This round was led by Temasek with super pro-rata participation from General Atlantic, Tiger Global and Softbank Vision fund

exchange4media Staff Aug 2, 2021 1:51 PM


The new round of funding has been led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2, putting Meesho's evaluation at $2.1 billion

exchange4media Staff Apr 5, 2021 10:23 AM


We bring you a roundup of the news that made headlines this past week

exchange4media Staff May 23, 2020 8:23 AM

Jack MA?blur=25

Media reports suggest that his resignation will be effective on June 25

exchange4media Staff May 18, 2020 1:36 PM

Manoj Kohli?blur=25

At the launch of the Pitch Madison Advertising Report 2020, the country head of Softbank, Kohli underscored the big trends and changes that will define advertising in the coming years

exchange4media Staff Feb 14, 2020 8:40 AM

Pitch Madison Advertising Report 2020?blur=25

Gear up for one of the most awaited evenings - the unveiling of the Pitch Madison Advertising Report 2020, at the Taj Santacruz, Mumbai

exchange4media Staff Feb 13, 2020 8:38 AM

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