Weekly Wrap-up: 2011 recap, Festive SMS rates, Funding News & more…
Hope you have had a great start to the New Year – 2012. As expected, last week of 2011 was slow and we did not have too many articles posted except for recap articles. They do make for very interesting reading for things gone by in 2011. Lets take a look at popular posts that we published last week.
Let us first have a look at all the 2011 Recap Articles:
- Top 10 B-schools of India in 2011!
- Top 10 Indian bestselling business books of 2011!
- 10 Most Popular Smartphones with Indians in 2011!
- Top 10 Indian advertising campaigns of 2011!
- 10 Popular & Viral Indian videos on YouTube in 2011!
- Blockbuster Trak.in Posts of 2011!
Last week we carried out a fortnightly report on Indian Funding Deals – It clearly shows that if you are an Ecommerce Startup, the chances of getting money are very bright. As many as 5 startups got funded. And the total funding in this spaces exceeded USD 20 million in just a fortnight!
If you are into marketing or for that matter in any area, you will find this article quite interesting – How Marketing Budgets are Allocated and Measured!
Most mobile users know that their mobile operators raise SMS rates during festive days or on days when SMS traffic is expected to be very high. Luckily, a Chennai court in Chennai has come to rescue of consumers and ordered all major operators to not hike SMS rates on New Years!
As mentioned above the reason why E-Commerce is getting such attention from VC’s is – 3 out of every 5 Indians now shops online. With that kind of growth, money is bound to flow in this space.