RepairEasy, India's authorized repairer of smartphones and other hi-tech gadgets, raised a pre-series A investment of $275,000 from a consortium of international and domestic investors including Morris Street Advisors (MSA) and P. Krishnamurthy, former vice-chairman of JM Morgan Stanley, reported TechCircle.
Saral Rozgar, the job site for blue-collar workers owned by IT firm Tech Mahindra (TMGF), is scouting for a strategic investor, reported News Corp.-owned TechCircle.com.
In India, Amazon rolls out a dedicated used-books site and unveils six, new fulfillment centers from where new and used goods will be delivered.
Rishi Dogra moved to India's NestAway from SEEK-backed Babajob.com, the jobs platform specializing in blue-collar, entry-level jobs.
RoofAndFloor.com, a real estate platform in India, announced that Kasturi & Sons (KSL), the financial backers of the platform and The Hindu Group of Publications, pumped another $300,000 U.S. into the site for further expansion.
Tiptopjob.com, a free-to-list job site in the U.K., announced a partnership with one of India’s largest job sites Careerrocks.com.
Honk Kong-based Swastika Company invested an undisclosed amount of money in Bangalore-based Quarto India Internet, owner of used-books classified AbeRuk, reported News Corp.-owned Tech Circle.
Sheroes.in, a popular platform narrowly focused on jobs for women in India, raised Series A funding led by Lumis Partners, with participation of The HR Fund, and several angel investors.
Quikr.com, a leading horizontal classifieds platform in India, shut down Flatchat, a chat service of CommonFloor.com, just six months after acquiring CommonFloor.
The main classifieds in the Info Edge portfolio (a few Naukri job sites and the real estate site 99acres.com) put in positive performances in Q1 of FY2017.