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
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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

Lobby group Indiatech’s CEO quits over differences with promoters

Binu Paul

Indiatech.org, a lobby group launched by Indian internet unicorns Flipkart, Ola, and MakeMyTrip, suffered a setback as its chief ....

2 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
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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

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
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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

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

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