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Flipkart’s woes continue; two more top-level exits amid unending markdowns

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 | More »

Peeyush Ranjan
In what is proving to be a year of top-level exits and big markdowns, Flipkart Internet Pvt Ltd has lost another top executive—its former chief technology officer this time, after resignations of the chief financial officer and chief product officer, early this year. A Flipkart spokesperson confir...

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Punit Soni floats machine learning startup ‘Learning Motors’

Former Flipkart chief product officer Punit Soni’s startup has been named ‘Learning Motors’ and will be in the area of machine learning. Soni last week announced the incorporation of the startup through tweets. Soni, who had worked with Google in the past, returned to Silicon Valley after he q...

8 November, 2016 | More »

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Former Flipkart CPO Punit Soni’s startup is born

Former Flipkart chief product officer (CPO) Punit Soni’s startup, which he has been working on for the past few months after quitting the Indian e-commerce major early this year, is taking formal shape and structure with its incorporation this week. “This is the week we are going to be incorpora...

1 November, 2016 | More »

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After CFO’s exit, Flipkart makes interim changes in management structure

A day after its chief financial officer quit, India’s biggest e-commerce player Flipkart has made a few changes in its management structure in the interim. On Tuesday, Flipkart’s chief financial officer Sanjay Baweja had resigned after a two year stint with the Bengaluru-based e-tailer to take u...

26 October, 2016 | More »

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Another high-profile exit from Flipkart; CFO Sanjay Baweja resigns

India’s largest e-commerce company Flipkart’s chief financial officer Sanjay Baweja has quit. A Flipkart spokesperson confirmed the development to TechCircle. Baweja had joined the firm, which is battling an aggressive Amazon Inc., in November 2014 leaving the post of CFO at Tata Communications....

25 October, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Former Flipkart CPO Punit Soni invests in Innov8

Former Flipkart chief product officer (CPO) Punit Soni has invested an undisclosed amount of capital in Innov8, a sector agnostic co-working space. Innov8 is one of the three Indian companies selected by Y Combinator, a famous Silicon Valley incubator, for its summer batch of 2016. The other two sta...

14 October, 2016 | More »

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Binny Bansal consolidates his team at newly christened Flipkart Group

In order to manage it diverse businesses that include e-commerce, mobile payments, logistics and two fashion portals, Flipkart has restructured its management team with Binny Bansal spearheading various functions as Group CEO. According to people close to the development, a leadership team has been ...

26 August, 2016 | More »

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Will Amazon & Alibaba be the final victors in Indian ecommerce battle?

Celebrity promoters, farcical valuations, endless chase of customers with no sign of profits in sight, imminent fund crunch and questions over growth have kept the Indian ecommerce industry in news for a while. Competition from global giants such as Amazon and Alibaba has triggered debate on whether...

4 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 »

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