Bharat Matrimony buys from Vivek Pahwa, the company behind India’s largest matchmaking service, said it acquired divorcee-oriented for an undisclosed amount. “ is one of the early movers in this space and has built a good brand name,” said the acquirer. “Buying will help us consolidate our offerings and help divorcees and widowers get wider choices than […] to buy majority stake in Shriram Automall for Rs 156 cr

Shriram Transport Finance Company said it has decided to sell a majority stake in its vehicle auction company Shriram Automall to to create what it called India’s leading used vehicle platform. CarTrade, owned by MXC Solutions India, will acquire majority stake in Shriram Automall India Limited (SAMIL), India’s offline auction platform for pre-owned vehicles […] says demonetization to hit Real Estate sales: re-enters rentals

Anticipating a slow down in home sales in the coming months in the wake of the crackdown on ‘black money’, will restart its rental classifieds business soon. The portal, which had seen an ugly spat between founder Rahul Yadav and investors two years ago, had shut its rental listing last year to focus on the […]

Why Google’s takeover of Twitter is inevitable

When I started using social media about 8-9 years ago, Facebook and Twitter were largely equal in their cool factor. In fact, while it was not obvious what Facebook was (a more intrusive form of Orkut, anyone?), the possibilities of Twitter seemed as limitless as the places where your ‘contacts’ lived. Over the next nine years, Facebook […]

Magicbricks launches map search for apartment seekers

Magicbricks, one of the players fighting it out in the highly competitive online real estate classifieds business, said it had implemented a full-fledged map search feature on its website. Map search, in which users can visually search for apartment complexes and photo-view are the two features that helped disruptive start-up to corner a large […]