Welcome to this 40th post on the Startup Announcements. This is the weekly roundup on funding and acquisition around startups in India.

Some notable funding announcements:

China’s Ctrip.Com Invests $180 Mn In MakeMyTrip

Counselling & Education Services Startup, Careers360, Raises Funding From MeritTrac

Some notable Acquisition announcements:

Paytm Acquires Shifu App

Some notable Layoff/Departures/Closure/Appointments announcements:

I will try to come up with similar list every week, feel free to let me know some worthwhile announcement which i can post here. @koolhead17

Originally published at on January 14, 2016.