We saw some brilliant action in the startup and technology space this week. To start with GSN games acquired Bangalore based Bingo Bash Gaming for $160 million, Snapdeal raised $133.77 million from a new round of funding led by eBay and Vishal Gondal started his new venture with GOQii, a wearable fitness device.
There was also some interesting activity in the Indian online space, especially in e-commerce, with the offline retailers asking the government to introduce an entry tax for online goods, Snapdeal launching its education marketplace and Canon verifying its online vendors.
Our guest authors also wrote some amazingly insightful pieces. If you missed out any of the stories we published this week, here’s a curated list.
Weekly Summary (image credit: shutterstock) –––––– Editorially Recommended Articles
The Magic Of Personas on Selling Online [A How To Guide]
Vishal Gondal’s New Startup GOQii Puts Quantified Self in Touch With Personal Trainer
Of Corporate MNCs and Startup Accelerators : What if..
The CommonFloor Journey : Frugal, Trumped Recession & Now has 80,000 Projects Listed on It
Of Telangana State and Why Being A Map Maker is Tough
Here’s The SEO Magic Bullet You Had Been Waiting For
Of Startup Valuations And Do You Really Need to Solve A Pain Point?
Can You Be a Part Time Entrepreneur?
Capital Doesn’t Build Great Companies, Great People Do!
Why Entrepreneurs Should Always Be Ready For Being Written Off.
Convert Any Android Set Top Box Into Gaming Console Using Pune Startup, 18th Parallel
If You are a Biryani Buff, You Want This!
Trevvo Brings Together Basic Business Functions for SMBs
MyNewsStudio – Visual Guide on Current Affairs for Students
Peer to Peer Network ManyShip Wants to be the AirBnB for Posts & Parcels
OneBreath Reinvents the 70 Year Old Medical Ventilator, Makes It Low-Cost & Affordable Too
Startup MathHarbor Wants to be THE Hub for Computational Mathematics & Statistics
With Citrus Pay’s New Wallet App You Won’t Have to Scurry For Loose Change Anymore
NaMo Launches Clever Mobile Campaign to Crowdsource Voter Information
S napdeal Enters Services Commerce Space with Education Marketplace
Canon India Warns Against Unauthorised Online Sellers; May Extend Warranties Offered by Offline Retailers
Offline Vendors Cry Foul; Ask Government to Introduce Entry Tax for Online Goods
After Lenovo, Bangalore Cyber Police Warn Against Buying Online
DateIITIans No More; Founders ‘Rebrand’ it to Cogxio, Will it Help? ——— Channel :
Tech Mahindra Launches NFC Test Lab in Bangalore. To Offer Payment Certification & Testing.
Modi Puts Massive Wi-Fi Project for Gujarat on Track; Launches E-Nagar Initiative
Gaana Launches Developer API : Make Some Music
Nokia X Android phone range launched at MWC2014
Government’s ETongue & ENOVision to Help Tea Industry Produce Better Tea
Now Sell Event Tickets from Anywhere Using Explara’s PoS App
How Do App Developers Monetize on Apple App Store? [Report]
Why Early BlackBerry Buyers Feel Suckered: Z10 Price in India Slashed to Rs 17,990
Smartphone Sales in India Grew 3x in 2013; Lava, Micromax See Better Sales
Whoa there! Did Facebook Just Read My Whatsapp Message & Show Me An Ad? [Update]
MobiKwik Aims for 15 Mn Customers & 1000 Merchants by 2014 End
Bingo! Bangalore Based Bash Gaming Acquired by GSN Games for about $160 mn
Snapdeal Raises $133.77 Mn Funding Round, Led by eBay
MasterCard Acquires Sam Pitroda’s Mobile Wallet Company C-Sam
Former Diapers execs’ Hopscotch Secures Funding From Nisa Godrej, Marquee Investors
Bangalore based HackerEarth Secures $500k Funding from AngelPrime
Infibeam Acquires Digital Marketing Firm ODigMa for $5 mn; DDB Mudra Acquires 22feet
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