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Marketplace for entertainers Gigstart secures US$200K in seed funding

Marketplace for entertainers Gigstart secures US$200K in seed funding

The new funds will be used for building technology infrastructure, content creation, hiring talent to facilitate expansion and exploring newer geographies Gigstart, a Delhi-based marketplace that connects entertainers and party planners, has received seed funding in excess of US$200,000. Investors include Indian Dream Capital (Mauritius), Rajesh Sawhney of GSF, Rohit Bansal and Kunal Bahl of Snapdeal, Narendra Singh Rawat of FG Wilson, TA Venture Holding Limited, Roshan


SoftBank to invest US$627 million in Snapdeal

With this latest funding, Softbank will become the leading investor in the Indian e-commerce player. It has raised closed to US$1B this calendar year Japan’s SoftBank Group announced today that it would invest US$627 million in Indian online retailer Snapdeal. With this latest funding, Softbank will become the leading investor in Snapdeal. Existing investors have also participated in this round with a significant

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[Updated] Can’t Flip, couldn’t Snap: The ‘Big Billion Day’ Kart was a sorry Deal

The mega sale was supposed to be a big bonanza for Flipkart, but turned out to be its worst nightmare; even Snapdeal bore the brunt of disgruntled customers [Updated] In latest turn of events, Flipkart Founders Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal have sent out apology emails to all the website’s users. Please find excerpt in the


Tata Sons’ Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata invests in Snapdeal

The investment in the online marketplace marks the growing interest of established business houses in India’s e-commerce space Snapdeal, the Indian online marketplace has announced an undisclosed amount of funding from Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus, Tata Sons. The investment marks the growing interest of established business houses in India’s e-commerce space. Earlier this month, Tata,


Snapdeal raises US$100M from Temasek, BlackRock, Myriad and others

The investment will value the e-commerce platform at US$1 billion. Premji Invest and Tybourne are also part of the funding initiative Snapdeal, one of the leading e-commerce platforms in India, has announced that it has completed a new round of equity financing of US$100 million. The investors include funds managed by Singapore-based Temasek, BlackRock, Hong Kong-based


Now Indian startups can show their wares on Snapdeal

Indian e-commerce site snapdeal.com has launched Launchpad for entrepreneurs to showcase their products on the website Snapdeal.com, India’s online marketplace, has introduced a new platform – ‘Launchpad’ for innovators and inventors across the country to showcase products on the website. The platform will help entrepreneurs and startups market and reach their products to nearly 25