Weekly Digest (15th-22nd March 2013)


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Investment & M&A

Citrus Pay Raises $2M From Sequoia Capital; Launches Citrus Checkout
Updated: Biosense Technologies Raises $500,000 From GSF India & Inistor Fund
SkoolShop.com Raises Series A Funding From Blume Ventures & Others
TLabs’ New Batch Of Startups: Happay, Langhar, Gradestack, Offermandi, iExperience
Online Test Platform RankJunction Raises Investment From Indian Angel Network

Data

42.03 Lakh Mobile Number Portability Requests In India In January 2013
Chart: Net Banking Transactions By SBI Bank Customers From Sep 2011 To Nov 2012
January 2013: India Has 15.01M Broadband Connections; 708.04M Active Mobile Conections

Other Updates:

- Interim Stay In STAR Cricket Case Allows Scores On Mobile
eBay India Census 2012: India’s Top Brands, Cities, States, Rural Hubs & More
On News & The Internet: Jeff Jarvis, Raghav Bahl, Siddharth Varadarajan and Sanjay Salil
India Post Partners Infosys To Offer Online Services In Rural Areas

Eric Schmidt In India: On Broadband, Newspapers, Mobile Ads, Android, Twitter, Facebook & More
I&B Ministry To Install Monitoring System To Track Cable TV Digitization; TV Ratings
Microsoft Got 594 User Data Requests From Indian Government In 2012
Network18 Appoints R. Jagannathan As Editor-in-Chief, Web & Publishing Division

Zomato Expands to Philippines; Dubai Operations Break Even & Future Expansion Plans
HomeShop18 CMO Rashmi Berry Quits
NASSCOM Launches 10,000 Startups Program with IAN, Google & Microsoft; Partners & Program Details
Display Ad Network Velocity Starts Offering Location-Based Audience Targeting

GaneshaSpeaks in 2012: 2.46 Million Calls; 53.46% Male; Career & Business Highest Growth
STAR Sends Notices To App Developers After Delhi HC Judgment Grants Cricket Score Rights
NIC And Planning Commission Announce Hackathon To Aid 12th Five Year Plan
The Lowdown: Indian Government Clears Electronic Delivery Of Service Bill

3-7% Paid Users in India, Close to Global Standards – Linda Kozlowski on Evernote in India
What’s Being Said About RIL Jio Infocomm – All Updates
Ad: Shashi Tharoor and Waleed Rashed at India Internet Day 2013, 26th April, The Sheraton, New Delhi
Ditto TV Partners With ZeeQ For Content

Delhi Metro Mobile App Tender: Rs 3.65 Lakh Project, 3 Months; Features, Selection Criteria, Activities
Mahindra Reva Launches Mobile Apps For e20
Industry Moves: Reliance Entertainment Digital, Mindshare, ZTE India, Viacom18
Healthkart Converts Healthkartplus Into A MarketPlace For Prescribed Drugs

Evernote Adds 92,000 Indian Users A Month; 42% India Mobile Base Android – Director, APAC Market Development, Linda Kozlowski
Lowdown of the Mobile Seva Project Draft RFP; Selection Criteria, Responsibilities & More
Airtel Challenges DoT’s 3G Shutdown Order For 7 Circles In Delhi High Court
The Ugly Side Of Email Marketing In India

Also See: Digital & Telecom Jobs At JobNama

Useful Lists:

Deals: VC, PE & M&A In Internet, Mobile, Media in India
Short Code Services in India
Circlewise List Of Telecom Operators in India
Statewise Broadband Subscribers In India
Digital Payment Companies in India
Advertising Networks in India

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