Quikr shrank FY17 losses but burnt over Rs 6 for every Re 1 in net revenue

Anirban Ghoshal

Bengaluru-based online classifieds firm Quikr India Pvt. Ltd has reported a sharply narrower net loss for the year through March ....

19 May, 2018

A history of Flipkart's many big billion days

Binu Paul

Flipkart is well-known for its Big Billion Days, a bonanza for consumers where the e-tailer doles out heavy discounts on products. ....

9 May, 2018
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Walmart to buy majority stake in Flipkart, confirms SoftBank CEO

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Walmart Inc will purchase a majority stake in online retailer Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce company's investor SoftBank ....

9 May, 2018

After turning profitable, logistics startup Delhivery sets ball rolling to go public

Ankit Doshi & Bruhadeeswaran R

E-commerce logistics company Delhivery Pvt. Ltd is planning to go public and has asked investment banks to pitch for the mandate ....

7 May, 2018

Walmart-Flipkart deal likely as early as next week

Reuters

Walmart Inc could seal a deal to buy a more than 51 percent stake in Indian online marketplace Flipkart as early as next week, ....

21 April, 2018

Exclusive: Ed-tech startup Vedantu raising up to $10 mn in new round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bangalore-based online tutoring startup Vedantu Innovations Pvt. Ltd is raising up to $10 million (Rs 65 crore) in a fresh round ....

5 April, 2018
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Robotics company GreyOrange’s revenue rose 74% in FY17

Shweta Sharma

Gurugram-based robotics company Grey Orange India Pvt. Ltd reported a rapid rise in revenue for the financial year ended 31 March ....

30 March, 2018

Grofers gets $62 mn from SoftBank, others at lower valuation

Dearton Thomas Hector

Gurgaon-based online grocery startup Grofers India Pvt. Ltd has raised Rs 400 crore (around $62 million) in a Series E round led ....

16 March, 2018

Online home rental startup NestAway raises $51 mn in Series D round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based online home rental startup NestAway Technologies Pvt. Ltd has raised $51 million (Rs 332.5 crore) in a Series ....

1 March, 2018

OYO vs Zo: A doomed courtship is now headed to court

Anand J

OYO and Zo Rooms are at it again. After a marriage failed to materialise, the long-sparring online budget hotel operators will ....

21 February, 2018
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CaratLane vs BlueStone: One jewellery e-tailer burns more cash but also sells more

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online jeweller CaratLane widened the gap in revenue with rival BlueStone in the financial year 2016-17. This was in contrast ....

19 February, 2018

B2B logistics startup BlackBuck beefs up top deck by appointing new CFO

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Business-to-business (B2B) logistics startup BlackBuck, which is run by Zinka Logistics Solutions Pvt. Ltd, has announced the ....

13 February, 2018

Walmart in talks to buy minority stake in Flipkart: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

US-based offline and online retailer Walmart Stores Inc. is in advanced stages of talks to buy a significant minority stake in ....

31 January, 2018

Is profitability on the horizon for tea startups Chai Point and Chaayos?

Dearton Thomas Hector & Anand J

India produces more than a billion kilograms of tea every year and Indians are equally enthusiastic about consuming the beverage. ....

22 January, 2018

Quikr turnover rises but it’s still India’s second-smallest unicorn by revenues

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-headquartered online classifieds platform Quikr India Pvt. Ltd posted a 55% rise in turnover for the financial year ....

19 January, 2018

Exclusive: Tiger Global may be part-exiting Flipkart with 3x return

Manu P Toms

Tiger Global, the biggest investor in Flipkart, may have struck a deal with Microsoft and other new investors to sell a part of ....

21 March, 2017

Exclusive: Flipkart appoints commerce platform finance head as CFO

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Homegrown e-commerce major Flipkart has elevated Sriram Venkataraman, the chief financial officer of its commerce platform as ....

14 March, 2017

ShopClues investors rally behind Radhika and Sanjay in battle against Sandeep Aggarwal

Manu P Toms

ShopClues investors have rallied behind the firm's management led by Radhika Aggarwal and Sanjay Sethi in their showdown with ....

14 March, 2017

After TVF trashes charges, more women allege sexual harassment by founder

Ranjani Raghavan & Maulik Vyas

A former employee's post alleging sexual harassment against The Viral Fever (TVF) Media Labs founder and CEO Arunabh Kumar has ....

13 March, 2017

Flipkart to add 30% workforce in 2017

Binu Paul

Amid massive job cuts in India's fast-growing e-commerce industry, home-grown online marketplace Flipkart is planning to ramp ....

6 March, 2017

Sands Capital, IFC & others to invest $30 mn in logistics startup BlackBuck

Binu Paul

Tiger Global-backed logistics startup BlackBuck has received an investment commitment of $30 million (around Rs 200 crore) in ....

27 February, 2017