Deal Roundup: InMobi’s Glance gets Peter Thiel’s attention; another quiet week for startup funding

Team TC

In a relatively quiet week, in terms of the number of deals in India’s technology startup funding market, logistics unicorn ....

13 September, 2019

InMobi’s Glance raises $45 mn from Peter Thiel’s Mithril Capital

Binu Paul

Mobile marketing and advertising platform InMobi’s smartphone lock-screen technology business arm Glance has raised $45 ....

10 September, 2019
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InMobi morphs into holding company, slots its three verticals into new structure: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mobile marketing and advertising platform InMobi has created a holding company with three independent entities for its core businesses, ....

8 July, 2019

InMobi appoints Harvard professor as independent director

Payal Ganguly

Mobile marketing and advertising platform InMobi has announced the appointment of Harvard professor and economic strategist Tarun ....

28 June, 2019

Criteo's India MD on competing with Google and Facebook, focus areas and more

Anand J

French advertisement-technology company Criteo is among the few companies that have been able to take on the might of Google and ....

13 March, 2019

InMobi floats new biz unit to offer cloud-based solutions for telcos

Anand J

Mobile advertisement platform InMobi has launched a cloud-based solution to help telecom companies boost the privacy, security ....

26 February, 2019
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InMobi buys US telecom operator Sprint’s mobile advertising unit

Reuters

Sprint Corp has sold the mobile data and advertising company it created in 2012 to InMobi, which provides technology for marketers, ....

17 October, 2018

SoftBank steps up search for India head, engages headhunting firm

Binu Paul

Japanese telecom and Internet conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp is aggressively on the lookout for a suitable candidate to lead ....

4 September, 2018

Reboot: An architect of India's first unicorn is now promoting a new vision

Binu Paul

TechCircle presents Founders Reboot, a new fortnightly series in which we profile successful Indian entrepreneurs who have chosen ....

19 July, 2018

SoftBank-backed InMobi ties up with Microsoft for AI-based marketing insights

Reuters

Microsoft Corp on Tuesday said it will partner with India-based mobile ad tech company InMobi, seeking to provide Azure cloud ....

26 June, 2018
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Race to $1 bn: Which Indian startup was the fastest to get unicorn status?

Jyotindra Dubey

Venture capital and private equity investors have pumped billions of dollars into the Indian startup ecosystem over the past few ....

2 May, 2018

How SoftBank has spun its web across India's internet companies

Anand J

SoftBank is the new IPO. For startups struggling to turn in profits, an initial public offering remains an unattractive proposition. ....

23 April, 2018

Focussing on follow-on investments rather than new bets: Lightbox’s Sid Talwar

Priya Prasad

Mumbai-based venture capital firm Lightbox Ventures was set up in 2014 by Sandeep Murthy and Siddharth, or Sid, Talwar. Prior ....

9 April, 2018

Wooplr gets $8 mn in Series B round from Sistema Asia Fund, others

Binu Paul

Wooplr Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs an eponymous fashion discovery platform for women, has raised $8 million (around Rs ....

9 February, 2017

Flashback 2016: Challenging year for India's unicorns

Binu Paul

The internet and tech unicorns that sprung up in the recent years have inspired the entrepreneurial spirit among the country's ....

30 December, 2016

Flashback 2016: InMobi grapples with top-level exits, losses

Dearton Thomas Hector

On New Year's Day, India's first 'unicorn' InMobi will turn 10 years old. But that milestone doesn't necessarily mean celebrations ....

30 December, 2016

Flashback 2016: SoftBank stays on sidelines, tanks up for future

Deepti Chaudhary

By its lofty standards, 2016 was a relatively quiet year for the SoftBank juggernaut. The telecom and Internet conglomerate, which ....

29 December, 2016

Fashion app Wooplr secures funding from Facebook's Anand Chandrasekaran

Varun Arora

Wooplr Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs a fashion discovery app for women, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from ....

12 December, 2016

How SoftBank's local portfolio firms have fared as chairman Son visits India

Deepti Chaudhary

Not many investors can boast of a portfolio which is more than half full of unicorns. Japanese telecom and Internet conglomerate ....

2 December, 2016

Alibaba Group's global MD Gowrappan joins Paytm board

Arti Singh

Alibaba Group's global managing director K Guru Gowrappan has joined Paytm's board as an additional director. This marks the third ....

27 October, 2016

Exclusive: Fashion discovery app Wooplr gets funds from Astarc Ventures

Arti Singh

Wooplr Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs an eponymous fashion discovery app for women, has received an undisclosed amount of ....

25 October, 2016