VP Weekly | 27 Jan ’19

Half Of Google India’s $154 Mn Ad Spend In 2018 Went To Offline ActivitiesGlobal search giant Google reportedly spent $154 Mn on advertising in India in 2018, making it one of the top advertisers in India. Read More OYO Expands To Phillippines, Begins Partnering With Hotels In ManilaHomegrown hospitality unicorn OYO has entered yet another global destination…


VP Weekly | 20 Jan ’19

Reliance Retail, Jio To Jointly Launch Ecommerce Platform: Mukesh AmbaniMukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries Ltd, has said that the group companies, Reliance Retail and Reliance Jio Infocomm, will be launching a new e-commerce platform in India. Read More SoftBank Vision Fund to pick up 38% stake in Delhivery in latest India betMasayoshiSon-owned technology conglomerate SoftBank has sought approval from…


VP Weekly | 13 Jan ’19

Ola Becomes $6 Bn Unicorn With $74 Mn Funding From Steadview Capital Homegrown online cab aggregator Ola is now reportedly worth $5.5- $6 Bn after it raised $74 Mn (INR 520 Cr) from its existing investor, a Hong Kong-and London-based hedge fund, Steadview Capital, through preference shares. Read More Amazon Pay Receives $42.6 Mn From…


VP Weekly | 6 Jan ’19

Zomato In Talks For New $1 Bn Fundraise To Counter Swiggy’s Latest Funding Gurugram-based food tech company Zomato is in talks to raise funding round of $500 Mn to $1 Bn from Chinese PE major Primavera Capital and Alibaba payments affiliate Ant Financial, along with other investors. Read More Foreign fund outflow from India, other Asian markets hits seven-year high in…