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Weekly Summary: All The Exciting Funding and M&A Activity & New Product Launches

Looks like we just went through the most exciting week of the quarter with loads of money being pumped into startups, a big bang acquisition and some smaller ones. There were around 13 reported funding and M&A related activities this week. Software R&D service provider GlobalLogic was acquired by private equity firm Apax Partners for $420 mn. E-commerce company Flipkart raised another $160 mn adding to the $200 mn it raised in in July. Steve Wozniak backed low powered bluetooth device Gecko, successfully raised $50,000 through crowd funding platform Indiegogo.

The week also saw the announcement of launch date for Apple iPhone 5S and 5C in India and also Google started the pre-order for its new Chromebook series through Flipkart.

Our guest authors wrote resourceful and insightful  pieces throwing insights on topic like ‘Demystifying Exit Negotiations For Startups‘ and ‘Can smartphone camera replace the point-and-shoot or DSLR‘. If you missed some of our posts, here’s a summary for you.

Weekly Summary
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