Minglebox Launches MBA Colleges Application Platform

Minglebox the social network which raised 7 million from Sequoia and then shifted its focus from being a youth social network to a education centric social network has now introduced Online App 2010 which is an online platform that enables students to apply to more than a 100 MBA colleges all over the country. This isnt a new idea or execution as Pagalguy.com which has been one of the ‘Go To’...
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MingleBox Launches Free CAT Portal For MBA Aspirants – Can They Make It Big?

2009 has not been a favorable year for Indian social networks. With the terrific growth of Facebook, each of these small time social networks have faced the heat, despite how they had positioned themselves. MingleBox claim to be India’s number one education network connecting students and young professionals. A look at the Alexa ranking shows a trend that is popular across the Indian social network...
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Recap 2008: Social Networking In India

Social Networking which some may term as the big bubble of the web as besides for a few social networks like facebook, myspace and possibly bebo few others have seen that kind of even half that kind of success. The year 2008 was a year of defining one’s USP as far as social networks were concerned. This year the Indian social networks focused on a particular content/community or aspect of social...
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Minglebox Repositions With Study Related Content – Enters BharatStudent’s Territory

Minglebox shifts from campus to education and career Minglebox the first social network which got funded in India seems to have changed tracks with regards to their social network.They have changed their focus to providing MBA, Education oriented, Study abroad and counselling oriented content. A clear intrusion into the territory of Bharatstudent.com which is run by NorthGate Technologies.Why the...
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How Can Brands Leverage Social Networking In India? – Answered By Social Networks BigAdda, Minglebox & Fropper

Recently Tyroo media came out with a report (download report here) in which it stated that branding/virals/communities can be the way Social Networks can be leveraged by Advertisers and even social networks can make some money. Now for branding to happen its important that both brands and social networks come forward. This post attempts at putting forth the social networks point of view on “How...
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Tie Up Updates – MensXpert Ties up With Chip & T3, Minglebox with BITSAT

MensXpert.com, a lifestyle portal for Indian men will now host content from some of Infomedia’s leading magazines – Chip and T3. This is part of mensxpert’s overall portal strategy where we get the industry’s best to showcase their ‘expertise’ on their site.   “T3 & Chip were obvious choices as they are undisputedly the best gadget and technology magazines...
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Dhingana.com – Doesn’t Make Us Scream & Shout With Joy

We wrote about Dhingana way back in 2006 – they have just launched a spruced up version of their Social Network based on music.   They have the basic profile page, which gets updated automatically when you listen to some music. So for example if someone comes to your page, that person can see all the songs that you have listened to. Alternatively, from your profile you can also see what your...
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Valentine’s Fever Grips Online World!

Valentine day demonstrates the degree of love, affection and commitment for your loved ones. Lots of companies are promoting their product in various ways. As today’s Indian youth spends a considerable amount of time online, companies are gearing up to lure them in the cyber space. Companies like eBay India are promoting various product ranges on this occasion. From various online bid options...
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Indian Social Networks penetrating campuses

After the facebook model in which the sites were focussed on college students only it seems like everyone out there wants to replicate and redo the same in India.   Minglebox has been one such startup which though open to public is looking to specifically cater to the college going audience. They are trying very hard by launching virals like collegitis and most of their mails to users has...
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Mobile Social Networking in India on the rise?

The latest of the Social Networking Sites to go mobile in India are Fropper. Fropper have introduced MobiFUN powered by Mauj 7007 service. Mauj is also part of the People Interactive Group. What can you do with this Mobile service?Well Fropper says it’ll help you search and add new friends, scrap and send messages to your friends and you can even receive SMS alerts for new scraps/messages etc....
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