Tanay Pratap on building Invact 2.0, making it more affordable and choosing the right cofounder
The startup had raised $5 million at a valuation of $33 million from Future Group's Kishore Biyani, ex-Infosys director TV Mohandas Pai, Innov8 founder Ritesh Malik and former Facebook MD Kirthiga Reddy among others.
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The funding round was led by Arkam Ventures, and also involved other global venture capital firms including Antler India, Picus Capital (Germany), M Venture Partners (Singapore), BECO Capital (Dubai) and 2am VC (United States).
Maheshwari, who quit Twitter in December, did not disclose the size of the round but said he diluted less than 15 percent equity
"I am leaving Twitter. The (exit) date has to be worked out. I want to do things in the education and teaching space," Maheshwari told Moneycontrol in an interaction.
This comes in a year when India’s new IT rules came into effect in May 2021 and escalating tension between the US microblogging platform and the government over the last few months. According to sources, while the reasons for the sudden move to the US have not been said explicitly, the recent legal troubles could have played a part.
In his judgement on July 23, Justice G Narendar, said that the provisions of the law cannot be permitted to become tools of harassment when the UP Police has not even placed an iota of material indicated that warrants notice under Section 41A. He permitted the interaction to continue on virtual mode or at the residence/office address of petitioner as submitted in documents.
Twitter India was named as an accused in the case filed by Ghaziabad police on June 15 against several people who shared the video of an assault on a 65-year-old person in Ghaziabad.
Twitter's career website, Tweep Life, had shown Union Territories Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh outside India.
Twitter India was named as an accused in the case filed by UP police on June 15 against several persons who shared the video of an assault on a 65-year-old person in Ghaziabad.
The Twitter India MD, who lives in Bengaluru in Karnataka, was issued notice by the Ghaziabad Police on June 21 and asked to report at its Loni Border police station at 10.30 am on Thursday to get his statement recorded in the case, the officials added.
Manish Maheshwari, the MD of Twitter India has been asked to report to the Loni Police Station and record his statement within seven days.
Manish Maheshwari on his first year on the job, some of the latest features on Twitter, and how the company has managed productivity during the lockdown.
Krish will return to Twitter global headquarters in San Francisco to resume his role as Global Head of Revenue Strategy and Operations at Twitter.
My view is that Flipkart will be lucky if they can find an investor, which can out-invest Amazon. It could be Alibaba since winning India is as important to them as it is to Amazon.
As CEO-E&P, he would be responsible for Essar's entire E&P business, which includes 15 blocks and fields in various stages of exploration and production in India, Indonesia, Madagascar, Nigeria and Vietnam, the company said in a statement here.