Weekly Recap [July 22, 2012]

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Of startup failure and a few valuable lessons learnt – Talk to your customers before writing a single line of code

Funding : Over 100 investments worth $363mn in first half of 2012, Early stage grabs 78% investment

“Two-fifth of Google India’s search originates from mobile phones”: ADMA

Publishers and the Mobile Internet Revolution

Of Google Codejam and The Wonder That Was India

Entrepreneurship

The Slideshare Story: From an idea that originated at Delhi Barcamp to LinkedIn acquisition

Of startup failure and a few valuable lessons learnt – Talk to your customers before writing a single line of code

The iXiGo Journey @UnPluggd : “During recession, the team took 50% salary cut”

How to handle too much of VC Interest?

Funding

Qualcomm’s QPrize 2012: Your chance to win USD 150K funding

India Innovation Fund invests in life science technology company Shantani Proteome Analytics

Funding : Over 100 investments worth $363mn in first half of 2012, Early stage grabs 78% investment

Aryaka secures $25mn Series C funding, led by InterWest Partners

Contract Staffing Platform, OnContract secures funding from UNILAZER Ventures and FACT Ventures

Gadgets

HTC launches Indian Language Support (Hindi, Tamil and Marathi) in HTC One and Desire Series

The Rajnikanth Phone?

Google Nexus 7 available (unofficially) in India for Rs. 17,000

Review: Blackberry Curve 9320

India Online

ZengaTV Bags Exclusive Rights To Stream Upcoming India Srilanka Series

RBI cuts charges on NEFT for transaction up to INR 10,000

“Two-fifth of Google India’s search originates from mobile phones”: ADMA

iStream bags exclusive Internet rights for India Sri Lanka Series

The Online Education and Stationery Market in India

News Roundup: Maharashtra govt collaborates with CDAC to enhance e-governance initiative

Indian Startups

gitGrow brings Google analytics interpretation and recommendation engine to SAAS companies

HoneyTask : The collaboration-meets-project management tool for startups and SMEs [+ Offer for Pi Readers]

Electronic Signature startup, EasySignMobile rebrands to SignEasy, is part of Box.net OneCloud program

WebEngage launches Notification tool : A DIY messaging tool for your website

NLPCaptcha launches N-Gage, takes captcha engagement to new level

Ayojak launches Facebook Ticketing App : Sell event tickets on Facebook

Startup Appfloat launches its PAAS platform : create business applications without writing a single line of code

Mojostreet and MeraEvents Partner : Now check-in to events and collect coupons

Mobile

Publishers and the Mobile Internet Revolution

Global monetization trend in mobile advertising: iOS rules the roost, Windows Phone has a long way to go

World Bank Report : 75% of world population has a mobile phone

Resources (Legal)

Whiteboard Friday: Doing Business in India (for NRIs and Foreigners)

Technology

Zoho integrates its productivity applications with Google Drive

Google launches Gmail SMS for feature phones in emerging markets

Open Data and its use in Open Governance [Part 2]

Spotted: Apple website running on .Net?

BMC To Launch Its Pothole Tracking System For Non-Android Users

Of Google Codejam and The Wonder That Was India

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