Investments

HYDERABAD: Home fitness and wellness startup Portl has raised an undisclosed amount in its seed round of funding from Kalaari Capital. 

Portl is a fully integrated, multi-functional, smart fitness health system. The Hyderabad-based startup has developed two products using the proprietary Portl Smart Mirror platform that provides a wide range of personalised workouts, nutrition and mental wellness programmes.

Jun 22, 2021 18:06
MUMBAI: After a two-year gap, the best volleyball players in the country and a host of international stars are set to again turn out for a franchise based professional volleyball league - with a difference though. 
Jun 21, 2021 16:06
MUMBAI: Responding to news reports about a potential merger of Viacom18 and Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited through a share swap deal, Zee Entertainment said in a regulatory filing, "We herewith confirm that there is no such transaction being undertaken and the matter is speculative in nature."
Jun 21, 2021 08:06
KARACHI: BitBlaze has announced the launch of an exclusive limited-edition collection of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) featuring cricket heroes from Pakistan, including the legendary Wasim Akram.
Jun 18, 2021 11:06
MUMBAI: Nazara Technologies on Thursday announced it will acquire 69.82% stake in Publishme, the largest mobile game publishing agency in the Middle East and Turkey, for $ 2.7 million (about Rs 200 million) - a move that will help the Indian gaming major strengthen its presence in the region.
Jun 16, 2021 18:06
NEW DELHI: The B-Town heart-throb Tiger Shroff is all set to don a new hat as the brand ambassador for India’s first-ever franchise-based Esports league, Esports Premier League. ESPL kicks off on June 16th powered by Infinix smartphone as the presenting sponsor.  
Jun 16, 2021 17:06
MADRID: LaLiga, NBA and T3N Sport & Investment, accompanied by regional and local officials, have unveiled ESC MADRID, the sports and education complex where the two professional leagues will coexist in Madrid.  It has recently entered the final stage of construction and is expected to be completed in 2022.
Jun 16, 2021 15:06
PORTUGUESE FOOTBALL GREAT Cristiano Ronaldo's recent action of moving two Coca-Cola bottles and replacing them with water during a press conference at the ongoing Euro 2020 has reportedly had severe repercussions on the US soft drink giant's market cap. 
Jun 15, 2021 16:06
LONDON: IMG has acquired the Dubai-based 20too Licensing agency to further expand the global footprint of its licensing business.  
Jun 15, 2021 12:06
NEW YORK: Luxury ecommerce platform Saks has appointed NBA All-Star James Harden as an independent member of its board. 
Jun 15, 2021 12:06
MUMBAI: GroupM has released its "This Year Next year: Global Mid-Year Media Forecast", and reports that midway through 2021, advertising growth for the year is far exceeding previous expectations thanks, in no small part, to the pandemic. This has led to a major revision of GroupM's global forecast for this year and beyond.