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Flipkart raises $1 bn in down round: Report

Monday, March 20, 2017 | More »

Flipkart Pvt Ltd, the Singapore-based holding company of India’s largest e-commerce marketplace, has reportedly raised $1 billion in a massive fundraising round. The funds were secured at a down round that valued the company at $10 billion, the report added citing the same people. Flipkart had a p...

Punit Soni

Can’t say my exit not linked to Flipkart management change: Punit Soni

Punit Soni, who last week quit as Flipkart’s chief product officer, has admitted his exit is related to the recent management reshuffle at India’s largest e-commerce company. For full article click here...

20 April, 2016 | More »


Flipkart chief product officer Punit Soni quits in just over a year

Flipkart chief product officer Punit Soni has quit the company, the e-commerce company confirmed on Wednesday without specifying any reason. This is the third top-level exit at Flipkart within two months after Mukesh Bansal, head of marketplace and a board member, and chief business officer Ankit Na...

13 April, 2016 | More »

Manish Maheshwari, CEO, Web18

Former Flipkart V-P Manish Maheshwari is Web18 CEO

Manish Maheshwari, former vice president and head of the seller business at Flipkart, has joined Mukesh Ambani-owned Network18 Media and Investments Ltd. Maheshwari has been appointed as the CEO of Web18, the mobile and Internet arm of Network18 group. In his new role, Maheshwari will lead Network18...

1 April, 2016 | More »


Flipkart acquires PhonePe to strengthen payments business

E-commerce giant Flipkart has acquired Bangalore-based mobile payments company PhonePe, its third acquisition in the payments solution space. PhonePe Internet Pvt Ltd, founded by former Flipkart employees Sameer Nigam and Rahul Chari last year, is building a payments solution based on the Unified Pa...

1 April, 2016 | More »

Sachin Bansal and Kunal Bahl

Bansal vs Bahl: What the slugfest says about India’s e-commerce industry

It isn’t about business anymore. It’s getting personal. Founders of two of India’s largest e-commerce companies, Flipkart’s Sachin Bansal and Snapdeal’s Kunal Bahl, got down to washing their dirty linen in public and the platform chosen was microblogging site Twitter. On Friday, reacting t...

26 March, 2016 | More »

Mukesh Bansal and Ankit Nagori

Mukesh Bansal, Ankit Nagori join hands to launch startup

Mukesh Bansal and Ankit Nagori, who quit e-commerce giant Flipkart last month, are pooling in $5 million to launch a healthcare, sports and fitness venture. Nagori told VCCircle the new Bengaluru-based venture will launch two brands—one for the sports and fitness business and the other for healthc...

23 March, 2016 | More »


The curious case of Flipkart’s valuation

Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane is a Hollywood classic. It starts with the mystery surrounding the dying word–Rosebud–of the newspaper baron Charles Foster Kane, played by Welles himself, and then moves back and forth through the protagonist’s life. What does a 75-year-old movie...

22 March, 2016 | More »

Flipkart & Amazon – Can a marriage work?

Flipkart & Amazon – Can a marriage work?

A marriage between Flipkart and Amazon has been a much speculated possibility since the time the world’s largest e-tailer evinced interest in the Indian market. Even though the two companies have insisted on going it alone, the buzz that they still quietly desire each other gains ground every once...

17 March, 2016 | More »

Ankit Nagori

Ex-Flipkart exec Ankit Nagori joins Picsdream’s board of directors

Flipkart‘s former chief business officer Ankit Nagori has joined the board of directors of photography-centric online marketplace Picsdream. In the new role, Nagori will counsel the company in identifying growth opportunities by expanding its marketplace model and successfully monetizing the n...

7 March, 2016 | More »

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