After two pivots and a poke from Binny Bansal, Zopper is back in the game

Anand J

Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, whose investment firm DST Global has backed unicorns such as Ola, Swiggy and Flipkart, hosted ....

10 July, 2018

Medical-technology startup SigTuple raises $19 mn in Series B round

Anand J

Medical-technology startup SigTuple Technologies Pvt. Ltd has raised $19 million (around Rs 129 crore) in a Series B funding round ....

26 June, 2018
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Flipkart sees IPO in as early as four years

Anand J

Indian e-commerce company Flipkart might go for an initial public offering (IPO) in as early as four years if minority investors ....

12 May, 2018

Flipkart's first VC investor thought it would only take $500 mn to break even

Anand J

Monumental. That's how Accel Partners described portfolio company Flipkart's $16 billion acquisition by US retail giant ....

10 May, 2018

Would Flipkart have got the billions had these men not brought the first few lakhs?

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Co-founders Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal have always been the prominent individuals at the heart of Flipkart's success story. ....

9 May, 2018

How Flipkart evolved from an online bookstore into India’s biggest e-tailer

Binu Paul

A little more than a decade after Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal started an online bookstore they named Flipkart, US retail giant ....

9 May, 2018
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Health-tech startup CureFit gets $600K in new funding round

Binu Paul

CureFit Healthcare Pvt. Ltd, which operates health and fitness platform CureFit, has raised Rs 4.18 crore (about $611,121) in ....

16 April, 2018

Why Flipkart and Walmart need each other to keep Amazon at arm's length

Dearton Thomas Hector & Anand J

Everyone has been hearing it through the grapevine. Now, it appears that US retail giant Walmart is on the verge of buying either ....

14 March, 2018

Liver-tissue printer Pandorum raises Series A funds

Shweta Sharma

Bengaluru-based Pandorum Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which designs and makes human liver tissues using 3D printing tech, has raised ....

14 February, 2018

Flipkart raises $1 bn in down round: Report

Dearton Thomas Hector

Flipkart Pvt Ltd, the Singapore-based holding company of India's largest e-commerce marketplace, has reportedly raised $1 billion ....

20 March, 2017
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Pi Ventures hits first close of maiden fund; MakeMyTrip, Flipkart co-founders invest

Arti Singh

Early-stage venture fund pi Ventures has announced the first close of its maiden fund at $13 million, with technology entrepreneurs ....

7 March, 2017

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

Microsoft's India cloud plans get booster shot as Flipkart signs up

Manu P Toms

Global technology leader Microsoft and India's top e-commerce firm Flipkart have announced a broad collaboration under which, ....

20 February, 2017

Is Flipkart clawing back in the game against Amazon?

Binu Paul

In early signs of a reversal in fortunes, Flipkart has outrun rival Amazon India in gross sales in two consecutive months, after ....

17 February, 2017

Flipkart, Amazon drop $1 bn Souq acquisition bid: Report

Team TC

US-based Amazon.com Inc and Indian online retailer Flipkart have dropped a bid to acquire Middle East-based horizontal e-commerce ....

18 January, 2017

Reshuffle continues at Flipkart as 3 more top-level execs resign

Dearton Thomas Hector

Two days after Flipkart appointed investor Tiger Global's former executive Kalyan Krishnamurthy as its new CEO, three top management ....

11 January, 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

Flipkart's Binny Bansal invests in 3D printing startup Supercraft3D

Priya Singh

Additive manufacturing 3D printing startup, Supercraft3D has raised $1 million (Rs 6.6 crore) in seed funding from Flipkart founder ....

10 January, 2017

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