WWW: WAT Weekly WrapUp 22nd August – 29th August 2010

This week saw launches and announcements in India. Wyncomm launched India’s first Hindi Qwerty mobile phone, while another Indian company, Allgo Embeded Systems, came out with a $50 tablet prototype. On the international front, Gmail successfully launched Gmail Calling, while Google launched Realtime Search. In social networking news, Facebook now lets you shop socially. Read about all this and...
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Ojas-backed Tyfone Raises Funds And Grows

There exists a sector in the business world that is bent upon making human life (life related to business transactions) easier with the aid of technological innovations. Innovations such as mobile banking, mobile contactless payments, mobile identity management, etc that transform the way one transacts. From this sector emerges an up and coming technology firm named Tyfone that masters the facilitation...
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Funding Updates : Matrix Partners invest in Kijiji; Consim (formerly BharatMatrimony) raises funds from Mayfield Fund, Yahoo and Canaan Partners; Tyfone gets funded by Ojas Venture Partners

Matrix Partners invest in Kijiji   Matrix Partners India has invested in Indian mobile classified startup Kijiji.com. Kijiji India, lauanched in 2005, is an online website that caters to a local community in a particular city. It offers services “to buy or sell a used car, look for an apartment on rent, buy or sell a house, look for a job or hire people, and much more.”   The...
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