Weekly Digest (28th-5th July 2013)


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Investment & M&A

SEBI’s Angel Fund Norms A Good Step But Need Tweaking: K.Ganesh – StartupCentral
CommonFloor Raises $7.5M Investment From Existing Investors
Updated: Social Commerce Platform Klip.in Raises Funds From VentureNursery
Airtel Increases Stake In Qualcomm’s Indian 4G Biz To 51%

DB Corp To Demerge Internet & Mobile Biz From IMCL
DB Corp To Sell Its 51% Stake in Divya Prabhat Publications
Mobile App Development Firm Robosoft Raises Rs 22 Cr From Kalaari Capital

Data

20.33 Lakh Mobile Number Portability Requests In India In April 2013
April 2013: India Has 15.09M Broadband Connections; 724.48M Active Mobile Base

Other Updates:

BoxTV Launches On Amkette’s EvoTV; What Happened To The Roku Deal
Bhavin Turakhia Claims Directi Has 47% Marketshare Of Domain Names Biz In India
Spice Launches Cloud Based Backup Service For Its Handsets
Hungama Movies To Offer Warner Bros Content

Cleartrip Starts Offering Train Ticketing On Android
Updated: HomeShop18 Reports Rs 225.4 Cr Revenue In FY13; CoinJoos Bought For Rs 5 Cr
Things Change: T-Series Hits 1 Billion Video Views On YouTube
Travelguru Launches TGConnect API To Allow Managing Hotel Inventory

BookMyShow Reports Rs 3.23 Cr Profit In FY13; Rs 52.62 Cr Revenues
Twitter’s Ad Rates In India: Rs 5.5 Lakh Per Promoted Trend
Excl: Flipkart Applies For License To Launch Semi Closed Prepaid Wallet
Updated: What Is Flipkart Doing Differently With Its Online Payment Solution PayZippy?

What Should Accelerators Focus On? – Pravin Jadhav
Digest: DoT, TRAI, CMS, Vodafone India, Free Roaming & More
DNA Launches Augmented Reality App DNA it
Milaap Raises $1.1Mn From Jungle Ventures & Others

How Niti Digital’s Online Radio NWR Live Is Different From Regular Radio & Mobile Radio
MediaNama Is Hiring Two Journalists
RAACI Launches Online RTI Filing Platform YourAdhikar
Why Did Robosoft Raise Funds After Bootstrapping For 16 Years?

Updated: Flipkart Hikes Affiliate Fee Up To 10% For July; Competition Effect?
Homeshop18′s Plan For Retailing Food and Groceries
Yahoo Shuts Down Yahoo Stars India & 11 Other Services
India’s First Navigational Satellite Launched; GPS-Like Service In 2016

Aakash 4 Features & Specifications Unveiled; Our Take
MapmyIndia’s New People Tracker App “Locate” Is Buggy
Penguin Merges With Random House; Gaurav Shrinagesh Appointed India CEO
Nokia Tries Chat Buddy Campaign On Nimbuzz

Japanese IM App LINE Targets India
S Mobility To Shut Handset Manufacturing Units

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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