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Budget 2017 Expectations: Digital Perspective

This year’s Union Budget has a lot of expectations. Specially due to Prime Minister Modi‘s game changing attitude towards governance. We have also witnessed great thrust around Digital. We have been witnessing campaigns such as Digital India and so on. Technology industry has a lot more to say on the topic of digital.NEW DELHI: Bringing the aspect of Internet of ... Read More

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Starting Up: A Game Of 3D Chess

I once attended a talk by a celebrated venture investor in Austin, Texas. The forum was opened for questions after his talk and, promptly, one eager attendee raised her hand and asked, "What is your advice for someone who is graduating from college and wants to be an entrepreneur?"The greying investor looked at her for a few seconds and responded with a straight face, "Take a long nap and a cold shower a... Read More

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Starting Up: A Game Of 3D Chess
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Sulekha's Satya Prabhakar On Leveraging Technology And Growth Strategy

At a time when startups in the home services space are finding it difficult to get customers, Sulekha—one of the legacy players and an online and mobile platform that connects users with local service providers—is marching ahead with a broad customer base and is also profitable. In a chat with Techcircle.in, Sulekha’s founder and CEO Satya Prabhakar talks about the firm’s growth s... Read More

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Sulekha's Satya Prabhakar On Leveraging Technology And Growth Strategy
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Sulekha : Catering To Over 40 Cities across 800 Plus Categories in Local Service Market

Sulekha has around 2500 employees across the country, who are providing skills and service support, and has close to 90,000+ paying businesses who are live on the site and 5.5 million+ active business listings.Sulekha.com, founded in 1998 by Satya Prabhakar, operates as an online and mobile media company in India. The company provides local online classified listing and e-commerce services to business an... Read More

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Sulekha : Catering To Over 40 Cities across 800 Plus Categories in Local Service Market
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We Are Connecting Businesses To Consumers - Satya Prabhakar

When Satya Prabhakar started Sulekha.com in 1998, the concept of bringing classified ads to people through the internet, was way ahead of its time. From the web 1.0 to web 3.0, Sulekha.com has remained a constant in the growth of the internet industry. The company has survived two recessions and is still growing strong. It currently faces competition from new age startups like LocalOye, HouseJoy and Urba... Read More

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We Are Connecting Businesses To Consumers - Satya Prabhakar
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Sulekha: The growth of a local service provider

The company was one of the earliest Indian start-ups to catch up with the Internet age in the 1990sWhile it’s the age of hyper local search start-ups, some of the local service listing portals, such as Just Dial, Asklaila and Sulekha.com, have been in business for quite some time now.What started off as a collaborative article-writing portal, transformed into a medium that offered free email accoun... Read More

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Sulekha: The growth of a local service provider
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Sulekha.com Raises Rs 175 Crore From GIC, NVP

Chennai-based local listing services provider Sulekha.com, on Tuesday said that it has raised Rs. 175 crore from the sovereign wealth fund of Singapore-GIC and Norwest Venture Partners.The fresh fund raised would be used to further expand the platform and invest in technology and branding, the company said in a press release.Commenting on the development, Satya Prabhakar, Founder and CEO of Sulekha.com, ... Read More

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Sulekha.com Raises Rs 175 Crore From GIC, NVP
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A Hit To Internet Freedom?

With Net neutrality becoming a trending topic, there is no way many of you would have missed coming across it. But what is it all about? Is it something that will affect you personally?If you are like the millions of people in our country who can't live without WhatsApp, Skype, Facebook, Instagram and all those Apps you are hooked on to, then yes! This is an issue that you should definitely need to worry... Read More

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A Hit To Internet Freedom?
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Local Services Big Enough To Not Get Distracted By Product Sales: Satya Prabhakar, Sulekha.com

Sulekha.com was the first mover in the online classified business. Founded by Satya Prabhakar, it lists local business from across 40 Indian cities. More than a decade old, it has seen fierce competition from the likes of Just Dial and Ask Laila. Sulekha raised $10 million from Norwest Venture Partners in 2006 and has been profitable in last two years. CEO Prabhakar spoke to Avanish Tiwary about the chan... Read More

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Local Services Big Enough To Not Get Distracted By Product Sales: Satya Prabhakar, Sulekha.com
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'Internet Has Transformed SMEs, Now It's Time to Grow Beyond'

India’s leading digital marketplace for local needs with 75,000 SMEs base and over 5 million connections and transactions per month is vastly focused on the Indian SME segment. The portal is considered to be among the pioneers of Internet medium for small businesses. In an exclusive interaction with Satya Prabhakar Founder and CEO of Sulekha.com, Faiz Askari of SME STreet found ... Read More

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'Internet Has Transformed SMEs, Now It's Time to Grow Beyond'