7:45 pm on Apr 29, 2015 by Malavika Velayanikal
What do the co-founders of CommonFloor, TaxiForSure, and Yo! China have in common with the MD of Google India and country manager of Amazon India?
7:35 pm on Apr 8, 2015 by Malavika Velayanikal
Ecommerce marketplace Snapdeal acquires mobile top-up site FreeCharge to create a mobile user base of 40 million, which they want to increase ten-fold in a few years.
6:33 pm on Apr 6, 2015 by Malavika Velayanikal
With TinyOwl, Yepme, and FreeCharge as sponsors, cricket has come a long way from the Reliance World Cup in 1987. And so has the Indian tech startup ecosystem.
11:15 am on Mar 19, 2015 by Malavika Velayanikal
Where’s the smart money going in India? What are the smart plays being made by the startup community in India? Here’s a look at the 15 highest funded startups in India.
2:32 pm on Feb 6, 2015 by Malavika Velayanikal
FreeCharge rewards users with discount coupons for using the platform to recharge their phones. This could be replicated in other markets.
2:15 pm on Dec 22, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Institutional investors make a living out of picking the right startups to back. They place their bets after careful evaluation. So going by where the VCs parked most of their money, here are the 30 h...
1:30 pm on Oct 2, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Vserv already had 500 million user profiles and Fortune 500 clients. CEO Dippak Khurana tells us why it still needed to get smarter at mobile advertising.
12:57 pm on Sep 3, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
India's ecommerce players are busy figuring out the ways to score in a diverse mobile-first market. Who is best placed to ride this rising tide of mcommerce?
4:04 pm on Sep 2, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
FreeCharge, which gives freebies to users who recharge their phones on the platform, will now use that purchasing behavior data for targeted ads.
4:12 pm on Aug 19, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
FreeCharge has just acquired Preburn, a Bangalore-based offline app distribution network. This is the second acquisition by Sequoia-backed Indian startup.
4:55 pm on Jan 2, 2014 by Steven Millward
We know that India’s e-commerce industry is booming and lots of investment is flooding in, but how much are ordinary people actually spending online? According to new figures from the Indian commerce ...
1:00 pm on Jun 7, 2013 by Stephanie Phua
FreeCharge was founded on August 2010 by Kunal Shah and Sandeep Tandon. The service allows users to top-up their mobile phones for “free” – basically, every mobile top-up done on FreeCharge is reimbur...
5:07 pm on Jan 25, 2012 by Steven Millward
The Indian startup Freecharge.in has announced this afternoon that its has secured funding worth Rs. 20 crores (US$4 million) from Sequoia Capital – the second time it has been given a cash boost by t...