Google.org commits $1mn for flood victims in India, Nepal
Google.org and Google employees have committed USD 1 million to Goonj and Save the Children for their relief efforts in India and across South Asia.
In a company blog, Google Vice President (South East Asia and India) Rajan Anandan said millions of people have been affected by severe flooding and landslides across Bangladesh, India and Nepal.
At least 1,200 people are known to have died, and tens of thousands of houses, schools, and hospitals have been destroyed, leaving people in urgent need of support during and after flood waters recede, he noted.
Paisabazaar.com partners CASHe for short-term personal loans *Paisabazaar.com, an online marketplace for loans and cards, today said it has partnered with CASHe to offer short term personal loans through the Paisabazaar.com platform.
"We get customers from across the spectrum on our platform... These customers have varied credit profiles, with credit scores ranging from 'Excellent' to 'Poor'," Naveen Kukreja, CEO and co-founder of Paisabazaar.com, said in a statement.
The partnership with CASHe will help improve access to credit for young salaried professionals with below par credit scores, he added.
"Not only is it a great platform to access credit for short term, it is also an excellent medium for consumers to behave responsibly on this loan and build their credit profile," he said.
Paisabazaar.com and CASHe are together aiming at disbursing 35,000 loans by the end of 2017.
Info Edge invests Rs 8.66 cr in Canvera
*Info Edge -- which runs online job portal Naukri.com -- has invested Rs 8.66 crore in Canvera.
"Info Edge has invested Rs 86,666,530 in Canvera Digital Technologies through its wholly-owned subsidiary for a cash consideration," it said in a BSE filing.
Canvera offers digital printing solutions including IT- enabled design services, primarily relating to photobooks, calendars and prints.
This is a follow-up round of investment in Canvera.
Canvera's turnover stood at Rs 48.89 crore in 2016-17.
The aggregate shareholding of Info Edge in Canvera would be 62.22 per cent on fully converted and diluted basis, the statement said.
ABC Consultants acquires significant stake in QuezX.com *Recruitment firm ABC Consultants today said it has acquired a significant stake in online recruitment aggregator QuezX.com for an undisclosed amount.
Apart from a series A investment in QuezX, ABC Consultants has merged its online business unit - HeadHonchos - with the operations of QuezX, a company release said.
HeadHonchos.com is India's leading online career services marketplace that offers a range of services for senior professionals to upgrade their skills and prepare for career transitions.
"QuezX is at the leading edge of a digital shift in the recruitment industry where the power of technology and artificial intelligence is harnessed with the human skills of recruiters to serve both job seekers and employers more efficiently," ABC Consultants Managing Director Shiv Agrawal said.
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