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Artificial Intelligence platform Mihup raises $1.5 million in Series A funding round led by Accel
Business

Artificial Intelligence platform Mihup raises $1.5 million in Series A funding round led by Accel

The company plans to use the new funds raised in the expansion of its team and entrance into new markets.

Early-stage funding more than doubles in 2019; tech startups raise close to $14.5 bn: Report
Business

Early-stage funding more than doubles in 2019; tech startups raise close to $14.5 bn: Report

Startup investors continue to show preference to backing more experienced founders, with the proportion of founders with at least five years experience going up from 55 percent in 2017 to 82 percent this year.

Flipkart-Walmart deal: Co-founder Sachin Bansal to offload his 5.5% stake in firm after US retail giant's investment
Business

Flipkart-Walmart deal: Co-founder Sachin Bansal to offload his 5.5% stake in firm after US retail giant's investment

There have been reports about Sachin exiting Flipkart after the Walmart deal is sealed.

Walmart-Flipkart: Alphabet, US retail giant likely to buy up to 75% stake; deal to be announced before end of week
Business

Walmart-Flipkart: Alphabet, US retail giant likely to buy up to 75% stake; deal to be announced before end of week

Sources said that Flipkart Group Chief Executive Binny Bansal held a closed-door meeting with the firm’s top leadership at its Bengaluru headquarters on Monday, and one added that Bansal said that Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal would exit after the Walmart deal is sealed.

Flipkart buys back shares worth $350 million to convert into pvt ltd firm ahead of potential deal with Amazon or Walmart
Business

Flipkart buys back shares worth $350 million to convert into pvt ltd firm ahead of potential deal with Amazon or Walmart

Amazon is believed to have offered Flipkart a higher valuation of about $22 billion, along with a break up fee of $2 billion, compared to Walmart's $18-20 billion valuation of the Bengaluru-based company

Healthcare services startup Portea raises $37.5 mn in Series B funding
Business

Healthcare services startup Portea raises $37.5 mn in Series B funding

Portea had previously received $9 million Series A funding from Accel, Qualcomm Ventures and Ventureast in December 2013

E-commerce wars: Not just Flipkart vs Amazon, it's now Murthy vs Premji, Tata
Corporate

E-commerce wars: Not just Flipkart vs Amazon, it's now Murthy vs Premji, Tata

Narayana Murthy and Azim Premji are at opposing ends of the e-commerce battle, with the Infosys co-founder partnering with Amazon and the Wipro chairman having investments in Myntra and Snapdeal.

Decoding Motorola, Xiaomi's online flash sales: Why it's a win-win-win
Corporate

Decoding Motorola, Xiaomi's online flash sales: Why it's a win-win-win

Brands have woken up to the bounties afforded by tying up exclusively with e-commerce sites like Flipkart and Amazon.

Watch out, Myntra! Snapdeal has plans to hit Rs 6,000 cr in fashion sales by FY16
Startups

Watch out, Myntra! Snapdeal has plans to hit Rs 6,000 cr in fashion sales by FY16

Snapdeal has lined up a host of new products and services, focussing on the fashion vertical, in an attempt to give rivals Flipkart and Myntra a run for their money.

Amazon will deliver your Diwali gift by drones in just 90 mins of placing order
Biztech

Amazon will deliver your Diwali gift by drones in just 90 mins of placing order

Mobiles and books will be delivered within 90 minutes to three hours of an order being placed. The pilot project will be tested in Mumbai and Bangalore since that is where Amazon has its fulfillment centres.

How Flipkart hopes to benefit from its offline and online Fliptomania stores
Corporate

How Flipkart hopes to benefit from its offline and online Fliptomania stores

Why would Flipkart, the poster-boy of the country's online shopping movement move from clicks to brick-and-mortar?

Flipkart-Myntra most visited Indian e-commerce site, but Amazon's not second, says Assocham report
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Flipkart-Myntra most visited Indian e-commerce site, but Amazon's not second, says Assocham report

Apparel, health, home furnishings, fragrances and cosmetics are the few categories which have shown growth in the last 12 years, with apparel being the strongest with 66 percent

Myntra's chief on how they will continue to compete with Flipkart
Economy

Myntra's chief on how they will continue to compete with Flipkart

Earlier this month, Flipkart had announced raising $1 billion in a single round of funding, while rival Amazon announced upping its India operations investment to $2 billion, the very next day.<br />

Flipkart, govt join hands to start training in online retailing for MSMEs
Corporate

Flipkart, govt join hands to start training in online retailing for MSMEs

Training will be offered in subjects like cataloguing, customer communications and social media marketing and Flipkart is promising 100 percent placement after the training programs.

Decoded: Why Flipkart's $100 billion dream could turn into a nightmare
Corporate

Decoded: Why Flipkart's $100 billion dream could turn into a nightmare

Flipkart is partially in the league of capital intensive companies.

Here's why Snapdeal's Kunal Bahl thinks Flipkart's valuation is 'ridiculously high'
Corporate

Here's why Snapdeal's Kunal Bahl thinks Flipkart's valuation is 'ridiculously high'

As for Snapdeal's own plans, Bahl told the paper that his vision includes having one million sellers on the site in the next three years.

Flipkart vs Amazon: Consumers will be the ultimate winners as e-commerce war heats up
Corporate

Flipkart vs Amazon: Consumers will be the ultimate winners as e-commerce war heats up

While the companies dole out discounts to woo more buyers and gain market share, it is the customers who will emerge the ultimate winners

The Amazon India team that's giving Flipkart a run for its money
Corporate

The Amazon India team that's giving Flipkart a run for its money

With Amazon announcing it would invest $2 billion in its India operations one wonders what exactly the company has in store for the country. While that might take some time to unravel it's worth taking a quick look at the team Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos trusted with the funds,<br />

Flipkart raises $1 billion in fresh funding: Dreams of $100 billion tag
Corporate

Flipkart raises $1 billion in fresh funding: Dreams of $100 billion tag

Founded in 2007 by two former Amazon employees - Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal - Flipkart has raised $760 million since its launch, not including the recent funds raised.<br />