Are startups and investors doing enough to check sexual harassment?

Sexual-harassmentEarly this week, several women alleged sexual harassment by Arunabh Kumar, founder and chief executive of digital entertainment channel The Viral Fever (TVF). The issue has brought to spotlight low compliance levels at Indian startups when it comes to guidelines on prevention of sexual harassment at workplace. At early-stage startups, a framework to handle cases […]

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After TVF trashes charges, more women allege sexual harassment by founder

A former employee’s post alleging sexual harassment against The Viral Fever (TVF) Media Labs founder and CEO Arunabh Kumar has prompted other women to come forward with similar accounts. Operated by Contagious Online Media Network Pvt. Ltd, TVF is an online digital entertainment channel. On March 12, a woman calling herself ‘Indian Fowler’ published an […]

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Exclusive: Content portal Campus Diaries raises funding from Aarin Capital, others

Funding_mukulCampus Diaries Media and Communications Pvt. Ltd, which operates a content discovery portal targeted at school and college students, has raised Rs 1.5 crore ($220,000) from Aarin Capital and others in its second round of angel investment. Ravi Mantha of Sagelock Investments and 3one4 Capital Partners, the family office of former Infosys finance chief and […]

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Tiger Global invests $10M in online video content creator The Viral Fever

TVFPlayGlobal investment firm Tiger Global has invested $10 million (Rs 68 crore) in online digital video entertainment venture The Viral Fever, according to Mint citing the company’s filings with the Registrar of Companies (RoC). It added that Tiger Global, one of the more prolific venture investors in India, has picked a minority stake in Contagious Online Media […]

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