Anirban Sen

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal seeks big venture debt play

Over the past few weeks, Bansal has held discussions to invest in at least five technology startups, including some ventures where he has already committed funds as an angel investor.

Flipkart parent invests $201m into Indian wholesale unit

This comes amidst an expensive market-share battle against rival Amazon India and a regulatory tussle with the government.

India: Ananth Narayanan resigns as Myntra and Jabong CEO

Amar Nagaram would lead the Myntra-Jabong business, while reporting directly to Flipkart CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy.

Flipkart and the cautionary tale of the Bansals

From the heights of success and vindication to the depths of egregious ignominy, Flipkart saw it all this year.

Flipkart, Amazon hit as Indian govt tightens e-commerce norms

Revised norms come against complaints by traders on deep discounts offered by Flipkart & Amazon

Swiggy raises $1b fresh capital to take on rivals in booming Indian food-tech space

With this funding, Swiggy has become the fifth most valuable startup in the country, commanding a valuation of $3.3 billion after the funding

Valuation jump in last 13-16 months proportionate to business growth: Byju’s founder

With its mammoth $540-million funding at a valuation of $3.6 billion, Byju’s has entered the top tier of the club of Indian unicorns becoming the fourth-most valued startup in the country.

Ola makes $100m strategic investment in scooter-sharing startup Vogo

The investment effectively signals Ola’s entry into the bike-sharing space.

Indian edtech startup Byju’s rakes in $540m funding at valuation of $3.6b

CPPIB and private equity giant General Atlantic participated in the round that ended up being much larger than earlier anticipated.

Flipkart CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy on road ahead for Jabong, Myntra

Over the past few weeks and months, massive changes have taken place at Flipkart, most notably the exit of Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal. Since Bansal’s exit, Flipkart’s current chief executive Kalyan Krishnamurthy is the undisputed leader at the online retailer, with Myntra and Jabong now reporting into him. In a… Read more »