Tag: Jason Kothari


Housing.com to merge with PropTiger in India

Housing.com to merge with PropTiger in India

PropTiger, an Indian real estate site, today announced a merger with Housing.com, India’s second largest real estate site by revenue. The combined company will receive an infusion of $55 million U.S. from its investors.


Housing.com appoints Vivek Jain head of technology

Housing.com appoints Vivek Jain head of technology

Housing.com, the Indian real estate site that is rebuilding after a chaotic year in 2015, named Vivek Jain its chief product and technology officer. The announcement was made by CEO Jason Kothari, who replaced founding CEO Rahul Yadav after major investor Softbank stepped in to end turmoil and refocus the company. Jain was formerly CEO of CA Media Digital (India), the digital business of CA Media...

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In India, Housing.com makes a comeback

In December last year talks of a possible acquisition of SoftBank-owned real estate site Housing.com by e-commerce major Snapdeal came to naught, due to a “too high valuation”. Since then, the site has undergone massive restructuring, and now it appears all set for a dramatic turnaround. On Sunday, the realty classified announced the response to its new digital product offering has been overwhelming, and resulted in revenue growth...

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Senior manager exits continue at Housing.com

One would have thought the dust has settled at Japan’s SoftBank-funded Housing.com, after Jason Kothari, the CBO who was elevated to the position of CEO in November last year, changed the property classifieds’ business model from a listing site, to allow online transactions. But, apparently the top level exodus continues unabated. Jason Kothari took the reins at the company after co-founder and CEO Rahul Yadav...

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Housing.com elevates CBO to CEO

Housing.com elevates CBO to CEO

After the ouster of the founder-CEO Rahul Yadav by the board of  real estate portal Housing.com, things have begun to settle down. The board has now promoted Jason Kothari to chief executive officer, filling the position with a full-time executive five months after the departure of former CEO  Yadav. Kothari joined the company as chief business officer in August and has played a key role...

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Housing.com adds new C-level exec

Realty portal Housing.com in India, which reportedly plans to lay off about one-quarter of its staff, named Jason Kothari its chief business officer. He’ll drive the company’s overall strategy and growth in India and will be a member of the operating committee. He and interim CEO / COO Rishabh Gupta report to the company’s operating committee and board of directors. It’s the second major appointment...

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