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Quikr acquires HDFC Developers & HDFC Realty to focus on real estate buying services

By : CIOL Writers

Online classifieds platform Quikr has entered into an agreement with Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) under which Quikr will be acquiring two of HDFC’s subsidiaries HDFC Developers and HDFC Realty for a total of $54.8 million (Rs 350 crore). Renu

35pc users in India sell their mobile phones within one year

By : Soma Tah

BANGALORE, INDIA: On an average, at least one new phone gets launched in India every day. So there is no wonder that mobile phone replacement cycle is also shortening as mobile phone makers continue to woo users with new features, better

Quikr reportedly in talks to acquire Babajob

By : CIOL Writers

Quikr reportedly is in advanced talks to acquire blue-collar jobs portal, Babajob. Citing sources, an Economic Times report said that the acquisition will help Quikr to strengthen its position in the Indian blue-collar job market. Babajob’s popularity in smaller towns will

Following Quikrs’ footsteps, Hiree announces a new freemium model

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to further boost its growth, online hiring platform, Hiree has announced a new freemium model which will offer basic services for free. Though basic services will be provided at free of cost, advanced features must be paid for.

CommonFloor co-founders quit a year after Quikr acquisition

By : CIOL Writers

Barely a year after real estate portal CommonFloor was acquired by online classifieds company Quikr, the three co-founders- Sumit Jain, Vikas Malpani and Lalit Mangal have called it quits. Founded a decade back, CommonFloor has witnessed a series of employee

Housing.com to re-launch rental listings early next year

By : CIOL Writers

Housing.com is re-launching its rentals offering early next year that it shut down in 2015 to focus on home buying and selling. The real-estate startup that has been in news for its in-house fighting and mud-slinging between founder, Rahul Yadav

Quikr buys home rental startup Grabhouse

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to strengthen its real estate arm, online classifieds company Quikr has acquired home rental start-up Grabhouse in an all-stock deal. Along with the acquisition, the company also announced the launch of its cashless managed rental solution. “The

CashNoCash.com to help you locate nearest working ATMs

By : CIOL Writers 1

A free service CashNoCash.com has been launched to help cash-strapped citizens locate the nearest functioning ATM, bank branch or post office. The crowdsourced site is supported by Quikr and NASSCOM and has been conceptualized and developed by Manjunath Talwar and Abhijit

QuikrCars acquires Stepni to improve vehicle maintenance services

By : CIOL Writers

Quikr has acquired Stepni, a platform that connects vehicle owners with service providers nearest to them. This platform integration will help QuikrCars consumer’s shortlist service providers that can ensure the best service for their vehicle within 5 km of their

Quikr acquires Hiree, the online hiring platform

By : CIOL Writers

The Indian classified advertising platform, Quikr has acquired, Hiree an online hiring platform, aiming to expedite the hiring process, for an undisclosed amount. This collaboration will create a recruitment platform that connects over four million active candidates with recruiters across

Startups bracing for second round of layoffs

By : CIOL Writers

Succumbing to pressure from investors and VCs to trim flab and restructure operations, several Indian startups bracing for another year of drastic belt-tightening are expected to lay off hundreds more this year. Rapid automation being introduced at leading startups to

Ouch, the casting couch may soon be out!

MUMBAI, INDIA: Casting couch, the infamous word now synonymous with the film industry may soon be a word of the past. Even more so, struggling actors, directors and producers may no longer have to wait for fests to meet industry