Weekly Roundup : Zomato Acquired Cibando, Flipkart’s $700 Million Funding, Sunny Leone Most Searched In India & More…

Here’s all that you should not have missed from the past week!
Mergers & Acquisitions:
Zomato Acquires Italy’s Restaurant Search Service, Cibando
Sponsorships & Funding:
Flipkart Raises $700mn From Greenoaks, Steadview Capital And Others
LivSpace Secures $4.6mn In Series A funding Led by Helion and Bessemer
DIY eCommerce Platform Zepo Raises Funding From Anupam Mittal And One97 Mobility Fund
Facebook ‘s FbStart Picks Up Indian Startup, PriceTree For $20K Sponsorship
Housing Raises $90 Million Led By SoftBank; To Map 40 Million Houses
Linkstreet Raises Series A Funds From Faering Capital India Evolving Fund
Local Commerce App Lookup Secures $300K Angel Funding; Brings Bangalore Police Onboard
Statistics and Analytics:
Tier II and III Driving More Ecommerce Business Than Metros [eBay Census 2014 data]
2 out of 3 Emails Are Now Opened On Smartphones; Desktop Users Are Engaged More [Data]
Top Searches on Google India In 2014 : IRCTC, Sunny Leone, MotoG
Twitter Year In Review 2014 : NaMo 2nd Most Followed on Twitter, Sachin’s Tribute To Phil Hughes Most ReTweeted In Sports
New Launches:
Spice launches Hindi Android One Smartphone, Spice Dream Uno H
TLabs Expands Its Accelerator To Bangalore, Will Offer $50k To Each Startup
After Open-sourcing Hindi Fonts, Google Launches Hindi Ads On Its Display Network
Good Reads:
India’s Rising Ecommerce And The Unsung Heroes : Google Does Something Special To Them
6 Useful Tools to Maximize Your Productivity
In A New Low, Government Wants Matrimonial Websites To Use Aadhar Card AuthenticationDelhi HC Bans OnePlus From Shipping, Selling and Marketing Phones in India
Editor’s Picks:
Almost Famous To Being Written Off : Notion Ink, A Comeback Story
How Can Aadhar Be Used To Improve Safety In Real World
Dear Government : Before #MakeInIndia, We Need #SellingInIndia Reforms

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