Weekly Roundup: Flipkart Launches Fulfillment Service, Android One Introduced In India, BigData Firm Acquisitions and more

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It’s been a very happening week with a lot of buzz in the industry. Here is a look at what happened over the week:


Investments and acquisitions:

Pearson Makes Seed Investment In Education Startup, Experifun

Nielsen Acquires Indicus Analytics, Economic Research Firm

Firstsource Buys Minority Stake In Nanobi, Bangalore Based Big Data Startup

Customer Support App, Haptik Secures $1M From Kalaari Capital

Quikr secures $60 million investment from Tiger Global Management

Event Discovery App Nearify Secures Seed Funding

TargetingMantra Secures $1.1M For Personalizing Ecommerce

Hyd Based Ybrant To Rebrand to Lycos, The Famous Internet Property It Acquired For $36mn

Editor’s pick:

How Bootstrapping Founders Can Solve Their Hiring Challenge? Being Transparent Helps

Internet Advertising Will Overtake TV In India By 2018

Ecommerce Is Here To Stay – Offline Retailers Need To Fit-in

What Values Will You Look For In Your Next Hire ?

And In Between These Funding News, A Note To Bootstrappers

New launches:

Notion Ink Launches Cain, Ultra-book That Transforms Into a Tablet

Flipkart Launches Fulfillment Service – Flipkart Advantage

IBM India Launches B2B Startup Competition, SmartCamp

Union Minister Launches Android Application For Micro, Small And Medium Enterprises (MSME) Sector

Paytm launches Pay Through Wallet – Goes live on Homeshop18, MakeMyTrip, BookMyShow and Naaptol

Google Launches Newsstand in India. Will Indians Buy (Anything) On Android?

Google Plans To Bring Offline YouTube Access In India

Google Launches Android One Smartphones In India; Starting Price 6399

Also read:

Meet YELO BAG. A Bag That Converts Into School Desk [Rural Innovation]

Delhi Traders’ Association Asks 25K Sellers To Stop Selling on Ecommerce Cos Selling Below Purchase Price

Karnataka Government Bans Amazon From Selling Any Product From Bangalore Warehouse

Android One : Different Manufacturers, Similar Phones

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