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Investment & M&A

– Redbus-Naspers: Revenue, Shareholding From FY12, Multiples
– Key Events In redBus’s Journey : A Timeline
– Updated: Ibibo Group Acquires Online Bus Booking Portal
– Online Taxi Booking Site TaxiForSure Raises Funding From Existing Investors
– Parakweet Raises $2M Angel Funding For Book Recommendation Engine BookVibe
– Updated: Online Baby Book Startup Little1 Raises Around $100K Investment; 5000+ Users
– Amagi Media Labs Raises Rs 30 Crore From Mayfield Fund & Others

Other Updates:

– Idea Cellular Q4 FY13 Concall: Declining VAS Revenue, ARPU At Rs 167
– Airtel Q4-FY13 Concall: 3G Subs Up 135% YoY, Airtel 4G & Declining VAS Revenues
– Mobile VAS Firm Techzone Partners With MTunes To Offer CRBT
– Our Views On Paid News In Digital Media & Blogs In India

– Google Offers Missing Person Information For Uttarakhand Floods; Other Initiatives
– Update: After Vodafone, Airtel & Idea Also Reduce Its 2G Data Rates In Select Circles
– Updated: Airtel Reworking Content & Service Revenue Shares; Not Quite 70-30
– Eros Partners Digital Payments Firm Tappp To Launch Eros Now Prepaid Cards

– SEBI Angel Fund Rules Could Help Ease Startup Tax – Capital Mind
– Google Partners Spice Global To Launch Physical Android Stores In India
– Penguin Offers Short Digital Reads E-Singles On Flipkart & Google Play
– Nazara Deploys Opera Payment Exchange For Opera Mini Users

– Update: Singtel Partners Shopify To Offer DIY E-Commerce Solution In India & Others
– Will Tablet Makers Be Interested If Indian Govt Licenses Aakash Brand?
– MakeMyTrip To Contest IT Department’s Rs 28 Cr Tax Notice
– Is The Redbus Exit Really Good For The Venture Ecosystem In India? – Anand Lunia

– Hike Introduces Voice Messaging, New Language Support & More
– Vodafone India Slashes 2G Rates For Pay As You Go Customers
– NPCI’s RuPay Enables E-Commerce Payments; RuPay Roadmap
– Digest: BIGFLIX, HomeShop18, VServ, BookAdda And Tyroo

– Radiowalla Launches Radio As A Service For FM Stations
– Updated: Gaana Introduces Online Karaoke Feature SingAlong; Extends Gaana+ To Android
– Updated: Airtel Digital TV Introduces Freemium Pay Per View Movie Channel
– Groupon Restructures South Asia Team; Ankur Warikoo Is APAC Emerging Markets Head

– Mobile Publishing Company MobStac Partners With Video Advertising Platform Vdopia
– Updated: What Happened In The Lemp Brewpub Incident; A Timeline
– Google India Finally Introduces Product Listing Ads
– Update: #NAMA2 Postponed

– Paytm Offers IMPS For Merchant Payments
– Updated: India’s Intelligence Bureau Seeks Ban On WeChat; Report
– Telenor Gets FIPB Approval To Increase Its Telewings Stake To 74%
– Filesharing Sites,, Stooorage & Blog On Politics Blocked On Some ISPs
– Bombay High Court Questions BookMyShow & Others On Charging Extra For Online Movie Tickets

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