DesiDime joins hands with Pepper Online shopping platform DesiDime has joined hands with international online commerce site Pepper to expand its ventures in South-East Asia starting with Indonesia. Pepper claims to have clients active in 10 countries across 4 continents including HotUKDeals in UK, mydealz in Germany, Dealabs in France and PromoDescuentos in Mexico, with around 50 crore total page views and 10 lakh user comments and deals submitted every month. Founded in 2014 by Mehul and Jimish Jobanputra, DesiDime claims to have around 60,000 visitors and 1500-2000 transactions every day. DesiDime provides coupons and deals from popular e-tailers such as Flipkart, Paytm, Amazon and eBay apart from offering price comparison and a forum for discussion. *** HomeLane acquires Doowup Bangalore-based online marketplace for fixed furniture HomeLane has acquired Doowup, a virtual home decor platform for an undisclosed amount. As part of the acquisition, Doowup's founding team will join HomeLane. With this deal, HomeLane plans to strengthen its user base and technological aspects. Doowup's founder Vivek Seetharaman will now be HomeLane's new Chief Innovation Officer. In February, HomeLane raised $4.5 million in funding from Sequoia Capital, with participation in individual capacity from Manipal Education and Medical Group’s Ranjan Pai and Manipal Global Education’s Mohandas Pai. HomeLane was founded in August 2014 by Srikanth Iyer and Rama Harinath. It sells entertainment units, wardrobes, kitchen units, study tables, and shoe racks among other furniture items. Additionally, the company also offers customization services, help in planning interiors, etc. The company claims it delivers products within 4 weeks and provides…
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