SoftBank COO Jonathan Bullock quits Snapdeal, Ola boards

Jonathan BullockSoftBank Group COO and managing director Jonathan Bullock has resigned from the boards of its two biggest investee companies in India, Snapdeal and Ola, a statement from the Japanese telecom and Internet conglomerate confirmed on Monday. Mint had reported, citing a regulatory filing, that apart from Jasper Infotech Pvt. Ltd-owned Snapdeal and ANI Technologies Pvt. […]

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PropTiger-Housing deal to be signed this week

PropTiger-HousingOnline property broker PropTiger and SoftBank-funded realty portal Housing.com are in the final leg of talks to ink a merger that may be announced as early as this week, two persons aware of the development told Techcircle. This would mark the second such consolidation among the top tier ventures in the online real estate or […]

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Former Housing.com CFO Ritesh Jain floats online lending startup with two others

Ritesh JainRitesh Jain, a former chief financial officer at Housing.com, has quit the real estate portal to launch an online lending platform along with two others. FlexiLoans, the new venture, disburses working capital loans to small and medium-sized companies, co-founder Manish Lunia said. The third co-founder is Deepak Jain, a former investment banker at Axis Capital. […]

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Former Housing.com CFO Ritesh Jain floats online lending startup with two others

Ritesh JainRitesh Jain, a former chief financial officer at Housing.com, has quit the real estate portal to launch an online lending platform along with two others. FlexiLoans, the new venture, disburses working capital loans to small and medium-sized companies, co-founder Manish Lunia said. The third co-founder is Deepak Jain, a former investment banker at Axis Capital. […]

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Housing.com hires former Amazon exec to beef up product team

Ashish Laghate is Housing.com's new AVP of productRealty portal Housing.com, run by Locon Solutions Pvt. Ltd, has appointed Ashish Laghate as assistant vice president – product. Laghate will focus on developing consumer products and innovation at the real estate startup. Laghate has worked extensively in brand, product management and technology strategy functions at Amazon, Time magazine and The Washington Post. During his […]

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Former 99Acres EVP Vineet Singh is senior advisor at Housing, invests in realty portal

Vineet Singh, Senior Advisor, HousingRealty portal Housing.com, run by Locon Solutions Pvt Ltd, has brought in Vineet Singh, former executive vice president and business head of rival real estate website 99Acres.com, as senior advisor. Singh has also made an undisclosed investment in Housing.com. Singh, who was part of the management team of Info Edge (India) Ltd and sales head […]

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Former 99Acres EVP Vineet Singh is senior advisor at Housing, invests in realty portal

Vineet Singh, Senior Advisor, HousingRealty portal Housing.com, run by Locon Solutions Pvt Ltd, has brought in Vineet Singh, former executive vice president and business head of rival real estate website 99Acres.com, as senior advisor. Singh has also made an undisclosed investment in Housing.com. Singh, who was part of the management team of Info Edge (India) Ltd and sales head […]

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Housing co-founder Advitiya Sharma quits

Advitiya SharmaHousing.com co-founder and former board member Advitiya Sharma has quit the company and plans to start his own startup. “I have not firmed up my plans yet. I have a few ideas in education and cleantech,” Sharma told  VCCircle. Earlier on Wednesday, Sharma wrote to Housing employees announcing his departure from the company. “But the […]

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Hopscotch strengthens top deck with ex-Google, Housing.com hires

hopscotchHit The Mark Inc., which runs Mumbai-based curated baby and kids products flash sales site Hopscotch.in, has made several top-level appointments after increasing staff strength four times in a year. The company has hired Shyam Seshadri as head of engineering, Nathan Stanton as head of design, Rachel Steinberg as senior product manager and RV Krishna […]

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Exclusive: Housing.com in talks to buy IndiaHomes

Housing99The investors of India World Technologies Pvt. Ltd (formerly Agni Property Services Pvt. Ltd.) that owns and operates online property listing portal IndiaHomes, are in active talks to sell the firm to Housing.com, according to three people directly aware of the development, after prolonged talks with IndiaProperty fell apart over revenue recognition concerns. For full report click here

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