Formerly Consim Info Pvt Ltd Owner Sells Stakes In ClickJobs.com

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Indian Internet market is evolving. Not just in the number of players and services offered, but also in the number of verticals, genre and innovation. Mergers and acquisitions are a part of this process that shapes the market as a whole. One major development took place recently when Bharatmatrimony sold the majority stake held in clickjobs.com. The company Matrimony.com (formerly known as Consim...
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Bharatmatrimony Cries Foul: Appeals To CCI Against Google

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Matrimonial heavy-hitter BharatMatrimony has filed a complaint against Google with the Competition Commission of India (CCI). Accusing Google of discriminatory trade practices related to its AdWords program, BharaMatrimony feels Google is playing unfair with its Adwords. BharatMatrimony, in its complaint has said, Google’s Adwords relating to its websites are being sold to rival parties such as Shaadi.com,...
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The Business Of Shaadi Is A lucrative Affair: But Will The Peak Last?

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With the recent sell-off of Yahoo’s share in BharatMatrimony for a whopping 100 Crores, a new insight into the Online Matrimony websites has come forth. Online matrimonial sites are booming & industry sources peg the valuation of this organized part of the “industry” at Rs. 400 Crores!. The valuation of BaharatMatrimony, alone, comes to about 900 Crores! With India’s population rushing...
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Yahoo Saying “Alvida” To India… Dumps Its Stake In Tyroo, Callezee

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Right on the heels of dumping stake in Bharatmatrimony, Yahoo is all set to bid its farewell to its Joint Ventures in India.  Yahoo India has just announced that it is moving out of strategic investments in India - Tyroo and Callezee. The company’s board, as part of a Global Clean-up Plan, approved the complete divestment in India three weeks ago. The love story of Yahoo with India had begun...
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BharatMatrimony Profiles Become More Credible With Linkedin Integration

Last year a report was published in Times Of India which documented how a woman was cheated on a matrimonial website. A conman had posed to her as a suitor, but instead he duped her of Rs. 8 lakh. And this is not a standalone story. There are many more such instances.On the background of this, Bharatmatrimony.com, one of the leading matrimonial websites in India, has taken a major step in the direction...
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Consim Info Announces Major Expansion Plans For Indiaproperty.com

Consim Info, a major Internet firm from India, announced expansion plans for its online property site indiaproperty.com on Wednesday. It will increase its market focus in the Western and Northern regions and expand Indiaproperty.com’s current market leader position across all four southern states as part of its growth strategy. It has allocated a budget of Rs. 20 crore for the same. A major marketing...
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BharatMatrimony Ventures Into Wedding Gifts Services, Launches MatrimonyGifts.com

The online matchmaking service BharatMatrimony has launched a wedding gifts portal MatrimonyGifts.com, afaqs! reports. The gifts portal is complementary to Bharatmatrimony’s matrimonial services.Murugavel Janakiraman, founder and CEO, BharatMatrimony, says, “MatrimonyGifts is a special gift from BharatMatrimony for a society like ours that places high value and attaches cultural significance...
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BharatMatrimony Launches Matrimony Site For Differently-Abled – Good Initiative

While ive never been much of  a fan of Bharatmatrimony‘s caste based website strategy (i.e. tamilmatrimony, telegumatrimony and so on) for reasons purely moral where I personally don’t like marriages being decided by caste and find it very divisive in an already diverse country. But nonetheless this works for India as lot of people still want to marry within their caste as the first preference...
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MyCupid.in – A New Matrimony Cum Dating Portal – Our Review

Oxigen Services India (known for Oxicash – payment gateway), has launched a new matrimonial and dating site – MyCupid in partnership with World Dating Partners. One more matrimonial portal has joined the wagon with rest of the portals in market like Shaadi.com, BharatMatrimony.com, SimplyMarry.com. Is there a need for one more you might ask?But before we get to that lets look at whats new in...
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Recap 2009: Online Matrimony Portals

The year 2009 wasn’t that great for Matrimony portals as well but that still didn’t deter them from starting the year with a bang. So while bharatmatrimony launched video section called Bharatmatrimony.tv, Shaadi on the other hand took matrimony to TV itself with a tie up announcement with Star Plus.Bharatmatrimony also went on a tie up spree early in the year by tying up with Idea cellular...
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