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Snapdeal shuts down fashion portal Exclusively.com

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 | More »

Close to 18 months after acquiring Exclusively.com, Snapdeal has integrated the marketplace for premium branded fashion and lifestyle products with its core offering. Now, Exclusively will cease to exist as a standalone platform. Its offerings will be available on Snapdeal and orders for its produc...

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 »


FreeCharge introduces social payment feature

Snapdeal-controlled FreeCharge has launched a social payment feature called ‘Chat and Pay’ which directly connects buyers and sellers and allow them to pay over the chat function. This is the first time a person-to-person and person-to-merchant interface for digital payments has been introduced ...

16 March, 2016 | More »


Delhi-NCR is the most preferred startup hub: InnoVen survey

Delhi-NCR has emerged the most sought-after location for startups closely followed by Bangalore and Mumbai, reveals the ‘India Startup Outlook Report 2016’ published by venture debt firm InnoVen Capital (formerly SVB India). While Delhi NCR and Bangalore were neck to neck for bootstrapped and ve...

19 February, 2016 | More »


Snapdeal gets $200M from Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, others

E-commerce marketplace Snapdeal has raised $200 million (Rs 1,362 crore) in a fresh round of funding from Canada-based Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and other investors, it said in a statement. Singapore-headquartered investment firm Brother Fortune Apparel has also put money in this round, The ...

15 February, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Snapdeal’s Chandrasekaran invests in Teewe maker CREO

Bangalore-based CREO, the maker of HDMI media streaming device Teewe, has secured angel funding from Snapdeal’s chief product officer Anand Chandrasekaran. Chandrasekaran’s investment is part of the recently concluded $3 million (Rs 20.4 crore) funding round that was led by Sequoia Capital India...

2 February, 2016 | More »


How Ratan Tata decides his startup investments

An entrepreneur’s value system and his long-term commitment to the startup idea are among the key factors that influence Tata Sons chairman emeritus Ratan Tata’s decision to invest in a new-age venture. While Tata invests in only those ideas that excite him, he also needs to get a good impressio...

7 January, 2016 | More »

Anand Chandrasekaran

Exclusive: Snapdeal’s Chandrasekaran backs bill splitting & deals app Splitkart

Splitkart, a mobile app that allows users to split bills and plan group outings, has secured seed funding from Snapdeal’s chief product officer Anand Chandrasekaran. A person familiar with the development said that Chandrasekaran made the investment in his personal capacity, a few months ago. Shar...

4 December, 2015 | More »


FreeCharge claims 10M wallet users within 60 days of launch

Snapdeal-controlled FreeCharge has secured 10 million users for its digital wallet service that was launched on September 25. The digital wallet service is aiming for a 35-million user base by March 2016. As part of its expansion plans, FreeCharge will foray into new payment services in the next few...

27 November, 2015 | 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 »

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