Mudit Khosla Gets Appointed As The New CEO of Tradus

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The ibiboGroup has announced that Mudit Khosla will be the new CEO of Tradus.com. Tradus is a player in the Indian e-commerce space. It operates a marketplace model for merchants and sellers which is similar to the way eBay India, Snapdeal and Junglee are run. The marketplace model is set to get another important player – Flipkart. The company announced its intention to start a marketplace recently...
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Video/Movie On Demand: Will It find Adoption In Indian Market?

Now-a-days online streaming of user generated video is no big deal. The real trouble lies in delivering the videos to different platforms and this is what has become a viable business opportunity for some high profile content generators. Video on Demand simply means accessing video content on your choice of platform be it your TV, PC, Mobile or Gaming consoles at your demand. This could be channeled...
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Seventymm Introduces Real-time Availability Status – “Get It Now!”

Seventymm, a movie rental service has introduced ‘Get It Now’ feature which allows Subscribers to find out Real-time info regarding the availability of a movie title. The company claims that it is the only one to provide this service not just in India but across the globe.The Movie rental business off-lately has seen a rise in complaints by Subscribers in regards to availability of various titles...
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Tieups Update: Apnaloan – Suvidhaa & Bookmyshow – Seventymm

Just 10 days ago we had blogged about a couple of tie ups that happened in the WAT space and now there are a couple more. Infact apnaloan.com seems to be on a tie up spree with regards to distribution of its content. ApnaLoan ties up with S-Commerce Player Suvidhaa Apnaloan.com which recently renamed its company apnapaisa and also tied up with Reliance money for content distribution on their site has...
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Funding Updates: Ojas Funds Mango & Seventymm Raises 50 Cr From NEA-Indo US Ventures

Well its raining investment news today with two companies raising funding but at different stages. Its always better to hear of seed/early stage investments happening in this space as thats where the most money is required albeit in smaller chunks compared to middle and late stage funding. So here are the top funding news stories for today.. Ojas Ventures Invests in Mobile Tech Startup Mango Technologies Ojas...
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BIG Plans By Seventymm.com.. Will They Work Out?

Seventymm.com was the first DVD rentals company that recieved million dollar funding in India. It used that funding to acquire a smaller player like madhouse.in mid last year. We also featured an interview with the founder of madhouse post the acquisition. Now even though it might have made that acquisition seventymm.com has hardly spent any amount of it 10 Million $ funding that it raised from VC’s...
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BigFlicks Offers 14000 Movie Titles @ 1$ Per Download.. Also Launches Rentals

BigFlicks was announced last year as a part of Reliance Entertainments BIG strategy where it was getting into all forms entertainment be it radio, social networking and movie downloads and soon to be rentals. So on one end BigFlicks seems to be competing with Rajshri media on the NRI segment which caters to movie downloads and streaming and on the other end its giving competition to seventymm with...
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Seventymm Revamps and launches Social Network for Movie Buffs!

Seventymm the first funded dvd rental company which recently acquired madhouse another dvd rental company has now gone for a site revamp after being in existence for over a year. Along with the new look it has also started a community for its movie buff users. Supporting the introduction of community features CEO of Raghav Kher said, “We have always believed in creating a community of movie lovers....
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Paid Digital Downloads = The Future of Music, Movies and Entertainment Industry?

Both movie and music industry in India have been the sufferers due to the technology revolution that hit the world with piracy and easy free downloads available to the masses. Soon the rates of CD’s started to fall and one saw that the roadside hawkers shifted their business from selling food to selling cd’s and dvd’s. Online Movie downloads getting mainstream?  Now the music...
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The Future of the Online DVD Rental Market in India

Half a dozen players already and more joining in! Is the online DVD Rental Market really that lucrative?Ones even got acquired by another!  And we even interviewed the acquiree! BigFlicks backed by the Reliance Power House hasn’t even started splurging the Rs 10 Crores its set aside for advertising! Let’s look at the funded chaps: SeventyMM. They received $7 Million from Matrix Partners...
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