Tag: MergerAcquisition

Flipkart Acquires Mobile Payments Startup PhonePe

Flipkart has acquired mobile payments company PhonePe for an undisclosed amount.The startup was co-founded by Sameer Nigam and Rahul Chari, former Flipkart employees. It currently has a team of over 15 and post-acquisition, the company will operate independently.

Times Internet Acquires US Based Willow TV, Cricket Broadcaster

Times Internet has acquired Willow TV International, a cricket broadcaster in the US. Willow is the only channel that is dedicated to cricket in the US, with an aligned direct-to-consumer digital service. For Times Internet, Willow is complementary with its recent acquisition of Cricbuzz, a cricket destination.

Craftsvilla Acquires PlaceofOrigin In An Equity Deal

Craftsvilla has acquired PlaceofOrigin, that brings India`s specialty foods to your doorstep. This was an all equity deal at an undisclosed valuation. PlaceofOrigin curates and onboards food producers of ethnic Indian foods and local specialities, across the categories of sweets, snacks, staples & healthfoods.

Singapore Based Legal Tech Startup Lawr Acquihires Lawfarm

Post-acquisition, Lawr aims to be delivering the latest legal updates to its users and providing a unique lawyer-finding service. Lawr will expand the legal marketplace and add several features for meeting legal needs in the community. LawFarm was founded in 2013 by Sreerupa Chowdhury and Monalisa Saha.

Voonik Acquihires Getsty, A Personal Shopping Platform For Men

Fashion marketplace for women, Voonik is set to launch its men’s fashion app and so has acquihired Getsty, a curator of personalised fashion for men. The acquihiring will help Voonik to leverage its existing customer base, its supplier network and its recommendation engine to speed up its own men’s offering.

Smart Software Acquires Mobile Testing Platform pCloudy

Smart Software Testing Solutions has acquired pCloudy for an undisclosed amount. Bangalore based pCloudy provides analytics for manual and automated testing of mobile apps. Smart Software was cofounded by Pankaj Goel and Lalit Jain along with Avinash Tiwari and had earlier raised a $1 mn.

Freshdesk Acquires Cloud Based Framebench For An Undisclosed Amount

Post-acquisition, the company will begin to focus on deeply integrating with Freshdesk and building novel experiences in the customer engagement space. As part of this transition, the company will not be accepting any more signups or trial accounts. It will also not be shipping new features within the product.

Vidooly Acquires Social TV startup iCouchApp

As a part of the deal Vidooly will acquire all of iCouchApp’s assets and IP including its technology that powers mobile apps of tv giants like Zee TV and HistoryTV18. iCouchApp had raised angel funding from Google India MD Rajan Anandan, Srikant Sastri, Mumbai Angels and Hyderabad Angels.