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    1. Will Fast 4G Absorption In India Leapfrog Business Growth?

      Will Fast 4G Absorption In India Leapfrog Business Growth?

      Driven by explosive growth in the data usage due to attractive offers by telecom service providers, India is likely to become the second largest 4G handset market by next year. According to a recent report by Counterpoint, 'With an estimated installed base of 340 million 4G devices, India will outpace the United States as the second largest 4G devices market.

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    2. OneAssist Raises $18 Million In Series C Funding From Sequoia, Others

      OneAssist Raises $18 Million In Series C Funding From Sequoia, Others

      There is something significant about late-stage funding. It signifies maturity in the ecosystem and is of course a testimony to the fact that the startup is actually seeing some traction. OneAssist Consumer Solutions, a company that provides assistance and protection services to customers in areas of high dependencies (like wallets & cards, mobile phones, and gadgets), on Friday (23 June) announced the closure of an $18 million Series C funding.

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    3. How Dentsu Aegis Network Built a Digital First Holding Company

      How Dentsu Aegis Network Built a Digital First Holding Company

      Infrastructure How Dentsu Aegis Network Built a Digital First Holding Company Ashish Bhasin, Chairman & CEO - South Asia, Dentsu Aegis Network explains how acquisitions helped the agency grow its digital market share & added digital led skillsets to its talent pool ‘India Is Going To Stay At The Top Of Our List’ Dentsu Aegis Network had a busy 2016 as it went all in for growing its portfolio with multiple mergers and acquisitions.

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    4. Outbrain Names SVG Media As Its India Sales Partner

      Outbrain Names SVG Media As Its India Sales Partner

      Infrastructure Outbrain Names SVG Media As Its India Sales Partner Content marketing platform Outbrain has entered into a sales partnership in India with SVG Media, which was recently acquired by Dentsu Aegis Network B-Town Wishes Sanjay Dutt Peaceful Life, Career Heights Content marketing platform Outbrain has entered into a sales partnership in India with SVG Media, which was recently acquired by Dentsu Aegis Network.SVG Media, soon to be known as SVG Columbus, has been appointed as the official Sales Partner in India for Outbrain. It will help the company to continue to grow its presence and strengthen its foundation ...

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    5. Dentsu Acquires SVG Media, Launches Columbus in India

      Dentsu Acquires SVG Media, Launches Columbus in India

      LG Nexus 5X: The Right Upgrade Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired SVG Media Private, an independent digital agency in India. SVG Media will join the network’s Asia Pacific digital marketing agency Columbus and will become SVG Columbus. Dentsu Aegis Network is currently Google’s largest search partner in India, and the addition of SVG Media will further strengthen the group’s leading search position in the market.

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    6. ‘Our Customers Are A Core Obsession For Us’

      ‘Our Customers Are A Core Obsession For Us’

      The Rise Of Digital Payments BankBazaar.com, established in 2008 and headquartered in Chennai, is India's first neutral online marketplace that gives you instant customised rate quotes on loans, credit cards, and insurance products. In an interview with BW Businessworld, Rati Shetty, Chief Product Officer and co-founder, BankBazaar.com talks about the market potential, the trends in the Fintech space, the funding, and the hurdles she faced along the way.

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    7. Government-backed Rivals Force India's E-payment Companies To Step Up

      Government-backed Rivals Force India's E-payment Companies To Step Up

      The Rise Of Digital Payments Electronic payment firms got a big boost when India abolished most of the country's banknotes last year, but rival state-sponsored e-payment services are forcing them to raise their game to hang on to their new customers.Until November's move, which scrapped 86 per cent of all notes to foil counterfeiting and the black market, more than 90 per cent of transactions in India were in cash.Electronic payments providers such as market leaders Paytm and MobiKwik, and smaller players FreeCharge, Citrus, ItzCash and Oxigen, seized the opportunity, snapping up millions of customers and ...

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    8. Auto: Rush Hour Continues

      Auto: Rush Hour Continues

      Auto Design: The Tale Of 2 Cars If you are looking to sell/buy your car online, a simple search on Google will throw up eight to nine online automobile classifieds portals. The top search results that figure on the list as ‘ads’ are cars24.com, truebil.com, olx.in, and gaadi.com. Websites such as cardekho.com, cartrade.com, droom.in, zigwheels.com and mahindrafirstchoice.com are displayed organically. Searching cars to sell or buy online is a growing phenomenon across the globe.

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    9. Practo Raises $55 Million In Series D, Forays Into Health Insurance

      Practo Raises $55 Million In Series D, Forays Into Health Insurance

      Create Framework For Startups, Says Kaushal Chokshi Of Scaale Group Online healthcare provider Practo today announced a $55 million Series D funding round led by Tencent. Three new investors namely ru-Net, RSI Fund (owned by Recruit Holdings), and Thrive Capital participated in the funding along with existing investors Sequoia Capital, Matrix Partners, Capital G (formerly Google Capital), Altimeter Capital, and Sofina.

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    10. Digital Rich: The Digital Goldmine

      Digital Rich: The Digital Goldmine

      Women: Fairer, But Not Richer The increase in Internet usage in India has led to the rise of digital media platforms such as The Viral Fever (TVF), Pocket Aces, Wittyfeed, Inshorts, ScoopWhoop, and All India Bakchod (AIB) among others, in the last three to four years. Looking at their growth, it won’t be an exaggeration to say that these young entrepreneurs will shatter the glass ceiling of super rich in the coming years. These new media digital startups knew just what to do.

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    11. Taking The Cloak Off The Caller

      Taking The Cloak Off The Caller

      Cloud Taking The Cloak Off The Caller Begun in 2009, Truecaller became an instant hit with Indian mobile users. The Sweden-based company now has more than 130 million users in India ? Taking The Cloak Off The Caller Taking The Cloak Off The Caller How To Be A Startup Investor Do you remember times when your landline would ring and you would pick up the receiver thinking someone known to you had called, only to hear distant laughter or even sheer silence.

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    12. Digital Payment Firms Cash In On India's Money Mess, But Can It Last?

      Digital Payment Firms Cash In On India's Money Mess, But Can It Last?

      Digital payment providers in India have mobilised hundreds of extra workers to enrol small merchants and offered their services for free, betting that severe cash shortages will prove to be the opportunity of a lifetime.Signing people up, however, may be the easy part.Getting shops and customers to change their reliance on cash permanently will involve convincing people like Mohammad Javed, a 36-year-old meat shop owner in New Delhi.Working out of a bustling market in the capital, he is surrounded by banks and ATM machines, but says he does not know how to use a credit card machine ...

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    13. Vymo Raises Series A Funding From Sequoia

      Vymo Raises Series A Funding From Sequoia

      Cloud Vymo Raises Series A Funding From Sequoia Predictive sales analytics start-up Vymo said on Tuesday (22 Oct.) that it has raised $5 million Series A fund from Sequoia India ? Kaplan Invests In iProf Predictive sales analytics start-up Vymo said on Tuesday (22 Oct.) that it has raised $5 million Series A fund from Sequoia India.

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    14. Is India Ready For The Next Investment Wave?

      Is India Ready For The Next Investment Wave?

      Entrepreneurs Welcome Modi's $1.5 Billion Fund To Support Startups The Bigger Picture It is expected that India shall become a global trade and financial super power. Not only that, it is the most attractive Asian market at the moment. But the question still remains that will India be able to sustain and fund itself.Where on one hand India is the global startup hotbed, on the other hand IT industry is slipping through fifth consecutive year of slow growth.

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    15. Zomato Boss Goyal Tries To Reassure Staff After Valuation Controversy

      Zomato Boss Goyal Tries To Reassure Staff After Valuation Controversy

      Property Review Zomato Boss Goyal Tries To Reassure Staff After Valuation Controversy The Gurgaon-based company has been hitting headlines for quite some time now and that too for not the best of the reasons Advertisement Print In the wake of the recent markdown of valuation at restaurant listing portal Zomato by HSBC Securities and Capital Markets (India), Founder & CEO Deepinder Goyal wrote a letter to his employees in a bid to give them some reassurance.“You must have woken up today to Google Alerts with mentions of Zomato’s valuation being marked down by HSBC. As you already know, the ...

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    16. Uber Closing In On Ola

      Uber Closing In On Ola

      Property Review Uber Closing In On Ola Uber is global, slick and hip. But our desi Ola is still the leader on home turf. This is rapidly changing as Uber noses ahead with a more focused strategy Advertisement Are you going to pick me up or should I uber it?” That or “Say Ola to your driver,” are part of everyday conversation today as taxi aggregator services become more deeply entrenched into our bustling cities.

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