Vikas Agnihotri?blur=25

SoftBank Vision Fund has said Agnihotri is joining as its first Operating Partner

exchange4media Staff Jan 10, 2020 7:33 AM

Kirthiga Reddy?blur=25

Now first female investing partner at Softbank's $100 billion Vision Fund, Reddy's career has had one milestone after another

exchange4media Staff Dec 11, 2018 8:23 AM

Kirthiga Reddy?blur=25

Ex-Facebook India MD, Kirthiga Reddy, is known for her technical and business expertise – from both enterprise and consumer technology, in developed and emerging markets

exchange4media Staff Dec 7, 2018 5:37 PM


Hours before Walmart Inc. was scheduled to unveil the largest acquisition deal with Flipkart, CEO of SoftBank Group Corp. spilled the beans in Tokyo

exchange4media Staff May 9, 2018 3:56 PM

Is Softbank board giving in-principle nod to Flipkart-Snapdeal merger??blur=25

SoftBank board has reportedly approved a deal to gain 20 percent stake in the Snapdeal-Flipkart merged entity as well as approving a plan to buy out Snapdeal investors

exchange4media Staff Apr 28, 2017 5:11 PM

Who's to gain from the potential Paytm-Snapdeal merger??blur=25

Paytm’s ecommerce site, Paytm Mall and Snapdeal are exploring a merger option and have held early talks on it. The common factors over here are Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant and Japanese major, SoftBank

exchange4media Staff Feb 20, 2017 8:04 AM now a joint entity?blur=25

US$55 Million fresh investment in the joint entity is perhaps the largest investment in India’s digital real estate sector in the last two years

exchange4media Staff Jan 11, 2017 5:36 PM

Nikesh Arora steps down as SoftBank President?blur=25

Arora, who took over as President of SoftBank in May 2015, was seen as a potential successor to billionaire CEO Masayoshi Son.

exchange4media Staff Jun 22, 2016 5:40 PM now raises Rs. 100 crore funding from Softbank?blur=25

The new Rs.100 crore infusion will well-capitalise the company to drive its new strategy and growth plans

exchange4media Staff Jan 22, 2016 2:00 PM

Snapdeal raises $500 million in investment?blur=25

The round was led by Alibaba Group, Foxconn and SoftBank. Existing investors Temasek, BlackRock, Myriad and Premji Invest also participated in this round

exchange4media Staff Aug 19, 2015 8:12 AM

 SoftBank to invest $627 million in Snapdeal?blur=25

Earlier this year, the company raised $133.77 million as a result of a round led by eBay and $105 million as result of a financial round which saw participation from institutional investors

exchange4media Staff Oct 30, 2014 4:31 PM

We crossed the 20 million user mark in June: Kavin Bharti Mittal?blur=25

Kavin Bharti Mittal, Head, Product & Strategy, Hike talks about the existing gaps in the internet messaging app space that Hike messenger is designed to address & the innovations made on Indian insights rather than what trickles down from the West

Deepa Balasubramanian Aug 29, 2014 8:44 AM

Hike's brand-new marketing mantra: 'Hikes up' TV, radio & cinema advertising?blur=25

After refining the product, Hike's all-out focus is on visibility among its target group - the youth. The company goes aggressive with 'Hike Up Your Life' campaign

Abhinn Shreshtha Jul 21, 2014 8:04 AM

Kavin Bharti Mittal's messaging app Hike crosses 15 mn users?blur=25

Around 80% of this homegrown app's user base is under 25 years of age. Unlike its competitors that are indulging in celebrity endorsements & ATL activities, Hike has stayed away from any major marketing initiatives

Sonam Gulati Feb 25, 2014 8:09 AM

No more leeway on digital for marketers?blur=25

Marketers tend to view digital as a space where you can get away with a bit of stabbing, if not murder. Self regulation of online ads is welcome, says experts, reacting to ASCI's

Priyanka Mehra Sep 19, 2013 8:19 AM