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Earnings Dec-15

– TV18 net profit soars 256% to Rs 72.29 crore on the back of media ops business


– #Outlook16: What do Indian online services companies plan to do in 2016
– #Outlook16: What Indian IoT and wearables companies plan to do in 2016
– #Outlook16: What Indian online travel companies plan to do in 2016
– #Outlook16: How Indian hyperlocal & food delivery companies view 2016

Other Updates:

– #Startup India Standup India: Live blog
– Funding roundup: Flatfurnish, Bikxie, SavvyMob and more
– Instamojo now lets users build their own storefronts
– Netflix to stop users from streaming content available globally

– Amazon India launches test preparation & info portal Exam Central
– Yepme launches its first offline store; more to follow?
– Skyscanner raises $192M for global expansion & acquisitions
– Zomato launches table reservations; users may get customised orders

– RBI will now allow banks to offer all products and services via ATMs
– RCOM, SSTL merger gets a nod from the BSE & NSE
– Funding roundup: Gyaanzone, Lumiere, Infurnia, SavvyMob & more
– TRAI to telcos on call drops: Submit daily update on network performance

– Industry moves: Apple, Snapdeal and Tolexo
– Care24, online site for nurses and attendants, raises $4M form SAIF Partners
– UK based audio platform Audioboom to launch in India with ErosNow
– PayU launches payment splitting solution for online marketplaces

– TravelKhana and IRCTC tie up for meals on trains
– 65% of video content is consumed on mobile networks in India: Vuclip
– Industry moves: Livspace, Grofers, HOOQ, Vodafone India & WWE
– Funding roundup: Mycity4kids, Sensara, Tracxn and more

– Orange to buy Airtel’s operations in Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone
– Uber’s new API lets developers integrate their app features during trips
– TRAI tells Facebook it did not get responses supporting Free Basics in time
– IndusInd Bank ties up with PayU to launch digital banking for its users

– CarTrade raises $145M from Temasek, March Capital & Warburg Pincus: Report
– OYO Rooms expands to Malaysia; looks at Africa, South America, South-east Asia next
– Ortel launches free public WiFi for its customers in Bhubaneswar
– Hike secures funds from WordPress and Quora founders & other individual investors

– ShopClues raises $100 million; plans IPO in 2017
– Funding roundup: Procmart, Zebpay, Justdakhila and Qdesq
– Persistent Systems acquires CloudPlatform & CloudPortal from Citrix
– OnMobile divests its speech technology assets for €650,000

– Spice Mobility acquires 22.5% stake in Sunstone Eduversity
– Koovs sales up 210% at Rs 29.56Cr for the quarter ended January 3
– Hike messenger to match Delhi commuters to comply with odd even rule
– Ola’s corporate solution to compete with Uber’s business profiles

– Zomato shuts down online ordering in four cities
– Ridlr now allows you to buy bus tickets on some Navi Mumbai buses
– Joister launches free unlimited public WiFi in Mumbai & Pune
– Online jewellery retailer Melorra raises $5M from Lightbox Ventures

– Flipkart names Binny Bansal as CEO and Sachin Bansal as executive chairman
– 9211: An app to book black & yellow cabs in Mumbai to be launched soon
– FreshMenu secures Rs 110 Cr from Zodius Capital and Lightspeed
– Tata Docomo to provide free public WiFi at BSE

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