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  • Twitter’s Acquisition Of ZipDial Proves There’s Tech Innovation In Emerging Markets

    Twitter’s Acquisition Of ZipDial Proves There’s Tech Innovation In Emerging Markets

    Twitter’s acquisition of India-based mobile marketing startup ZipDial is not only a smart move to boost monetization of its international user base, but it highlights that there are innovative tech companies hiding in plain sight in emerging markets. Read More

  • Twitter Is In Talks With India’s ZipDial

    Twitter Is In Talks With India’s ZipDial

    We have heard that Twitter is making another acquisition, with international growth and mobile marketing in mind. Sources tell us that Twitter is in negotiations to buy ZipDial, a startup founded in India that has honed in on a mobile use case that is unique to its home market and others like it. People who call numbers but hang up before the call is answered, using the action as a… Read More

  • ZipDial, The Missed-Call Leader In India, Adds Jungle Ventures To Seed Round And Launches In Sri Lanka

    ZipDial, The Missed-Call Leader In India, Adds Jungle Ventures To Seed Round And Launches In Sri Lanka

    ZipDial, the company based in India that has turned missed calls into a business, has raised new funds from Jungle Ventures and launched its service in Sri Lanka. The company has clients like P&G and Disney, who have realized that the common social interaction of missed calls in India, are turning to ZipDial instead of focusing on driving likes to Facebook pages or chasing followers on… Read More

  • ZipDial Has Turned 400M Missed Calls Into Moneymaking Connections

    ZipDial Has Turned 400M Missed Calls Into Moneymaking Connections

    During my trip to India, one of the most interesting companies that I met with was ZipDial. In a really cool home-turned-office in Bangalore, a team of brilliant people have turned a phenomenon that is unique to the country into a booming business. That phenomenon is missed calls. While that might not sound like big business, once you realize why this is a prevalent behavior in India, it will… Read More

  • The Future of Indian Technology


    The Indian technology industry got its start running call centers and doing low-level IT work for western firms. Then, in the 2000s, it started taking on higher-level IT tasks, offering management consulting services, and performing sophisticated R&D. Now there is another transition happening, one far more significant: a transition to development of innovative technology products. Instead… Read More