May 31, 2016
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The Holy Grail of starting up – a memo

The article is an opinion piece written by Dippak Khurana, Founder & CEO, Vserv.  Starting up is much like getting on to a roller coaster – […]
May 2, 2016
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Riding the M-commerce crest

The article is an Opinion piece written by Dippak Khurana, Founder & CEO, Vserv. With smart data-led mobile marketing, companies can reach out to the right […]
February 10, 2016
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6 Jenis Pengguna telefon pintar di Malaysia

Vserv Smartphone User Persona Report (SUPR) 2015 for Malaysia covered in Harian Metro’s technology supplement ‘IT@Metro’. Here’s the 3 page cover story.
February 10, 2016
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Young Filipino millennials are ‘App Junkies,’ females ‘Explorers’–Report

A report based on a study conducted by The Nielsen Co. reveals young Filipino male smartphone users are “App Junkies” while females are “Explorers.” The report by […]
February 4, 2016
ET Tech

Why ‘Digital India’ should now be rebranded to ‘Mobile India’

Today, India is transforming rapidly into a digital economy. With the government’s ‘Digital India’ initiative in action, this change is all set to be fast-tracked. The […]
December 30, 2015
The Economic Times

8 Cool Ways Mobile Will Get Hotter In 2016

This article is an authored piece by Dippak Khurana, Founder & CEO, Vserv Mobile has been the star of the year 2015 and will continue to […]
December 10, 2015
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Begini Profil Pengguna Smartphone di Indonesia

Pengguna smartphone di Indonesia punya kebiasaan unik. Hal itu terungkap dalam riset yang dilakukan oleh Nielsen Informate Mobile Insights bersama Vserv selaku penyedia platform smart data […]
December 7, 2015
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Cognitive Quotient: Video or Display

If you are someone who is always on social media, the one glaring change you will notice is that your timelines show a lot more video-related […]
December 3, 2015
The Economic Times

Vserv ropes in Google India’s retail head Nadeesh Ramachandran to head sales

Vserv, the leading smart data platform for mobile marketing and commerce, has appointed Nadeesh Ramachandran as vice-president, sales. In this role, Ramachandran will be responsible for […]
December 1, 2015
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Worst Piece of Advice Indian Entrepreneurs Have Received

Dippak Khurana, Founder & CEO, Vserv was featured in a story titled, ‘Worst Piece of Advice Indian Entrepreneurs Have Received’ in iamwire. In the ongoing decade […]
November 24, 2015
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Smart data: it’s not what you think it is

As mobile Internet grows in highly populated countries like India, the smart data opportunity is not only huge, but also very real Aman Sharif is a […]
November 4, 2015
The Hindu Business Line

Hong Kong is my favourite airport

Dippak Khurana, Founder and CEO, Vserv was featured in a story in The Terminal Check section of The Hindu Business Line. The story talks about Dippak’s […]
October 23, 2015
Huffington Post

What Buy Buttons On Display Ads Can Do For Brands

The following is an exclusive guest contributed post from Dippak Khurana, Founder & CEO of Vserv. The online advertising industry has for several years been faced with […]
September 29, 2015
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Infographic: Smartphone User Persona Report (SUPR)

Vserv’s Smartphone User Persona Report (SUPR) 2015 graphically represented by Impact in a feature story called ‘What’s App-ening?’ Please click here for the full story.
September 27, 2015
Ad Age

Marketers, It’s Time to Move On from Big Data

The following is an exclusive contributed post from Dippak Khurana, Founder & CEO of Vserv. Big Data analytics was voted as one of the top three technologies, […]
September 7, 2015
Forbes

Vserv: The early bird in the mobile ad industry

Dippak Khurana, Co-Founder & CEO, Vserv, was featured in the Hidden Gems section of Forbes India. You can read the full story here.
August 31, 2015
Exchange Wire

An interview with Dippak Khurana, Co-Founder and CEO, Vserv

グローバル市場において成長セクターとして注目される東南アジア、インド市場において事業拡大を進めるモバイル広告プラットフォームVserv。同社の事業概要や事業戦略について、同社CO-FounderでCEOを務めるDippak Khurana氏にメールでのインタビューを行った。You can read the full article here.    
August 31, 2015
The Economic Times

Swim to beat jet-lag, advises Vserv CEO Dippak Khurana

Interview with Dippak Khurana, Co-Founder & CEO, Vserv and The Economic Times – Corporate Dossier (Wanderlust). Far-out destination: Melbourne, Australia Indian Surprise: Pahalgam town in Anantnag […]
August 11, 2015
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Mapping Smartphone User Persona Report (SUPR Infographic)

Covered by Brand Wagon, The Financial Express
July 30, 2015
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Smartphone Demographics

A Vserv report on smartphone users based on demographics and app usage Vserv has unveiled the first smartphone user profile for India, which segments smartphone users […]
July 30, 2015
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Smartphone users spend 169 mins per day on their devices: Vserv

Company’s Smartphone User Persona Report segments users based on their profile and app usage Vserv, a data platform for mobile marketing and commerce, recently released the […]
July 30, 2015
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Vserv launches the ‘Smartphone User Persona report’

India is going through a mobile revolution with smartphones now outnumbering PCs and desktops and is set to reach 314 million mobile Internet users by 2017. Startups and established […]
July 29, 2015
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Report: Indians Spend 169 Minutes Per Day on Smartphones

Vserv, a smart data platform for mobile marketing and commerce, has released its Smartphone User Persona Report, or SUPR, for 2015, measuring the mobile usage of […]
July 14, 2015
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B2B companies will start partnering with B2C firms for data: Vserv CEO

Data collected in next six months will be more than what the whole industry has collected in the last five years, says Dippak Khurana. Mumbai-based mobile marketing […]
June 25, 2015
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You play, You pay

Bee7 and Vserv have partnered up to t monetise the Southeast Asian mobile game market Bee7, an android games monetisation platform, and Vserv, a smart data […]
May 12, 2015
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Vserv eyes revenue from mobile, cable recharge transactions

Firm will also provide technology that will allow shoppers to complete recharge transactions on the banner and other ads. Bengaluru: Mobile advertising technology provider Vserv Digital […]
April 15, 2015
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Bee7 and Vserv forge partnership to solve emerging market monetisation

Android monetization and user engagement platform Bee7 has announced a new partnership with mobile advertising technology provider Vserv. Vserv boasts over 500 million unique user profiles […]
March 11, 2015
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The top 8 enterprise apps from Mobile World Congress

The following is an exclusive guest contributed post from Dippak Khurana, Co-founder & CEO, Vserv This year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona saw its usual share […]
March 3, 2015
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Maverick Ventures Enters India; Agrees to Invest in IDG-backed Vserv

Vserv, the leading smart data platform for mobile marketing in India and South East Asia, announced today its signing of an investment from Maverick Capital Ventures, […]
February 26, 2015
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Unlocking the power of high frequency-shopping: A lesson from India’s data marketers

Sometimes we’re on the wrong side of economics. Like when I’m running out of toothpaste from one of those unnecessarily small, over-priced, 0.8 oz travel tubes, […]
February 5, 2015
The Economic Times

Ad-tech Cos Bridge Language Barrier for Target Users

Platform will give digital ads an edge over pure-play data analytics companies Advertising technology companies are coming up with strategies and products targeted at Internet users […]
January 27, 2015
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In APAC, Mobile Consumers Are Very Different – From Each Other

APAC is one seriously loaded acronym. “There’s a fallacy that exists among many executives in the US that Asia is one block,” said Chetan Kulkarni, CEO […]
January 21, 2015
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Mobile native ads can get 57% higher click-through rate: Vserv

Mobile native ads engage the user with an ad experience that is seamless and contextually relevant to the app or site content, says the Indian mobile marketing […]
December 30, 2014
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Trends in mobile advertising in 2015

By Dippak Khurana, Co-Founder and CEO, Vserv. We will continue to see emerging markets outshine developed markets when it comes to growth in smartphone and mobile […]
December 19, 2014
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Vserv joins XL to enhance mobile entertainment space in Indonesia

The partnership will integrate Vserv Smart Data platform with XL to help drive higher ROI for mobile entertainment firms Vserv, a mobile marketing platform across emerging […]
November 27, 2014
Entrepreneur

10 Do’s and Don’ts for Moderating a Panel Discussion

As an entrepreneur, part of any solid marketing and public relations plan will likely involve you (or key spokespeople from your company) hitting what I like […]
November 21, 2014
The Times of India

Vserv launches new re-targeting products

Vserv, a mobile marketing platform, has launched a new re-targeting product, Vserv Smart RT. Focused on the e-commerce industry in emerging markets, Vserv Smart RT enables […]
November 20, 2014
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Marketers lap up re-targeting for screen-agnostic ‘always-on’ consumers

Today, E-commerce companies in emerging markets face a challenge of tackling the multi-screen consumer. According to Vserv research estimates, 98 per cent of these multi-screen users […]
November 10, 2014
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Top 30 Indian B2B Software Product Companies With Total Market Cap Over $6 Billion

India is at the threshold of a third wave of IT entrepreneurship. First came IT services, from companies like TCS, Infosys, and Wipro. Then came a […]
October 27, 2014
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Buyer behaviour: deal is in, brand out

October 21, 2014
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Vserv says deal with telcos to birth ‘Smart Data’

October 21, 2014
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Vserv expands marketing platform in Thailand

 
October 16, 2014
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Brands and the emerging billion opportunity

Dippak Khurana, CEO and Co-Founder, Vserv, shares his views on the smart data opportunity in the emerging markets. The original article appeared in Mint.
October 16, 2014
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Q&A: Mobile Marketing in Emerging Markets

IDG Connect catches up with Mr. Dippak Khurana, CEO & Co-Founder, Vserv. What are the key growth drivers in the mobile ecosystem for emerging markets? The […]
October 9, 2014
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Window Of Opportunity In Mobile Platform Wars

The following is an exclusive guest contributed post from David Yin, General Manager, Global Developer Alliances, Vserv.   With the eternal debate between iOS and Android reaching […]
October 9, 2014
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Vserv to raise funds for expansion, partners with telecom firms

Vserv Digital Services has tied up with Southeast Asian telecom firms including Globe Telecom in the Philippines, Indosat in Indonesia and MobiFone in Vietnam. It also […]
October 7, 2014
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Here’s why this Indian ad exchange with clients in 200 countries just pivoted

Not so long ago, an ad exchange connecting marketers, advertisers, and publishers with mobile users was the hot new thing. There was no bigger news in […]
September 23, 2014
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Mobile analytics startup puts Southeast Asian telcos to work collecting data

Dippak Khurana and his mobile analytic startup Vserv are letting large telecommunication firms in South East Asia do the heavy lifting for them. Khurana’s info derives from […]
September 4, 2014
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What Every Marketer Needs To Know About Mobile Advertising in Emerging Markets

The following is an exclusive guest contributed post from  Lance Johnson, Vice President, North America, Vserv.mobi. ‘Emerging markets’ continue to establish their position as the growth […]
August 8, 2014
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Mobile Ads That Engage You

There are two fundamental emotions that every marketer has come to rely upon: experience and perception. Every advertiser aims to create an engaging experience for the […]
July 31, 2014
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If You Don’t Care About Deep-Linking, You Probably Don’t Care About Making Money

You’re browsing the web and you see a retargeted web banner from eBay for a pair of shoes. You were on the fence before, but…those shoes […]
July 16, 2014
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Vserv.mobi inks new deal with Microsoft Devices

Vserv.mobi has inked a joint partnership with Microsoft Devices in Vietnam. Through this partnership, DivMob, a Vietnam-based mobile game developer and the inventor of Ninja Revenge, […]
July 11, 2014
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Vserv makes 5 new senior appointments for its Southeast Asia team

Mobile ad exchange Vserv.com has made a series of senior appointments across the Southeast Asia region, including Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. The company says these appointments has […]
July 1, 2014
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The Mobile Race in Developing Markets

SOFTWARE makers and advertisers must figure out how to better work with mobile carriers, or they will lose out fast in emerging markets, warned Dippak Khurana, […]
June 24, 2014
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A Peek Into Google’s Geekdom: Google I/O 2014

Exploring the themes of ‘design, develop, and distribute’, Google I/O 2014, the tech major’s annual technology conference, promises to be replete with new product ideas and […]
June 20, 2014
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Microsoft and Vserv.mobi link up to boost dev support for Nokia X

In a bid to generate support for its new Android fork Nokia X, Microsoft has linked up with advertising exchange platform Vserv.mobi to launch a new developer […]
June 17, 2014
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Five lessons from Unilever & Vserv.mobi on mobile mktg

Over the years, many theories have been presented around how mobile should form an intrinsic part of a holistic marketing exercise. Some of the largest advertisers […]
May 29, 2014
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The journey of the Windows Phone platform and state of the ecosystem

Vserv.mobi, the global mobile advertising exchange, has shared an interesting infographic that puts together the milestones and elements of the journey of Windows Phone platform across the globe. […]
May 14, 2014
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Being unreasonable is my work mantra—how much can I stretch myself.

Dippak Khurana, 41, began his entrepreneurial journey in college by selling t-shirts of rock bands which made him quite popular. His business forays since then have […]
May 6, 2014
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Vserv’s Dippak Khurana on India ad rates, native ads, telco tie-ups & global expansion

Mobile ad exchange Vserv recently released its annual growth report in which the company claims to have grown 82% Year-on-Year (YoY) in terms of ad inventory, after serving […]
April 9, 2014
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Vserv.mobi Launches Mobile RTB Platform

On Wednesday, Vserv.mobi heralded the launch of its data-augmented mobile Real Time Bidding (RTB) platform.The goal, to “empower advertisers and developers in bridging a value gap across […]
April 3, 2014
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The Vserv boss: His Journey from Selling Rock Band Tees to Mobile Ad Space

Entrepreneurs live a tough life! While that’s a known fact, very little is told about their tipping point to become an Entrepreneur & manage a successful […]
March 26, 2014
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Ad exchange Vserv Built Apps for 30 publishers: India Today, Vaartha, Rajasthan Patrika, among others

Mobile ad exchange Vserv.com has created over 100 apps for 30 publishers in various languages, categories and for various operating systems in the last one year as part […]
February 28, 2014

Vserv survey: 82% of developers struggle with monetization

An overwhelming majority of developers have a hard time making money, but as they add more apps to their portfolio, that begins to change, according to […]
February 27, 2014

Nokia’s entry into Android zone may help Microsoft's OS

Though most of the buzz in Mobile World Congress has been around Samsung’s newly unveiled Galaxy S5, Nokia has managed to make some waves too. With […]
February 25, 2014

Mobile Key To Future Of Programmatic In Emerging Markets

Dippak Khurana, CEO & Co-founder spoke to AdExchanger about why Vserv decided to focus on emerging markets, the challenges it faces as a mobile ad exchange […]
February 24, 2014

This is a one-of-a-kind advertising opportunity

At Consumer Electronics Show earlier this year, Google announced the Open Auto Alliance, a partnership with Audi, GM, Honda and Hyundai to bring Android to the […]
February 21, 2014
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FB’s WhatsApp acquisition is a strong logical extension

CEO & Co-founder, Dippak Khurana expresses his views on Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp in an opinion piece for Digital Market Asia. Read how mobile is disrupting […]
February 20, 2014

Firms seek to give mobile digital ads more traction

Indian firms are trying to grab consumers’ attention by making more creative, engaging digital advertising. Here’s a story in Mint on the Indian Mobile Advertising ecosystem […]
January 29, 2014
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Top Mobile Ad Exchange to Reward Mobile Ad Engagement

Vserv.mobi, a mobile advertising exchange announced the introduction of the SmartRewards ad format to create a “win-win proposition” for advertisers and consumers. It’s the latest example of […]