Divyank Turakhia

  • Media.net acquired for $900M in mega ad-tech deal

    Media.net acquired for $900M in mega ad-tech deal

    The flow of Chinese capital into foreign ad-tech companies increased this morning with the acquisition of Media.net for $900 million USD. A consortium will be paying cash for the startup with key operation centers in New York City and Dubai. Eventually the company is set to be acquired from the consortium by Miteno Communication Technology, a Chinese tech conglomerate. The transaction is… Read More

  • From Bootstrapping To $300M In Value: Meet The Founder Of Directi (TCTV)

    From Bootstrapping To $300M In Value: Meet The Founder Of Directi (TCTV)

    When the press gathered to shoot pictures and videos of the likes of Jack Dorsey (Twitter), Niklas Zennstrom (Skype), Chad Hurley (YouTube) and Michael Birch (Bebo) last Thursday when I arrived at my hotel in Dublin, where the F.ounders event was being held, I was surprised to see a fifth man get prompted to be included by the event organizers. Particularly because I didn’t recognize… Read More