Ankur Warikoo working on a new script for Nearbuy

Dearton Thomas Hector

An old lady runs through the narrow corridors of a slum, chasing two thieves, who had apparently robbed her bag. Twenty seconds ....

4 November, 2016

Deals site Nearbuy gets $2.2 mn in loans from BlackSoil Capital

Arti Singh

Deals and discounts site Nearbuy has raised venture debt of Rs 15 crore (about $2.25 million) from non-banking financial company ....

13 September, 2016

Web-marketing platform for hotels & restaurants LimeTray raises Series A funding from Matrix, others

Sainul K

Delhi-based Alchemy Web Pvt Ltd, which operates an online platform that helps restaurants to run their day-to-day operations, ....

1 October, 2014

Groupon promotes Ankur Warikoo to APAC emerging markets head, elevates India team

Anand Rai

Daily deals site Groupon has expanded the role of the team at Groupon India who will be now entrusted with additional responsibilities ....

18 June, 2013

Lack of merchant focus tripped up Indian group buying sites: Groupon India CEO Ankur Warikoo

Vrishank Chandavarkar

Founded by Andrew Mason in 2008, Groupon created a niche as a group buying site. Although copycats jumped in, the early mover ....

26 March, 2013

Our aim is not to become the biggest e-com play, but to dominate in deals: Ankur Warikoo, CEO, Groupon India.

Vrishank Chandavarkar

At a time when most of the 'deals' sites in India forayed into product sales or broad-based e-commerce, Groupon stuck to its ....

18 March, 2013

Groupon India has won back 'brand' name but battle for domain name still in court

Sonam Gulati

World's largest group buying site Groupon has recently rebranded its Indian operations for the second time in almost a year – ....

22 November, 2012

Groupon's Indian venture Crazeal claims to be selling a deal voucher every 33 seconds; eyes profit by 2013-end

Anand Rai

Crazeal, the Indian arm of the world's largest online group buying site Groupon, has completed its first year of operations in ....

25 October, 2012

If done in the right way, deals biz does work out: Ankur Warikoo, CEO of Groupon's Indian venture Crazeal

Sonam Gulati

If you thought 'deals' are dying down and the industry itself is on the verge of extinction, here is a rejoinder. Many players ....

5 June, 2012

GroupOn Rebranding SoSasta As Crazeal: Why, How & When

Preethi J

The world's largest online group buying site GroupOn is re-branding its Indian unit, acquired early this year, into ....

2 September, 2011