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

Thursday, September 15, 2016 | More »

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Ecommerce giant Amazon’s founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is the world’s third richest man again pulling down Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett. On Tuesday, Buffett’s net worth slipped by $1.3 billion, according to Forbes. At the end of trading in the US on Tuesday, Bezos had doubled his lead ov...


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

The wealth of e-commerce major Flipkart’s Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal (not related) has eroded significantly and they have been dropped off from the billionaires’ list, according to the latest Hurun India Rich List. The latest ranking by the financial research firm that focuses on wealth stat...

13 September, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Ed-tech startup Prozo raises pre-Series A round

Prozo.com, an online marketplace for buying and selling study material, has raised its pre-Series A round of funding from a London-based venture capital firm and two affluent individuals, a person familiar with the development told TechCircle. Prozo, operated by Global Edu4Share Pvt. Ltd, has raised...

7 September, 2016 | More »


Ed-tech startup Unacademy gets funding from Flipkart, Paytm founders

Sorting Hat Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs educational-technology platform Unacademy, has raised Rs 6.7 crore ($1 million) from a clutch of investors including Flipkart co-founders Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal and Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma. The Economic Times, which first reported the ...

24 August, 2016 | More »

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Sachin Bansal had to step down as CEO after Flipkart missed targets

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has revealed he had to step down as the company’s CEO and take up the chairman’s position after missing performance targets, a media report said. Bansal made this disclosure at a town hall meeting with Flipkart employees on 19 August, The Economic Times ...

22 August, 2016 | More »


Myntra hires ex-Amazon India executive Manpreet Ratia as chief people officer

Flipkart-owned fashion e-commerce venture Myntra Designs Pvt Ltd has roped in former Amazon India executive Manpreet Ratia as chief people officer and head of new initiatives. Ratia will spearhead key HR initiatives and oversee talent acquisition and retention across verticals. He will also be respo...

2 June, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Flipkart’s Sharat Singh quits within six months

Sharat Singh, who had joined Flipkart as vice president of engineering in November, has quit after a short six-month stint in the latest senior-level exit from the e-commerce company. Singh has joined US multinational Adobe as vice president of engineering. Emails sent to Singh as well as Flipkart d...

21 May, 2016 | More »


I am better prepared now to handle the challenges of entrepreneurship: Ankit Nagori

After Sachin Bansal, co-founder and executive chairman, and Binny Bansal, co-founder and CEO of Flipkart, Ankit Nagori’s was perhaps the most well-known face at the e-commerce company. Starting off in 2010 as a 24-year-old manager at India’s hottest consumer internet company, Nagori rose...

17 May, 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 »


Ather’s Tarun Mehta on its electric scooter, Indian product culture and more

Tiger Global Management and Flipkart co-founders Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal-backed Ather Energy Pvt Ltd has just unveiled its debut electric scooter. The S340 model promises a top speed of 72 kmph and can run for 60 km on a fully charged IP67-rated Lithium ion battery, and can be purchased only ...

24 February, 2016 | More »

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