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India: Snapdeal sale still in limbo as cash reserves dwindle

It apparently has a runway of less than four months

SoftBank changes tack in India as bets on Snapdeal, Grofers, Housing go sour

SoftBank is selling its also-ran portfolio companies to bigger rivals.

India: Paytm may raise up to $1.5b from SoftBank at $7-9b valuation

For SoftBank, a deal means an entry into India’s big financial services market.

India: Snapdeal acquisition to benefit Tiger Global more than Flipkart

The buyout is being arranged by Tiger Global MD Lee Fixel and SoftBank.

India: Snapdeal’s Kunal Bahl admits to mistakes, to take 100% salary cut

Last year, Snapdeal’s founders drew total compensation of about Rs40 crore each.

The rise and fall of Rocket Internet in India

No other market illustrates Rocket’s decline more than India, one of the company’s most promising bets until last year.
Since the start of 2016, Rocket has sold Jabong and FabFurnish, two of its largest investments in the country, in a fire sale; its other holdings, Foodpanda and Printvenue are struggling to survive.

India’s e-commerce biggies put sales on hold to comply with new regulations

India’s largest online marketplaces Flipkart, Amazon India and Snapdeal have temporarily suspended their sales so as to comply with new e-commerce regulations that ban marketplaces from influencing product prices.

Badge of honour aside, what do Indian startups gain by recruiting from Silicon Valley?

For India’s top start-ups, recruiting from California’s Silicon Valley is like a badge of honour. If an Indian unicorn—a start-up valued at $1 billion or more—can attract senior technology and product talent from companies such as Google Inc., it means the start-up has truly arrived in the big league.

Fancy valuations of Indian e-commerce marketplaces run into policy hurdle

The government seeks to curb pricing power of e-tailers, responding to calls by brick-and-mortar store chains that can’t match the deep discounts that have propelled the exponential growth of online retail

After Snapdeal and Paytm, Alibaba now looks to buy stake in India’s Flipkart

If the Flipkart-Alibaba deal goes through, it will make Alibaba one of the three most important investors in India, along with Tiger Global Management and Japan’s SoftBank Group. SoftBank, Alibaba’s largest investor, is also Snapdeal’s biggest backer.