Mahesh Sharma

Australian-born, Bangalore-based Mahesh Sharma is ZDNet's India correspondent.

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OrionVM taps Equinix S3 for expansion

Local start-up OrionVM has taken capacity at the new Equinix S3 datacentre in Sydney, as the cloud infrastructure start-up continues its efforts to crack the $1 million revenue milestone.

September 13, 2011 by Mahesh Sharma


Adventure finds start-ups, not vice versa

Investment firm Adventure Capital is poised to cut the ribbon on its new incubator, a co-working space based in Melbourne, where the best and brightest entrepreneurs and start-ups will be cherry-picked to receive seed funding.

September 7, 2011 by Mahesh Sharma


StartMate releases investment raising docs

Start-ups that can't raise investment because of prohibitive legal costs now have an alternative, after local mentor-backed investment firm StartMate released the documentation that it used to invest in its first five start-ups.

September 4, 2011 by Mahesh Sharma


Bubble Gum success closer with $10m fund

Bubble Gum Interactive has just closed a capital raising round of over $1 million to fund the development of its children's game, Little Space Heroes, which will be launched later this year.

August 30, 2011 by Mahesh Sharma

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Start-up eyes eBay fashion crown

99dresses hopes to take on eBay as the web's pre-eminent online fashion retail portal by overhauling its systems and business model to underpin a possible expansion to America.

August 30, 2011 by Mahesh Sharma


Props to StageBitz, watch out Silicon Valley

Tech23 offered a rich bounty for start-ups, including thousands of dollars in cash and an all-expenses paid networking trip to Silicon Valley. Props logistics company StageBitz managed to take out both.

August 29, 2011 by Mahesh Sharma


GoCatch to spend up on app post-criticism

Mobile booking application GoCatch will use its $50,000 prize from the Tech23 awards to release a feature for its app where passengers can rate drivers, as the company hits back in its "war" with the NSW Taxi Council.

August 26, 2011 by Mahesh Sharma