Posts by Nikhil Pahwa

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Deepak Abbot, former AVP at mobile commerce company Paytm, has joined Times Internet as Head of Mobile Strategy. According to an internal mail sent within Times Internet, Abbot’s role will ... Continue_Reading
Culture Machine, a digital video company founded by former Disney-UTV exec Sameer Pitalwalla and former YouTube exec Venkat Prasad has raised a Series A round of funding led by Zodius ... Continue_Reading
Airtel Networks Kenya Ltd. (Airtel Kenya) has signed a definitive agreement with Essar Telecommunications Kenya, which operates under the brand name yuMobile, to acquire its 2.7 million subscribers. This deal is ... Continue_Reading
Indian online marketplace Flipkart is phasing out its payment gateway business Payzippy, a little over a year after it launched it, MediaNama had learnt from reliable sources. In response to a query ... Continue_Reading
A few months ago, I was discussing with an online payment platform company, issues related to piracy of reports that we intend to sell. We’re not doing print, so these will essentially be ... Continue_Reading
The Times of India Group has a new social media policy, as per which it is allowing the creation of social media accounts for journalists, in their professional capacity, where ... Continue_Reading
Update: Hike CEO Kavin Bharti Mittal has officially confirmed this investment. He also claimed that Hike has now crossed 35 million registered users with over 50% active every month. Around 90% users ... Continue_Reading
Customers who have posted listings online are finding that their listings are being copied and published on competing sites, reports The Economic Times. Interestingly, it appears that only some sites actually ... Continue_Reading
More changes at Network18′s digital business (Web18): Joyson Thomas, the CEO of MoneyControl, and one of the founding members of, has quit the company after almost 15 years building ... Continue_Reading
BSE listed Mobile VAS company Onmobile Global is laying off employees in Bangalore, in a bid to become profitable by the end of the financial year (ending 31st March 2015). ... Continue_Reading
In a blog post, Siddhartha Pahwa, CEO of Meru Cabs, has said that the company would like to collaborate with others in the industry to figure out improving the payment ... Continue_Reading
Update: There appears to be some disagreement on the nature of these restrictions, about whether they impact purchases only made in India, or they impact all purchases made using Indian ... Continue_Reading