Month-wise deal information on Venture Capital, Private Equity and strategic investments (INV) and Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) in Internet, Mobile and Media in India.

May 2013

May 31 : INV: Myntra Raised Around $25M Funding From Existing Investors
May 31 : INV: Updated: Online Education Startup EduKart Secures $500K Investment From Kima Ventures & Others
May 31 : M&A: Snapdeal Acquires Handicraft Marketplace
May 31 : M&A: FirstPost Acquires Satire Site
May 30 : INV: Bedbathmore Raises Series A Investment From Blume Ventures
May 29 : INV: Update: Tata Sons To Offload 2.84% Stake In Tata Teleservices Maharashtra
May 29 : INV: Raises Funds From Rajan Anandan, Blume Ventures & Others
May 28 : INV: SaaS Provider Unicommerce Raises Funding From Nexus Venture Partners
May 27 : M&A: Zee News To Merge Its Broadcasting Biz With DNA
May 24 : M&A: Updated: Dentsu India Acquires 80% Stake In Webchutney
May 23 : INV: Language Learning Platform CultureAlley Raises Funds From KAE Capital – StartupCentral
May 22 : INV: Rediff Had Sold Stake In LBS Co Adnear For $1.14M
May 20 : M&A: Yahoo Acquires Tumblr For $1.1B In All Cash Deal
May 14 : INV: UCWEB To Invest In Indian Ops; OEM Partnerships
May 13 : INV: Sports Apparel eStore Yoga Smoga Raises Rs 5 Cr From Mumbai Angels & Others
May 13 : INV: CaratLane Raises $15M Series C Funding From Tiger Global: Sources
May 10 : INV: Updated: FoodPanda Raises Over $20M From AB Kinnevik & Phenomen Ventures
May 10 : INV: Spins Off From Consim Info; Raises $7 Million
May 09 : INV: Updated: Former Disney India MD (Digital) Samir Bangara Invests In Qyuki; Takes Over As CEO & MD
May 03 : INV: Online Brand Store Raises Seed Round
May 03 : INV: Airtel Raises $1.26 Bn From Qatar Foundation For 5% Stake
May 02 : INV: Raises Rs 2.5 Crore From Snow Leopard Technology Ventures
May 02 : M&A: Airtel To Buy Remaining 30% Stake In Airtel Bangladesh From Warid

April 2013

April 30 : INV: Spice Global Invests In Silicon Valley Based VC Firm Formation 8
April 26 : INV : Plustxt Raises Funding From Mumbai Angels & Others; Monetization
April 26 : INV: Raises $12 Million As Bridge Round From Existing Investors
April 26 : INV: Hike Raises $7 Million From Bharti SoftBank
April 25 : INV: DataWeave Raises Rs 1.5 crores From TLabs, Blume Ventures & More
April 25 : INV : Shephertz Raises Funds From Kae Capital, Mumbai Angels & Blume Ventures
April 23 : INV: Apalya Raises $10M From Cisco & Others
April 23 : M&A: Airtel To Buy Warid Uganda
April 22 : M&A: Update: Batelco No Longer Looking To RCOM Subsidiary Reliance Globalcom
April 19 : M&A: Publicis Groupe Acquires Neev; To Launch Razorfish Neev In India
April 18 : INV: Investments Digest: X2PN, Motoring Magazine, Moods of Cloe and PICKME
April 16 : INV: Qubecell Raises Seed Round From Kae Capital, Blume Ventures & More
April 16 : INV: Reviews42 Raises Series A Round From Nirvana Venture Advisors, Blume Ventures, Rahul Khanna & More
April 15 : INV: ZipDial Raises Funding From Jungle Ventures; Expands To Sri Lanka
April 12 : INV: BabyOye Acquires Hoopos; Raises $12M From Helion Venture Partners & More
April 12 : INV: HomeShop18 Raises Around $30M From OCP Asia, Network18
April 10 : INV: DocSuggest Raises Funding From Rajan Anandan, Taher Khorakiwala & Others
April 10 : M&A: Educomp Sells Its 50% Stake in IndiaCan To Pearson; Selling To Consolidate
April 05 : INV: mPOS Solution Mosambee Raises $1 Million Seed Funding from SIDBI Ventures
April 05 : M&A: Myntra Acquires Virtual Fitting Room Startup Fitiquette
April 04 : M&A: McCann Worldgroup India Acquires End To End Marketing Solutions
April 03 : INV: Car Rental Service Zoom Raises $215,000; Use Of Tech
April 02 : INV: Pepperfry Raises $8M From Norwest Venture Partners
April 02 : INV: Snapdeal Raises $50M From eBay, Others: Report

March 2013

March 28 : INV: MirriAd Raises £3.6M From ZEE & Asia Today Ltd; Service Legit In India?
March 28 : INV: Mutual Fund Investment Site To Raise Money Via FDI
March 27 : M&A: Tradus Buys
March 26 : INV: Ladyblush Shifts To Marketplace Model; Raises Seed Round
March 25 : INV: Games2win Raises Rs 10 Crore From Clearstone Venture Partners
March 25 : INV: AssetTrackr Secures $500,000 Angel Funding from A Group of Angel Investors
March 25 : INV: HealthKart Raises $14M From Sequoia Capital & Intel Capital: Reports
March 22 : INV: Citrus Pay Raises $2M From Sequoia Capital; Launches Citrus Checkout
March 21 : INV: Updated: Biosense Technologies Raises $500,000 From GSF India & Inistor Fund
March 18 : INV: Raises Series A Funding From Blume Ventures & Others
March 18 : INV: TLabs’ New Batch Of Startups: Happay, Langhar, Gradestack, Offermandi, iExperience
March 18 : INV: Online Test Platform RankJunction Raises Investment From Indian Angel Network
March 15 : INV: ShopClues Raises $10M From Helion Venture Partners, Nexus Partners & Others
March 14 : INV: Online Housing Portal Raises Investment From Haresh Chawla
March 14 : INV: InfoEdge Writes Off Rs 29.3 Cr Investment In 99labels
March 14 : INV: Apr-Dec 2012: Rs 386.55 Cr FDI in Telecom; Rs 1162.26 Cr In Information & Broadcasting
March 13 : INV: Bharti Airtel Increases Stake In Airtel Networks Nigeria To 79.1%
March 12 : M&A: What Reliance Games Plans To Do After Acquiring Funnel (Japan) & Bluesom (Korea)
March 11 : M&A: Publicis Groupe Acquires Mumbai-Based Digital Marketing Firm Convonix
March 11 : INV: AT&T Planning To Acquire 26% Stake in Reliance Jio Infocomm: Report
March 08 : M&A: BookMyShow Acquires Chennai Based Entertainment Ticketing Site
March 07 : INV:Events Discovery Platform Playcez Raises Funds From Rajesh Sawhney & Mukul Singhal
March 07 : INV: Interaction One Raises $1M From SDSS Management Services
March 06 : M&A: IPG Mediabrands Acquires Interactive Avenues; Amar Deep Singh To Be MAP India CEO
March 05 : INV: The Funding Environment For E-Commerce In India – K Vaitheeswaran, IndiaPlaza
March 05 : INV: Secures $164,000 Funding From Evista Venture Capital
March 04 : INV: Blume Ventures Investments In Jul-Dec 2012: Gharpay, WebEngage, Printo, CareerVita & More
March 04 : INV: AlmaConnect Raises $250,000 From CIIE-IIMA, IXORA Ventures & Others
March 01 : M&A:  Info Edge Acquires MakeSense For Rs 8 Cr; To Improve Naukri’s Search Capabilities
March 01 : M&A: HT Media To Sell 51% Stake In HT Burda Media To Burda Druck For Rs 60 Cr

February 2013

February 28 :INV: #Budget2013: Funds For Technology Incubators In Academic Institutions Get CSR Status; Startup Tax
February 28 : M&A: Resolvity Shuts Shop In India; Customers & Employees Move To Ozonetel
February 27 : INV: Raises $3M From SeedFund; To Launch 3 Portals By Early 2014
February 26: INV: Updated: IvyCap Ventures Picks Up Stake in Reuters Market Light
February 25 : INV: E-Learning Site MeritNation Raises Rs 30 Crore From Info Edge
February 25 : M&A: Pearson Acquires 100% Stake In TutorVista; Appoints Srikanth B Iyer As CEO
February 25 : INV: Social Image Curation Site Kwaab Secures Angel Funding; Another Pinterest Clone?
February 21 : INV: Info Edge Invests Rs 55Cr In Zomato; Has 57.9% Stake; India EBITDA Break Even
February 20 : INV: Raises Funding From India Quotient; New Products; Tie-ups
February 20 : INV: Online Housing Portal Raises Angel Investment
February 19 : INV: Online Cosmetics Shop Secures $500k Funding from India Quotient & Others
February 18 : INV: MasterCard Advisors Acquires Stake In Mu Sigma; To Build Analytics Products
February 18 : M&A: Opera Acquires Skyfire For Video Optimization Tech; Implications
February 16 : INV: Mobilewalla Raises $4M From Madrona Group, Infocomm & Indian Angel Network
February 15 : INV: SeedFund Backs Gifting Venture
February 15 : M&A: Vuclip Acquires Jigsee To Build Feature Phone Apps
February 13 : INV: To Launch New Event Management Products; Raises Funding
February 08 : INV: Updated: Valyoo Technologies Raises Rs 53 Crore From Unilazer Ventures & IDG Ventures India
February 07 : M&A: HolidayIQ De-Merges From Wego, Raises Money; What It Needs To Do
February 07 : INV: Edu Content Co Learnpedia Raises Money From Ixora, Others; Our Take
February 05 : M&A: NetAmbit Acquires atOnePlace & theBuyerPower To Improve Its Online Property Solutions
February 04 : INV: Updated: Online Marketplace Instamojo Raises Funding From Blume Ventures & Others
February 01 : INV: Online Private Labels Zovi & Inkfruit Merge; Raise $10Mn Funding

January 2013

January 29 : INV: Codelearn Raises $150k From Kima Ventures; 2.5k Users; Monetization
January 28 : M&A: XBT Holdings Acquires IBEE Solutions To Offer Web & Mobile Development Services
January 28 : M&A: Hinduja Group Acquires Belgian Media Firm Alfacam; Implications
January 28 : M&A: Via Acquires Online Travel Package Booking Site
January 24 : INV: Educomp Subsidiary WizIQ Raises Rs 22 Crore From Kaizen & Bertelsmann
January 24 : INV: Pricebaba Raises Seed Investment; On Business Model, JustDial, Scaling
January 24 : INV: Rang De’s Online Micro-credit Service: “Less Than 1% Of The Investors Take Their Money Out”
January 23 : M&A: Yahoo Acquires; Personalized Yahoo Homepage?
January 21 : INV: EduRaft Raises Rs 33L From IIM Kozikode & Anna University Alumni
January 18 : INV: CA Media Acquires Minority Stake In Graphic India; Appoints Sharad Devarajan As CEO
January 18 : INV: India Digital Summit 2013: 1000 Startups, Govt Involvement, Build Vs Buy, Exits
January 16 : INV:  Rang De To Allow Foreigners To Invest Online In Social Enterprises
January 16 : INV: VC Investment Declined By 30% YoY With $762M Worth Investment In 2012: Report
January 14 : INV: Updated: Adult Products Site ThatsPersonal Raises Angel Investment
January 11 : INV: Raises Rs 8 Crore In Venture Debt From SVB India Finanace
January 10 : INV: MSwipe Raises Money From Matrix Partners
January 09 : M&A: Digital Agency Magnon Solutions Acquired By TBWA
January 08 : M&A: InMobi Acquires Mobile Location & Context Tech Startup Overlay Media
January 07 : INV: Updated: Telemedicine Startup Drishti Eye Care Raises Funding From Lok Capital
January 07 : INV: Why Investing In Snapdeal Doesn’t Make Sense For eBay
January 07 : INV: Sports Commerce Site SportsNest Merges With PlayGroundOnline
January 04 :INV: Ping Digital Broadcast Launches Food & Music Channels; Raises Funding
January 04 :INV: Deals Search Site Squeakee Raises Funding From Kae Capital & Mumbai Angels
January 04 :INV: B2B Site Power2SME Raises Funds From Kalaari Capital

December 2012

December 21 : INV: MeraCareerGuide Raises Funding From Vishal Gondal & Ronnie Screwvala
December 21 : M&A: Dentsu In Talks To Buy Network18’s Stake In Webchutney
December 20 : M&A: Updated: NewsCorp Acquires Disney’s 50% Stake In ESPN-Star Sports
December 20 : INV: Eros Worldwide To Offload 2.8% Stake in Eros International
December 20 : INV: The Morpheus Batch 8 Startups: Memetic Labs, OnlinePrasad, CVBhejo, MotorPaneer & Others
December 19 : INV: Times Internet Invests In US Based eCommerce Venture
December 19 : M&A: One97 Buys Mobile Marketing Platform MobiVite
December 19 : INV: Updated: ZipDial Raises Funds From 500 Startups, Times Internet Ltd
December 17 : INV: Vdopia Raises $3.4 Million Series B Funding
December 14 : INV: Online Fashion Store Launched; Raises Funding
December 13 : INV: NTT Docomo Invested Rs 784 Crore In Tata Teleservices: Report
December 12 : M&A: Liberty Interactive Acquires Majority Stake In TripAdvisor For $300 Million
December 12 : INV:  Subscription Billing Startup Chargebee Secures $350,000 In Angel Funding
December 11 : INV: Simplibuy Raises Funding From Ecosystem Ventures
December 07 : M&A: Publicis Groupe Acquires iStrat & MarketGate
December 07 : INV: Updated: MadRat Games Raises Funding From Blume Ventures & First Light Ventures
December 05 : INV: DB Corp To Buy Out Stake In IMCL & SMEL For Rs 37.97 Crore
December 05 : INV: Plivo Raises $1.75M From Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures & Others
December 04 : INV: WhistleTalk Raises $400,000 From Hyderabad Angels
December 03 : INV: Network18 Sells Stake in NewsWire18 For Rs 90 Cr To Samara Capital

November 2012

November 30 : M&A: Reliance Entertainment To Consolidate Gaming Business Under Zapak
November 30 : M&A: PVR Cinemas Acquires 69.3% Stake In Cinemax; Open Offer; Implications
November 29 : M&A: Consim Info Sells Majority Stake In ClickJobs
November 29 : INV: Accessories Site DailyObjects Secures Funding From Seedfund
November 29 : M&A: Updated: Why Telenor Might Want To Merge With TTSL; Overlapping Licenses?
November 29 : INV: #GSF2012: Where Will The Exits Come From?
November 28 : INV: AdNear Raises Rs 35 Crore From Canaan Partners & Sequoia Capital
November 27 : M&A: Updated: Times Internet Acquires Men’s Lifestyle Portal MensXP
November 27 : M&A: Updated: Times Of India Group Sells Majority Stake In TimesOfMoney To Network International
November 27 : M&A: MakeMyTrip Acquires Majority Interest In Thailand’s ITC Group For $3.2M
November 21 : INV: Updated: MobiSwipe Secures Funding From One97 Mobility Fund
November 21 : INV: Kaltura Raises $25M From Nexus Venture Partners & Others
November 20 : INV: Updated: Real Estate Marketplace SmartOwner Raises Funds From AngelPrime
November 19 : INV: Loylty Rewardz Raises Rs 6 Cr In Venture Debt From Silicon Valley Bank
November 16 : INV: Updated: Vuclip Raises $13M From SingTel Innov8,Others; On Vuclip’s Future
November 14 : M&A: Nokia Rebrands Maps To HERE; Acquires 3D Mapping Company Earthmine
November 08 : M&A: Updated: Myntra Acquires Online Private Label Sher Singh &
November 07 : M&A: Acquires Pune Based True Sparrow Systems
November 07 : INV: Info Edge Invests Rs 5 Crore In Happily Unmarried
November 07 : INV: Ezetap Raises $3.5M Funding From Peter Thiel, Chamath Palihapitiya, Nicolas Berggruen & David Sacks
November 07 : M&A: MakeMyTrip Acquires South East Asia Focused Hotel Travel Group
November 02 : M&A: Smile Vun Backed Mobile Ad Network SeventyNine Acquired By Gruner+Jahr’s Networkplay
November 01 : INV: 500 Startups Fall 2012 Batch: WalletKit, TradeBriefs, Instamojo & gazeMetrix
November 01 : INV: Indian Angel Network Invests In

October 2012

October 31 : INV: GSF Accelerator’s First 15 Startups: Zoomdeck, Tushky, Playcez, Eduflix & More
October 26 : M&A: Updated: Telenor Partners Lakshdeep For Its New Indian JV Telewings
October 26 : INV: Mayfield Fund Invests In Bangalore-Based Incubator AngelPrime
October 25 : INV: Vizury Raises $9 Million From Nokia Growth Partners, Ojas, Inventus
October 25 : INV: Dhingana Raises $7M In Series B Round From Lightspeed & Existing Investors
October 22 : INV: Commonfloor Raises Series B Funding From Accel India & Tiger Global Management
October 17 : INV: Jungle Ventures Launches $10M Angel Fund For Asian Startups
October 17 : INV: Unamia Raises $1.2 Million From AngelPrime & Blume Ventures
October 17 : INV: Instamojo Secures Funding From 500 Startups
October 15 : INV: Online B&B Booking Site Raises Seed Funding
October 11 : M&A: Unitech Exits Uninor; Settles Dispute With Telenor
October 08 : M&A: Updated: Info Edge Acquires Toostep Consultancy’s Business; Naukri To Get Social Features?
October 08 : INV: Dineout Raises Rs 60L Angel Funding From Travel Boutique Online Founders
October 03 : INV: Online Lingerie Retailer PrettySecrets Raises Funding From Indian Angel Network
October 03 : INV: FrontalRain Raises Rs 5 Crore From Omnivore Capital
October 03 : INV: Intel Capital Invests In; $40 Million In 10 Companies
October 01 : M&A: EdServ Acquires Alta Vista UAE To Expand Operations In Overseas Markets

September 2012

September 28 : INV: Updated: Pearl Uppal & Gaurav Kachru Launch Start-Up Accelerator Fund 5ideas
September 26 : INV: Unbxd Raises Funding from Indian Angel Network
September 26 : INV: One97 Mobility Fund Exits TheMobileGamer
September 24 : M&A: Reliance MediaWorks & Galloping Horse To Buy Digital Domain Media Group
September 21 : INV: Why Not Allow FDI In E-Commerce?
September 20 : INV: Info Edge Invests Rs 12.86 Crore In Zomato; Has 48.5% Stake
September 18 : INV: E-commerce Portal BuyThePrice Raises Rs 8.5 Crore From Naspers
September 17 : M&A: Tech Mahindra Acquires 51% Stake In Comviva For Rs 260 Crore
September 13 : M&A: Software Firm CTIL To Acquire 51% Stake In Doctors Time
September 11 : INV: 99labels Raises Rs 5 Crore From Info Edge
September 07 : INV: Activity Marketplace Raises Rs 35 Lakh
September 06 : INV: Aurus Networks Raises Funding From Indian Angel Network
September 05 : INV: E-Commerce Marketplace Shopclues Raises $4 Million Series A Funding
September 03 : INV: Network18 & TV18 File For Rights Issue Following RIL Deal

August 2012

August 31 : INV: British Telecom Sells 14.1% Stake In Tech Mahindra For Rs 1395 Cr
August 30 : INV: Blume Ventures Investments: Framebench, Glamrs, IDfy, Emo2 & Others
August 29 : M&A: Tech Mahindra In Talks To Acquire Comviva For Rs 750 Crore: Report
August 28 : INV: Clothing eStore Secures Funding From Partech International
August 28 : M&A: Fashion And You Acquires For $30 Million: Report
August 28 : INV: Online Photography Service Canvera Raises Rs 35 Cr From Info Edge
August 27 : INV: Simplilearn Secures Funding From IUVP
August 27 : M&A: Vriti Infocom Sells To Spade Financial Services
August 27 : INV: Printbindaas Receives Angel Funding From Manoj Kumar Swain & Rajesh Garg
August 27 : INV: Report: Flipkart To Raise $150M From Naspers, Tiger; What About Tradus?
August 24 : INV: BubbleMotion Raises $5M To Expand Bubbly Platform In Asian Countries
August 23 : INV: BookMyShow Raises Rs 100 Crore From Accel Partners
August 17 : INV: Seedfund Invests In Digital Learning Platform LurnQ: Report
August 16 : M&A: Payment Solutions Provider Oxigen Buys 51% Stake In United Villages
August 14 : INV: Analytics Co iKen Raises Funding From India Innovation Fund; Use Cases
August 14 : M&A: Interpublic Group To Buy Interactive Avenues: Report
August 13 : INV: Ybrant To Sell 2.29% Stake To Experian For Rs 110 Cr; Raising Rs 100 Cr More
August 13 : M&A: Aegis Group Acquires Digital Consultancy Co Communicate 2
August 13 : M&A: Acquires Kidswear eShop; To Shut It Down
August 09 : INV: Raises $1 Million From IndoUS Venture Partners
August 09 : INV: GameOn India Secures Angel Funding From Shiven Malhotra
August 08 : INV: Babajob Raises Rs 3.5 Cr Funding From Gray Ghost Ventures, Vinod Khosla & Other Investors
August 07 : M&A: Publicis Groupe Acquires Performance Marketing Co Resultrix
August 03 : INV: eLearning Company LIQVID Raises $3 Million From SBI Holdings Subsidiary
August 03 : INV: PVR Gets Investment From L Capital; To Set-Up New Entertainment Focused JV
August 03 : M&A:  Sify Exits MF Global Sify Securities; Disputes In The Past

July 2012

July 31 : INV: FundsIndia Raises Rs 20 Crore From Foundation Capital & Inventus Capital
July 30 : M&A: FIPB Approves NTT’s Acquisition Of 74% Stake In Datacenter Co Netmagic
July 27 : INV: Taxi Rental Service Bookmycab Raises Funding From YourNest Angel & Mumbai Angels
July 26 : M&A: Altruist Group Acquires Sweden Based VAS Company Teligent Telecom
July 25 : INV: Rajan Anandan & Sunil Kalra Back Online Selling Site InstaMojo; Plans, Ideas
July 20 : M&A: Accentium Web Acquires Women Focused Portal SitaGita
July 18 : INV: Reliance MediaWorks To Raise Rs 605 Cr From A Foreign Fund; Financials
July 17 : INV: ITV Media (India News) Acquires Engish News Channel NewsX
July 17 : INV: Russian Venture Firm ru-Net Invests In Freecultr & BeStylish: Report
July 16 : INV: Hashcube Raises Funding From Indian Angel Network & Blume Ventures
July 16 : INV: OnContract Raises Funding From Unilazer & FACT Ventures
July 13 : INV: Shareaholic Raises $3 Million Funding From Kepha Partners & Existing Investors
July 12 : INV: Dentsu Acquires Aegis Group For GBP 3.16 Billion
July 12 : INV: Prepaid Payments Company TranServ Raises Funding From Nirvana Venture Advisors
July 11 : INV: Music Messaging Platform Launches iOS App; Raises Funding
July 11 : INV: Mobikon Raises $1.7M From Jungle Ventures & Others In Series-A Funding
July 10 : INV: Bigshoebazaar Raises Rs 100 Crore From Fidelity, Qualcomm & Existing Investors
July 09 : INV: App Development Company Twist Mobile Raises Funding From Matrix Partners
July 05 : INV: Yatra Raises $14.5 Million In Series D Funding
July 03 : INV: Online Gifting Service Raises $200,000 In Funding
July 03 : INV: MySmartPrice Raises Rs 2 Crore From Helion & Accel; Monetization, Future Plans
July 02 : INV: Craftsvilla Raises $1.5 Million In Series A Funding From Lightspeed, Nexus
July 02 : M&A: Yatra Acquires TravelGuru From Travelocity

June 2012

June 29 : INV: Mobile App Solutions Provider General Mobile Raises $5M From Innov8 & Mitsui.
June 28 : INV: JustDial Raises Rs 327 Crore; Postpones IPO Plans
June 27 : M&A: Pinpuff Gets Acquired By LA-Based Technology Studio, Science
June 27 : INV: Poshvine Raises Funding From MyFirstCheque
June 26 : INV: OneAssist Raises $3.5M From Sequoia Capital & Light Speed Venture Partners
June 26 : M&A:- Microsoft Acquires Yammer For $1.2 Billion
June 20 : INV: Raises Angel Funding From YourNest Angel Fund
June 15 : M&A: Oorja Splits From One97 Communications
June 14 : M&A: The Lowdown: Nokia Layoffs, Executive Changes, Vertu and Scalado Acquisitions
June 14 : M&A: Sony Pictures To Buy 32% In Multi Screen Media For $271M
June 13 : M&A: WPP Buys 51% In Hungama’s Digital Agency Arm Through JWT Singapore
June 12 : INV: Komli Media Raises $39 Million Led By Norwest Venture Partners; Listing?
June 08 : INV: Secures Series-A Funding From IndoUS Venture Partners
June 06 : INV: PubMatic Raises $45M From August Capital & Existing Investors
June 05 : M&A: Exclusive: ValueFirst Acquires
June 05 : M&A: Google Acquires IM Service Meebo; What Next?
June 04 : INV: Rolocule Games Raises Funding From Mumbai Angels & Blume Ventures
June 01 : INV:  Reviews42 Raises Funding From Blume Ventures & VentureEast
June 01 : INV: Raises $10 Million From Tiger Global & SAIF Partners

May 2012

May 30 : INV: Fashionara Launches Fashion Focused eCommerce Store; Raises Funding From Helion & Lightspeed
May 29 : M&A: Snapdeal Shuts Down Two Months After Its Acquisition
May 29 : M&A: Flipkart Shutters LetsBuy; Why Not Keep Two Storefronts?
May 22 : M&A: Exclusive: ValueFirst Acquires Way2SMS & 160by2
May 22 : INV: JustRechargeIt Raises Funding From Ladderup & Other Investors
May 22 : INV: Quikr Raises $32 Million In Funding Round Led By Warburg Pincus
May 21 : M&A: MadeInHealth Sells Assets To HealthKart; Founding Team Joins Yebhi
May 21 : INV: TaxiForSure Raises Funding From Accel, Helion & Blume; Too Many Players?
May 21 : INV: Aditya Birla Group To Buy 27.5% In India Today Group
May 18 : M&A: Carzonrent (EasyCabs) Acquires Online Car Rentals Aggregator QCABS
May 17 : M&A:  Trivone Acquires &
May 15 : M&A: Source Interlink Media Acquires Majority Stake In Indian Auto Portal Carazoo
May 15 : INV: Limberlink Technologies Raises Funding From Accel Partners
May 14 : M&A: NTT Docomo Announces EUR 224M Acquisition Offer For Buongiorno
May 14 : INV: Raises $1 Million as Seed Capital From Tekcorps; Need?
May 11 : INV: Cbazaar Raises $3.5 Million In Series-A Funding From Inventus Capital Partners & Ojas Ventures
May 10 : M&A: Ybrant To Buy PriceGrabber, LowerMyBills & ClassesUSA From Experian For $175 Million
May 10 : M&A: Acquires Fashion Jewellery eStore
May 10 : INV: Magzter Raises Series-A Funding From Indo-US Venture Partners; 600,000 iPad App Users In India
May 08 : INV: Indian Govt Defers Anti-Tax Avoidance Rules By An Year; Exemption For Angel Investments
May 04 : M&A: LinkedIn Acquires Presentation Platform SlideShare for $118.75 Million
May 03 : M&A: AP High Court Approves Ybrant Digital – LGS Global Merger
May 03 : INV: iDubba Raises Angel Round Of Funding
May 03 : INV: Innoz Raises Funding From Seedfund; Partners, Active Users, Revenue & Monetization

April 2012

April 30 : INV: GroupDeal Property Site Metroplots Raises Second Round of Angel Funding
April 27 : INV: Only Much Louder & Endemol India Raise Money From Peter Chernin’s CA Media
April 26 : M&A: Eros International To Buy Out B4U Television Network For $53.1 Million
April 26 : INV: TalentSprint Raises Rs 20 Crore From Nexus Venture Partners
April 24 : M&A: Publicis Group Acquires Digital Marketing Agency, Indigo Consulting
April 20 : INV: Funding Digest:, PropTiger
April 19 : INV: E-commerce Startup Mouse-e Raises Rs 1Cr In Angel Funding
April 18 : INV: Future Ventures Ups Stake In Amar Chitra Katha To 66%
April 17 : INV: Financial Information Company BluFin Raises Funding From Zodius Advisors
April 17 : INV: BirdsEye Raises Rs 2 Crore From Indian Angel Network
April 13 : INV: Insieve Technologies Raises Funding From Ojas Ventures & Blume Ventures
April 13 : INV: Unmetric Raises $3.2 Million Funding From Nexus Venture Partners
April 11  : INV: Funding Digest: edabba, Taxiguide, Yourcabs
April 10 : INV: Olacabs Raises Series-A Funding From Tiger Global Management
April 10 : M&A: The Lowdown: Facebook Buys Instagram For $1 Billion; What Next?
April 05  : M&A: Tyroo & Anurag Gupta Acquire DGM India For Rs 3.35 Crore; Terms
April 04 : INV: TA Associates Buys Minority Stake In Payments Company BillDesk
April 04 : INV: Savaari Car Rental Raises Series A Funding Of $1M From Inventus Capital Partners
April 04 : M&A: Snapdeal Buys Online Sports Retailer Esportsbuy
April 03: INV: The Structuring Of Money On Mobile’s $29.6M Funding From Calpian
April 02: M&A: Jagran Prakashan Buys Naidunia

March 2012 

March 29: INV: Film Actor Salman Khan Picks Up Stake In; Financials
March 27: INV: iimjobs Raises Seed Funding From One 97 Communications, India Venture Partners, , and others
March 27: INV: Funding Digest: StaffOnContract, Exotel, AppSurfer
March 27: INV: Nirvana Venture Advisors Buys 10% In Games2Win Stake From Investors, Employees
March 26: INV: HandsPick Raises $2 Million Funding From SeedFund; Rebrands To
March 22: INV: AllSchoolStuff Raises Funding From Angels Investors Consortium
March 21: M&A: Exclusive: Ad Network NetworkPlay Acquired By Bertelsmann’s Gruner + Jahr
March 20: INV: Edutor Technologies Raises Rs 2 Crore From Hyderabad Angels
March 19: INV: Budget 2012: Angel Investment In Startups Could be Classified as Income
March 15: M&A: Exclusive: NewsHunt Acquired By Ver Se; Rediff Exits
March 15: INV: China’s Spreadtrum Invests $10M In Micromax
March 14: INV: Zivame Gets Series A Funding From IDG Ventures & Indo-US Venture Partners
March 14: INV: Aurality Secures $300,000 Seed Funding From Rajan Anandan & Other Angel Investors
March 14: INV: News Corp Exits Hathway; Sells 17.3% Stake For Rs 358 Crore
March 13: M&A: Pubmatic Acquires Mobile Technology Firm MobiPrimo
March 12: INV: Stayzilla Raises $500,000 From Indian Angel Network
March 06: INV: Funding Digest: Pre Cared, BigBasket
March 01: INV: Tata Communications To Bid For Britain’s Cable & Wireless Worldwide: Report

February 2012 

February 29: M&A: Komli Media Acquires South East Asia Focused Ad Network Admax
February 29: INV: Zansaar Raises $6 Million From Accel Partners & Tiger Global
February 27: INV: CarveNiche Raises $0.2 Million From Mumbai Angels
February 24: INV: Logistics Company Raises Funding From Global Super Angels
February 22: INV: Funding Digest: BrizzTV Media Lab, TwoMangoes
February 21: INV: Mahindra Satyam To Acquire Stake In Comviva: Report; Financials
February 17: INV: Cisco Invests In AR Rahman & Shekhar Kapur’s Media Startup Qyuki
February 17: INV: July Systems Raises $15M From Updata Partners, Intel Capital & WestBridge Capital
February 16: INV: Edusys Raises $7.5M From Sequoia Capital
February 16: INV: Gets Angel Funding From Rajan Anandan & Rehan Yar Khan
February 16: INV: Manthan Systems Raises $15M From Norwest Venture Partners
February 13: INV: FirstCry Secures $14M Funding From IDG Ventures & SAIF Partners
February 10: INV: Myntra Raises $21M From Tiger Global & Others; Customer Base, Transactions & More
February 09: M&A: It’s Official Flipkart Acquires
February 09: INV: Gaming Start-Up Gamiana Raises Funding From Indian Angel Network
February 06: INV: Piramal Healthcare Increases Vodafone Stake To 11%
February 01: INV: Venturenet Partners Raise Funding From Ojas To Expand In-Store & Internet Radio Venture
February 01: M&A: Disney Formally Announces Acquisition Of UTV; Ronnie Screwvala To Be MD Of Indian Entity

January 2012 

January 25: INV: Raises Rs 20 Crore From Sequoia Capital To Go Mobile
January 25: M&A: NTT To Acquire 74% in Datacenter Co Netmagic
January 24: INV: Raises $5M In Funding From Accel, Meena Ganesh; COD In Jewellery
January 23: INV: eYantra Acquires Rewards Program Company Privilege Corner
January 10: INV: FINO Raises Funding From World Bank’s IFC
January 09: M&A: Why Yatra Acquired BuzzInTown
January 06: INV: BASIX Sub-K Raises Funding From Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
January 06: INV: Shareaholic Raises $2 Milllion Funding; Business Model
January 04: M&A: Via Acquires Wellness Products Focused Startup Lifemojo: Report
January 03: M&A: Disney Delisting Offer For UTV Shareholders Begins Jan 16th 2012
January 03: INV: Raises $5 million From SeedFund

December 2011

December 16: INV: Freecultr Raises $4 Million From Sequoia Capital; Smile Interactive?
December 14: M&A: SAR Group Acquires 55% Stake In Fly Mobile’s Indian Subsidiary
December 12: M&A: MobileWave Acquires Ariose Software
December 12: INV: Pepperfry Raises $5M From Norwest Venture Partners
December 09: M&A: Indian Government Approves Disney’s Buyout Of UTV
December 08: INV: Karishma Kapoor Invests In; Endorsement Deal?

November 2011

November 25: M&A: Flipkart Acquires Bollywood Site Chakpak’s Digital Catalogue; Inline With Digital Downloads?
November 23: INV: Mobile Learning Company Deltecs Raises Funding From KAN
November 21: INV: TELiBrahma Raises Funding From Intel Capital
November 18: INV: iStream Raises $5M From SAIF Partners To Launch Video Streaming Service
November 18: INV: Grexit Raises Funding from Citrix Accelerator and One97′s Vijay Shekhar Sharma
November 17: INV: One97 Mobility Fund Invests In Dexetra, Makers Of Iris-A Siri Clone For Android
November 16: INV: S-Commerce Company Suvidhaa Infoserve Raises $12M From Japan’s Mitsui
November 15: M&A: Via Acquires TSC Travel Services; Expects To Strengthen Its Presence In North India
November 15: INV: Fashion And You Raises $40M From NVP & Intel Capital
November 15: INV: Salorix Raises $3.5M In Series-A Funding From Inventus & NVP
November 14: M&A: EMI Splits Into 2 Divisions; Acquired By Universal And Sony For $4.1 billion
November 10: M&A: Altruist Close To Acquiring PhoneyTunes
November 09: INV: DealsAndYou Raises Rs 84 Cr From NVP & Mayfield
November 07: INV: Videocon To Sell 25% Stake In DTH Business: Report
November 07: INV: IndiaCollegeSearch Raises Seed Funding From VAS Capital
November 02: INV: MobStac Raises Funding; To Launch Touchsite: Report
November 02: INV: Jivox Raises $8.2M From Fortisure Ventures & Existing Investors; India?

October 2011

October 31: INV: Raises Funding From Helion Advisors
October 31: INV: Valyoo Technologies Raises $4M From IDG Ventures; Flyrr?
October 27: M&A: Sony To Integrate Mobiles Biz Into Consumer Electronics Biz After Buying Out Ericsson’s Stake
October 27: INV: Sridhar Vembu Replaces Beacon India As Investor In New Horizon Media
October 25: INV: Yahoo To Sell Its Stake In Tyroo Media: Report
October 25: M&A: App Development Company Wirkle Acquired By Location Labs
October 21: INV: Reliance Entertainment Invests In Talenthouse; Launches Talent Hunt Portal
October 20: INV: Naaptol Raises $25M From New Enterprise Associates & Existing Investors
October 19: M&A: TomTom Buys Out Indian JV Partner
October 18: INV: WebEngage Raises Seed Funding From Indian Angel Network
October 14: INV: Yahoo Sells Its Stake In Consim Info; FY10 Financials
October 12: M&A: We Plan To Complete Our Digital Distribution Rollout By End Of Next Year – Binny Bansal, COO, Flipkart
October 11: M&A: Flipkart Acquires Mime360; To Launch Digital Distribution Of Music, E-books, Games
October 11: INV: Raises $3 Million From IDG Ventures
October 10: INV: One97 Raises $10M From SAP Ventures
October 04: INV: Affle Raises Rs 50 Crore From Japan’s D2 Communications
October 04: INV: Dainik Bhaskar Invests Rs 15 Crore In EdServ
October 03: INV: Loylty Rewardz Raises $4.4M From Canaan Partners
October 03: INV: Testing Czars, FINO, Saankhya Labs, enStage, What’s On India, Raise Funding From Intel Capital

September 2011

September 29: INV: Mobile Social Apps Provider U2opia Mobile Raises Funding
September 27: M&A: IMI Mobile Acquires Digital Agency Skinkers
September 23: M&A: Digital Payment Gateway Co EBS Acquired By Ogone
September 23: INV: Sparsha Secures Seed Funding From Blume Ventures and Tempus Capital
September 15: INV: InMobi Raises $200M From Japan’s Softbank
September 12: INV: CarSingh Gets Seed Funding From Seeders Venture Capital
September 08: INV: MeritNation To Raise Rs 20 Crore From Info Edge
September 08: INV: Zomato Raises Rs 13.5 Crore From Info Edge
September 07: M&A: UTV Shareholders Approve Delisting
September 01: INV: Holiday Comparison Site Raises Angel Funding

August 2011

August 31: INV: SMS GupShup Raises Rs 50 Crore; It’s NOT A Mobile Social Network
August 31: INV: MotorExchange Raises $13 Million In Series C Funding
August 31: INV: Zeebo Secures $ 17 Million; Will Focus On India
August 25: INV: InOpen Secures Seed Funding Of $500,000 From VenturEast
August 19: INV: MediaTek Invests In Former India Director’s Startup MoMagic
August 18: INV: Apps Retail Co Onward Mobility Raises Around $4M From Qualcomm Ventures, IndoUS
August 18: INV: Raises Series-A Funding
August 15: M&A: Google To Buy Motorola Mobility For $12.5Bn; Beyond Handsets
August 02: M&A: BillDesk Founder Srinivasu MN Rubbishes AmEx Talks Report
August 02: M&A: Ybrant Proposes To Merge With LGS Global; Our Take
August 01: M&A: Acquired By Residency Projects & Infratech Ltd; Eh?

July 2011

July 29: M&A: Yatra Acquires Hotel Aggregation Company MagicRooms
July 28: INV: Snapdeal Raises $40M From Bessemer, NVP & IndoUS Venture Partners
July 28: M&A: HomeShop18 To Buy Online Books Retailer CoinJoos: Sources
July 27: M&A: Disney Looks To Buy UTV, Delist At Rs 1000 Per Share; $272.38M
July 25: INV: Future Ventures Acquires Majority Stake In ACK Media
July 22: INV: Bigshoebazaar Raises Rs.40 Crore From Narayana Murthy’s Catamaran & Nexus Venture Partners
July 21: INV: InMobi, BIG Showbiz, Ortel, Ybrant, B4U Get FIPB Approvals
July 19: M&A: Komli Media Acquires Mobile Ad Network ZestADZ
July 19: M&A: Jagran Prakashan Promoters Consolidate Shareholding Into JMNIPL
July 19: INV: TheMobileGamer Raises $820,000 From One97 Mobility Fund
July 19: M&A: Net4 India To Merge With Piptel; Demerge ISP Subsidiary
July 15: M&A: Sony To Buy Eenadu TV’s Television Channels: Report
July 14: INV: HomeShop18 Raises Rs.100 Crore; Eyes Rs.200 Crore More: Report
July 13: INV: Real Estate Group Buying Portal GrOffr Raises $1M From Indian Angel Network
July 12: INV: Updated: E-Commerce Co IndiaPlaza Raises $5M From IndoUS Ventures; Financials
July 11: INV: Eko Raises $5.5M In Funding From Creation Investments Social Ventures Fund I
July 09: INV: Blackstone Invests Rs.150 Crore In FINO
July 07: INV: Times Internet Launches T-Labs Incubation Program For Internet & Mobile Startups
July 06: INV: Deals: Global Online Apparel Raises $4M From Mangrove Capital; Secures $5.5M From SAIF Partners
July 06: M&A: Saregama Partners Timbre Media To Relaunch WorldSpace On Mobile, Internet & DTH
July 05: M&A: High Court Verdict Puts Idea-Spice Merger On The Chopping Block
July 04: M&A: Synchronica Acquires Nokia’s Operator Branded Messaging Business For $25 Million

June 2011

June 30: M&A: Vistaprint Buys
June 29: INV: EYantra Picks Up Stake In Promotional Goods Consortium IGC Global Promotions NV
June 29: INV: Mobile Ad Co Vserv Backed By Paymate MD Ajay Adiseshann; Android
June 29: M&A: Ybrant To Acquire Minority Stake In Israel Based Web 3.0
June 28: INV: One97 Invests In Data Roaming Provider LeapSky Wireless
June 27: INV: Eki Communications Raises $250,000
June 24: INV: Angel Health Raises Rs 2.5 Crore From HDFC’s PE Arm
June 23: INV: CaratLane Secures $6 Million From Tiger Global
June 23: M&A: Axel Springer Invests In iProperty Through French Subsidy
June 17: INV: Eki Communications Raises $250,000; Offers Mobile Based Voice Collaboration Tool For Enterprise
June 17: INV: Tata Communications Increases Shareholding In Neotel To 61.5%
June 16: INV: Flipkart Raises $20 Million From Tiger Global; Financials
June 16: INV: Video Navigation Start-Up VidTeq Raises Funding From KITVEN
June 16: INV: mKay Raises Funds From MyFirstCheque; Pilots Apply2Many
June 15: M&A: BenefitsPlus Acquires Daily Deals Site Koovs; To Foray Into B2C Deals
June 15: M&A: Ericsson To Acquire Telcordia For $1.15 Billion
June 13: INV: raises $270K from Blume Ventures & Naveen Tewari
June 10: INV: FIPB Approvals For Vogel, What’s On India, Star News, Mango Holding
June 07: INV: Adepto Secures $300,000 Investment From Blume Ventures
June 07: INV: JustDial Raises $10M From Sequoia Capital & SAP Ventures
June 02: M&A: Komli Media Acquires Media Sales House Aktiv Digital To Target South East Asia

May 2011

May 27: INV: Raises $16M; Starts UK Operations
May 23: INV: Raises $5M In Series-A Funding; NextWave?
May 20: M&A: Does It Matter Anymore If BSNL & MTNL Merge?
May 19: M&A: PubMatic Acquires Ad-Network Optimization Platform ReviNet
May 17: INV: Intel Capital Announces $18M Worth Investments In Indian Companies
May 12: INV: Sourcebits Secures $10 Million Investment from Sequoia & IDG Ventures
May 09: INV: Quikr Raises $8M From Nokia Growth Partners, NVP & E-Bay
May 04: INV: FIPB Approves Tikona-HCL Infinet Deal; Augere Wireless’ FDI Infusion
May 02: INV: OnMobile Sells 9% In Ver Se For Rs 28.59 Crore

April 2011
April 26: INV: Raises $4M From SAIF Partners
April 21: INV: Via Plans To Raise $100M, Plan IPO: Report
April 21: INV: Online Cab Booking Service Raises Funding
April 21: INV: PolicyBazaar Raises $9 Million From Intel Capital, Info Edge
April 20: INV:Yatra Online Raises Rs.200 Crore From Valiant, NVP & Intel Capital
April 19: INV: ACK Media Raises Funding From Future Ventures, Elephant Capital; Plans Amusement Park
April 19: M&A: UFO Moviez Raises Rs 260 Crore From Providence Equity Partners
April 14: INV: Raises $2.5M From Accel, Tiger Global
April 14: M&A: Why Would Virgin Mobile Even Want To Stay In The Indian Market?
April 13: INV: ZipDial Gets A Funding Call; Raises Rs.3.5Crore From Mumbai Angels
April 12: INV: LBS Startup MojoStreet Raises $350K; Plans Location Gaming, Deals
April 08: INV: E-Commerce Co IndiaPlaza Raises $5M From IndoUS Ventures; Financials
April 06: INV: Venky’s Invests In Akon’s; India Plans
April 01: INV: NTT Docomo To Invest Rs. 800 Crore In Tata Teleservices

March 2011

March 31: M&A: Vodafone Buys Out Essar’s Stake In Vodafone-Essar
March 31: INV: Bubble Motion Raises $10M To Expand Mobile-Voice Social Network, Bubbly
March 29: INV: Video Streaming Co Jigsee Gets Series-A Funding From Indian Angel Network
March 25: INV: Bharti To Sell Majority Stake In Comviva
March 21: M&A: Facebook Acquires Snaptu; Snaptu’s Other Platforms?
March 21: INV: Info Edge Invests In Content Platform
March 18: INV: Raises $6M From Walden International
March 16: INV: MeriCar Gets Funding From MyFirstCheque
March 16: INV: Just-Eat Raises $48M In Funding For International Expansion
March 16: INV: Indiaplaza Reportedly Raising Money
March 14: INV: Myntra Gets $14M In Second Round Funding
March 10: INV: Sokrati Raises Series A Funding From Inventus Capital Partners
March 09: INV: Music Startup Beyond Oblivion Raises $77M With An Eye On India, Malaysia, US
March 03: INV: Kapil Dev Takes Stake In Online Radio Venture Radio Corp; Digital Rights Portfolio

February 2011

Feb 24: INV: Balaji Telefilms To Sell Its Online And Mobile Business
Feb 21: M&A:MIH Group Acquires Majority Stake In
Feb 15: INV: GetJar Raises $25M Series C Funding From Tiger Global Management
Feb 15: INV: Video Streaming Co Jigsee Gets Series-A Funding From Indian Angel Network
Feb 15: INV: Kaltura Raises $20M From Nexus Ventures and Intel Capital
Feb 10: INV: Bigshoebazaar Raises Rs 10 Crore From Nexus Venture Partners
Feb 9: INV: Ciqual Raises Funding From One97 & Tomorrow Ventures
Feb 8: INV: MyInsuranceClub Secures Second Round Funding
Feb 3: INV: Affle Partners D2 Communications For Strategic Alliance
Feb 3: M&A: Karvy Acquires Personal Finance Start-Up iTrust
Feb 3: M&A: JMD Telefilms Buys E-Commerce Biz For $1.1M
Feb 2: INV: Behavioral Retargeting Co Vizury Raises Series A Investment From Ojas, Inventus
Feb 1: INV: ValueFirst Raises $15M From Headland Asia Ventures, NEA; Targets Acquisitions

Jan 2011

Jan 31: M&A: Spice i2i Acquires Indonesian Mobile Venture Affinity; Deal Details
Jan 27: INV: Snapdeal Raises $12M Funding; Launches BabyBox, MoneySaver Prime, Plans Acquisitions
Jan 24: M&A: JMD Telefilms Buys Digital Co Trading Gate For $2.6M; $28.5M Allocated For MVAS, Digital Buys
Jan 20: M&A: Tikona Buys Loss Making Networking Services Co HCL Infinet
Jan 18: INV: Ybrant Raises $48 Million; Acquisition & Expansion Plans
Jan 18: M&A: Pearson Acquires 76% In Tutorvista For $127 M; Plans
Jan 17: INV: Raises $6 million From Helion, Accel & Tiger Global
Jan 13: M&A: Just Eat Picks Up Majority Stake In India’s Hungry Zone; To Invest $5-10 M
Jan 12: INV: Apalya Raises $7.5 M From IndoUS, Qualcomm, IDG; Why It Needs Money
Jan 11: M&A:Tata Communications To Acquire Content Delivery Network BitGravity
Jan 11: M&A:Updated: GroupOn Enters India By Acquiring Report
Jan 11: INV: Updated: MotorExchange Raises $5 Million From Epiphany Ventures, Canaan Partners
Jan 10: M& To Be Merged Into HT Media
Jan 7: M& Acquires DimDim For $31 Million
Jan 6: M&A: Web18 To Be Merged Into Network18; To Settle With Nokia Growth Partners
Jan 5: INV: ECommerce Portal Raises Funding From A Clutch Of Angel Investors

Q4 2010

Dec 14: INV: EKO Raises Series A Funding From 4B Capital; Mobile Remittance Drives Growth
Dec 13: M&A:  Personal Finance Portal RupeeTalk Acquired By NetAmbit; 3 Recent Exits By Seedfund
Dec 09: M&A: Spice i2i Acquires Thai Handset Co NewTel Corporation For $22M
Dec 07:  INV: Fashion And You Raises Around $8 Million From Sequoia Capital India
Nov 26: M&A: Shareholders Approve $3.37 Million Vubites Acquisition
Nov 22: M&A: Venky’s Completes Blackburn Rovers Purchase
Nov 17: INV: Intel Capital Invests In Shufflr ($3 Million), BuzzInTown, Verismo And 20 Others, Including Layar
Nov 17: M&A: HolidayIQ Merges With WeGo; Raises Funding From Tiger Global
Nov 10: M&A: Axel Springer & India Today Buy Carwale; Springer Takes 19.1% In Bag It Today
Oct 19: M&A: Mindworks Acquires, Enters Online Publishing Biz; Exceptional Click-throughs
Oct 07: M&A: Buying To Sell? Komli Acquires UK Online Marketing Co Indoor Media
Oct 05: INV: Netmagic Solutions Raises $16M From Nokia Growth Partners, Cisco
Oct 05: M&A: OnMobile Global To Acquire Dilithium Networks, A 3G Video Solutions Company
Oct 04: M&A: Publicis Groupe To Acquire Social Media Consulting Co 2020Social, Agency 20:20 Media
Sep 21: M&A: NDTV To Sell 49% In Lifestyle Biz To Astro For $40 Million
Sep 09: INV: Russian Government Approves Buy Of 20% In MTS India For $600M
Sep 09: INV: Times Of India Invests $4 Million In Online Content Network InstaMedia
Sep 02: INV: IPTV Co Aksh Closes $25 M GDR Issue; MD Resigns, Moves To International Subsidiary
Aug 31: INV: Thin Client Novatium Sells Strategic Minority Stake To Ericsson; Importance
Aug 30: INV: Sify To Raise $86 Million For Indian Entity From Promoter Group; Indian IPO?
Aug 28: INV: Classifieds Biz OLX Raises Undisclosed Amount Of Funding From Naspers

Q3 2010

Aug 26: M&A: IMI Mobile Acquires 97.10% In WIN Plc; To Apply To LSE For Delisting
Aug 25: M&A: RIM Acquires Mobile Content Platform Co Cellmania
Aug 20: INV: Suvidhaa Raises $7 Million Series B Funding; Break Even By 2012, IPO 2014
Aug 20: INV: Would You Bet Rs. 33 Crore On Naaptol? Canaan Partners Has
Aug 19: JV: Reliance ADAG & CBS JV BIG-CBS To Launch 3 Channels By Year End
Aug 16: M&A: Updated: Lycos Sold To India’s Ybrant Digital For $36 Million
Aug 09: M&A: Astro Acquires 50% In Getit Yellow Pages For $20 M: Report
Aug 06: INV: Naaptol Raises Rs. 25 Crore From Canaan: Report; Home Shopping?
Jul 30: JV: Qualcomm Brings Tulip, GHC As India LTE Rollout Partners For $28M
Jul 30: M&A: McAfee To Acquire Phone Backup & Security Co WaveSecure; One97 Exits
Jul 14: INV: Ad Network Komli Media Raises $6 Million In Funding For AsiaPac Expansion
Jul 02: M&A: RCOM To Merge Broadband, IPTV, DTH & Cable TV Ops; Acquires Digicable

Q2 2010

Jun 28: M&A, INV: What’s The Deal With The Group Buying Space In India? One HUGE Positive
Jun 21: INV: Invested In Online Insurance Aggregator Fintact
Jun 18: INV: Bloomberg UTV To Sell 18% Stake To Reliance Capital; FIPB Approval In UTV News Ltd
Jun 16: INV: Amar Chitra Katha Raises GBP 4 Million From Elephant Capital & Related Entities
Jun 10: M&A: Komli COO Prashant Mehta On PostClick Acquisition; Vizisense To Go Freemium
Jun 10: M&A: Komli Media Acquires Australian Site Rep Firm PostClick For Market Entry
May 31: M&A: Music Search Site Phulki Acquired By Saavn? On Smashits, Raaga & Saavn’s Network
May 19: STR: Social Network IndyaRocks Raises Strategic Investment From ValueFirst
May 07: M&A: Gemini Communications Acquires African WiMAX Co Rosy Blue Wireless For $20M
May 05: M&A: Mid Day Sells Print Business To Jagran Prakashan; Share Swap Ratio 7:2
May 04: M&A: Netcore (MyToday) Acquires Greynium (OneIndia,
Apr 29: M&A: Zee Acquires 9X From INX Media
Apr 22: M&A: Tanla Completes OpenBit Acquisition; Final 10% Stake For EUR 5.95M
Apr 19: M&A: Meta Search Co Infospace’s India Dev Center Acquired By Aditi Technologies
Apr 15: INV: PubMatic Closes $7.5 Million Series C Funding From Existing Investors
Apr 08: PIPE: Jagran To Receive $50M Investment From Blackstone
Apr 06: M&A: Zapak Acquires 50% In CodeMasters; Interview
Apr 05: M&A: Why ValueFirst Acquired SMS Social Network

Q1 2010

Mar 31: M&A: Airtel Acquires Zain Africa For $10.7 Billion
Mar 31: INV: Classifieds Biz Quikr Raises $6 Million Series C Funding Led by NVP
Mar 30: INV: App Developer Onward Mobility Raises Around Rs 30M From Mumbai Angels
Mar 30: PT: Times of India Makes Private Treaty Invement In Nimbus
Mar 26: M&A: ValueFirst Acquires Noida Based PacketShaper; Product Plans
Mar 23: PIPE: AT&T Buys 8.07% Stake In Tech Mahindra
Mar 17: STR: Indiatimes Buys Back Sequoia Capital Stake
Mar 16: KPCB & Sherpalo Sell Significant Stake In Info Edge
Mar 15: STR: Web18 Sells Back 50% Stake In Jobstreet India; $0.126M Cash
Mar 12: INV: eYantra Raises $7.8 M In Series B From Argonaut
Mar 05: INV: July Systems Raises $7 M To Fund Mobile Publishing
Mar 03: M&A: EdServ Takes Over SmartLearn Web TV For Rs 46M
Mar 03: M&A: Meltwater Acquires Social Media Monitoring Co BuzzGain For $4 Million
Mar 02: INV: Affle Raises Strategic Invement From Japan’s Itochu Corp; Deployments

Feb 24: INV: DQ Entertainment Pre-IPO Placement Raises Rs.256.9M
Feb 15: M&A: SinglePoint Buys M2Junction; Auction Based SMS Advertising
Feb 12: STR: Telenor Invests Final Tranch Of Rs. 2.2B Complete
Feb 10: M&A: Ojas Ventures Exits Mango Tech, Qualcomm Buys 2 Software
Feb 10: STR: Inox Buys 43.28% Stake In Fame For Rs.664.8M; Consolidation
Feb 09: M&A: MakeMyTrip To Acquire Bus Ticketing Site Ticketvala
Feb 03: STR: One97 Communications Acquires Minority Stake In tenCube

Jan 27: INV: Via (FlightRaja) To Receive $10M From Sequoia Capital
Jan 27: M&A: Educomp To Acquire Online Education Startup StudyPlaces For Upto $1.5M
Jan 21: INV: SMS GupShup Raises $12Million In Series-D Funding
Jan 18: M&A: Tata Communications To Acquire BT’s Digital Media Management Platform Mosaic
Jan 18: M&A: Airtel Acquires 70% In Warid Telecom; Warid Makeover?
Jan 15: STR: GB Corp Buys 11% In S Tel; Stakeholders
Jan 14: PE: TA Associates Invests $45M In Indian Mobile Handset Manufacturer Micromax
Jan 08: M&A: Reliance MediaWorks Acquires London Based ilab

Q4 2009

Dec 17: INV: B2B Auto Biz MotorExchange Gets Series A Investment From Canaan Partners
Dec 10: PIPE: Net 4 India Raises Rs. 150M From Madison India Capital
Dec 08: STR: NDTV To Sell Stake In NDTV Imagine To Turner For $117 M
Dec 04: INV: Global Cricket Ventures Raises $10M From Elephant Capital

Nov 25: INV: BuzzInTown Receives Fresh Funding From Intel Capital; Our Take
Nov 23: PIPE: Dish TV Sells 11% ake For $100M To PE Firm Apollo Mgmt
Nov 20: M&A: Scripps Networks Acquires NDTV Lifeyle For $55M
Nov 16: M&A: Essar Buys Warid Telecom Uganda & Congo; Race For Coverage

Oct 15: STR: NDTV To Buy Back NBC Universal’s 26% Stake In NDTV Networks