Flipkart to invest $25 mn in Silicon Valley startups to ramp up deep-tech play

Anirban Ghoshal

Domestic e-commerce player Flipkart is looking to invest $25 million (Rs 160 crore) in Silicon Valley to improve its technology ....

6 February, 2018

Stayzilla's Vasupal files bail plea; startup world rallies behind him

Dearton Thomas Hector

Chennai-based homestay aggregator Stayzilla's co-founder and chief executive Yogendra Vasupal, who was arrested on charges of ....

16 March, 2017
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Med-tech startup SigTuple raises $5.8 mn from Accel, IDG Ventures, others

Binu Paul

Medical-technology startup SigTuple Technologies Pvt. Ltd has raised $5.8 million (around Rs 38.8 crore) in a Series A funding ....

13 February, 2017

Flipkart's Sachin Bansal reiterates stand on 'level playing field' for local cos

Dearton Thomas Hector

E-commerce giant Flipkart's co-founder Sachin Bansal has re-ignited the debate around a "level playing field" for Indian startups, ....

9 February, 2017

Flipkart in talks to raise $1.5 bn from Microsoft, eBay and others

Binu Paul

Home-grown ecommerce major Flipkart is in talks with a bunch of investors to raise a significantly large round of investment as ....

22 February, 2017

Will Tiger man Kalyan Krishnamurthy ride Flipkart out of trouble?

Dearton Thomas Hector & Manu P Toms

Shedding whatever remaining trappings of an advisory role, venture capital investor Tiger Global has taken direct control of ....

11 January, 2017
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Flipkart names Kalyan Krishnamurthy new CEO, Binny Bansal Group CEO

Dearton Thomas Hector

E-commerce major Flipkart on Monday named Kalyan Krishnamurthy its new chief executive officer and made co-founder and current ....

9 January, 2017

Flashback 2016: Flipkart braves markdowns, Amazon threat

Dearton Thomas Hector

A steep markdown in valuation, series of top-level exits, heightened competition and prolonged funding drought—India's biggest ....

30 December, 2016

Amazon to go all out in 2017, up India investments

Dearton Thomas Hector

Amazon is planning to ramp up its investment in India in the new year as it continues to take on home-grown e-commerce players ....

22 December, 2016

Another exit at Flipkart; Sachin Bansal's chief of staff Satyam Bansal joins Hotstar

Manu P Toms

In the midst of a flurry of exits from Flipkart comes the news of departure of Satyam Bansal, who was chairman Sachin Bansal's ....

13 December, 2016
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Should the government pay heed to Flipkart's & Ola's call for protection?

Binu Paul & Dearton Thomas Hector

A nationalistic fervour has taken over the Indian startup world with two of the largest homegrown consumer internet companies ....

8 December, 2016

Flipkart's Sachin Bansal and Ola's Bhavish Aggarwal take potshots at 'non-Indian' firms

Dearton Thomas Hector

As the country's internet and mobile economy is booming in a battle for ideas and capital, Indian founders of startups are increasingly ....

7 December, 2016

Aerospace startup Team Indus signs launch contract with ISRO

Arti Singh

Bengaluru-based aerospace startup Team Indus has signed a contract with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to launch ....

1 December, 2016

Investing in startups is a form of philanthropy: Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal

Priya Prasad

For Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, founders of the country's largest e-commerce firm Flipkart, investing in startups is a way ....

21 November, 2016

Flipkart to enter groceries, furniture segments; to sell Make-in-India products

Priya Prasad

Home grown e-commerce giant Flipkart plans to enter the groceries segment next year and will further develop its furniture business ....

21 November, 2016

Flipkart, Snapdeal, Shopclues say demonetisation good for e-commerce industry

Arti Singh

Honchos of leading consumer internet companies in India have jointly hailed the demonetization move of the Central government. ....

17 November, 2016

Not afraid of Amazon or Alibaba, says Sachin Bansal; stresses on ecom cos' need to raise funds

Binu Paul

Flipkart co-founder and executive chairman Sachin Bansal said ecommerce companies will need to continue raising funds to invest ....

16 November, 2016

US President-elect Trump elicits mixed reactions from Indian entrepreneurs

Deepti Chaudhary

US President-elect Donald Trump seems to have divided the Indian startup fraternity. Reactions on him becoming the most powerful ....

9 November, 2016

Sachin and Binny Bansal will take Flipkart to greater heights, says outgoing CFO Sanjay Baweja

Dearton Thomas Hector

It has not been a great year for Flipkart so far. Markdowns by investors, constant struggle to retain leadership in the market ....

28 October, 2016

Jeff Bezos beats Warren Buffett to be the third richest man in the world again

Dearton Thomas Hector

Ecommerce giant Amazon's founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is the world's third richest man again pulling down Berkshire Hathaway's ....

15 September, 2016

Flipkart's Bansals are no more billionaires, shows Hurun India Rich List

Binu Paul

The wealth of e-commerce major Flipkart's Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal (not related) has eroded significantly and they have ....

13 September, 2016