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Snapdeal hires ex-Groupon exec to lead engineering team for logistics

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E-commerce marketplace Snapdeal has appointed former Groupon executive Pradeep Desai as its senior vice president (engineering), the Delhi-based firm said in a statement. Prior to his appointment at Snapdeal, which is run by Jasper Infotech Pvt. Ltd, Desai spent nearly three years at Groupon as a vi...

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Former Snapdeal exec Anand Chandrasekaran joins Facebook to develop Messenger app

Social networking giant Facebook Inc. has hired former Snapdeal chief product officer Anand Chandrasekaran to help develop strategies for its Messenger app. Chandrasekaran, who quit Snapdeal in May barely a year after joining the e-commerce marketplace, confirmed his new role in a Facebook post. “...

19 September, 2016 | More »

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Anand Chandrasekaran, Ananth Narayanan invest in ed-tech firm Makkajai

Pune-based ed-tech firm Makkajai Edu Tech Pvt. Ltd has secured $250,000 in seed funding from a clutch of investors, including Ananth Narayanan, CEO of Myntra and Anand Chandrasekaran, former chief product officer at Snapdeal, it said in a statement. Other investors who participated in the round incl...

9 September, 2016 | More »

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Cybersecurity startup Lucideus raises investment from Motilal Oswal PE director

Delhi-based cybersecurity startup Lucideus Tech Pvt. Ltd has raised an undisclosed amount of angel funding from Motilal Oswal Private Equity Advisors director Amit Choudhary. The startup said in a statement it will use the capital to expand operations and hire talent. The company was founded in 2012...

1 September, 2016 | More »

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Lingerie e-tailer Buttercups gets funding from former Snapdeal exec Chandrasekaran, others

Bengaluru-based online lingerie retailer Buttercups Bras Pvt. Ltd has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Snapdeal’s former chief product officer Anand Chandrasekaran as well as existing investors Kanwaljit Singh and Manoj Varghese. The company said in a statement it will use the funds to...

16 August, 2016 | More »

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We are not looking at 105th fashion e-tailer or 217th hyperlocal delivery firm: GSF’s Sawhney

GSF Accelerator has announced the launch of its fifth batch where it will select five startups for a three-month programme. The startups selected under the programme will spend two months in India to refine their products, followed by trips to San Francisco. The selected startups will be mentored by...

29 July, 2016 | More »

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Have Indian startups lost their charm for Silicon Valley hires?

If last year saw top tech executives in Silicon Valley being wooed by startups here, this year saw many of them quitting these Indian internet companies. While some were disenchanted by the startup environment in India, many were inspired to become entrepreneurs themselves. Snapdeal’s chief pr...

28 May, 2016 | More »

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Are Silicon Valley hires finding India too hot to handle?

Last year, bringing home top talent was the recurrent theme in the Indian startup community. Startups were the toast of the town, and flush with investor money, were convincing Indian talent to leave their jobs at top tech companies in Silicon Valley and return home. But the honeymoon seems to have ...

25 May, 2016 | More »

Anand Chandrasekaran

Looking for a better deal

The latest Silicon Valley hire to give up on Indian startups, Anand Chandrasekaran had joined Snapdeal as chief product officer in June 2015. Chandrasekaran had returned to India in 2014 to join Bharti Airtel as chief product officer after spending three years at Yahoo in California. A year later he...

25 May, 2016 | More »

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His own man

Punit Soni was touted as Flipkart’s most prized catch when he joined the e-commerce company in February 2015 as chief product officer. As a Silicon Valley veteran, he had worked as vice president in Google’s Motorola mobility division and advisor at Google for around nine years. However, whe...

25 May, 2016 | More »

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