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ShopClues investors rally behind Radhika and Sanjay in battle against Sandeep Aggarwal

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 | More »

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ShopClues investors have rallied behind the firm’s management led by Radhika Aggarwal and Sanjay Sethi in their showdown with founder and former CEO Sandeep Aggarwal—the estranged husband of Radhika—who went public about their marital discord and accused her of stalling his re-entry into the c...

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ShopClues co-founder Sandeep Aggarwal accuses wife of stalling his re-entry

Marital discord, it seems, has engulfed another Indian unicorn. This time around, Tiger Global-backed e-commerce marketplace ShopClues’ co-founder and former CEO Sandeep Aggarwal, who stepped down after his arrest in the US for insider trading, has accused his wife, co-founder and chief busine...

13 March, 2017 | More »

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Simplilearn is education company of the year: VCCircle Awards

Ed-tech firm Simplilearn Solutions Pvt. Ltd has won the News Corp VCCircle education company of the year award for 2017 for the business innovation it has demonstrated and the progress it has made on the global expansion front. The eminent jury, chaired by Arun Duggal, chairman of ratings agency ICR...

2 March, 2017 | More »

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Forest fire blazing through Indian startup ecosystem: Inventus’ Kanwal Rekhi

Kanwal Rekhi, co-founder and managing director at VC firm Inventus Capital Partners, has been a known sceptic of the capital-intensive model of India’s e-commerce companies. At the News Corp VCCircle LP Summit 2017 in Mumbai, he was in sublime form, mincing no words when quizzed about issues p...

1 March, 2017 | More »

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Flipkart COO Nitin Seth looks to ‘bring back the DNA’ by rehiring old hands

E-commerce major Flipkart, which has seen continuous churn at the top level for the last few quarters, is quietly working to revamp its senior leadership team by bringing back old hands. At least half-a-dozen senior executives have returned to the company in the last few months. Flipkart COO Nitin S...

27 February, 2017 | More »

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We went through near-death experience many times, says Nutanix founder

Though Dheeraj Pandey is fairly well known and connected among the who’s who of the tech industry, he hit headlines in his home country only late last year. Cloud computing firm Nutanix, which Pandey co-founded seven years ago in Silicon Valley, exceeded market expectations during its Nasdaq d...

21 February, 2017 | More »

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Former Fidelity India executive Pratul Chopra joins Flipkart

The founder of carpooling app iRideShare and former head of marketing analytics at Fidelity India Pratul Chopra has joined Flipkart’s senior leadership team. At Fidelity, Chopra had worked under Nitin Seth, former country head of Fidelity in India and currently Flipkart’s chief operating officer...

21 February, 2017 | More »

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Microsoft’s India cloud plans get booster shot as Flipkart signs up

Global technology leader Microsoft and India’s top e-commerce firm Flipkart have announced a broad collaboration under which, as a first step, the latter will use Microsoft Azure as its exclusive public cloud platform. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Flipkart group CEO Binny Bansal together an...

20 February, 2017 | More »

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Flipkart has no plans to cut jobs, says COO Nitin Seth

Flipkart’s chief operating officer Nitin Seth has allayed fears that employee rationalisation, which has been rearing its head in the country’s e-commerce sector, will engulf the company as well. “We had to go through that phase last year but with the growth we saw in the last quarter ...

17 February, 2017 | More »

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Delhi High Court orders probe into alleged fraud at AskMe

The Delhi High Court, while appointing a provisional liquidator for Getit Infoservices Pvt. Ltd earlier this month, also directed the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) to probe allegations of misappropriation of funds and company assets. Getit, which ran e-commerce marketplace AskMe.com and ...

15 February, 2017 | More »

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