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Intellecap launches India’s first Impact Fund Measurement tool

Posted by on Apr 14, 2014 in Biz News | 0 comments

Intellecap launches India’s first Impact Fund Measurement tool

Intellecap, a global social advisory firm that offers a range of Consulting, Investment Banking and Research Services, launched, PRISM, an impact fund rating framework that aims to address critical concerns of all major stakeholders in the impact investing ecosystem. Supported by GIZ and IFC, PRISM stands for Portfolio Risk Impact and Sustainability Measurement, and uses anopen, web-based platform that builds upon existing impact fund assessment models with an innovative three-pronged approach: Holistic Metrics: Along with industry...

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Now Nokia X customers can get the best experience on their phone with free Airtel 3G data

Posted by on Apr 9, 2014 in Biz News | 0 comments

Now Nokia X customers can get the best experience on their phone with free Airtel 3G data

Nokia, in association with Bharti Airtel Limited (“Bharti Airtel”), a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced an exclusive offer for the newly launched Nokia X. Airtel prepaid customers buying the Nokia X will now be able to enjoy 500MB of free 3G data per month for 3 months. Customers in non 3G circles can enjoy the same benefit on 2G data.  Viral Oza, Director – Marketing, Nokia said, “Nokia aims to constantly enhance user experience through innovative...

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Housing.com Launches a Real-Time Demand-Supply Monitoring Tool

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Biz News | 0 comments

Housing.com Launches a Real-Time Demand-Supply Monitoring Tool

The toughest of problems have the simplest of solutions. The threat of an acute space crunch and the lack of monetary assets in the property market are a cause of worry to Indian real estate experts. Housing.com’s Data Science Lab has decided to hack the problem at its root: the inefficient usage of limited resources. DSL’s latest brainchild, the Real-Time Demand-Supply Monitoring Tool, has been designed with the aim of helping Indian real estate optimize its resources. What is it? – The Real-Time Demand-Supply Monitoring tool is...

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Press Release on Private Equity investments in India; Jan-March 2014

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Press Release on Private Equity investments in India; Jan-March 2014

Mega Infra & IT sector propel PE investments to $2.3 B in Q1’14 Deal Value almost doubles compared to year ago; Flat compared to Oct-Dec ’13 quarter Private Equity firms invested about $2,273 million across 89 deals during the quarter ended March 2014, according to early data from Venture Intelligence (http://www.ventureintelligence.in), a research service focused on private company financials, transactions and valuations in India. The investment amount was almost twice that invested in the same period last year ($1,179 million across...

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Digitalization of gift cards in India much higher than foreign markets

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Biz News | 0 comments

Digitalization of gift cards in India much higher than foreign markets

Digitalization or the shift of physical gift cards to digital ones is a significant metric to measure the growth rate of gift card solution providers across the globe. According To Qwikcilver Solutions, India’s leading gift cards technology providers, 55% of their business is contributed from digital gift cards.   E-Gift Cards are virtual gifts that are so much faster than the actual Physical Gifts that involve courier and handling logistics. Even the unconventional brands opting for Insta giftoptions like Prestige, Himalaya and spa...

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CRI Pumps acquires the Italian Pump Manufacturer FIPS

Posted by on Apr 5, 2014 in Biz News | 0 comments

CRI Pumps acquires the Italian Pump Manufacturer FIPS

C.R.I. Pumps India’s leading pump manufacturer has recently completed a Share Purchase Agreement with the shareholders of Fabbrica Italiana Pompe Sommergibili Srl (FIPS), Milan, Italy for acquisition of 100% of the share capital of the company. This acquisition will enable CRI to scale new heights in embracing innovative technologies in Sewage, Effluent, Drainage and Waste Water handling Solutions for Municipal, Industrial , Residential & Building applications. This is the second acquisition after its recent acquisition of Pumps &...

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Low Cost Carriers Collaborating More As Regional Competition Heats Up

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Low Cost Carriers Collaborating More As Regional Competition Heats Up

Low cost carriers (LCC) across Asia Pacific are deploying a more collaborative strategy as competition intensifies, according to a new Abacus LCC/Hybrid Study released today. The region’s travel technology leader has shared analysis from in-depth surveys with over 20 major budget brands, explaining in part their success in averaging almost three times the growth trajectories of their full service counterparts – and their plans for the future. While they all intend to leverage the advantages they enjoy with lower cost bases, better aircraft...

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Mumbai Gears Up for Sixth Global Sankalp Summit

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 in Biz News | 0 comments

Mumbai Gears Up for Sixth Global Sankalp Summit

Sankalp Forum, an Intellecap Initiative that influences global development discourse through market-led approaches, unveiled a stellar line up of global influencers for its sixth annual event, the Sankalp Unconvention Summit. The event is to be held on Apr 9 – 11, 2014 at Hotel Renaissance, Mumbai. Chair of G8 Social Impact Investment Task Force Sir Ronald Cohen, Dr Aravind of Aravind Eye Care and Dr Devi Shetty of Narayana Health come together with over 50 global speakers to talk about how businesses can do good. The Summit marks annual...

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Brandscope India communicates Embassy Group’s property – Embassy Pristine through outdoor innovati

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 in Biz News | 0 comments

Brandscope India communicates Embassy Group’s property – Embassy Pristine through outdoor innovati

Brandscope India – the outdoor arm of the Posterscope Group again hits another nail of innovation in the outdoor space in Bangalore for the launch of Embassy Group’s luxury property – Embassy Pristine, Bangalore one of the leading property developers of India. The objective of the campaign is to introduce the new property in an impactful and unique manner stating its USPs for a sustainable lifestyle. Given the stated objective the Embassy’s creative agency Oysters Advertising devised this innovation to create a visual impact...

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Realty Major RE/MAX India enters South Karnataka

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Realty Major RE/MAX India enters South Karnataka

RE/MAX India, the Indian Master Franchise of RE/MAX is now making inroads in Southern Karnataka by appointing Mr. Sumanth G, as the Regional Owner & Head of RE/MAX Southern Karnataka. Sumanth is a MBA in Finance & Marketing and has worked in the banking industry with renowned banks like Deutsche and Axis Bank in both investment banking and retail banking. With a keen interest to start his own entrepreneurial set up and his passion for systems and processes, he is now looking forward to professionalizing the real estate industry...

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