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Flipkart to control 70% of online apparel market after Jabong buy

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | More »

The acquisition of Jabong will help e-commerce company Flipkart strengthen its position and control almost 70% market share in India’s growing online apparel shopping segment. According to sellers and executives who work in the online apparel commerce industry, Jabong commands around 25% of th...


Zapr raises funding from Flipkart, Micromax and others

Red Brick Lane Marketing Solutions Pvt Ltd, which runs media-tech startup ZAPR, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding led by Flipkart, with participation from Saavn and Micromax and Mu Sigma co-founders – Dhiraj Rajaram and Ambiga Dhiraj. This round also saw participation from existing i...

14 January, 2016 | More »


Visual AI startup Snapshopr raises angel funding

Snapshopr, an artificial intelligence (AI) startup that specialises in visual search and image recognition, has secured an undisclosed amount in angel funding led by former Flipkart CTO Amod Malviya. Apurva Dalal (CTO, Urban Ladder), Pallav Nadhani (co-founder, FusionCharts), Saran Chatterjee (CEO, ...

14 January, 2016 | More »


Another Flipkart backer bets on ShopClues as GIC leads Series E round

Horizontal e-commerce marketplace ShopClues has entered the exclusive club of ‘unicorns’, or startups with at least $1 billion valuation, after raising an undisclosed amount in a Series E funding round led by Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC Pvt Ltd. Existing investors including Tiger G...

12 January, 2016 | More »

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan is Snapdeal's brand ambassador.

Snapdeal hit by ‘app ratings’ protest, Flipkart’s Bansal supports rival

E-commerce marketplace Snapdeal seems to be facing the brunt of its brand ambassador Aamir Khan’s recent comments on rising intolerance in the country. Responding to the Bollywood actor’s remarks, a section of Snapdeal’s mobile users gave the e-tailer’s app a one-star (lowest) rating. A soci...

25 November, 2015 | More »


Flipkart sells stake worth $28-36M from ESOP trust

Online retailer Flipkart has sold a marginal stake worth between Rs 180 crore and Rs 240 crore ($28-36 million) from its employee stock option (ESOP) trust fund to wealthy individuals in the first such transaction aimed at retaining talent. The Economic Times first reported the transaction on Mon...

16 November, 2015 | More »


Exclusive: Appiterate co-founder floats P2P lending startup

Tanuj Mendiratta, who quit Flipkart months after his previous venture Appiterate was acquired by the country’s largest e-tailer, has started a peer-to-peer (P2P) marketplace that connects borrowers with lenders. Christened Loancircle.in, the new financial technology venture uses unconventional...

4 September, 2015 | More »


Flipkart unveils offline collection facility for shoppers, starts with 20 product pickup centres

India’s largest e-commerce venture Flipkart will now allow its customers to pick up their orders from 20 offline collection centers across the country. Fliipkart’s decision to explore this alternative model has been triggered by factors such as unavailability of users to collect orders at delive...

28 July, 2015 | More »


Flipkart acquires Delhi-based analytics and visual A/B testing platform Appiterate

India’s largest e-commerce platform Flipkart has acquired Delhi- and San Francisco-based DSYN Technologies Pvt Ltd, which provides a native mobile analytics and A/B testing platform for app developers and enterprises under the brand name Appiterate. The terms of the transaction were not disclose...

29 April, 2015 | More »


Flipkart shuts mobile version of website, pushes apps to become mobile-first platform

India’s largest e-commerce venture Flipkart has shut its mobile version of its website with users now being redirected to apps stores of iOS and Google Play for downloading the mobile apps. The news was first reported by Mint, which added, citing unnamed sources, that Flipkart may also shut its we...

20 March, 2015 | More »

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