Lupa Systems

MUMBAI: Just under four months after Lupa Systems CEO James Murdoch announced the formation of a new venture with former top Disney executive Uday Shankar that would "explore technology and media opportunities in emerging markets", said entity has a name - Seven Islands Inc. 

Seven Islands has been categorised as special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) and is seeking to raise between $300-345 million in the US stock market. 

Jan 14, 2021 10:01
MUMBAI: Lupa Systems CEO James Murdoch and Uday Shankar, the former chairman and CEO of Star India and president of Walt Disney Asia Pacific, announced Thursday that they are forming a new venture to explore technology and media opportunities in emerging markets.
Jul 20, 2020 17:07
MUMBAI: Fantasy sports platform Dream11, which had earlier this year been put on hold plans to raise $150-200 million in funding at a $2-2.2 billion valuation as a fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant chaos around it, is back "at the table" as it were.  
Mar 19, 2019 13:03
MUMBAI: A day ahead of the schedule set by The Walt Disney Company to close its $71.3 billion acquisition of most of 21st Century Fox (12:02 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, March 20), comes the confirmation that Rupert Murdoch's youngest son James is independently setting up shop in India.