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India’s EaseMyTrip to step up acquisitions, sees strong Q3, says Co-founder

By Savio Shetty and Chris Thomas MUMBAI (Reuters) – Indian online travel agency EaseMyTrip is looking to step up acquisitions to bolster its non-air travel business, its co-founder said on Tuesday, as a pick up in demand sets it on course for a strong third quarter. “We are looking to acquire … Read more

HireQuotient bags investment from Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal

Singapore-based HireQuotient, an HR tech start-up that automates interviews and hiring for companies, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Binny Bansal, the co-founder of Flipkart. This comes after the company raised $1.8 million in pre-series A funding in December last year from Sumant Sinha of ReNew Power, Mohan Lakhamraju of … Read more

Mumford & Sons co-founder defends J.K. Rowling: ‘It’s disgusting’ what Harry Potter actors said about her

Former Mumford & Sons banjo player and co-founder Winston Marshall said there was one “canceled” celebrity for whom he felt particular compassion before he too had been targeted by the cancel culture mob. “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling lost several friends in the industry after defending the concept of biological sex.  “If sex isn’t real, … Read more

Zomato co-founder Mohit Gupta resigns, third big exit in last few weeks

Mohit Gupta, co-founder of food aggregator Zomato, has resigned after a four-and-a-half-year stint at the company. This marks the third exit of a high-profile executive from the aggregator’s roster in the last few weeks. Rahul Ganjoo, head of new initiatives at the company, had tendered his resignation earlier this week. Siddharth … Read more

Zomato co-founder Mohit Gupta resigns; pens a heartfelt farewell note

Zomato co-founder Mohit Gupta regined from his post in the company on Friday. The company, in a voluntary disclosure, said that Gupta tendered his resignation today. In a farewell note, Gupta said that it was an honour for him to see the company grow leaps and bounds. “In this journey, it … Read more

Unicorn startup Darwinbox may go for IPO in next 3 years: Co-founder

HR tech company Darwinbox, which is valued at over USD 1 billion, may go for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) in the next three years, its co-founder Rohit Chennamaneni said on Monday here. Speaking to media persons in a press conference, he said the city-based firm is expected to achieve profitability by … Read more

Jaylen Brown SLAMS Nike after its co-founder hinted its Kyrie Irving deal is over for good

Boston Celtics star Jaylen Brown has made a public dig at Nike in an apparent show of support for Kyrie Irving, the Brooklyn Nets star who has been suspended by his team over linking to an anti-Semitic film on social media. Nike co-founder Phil Knight said on Thursday that the company’s relationship with Irving ‘is … Read more

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s art tops $1.5 billion at auction

Art handlers hold a painting titled “La montagne Sainte-Victoire” by Paul Cezanne (estimate on request: in excess of $120,000,000) during a photo call to present the highlights from the estate of the philanthropist and co-founder of Microsoft, Paul G. Allen in London on Oct. 14, 2022. Wiktor Szymanowicz | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Christie’s … Read more

Taliban reveals burial site of late co-founder Mullah Omar in S. Afghanistan

The burial site of Taliban co-founder Mullah Mohammad Omar Mujahid has been disclosed in Afghansitan’s southern Zabul province, chief spokesman of Afghanistan’s Taliban-run caretaker government Zabihullah Mujahid has said. “The tomb of late Amirul Mominen (Supreme leader) Mullah Mohammad Omar Mujahid was revealed to public at a ceremony attended by ranking officials in Omarzo area … Read more

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey speaks out after mass layoffs

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey addresses students during a town hall at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi, India, November 12, 2018. Anushree Fadnavis | Reuters Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey apologized Saturday for growing the company “too quickly,” a day after the company laid off approximately half of its employees under new owner Elon … Read more