BPO, Call Center Venture Capitalists, M & A Specialists

With most of the first generation BPO start-ups on the verge of closing down, the issue of whether or a not a BPO company should have a VC is a hot topic for debate. BPO start-ups like Infowavz, Tracmail, and Epicentre are in dire need of funds for growth, however their VC’s are not interested in investing the amount. […]

Slowdown in VC Investments in BPO Sector During Jul-Sept 2004

ICICI OneSource only deal witnesed in July-September 2004 Only one India-based Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) company – ICICI OneSource. which raised US$35 million – managed to attract venture capital investment during the July-September 2004 quarter. Data from TSJ Media, which tracks venture capital investments in India and Indian-founded companies worldwide, shows that VC investments in […]

VCs invest over $54-M in BPO sector during April-June 2004

Venture Capital and Private Equity firms announced investments of over US$54 million in three India-based Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies during the quarter ended June 2004. According to data from TSJ Media, which tracks venture capital investments in India and Indian-founded companies worldwide, the quantum of funds invested was more than that during the January-March […]

VCs invest $46-M in BPO sector during Jan-March 2004

Venture Capital and Private Equity firms announced investments of US$46 million in four India-based Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies during the quarter ended March 31, 2004. The quantum of funds invested was more than that during the October-December 2003 quarter (which saw US$40.6 million being invested). The largest BPO investment during the quarter was the […]

VCs invest $50.6-M in BPO sector during Oct-Dec 2003

Finance & Accounting focused cos. dominate; M&A activity proliferates Venture Capital and Private Equity firms announced investments of US$40.6 million in 5 Indian Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies* during the quarter ended December 31, 2003. The quantum of funds invested, as well as the number of deals, was lower compared to that in the July-September […]