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“Dow Jones & VCCircle will figure out ways to do things together” – News Corp’s Raju Narisetti

News Corp has been making significant investments in India over the last year, most noticeably in real estate listings company PropTiger, the acquisition of news and data business VCCircle and the purchase of  Bigdecisions.com. Last week, the company said PropTiger would be listing its Luxury Real Estate Properties on News Corp’s Mansion Global. In the second part of the interview, Raju Narisetti, senior vice president at News Corp, spoke with MediaNama about the company's strategy in VCCircle and tie-ups with Dow Jones for data products, Facebook's Instant Articles and what it means for subscription models for publishers, and how big decsion Also read: News Corp’s  strategy in India and their investment in PropTiger in this first part of an interview. MediaNama: You said that you're looking at VCCircle as a platform to get more data about PE and VC investments in the country. What is News Corp's strategy here? Raju Narisetti: The attraction for VCCircle was for two or three reasons. In a country where everybody seems to have written off the ability to monetize content from consumers, this company has been doing that for close to 10 years now. I'm talking about their subscription, premium side. And they have four streams of revenue - a data product, there is content monetization, there's advertising and there's events. So you're talking about four or five types of streams of revenue which is a good business model because advertising maybe challenging, or the economy might not be doing great, there may not be a lot of events…

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