Infracircle, the infrastructure-focused vertical publication from News Corp-owned VCCircle, appears to have stopped functioning just three months after its official launch. Even though the site went online sometime in July 2016, the publication was formally launched on December 16th 2016, at an event in Delhi which had among its attendees, according to its own report "three Cabinet ministers, top bureaucrats and industry honchos"; its last story appears to have gone up on March 14th 2017, so the site was live for less than a year. A notice on the homepage of Infracircle.in says that it is "taking a break", and intends to use the break to "fill in the gaps and come back with a product that is richer and sharper". "There will be no InfraCircle newsletter from today onwards and the site, too, will go into hibernation", it adds while asking readers to follow the group's core publication VCCircle. Another group publication, Techcircle.in*, has recently been merged into VCCircle, now christened VCC Startups, and it appears that the Techcircle brand has now been retired; what used to be the Techcircle Payments Forum is now called the News Corp VCCircle Payments Forum (which is a bit of a mouthful, tbh). VCCircle also runs the deal data research platform VCCEdge. Founded by Sahad PV, VCCircle (Mosaic Media Ventures) was acquired by Newscorp in March 2015 for an undisclosed amount. The company monetizes primarily through events and workshops. Sahad PV left the company in March 2016. News Corp also has investments in…
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