Campus Karma is the India’s first ever college based social networking site intended to offer a virtual campus environment. It was conceived and founded by Rohit Gupta when he was in my B-Tech final year with a primary aim of connecting the youth of India from all colleges irrespective of their courses.
Apnaghar.co.in, India’s 1st comprehensive website for housing solution,plans to expand its business network through the franchise route across the country.
Lenskart, India’s largest online retailer of fashionable and stylish eyeglasses, sunglasses and contact lenses recently announced a fresh round of funding of Rs. 135 Crore. Following the investment, the company has made key appointments across leadership ranks. MayankBatheja has joined Lenskart as ‘AVP – Home Eye Check-up Program’. AakrateeVajpai has joined Lenskart as ‘Head of Human Capital’ and Anand Thakur has been appointed as ‘AVP – Technology’.
Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today announced that Terri-Helen Gaynor has joined the company as President and Chief Executive Officer, Asia-Pacific, effective immediately. Gaynor succeeds Patrick Ford, who had been Chair of the Asia-Pacific region since October 2012. Ford will continue as Worldwide Vice Chair and Chief Client Officer and as Chair of the Asia-Pacific region through the leadership transition, serving as a senior advisor to Gaynor. Both Gaynor and Ford will report to Burson-Marsteller Worldwide Chair and Chief Executive Officer Donald A. Baer.
Tolexo.com, India’s largest online store for Business Goods & Supplies, has roped in Harsh Kundra as a Co-founder & Head – Product & Technology. Harsh will power the growth plans of Tolexo by leading the innovations in product & technology domain and developing innovative solutions that drive business.
Harsh has over a decade of experience in managing technology and product at top-notch organisations with special expertise in e-commerce businesses. In his last position, he was the CTO at Jabong.com where he was responsible for building scalable and high performing web architectures. With him at the helm, Jabong experienced a positive paradigm shift in its engineering capabilities. Prior to that, he was a founding-member at Meritnation.com where he oversaw product design and management besides leading technology strategy.
Godrej Ezee, the leading liquid detergent brand from Godrej Consumer Products Limited (GCPL), a major player in the Indian FMCG industry, has successfully extended its social initiative ‘Rahaat, Ek Abhyaan’ to 8 Indian cities including Delhi+Gurgaon, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Patiala, Amritsar, Lucknow and Kanpur. The idea of ‘Warm Hugs’ propagated by Ezee has mobilized and donated more than 30,000 woolen clothes for underprivileged children under this movement.
IndiaQuotient, a leading investor in early stage technology based startups has shortlisted 25 startups for #MobileIQ – a platform that aims at aiding mobile startups by providing initial funding for them. 25 startups www.shippr.in; www.rentsetgo.co; www.woome.mobi; www.instano.in; www.taskbob.com; www.dishkhoj.com; www.pocketad.in; www.fitho.in; www.thezerogames.com; Pinchat (www.approximity.im), www.guiddoo.com, www.biteclub.in; www.loopymessenger.com, www.stupidsid.com, Sharingo (smartmumbaikar.com), www.tapandeat.com, www.tap-doctors.com, www.crownit.in, www.my-reach.appspot.com, www.shipeasy.in, www.eddiary.com, bikeseeker.com, HighwayDelite, www.whichapp.me, www.flynxapp.com have already registered their names for the finals.
www.shaadi.com The World’s No. 1 Matchmaking Service today won the prestigious award for ‘Best Website of the Year 2014’ award by Website Of The Year India in the ‘Matchmaking’ category.
Stayzilla.com, India’s largest online marketplace for ‘stays’ today launched their B2B mobile app ‘Sell Rooms’ supported on Android platform, for ‘stay’ partners listed on the portal. Developed by the in-house technology team of Stayzilla, the app is available for free on the Google play store, empowering owners across Hotels, Homestays, Lodges, Guesthouses, Serviced Apts, Boutique Hotels, Resorts, Boat Houses, Jungle Camps, BnBs etc. to promote their property real-time on Stayzilla.com and increase their business. The SMS enabled app does not require internet connectivity to facilitate listing of rooms instantly online.
www.grabhouse.com India’s first 100% broker-free house renting online platform pledges that coming 2015, house hunters will have the most cherisahable experience while finding their dream house with Grabhouse.
Ms. Pankhuri Srivastava, Co Founder, Grabhouse.com commented,” When i came to Mumbai and searched for a house there wasn’t a Grabhouse. Till the inception of Grabhouse.com, I had changed four houses and I know how difficult it is to search houses. Thus I promise that I