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FreeCharge raises US$33M in Series B funding from Sequoia and others

The online pre-paid mobile recharge platform will use the funds to build a transactional advertising platform for India and emerging markets FreeCharge, an Indian online platform for recharge, payments and couponing, has raised US$33 million in Series B funding from existing investor Sequoia Capital, with participation from Belgium-based investment company Sofina and Russian VC firm


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What is stopping you from making mobile payments?

With eight billion global mobile cellular connections, why are we yet to see mainstream adoption of a plethora of m-payment services available today? Global mobile cellular connections are expected to hit eight billion by 2016, whereas of the world’s seven billion people only two billion have bank accounts. Consequently, m-payments occupy a unique place in



[Singapore] NICF – Technopreneurship

Learn to set up a technology business and manage its growth Synopsis: If you have a strong interest in setting up high-growth technology-based ventures, this course is provide you with the right set of skills, attitudes and knowledge to get you started. Taught by Dr Virginia Cha, the technopreneurship course will give you a hands-on