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Recruit acquires Wahanda and invests $46m

Recruit Holdings acquired Wahanda last week, following on from their Quandoo acquisition two months ago. After introducing and working with Kazumase and his team at Recruit over the last two years it is great to see both these world-beating marketplaces join Recruit. 320 more words


How Indian tech startups win by repeatedly expanding their market

(Successful consumer Internet companies often start with dominating what looks like a niche market, but then expand their market repeatedly. For successful Indian startups, this often happens much sooner in the lifecycle than say Silicon Valley startups. 1,844 more words


Why eCommerce in India will meld into Local Commerce

It is no secret that e-retail in India has been growing at a dramatic pace. It is expected to exceed $22B in three years (from a negligible size five years back) after attracting billions of dollars in venture investment. 967 more words


Investors Are Drooling Over Two New Craigslist Competitors. One Might Raise $100 Million.

Two little-known online marketplace startups, OfferUp and VarageSale, have secretly raised money from two of the biggest names in venture capital — Andreessen Horowitz and Sequoia Capital — and they’ve been trying to stay under the radar as they go head to head in building what they hope will be Craigslist killers. 438 more words


Uber India, What Next!

Is it Uber or the Rape? 

I think the rape is an issue and not the driver being associated with Uber. The driver could have been an Ola Driver, a local cabbie or just any driver. 464 more words


Backed By $9.5 Million, Curbside Launches A Mobile Shopping App For Same-Day Pickup, Not Delivery

A number of companies today are experimenting with same-day e-commerce, including Amazon, Google, eBay, Instacart and others – but for most, the focus has been on same-day delivery. 896 more words


User trends in local and mobile commerce in India

Now that the Findable app has been out for a few weeks, what can we extrapolate from the response regarding user trends in local and mobile commerce in India? 440 more words

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