will also be a thing which you may not be noticing....growing need for Cash to sustain this growth. You may get succeed as there are many VC's in the market who are willing to en-cash the superb business idea and adopt your baby (your company). But what if later one day you get forced by the same VC to depart and leave you own baby ? That exactly what happened with Alok Kejriwal, founder, Mobile2win, who recently talked about the 'toughest decision' in his life.

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