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September 13, 2017

Bertelsmann Tops Up Investments in Indian Digital Companies

Bertelsmann is stepping up its activities in India with follow-on investments in two digital startups: The international media, services and education company is participating in a $34-million round of financing for Treebo, an online marketplace for budget hotels, and in a round of approx. $10.5 million for the fintech company Lendingkart.
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April 3, 2017

Bertelsmann Acquires a Stake in Indian Higher-Education Provider Eruditus

Bertelsmann is strengthening its activities in India with a strategic investment in the higher education sector. The international media, services and education company is acquiring a stake in Eruditus Executive Education – a company that develops executive education programs in partnership with prestigious universities such as Columbia, Harvard, INSEAD, MIT, Tuck and Wharton, and markets and administers them currently in India, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
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Press Releases
September 21, 2016

Bertelsmann Supports Further Growth of Pepperfry.com

Bertelsmann is investing in Indian e-commerce again: The international media, services and education company is contributing an eight-digit amount to a round of financing for Pepperfry.com, India’s leading online marketplace for furniture.
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Press Releases
July 25, 2016

Bertelsmann Invests in Indian Startup Treebo

The international media, services and education company Bertelsmann is leading a Series B round of financing for Treebo, an Indian branded managed marketplace for budget hotels. Existing investors SAIF Partners and Matrix Partners are also participating in this fundraise.
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Press Releases
June 29, 2016

Bertelsmann Invests in Indian Fintech Company Lendingkart

Bertelsmann is further expanding its digital businesses in the strategic growth region of India. The international media, services and education company is leading a financing round (Series B) for the Indian Fintech company Lendingkart.
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Press Releases
April 27, 2016

Bertelsmann invests in Indian fashion social network Roposo

Bertelsmann is making another investment in an Indian digital company: The international media, services and education group acquires a stake in Roposo, a mobile first social network focused on fashion.
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Press Releases
September 10, 2015

Bertelsmann Invests in Indian Music Streaming Service Saavn

The international media, services and education company recently joined other investors in a $100 million financing round for Saavn, India’s leading music streaming service.
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Press Releases
July 28, 2015

Bertelsmann Tops Up Investment in Indian E-commerce Platform Pepperfry.com

The international media, services, and education company is investing a two-digit million sum in Pepperfry.com, as part of a financing round.
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Press Releases
October 30, 2014

Bertelsmann India Investments invests in iNurture Education Solutions

iNurture Education Solutions, one of India’s leading providers of higher education services, has raised INR 300 million in a fresh round of funding by Bertelsmann India Investments (BII).
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Press Releases
June 27, 2014

Bertelsmann strengthens digital position in India through partnership with Nirvana

Bertelsmann India Investments (BII) invests a multi-million-dollar amount in Digital Nirvana Fund Co. Ltd., the offshore fund advised by Nirvana Venture Advisors.
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Press Releases
May 27, 2014

Pepperfry.com raises Rs. 95 Crore from Bertelsmann India Investments (BII) and Norwest Venture Partners (NVP)

Pepperfry’s current investors, Silicon Valley based Norwest Venture Partners (NVP) also participated in this round.
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Press Releases
December 19, 2013

Bertelsmann invests in real estate marketplace IndiaProperty.com

Bertelsmann invests in one of India’s leading classified real estate portals IndiaProperty.com together with the existing investors Canaan Partners and Mayfield Fund.
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