Mihir Dalal on his new book about Flipkart's unlikely rise, and the bittersweet story behind its sale to Walmart
The story of Flipkart is the story of modern entrepreneurship in India. Journalist Mihir Dalal’s extensively researched new book, Big Billion Startup - The Untold Flipkart Story, tells one of the biggest corporate stories of modern India.
People leaving an organisation also indicate that the organisation has enough talent and can do without them
Continuing their buying spree, Flipkart founders Sachin and Binny Bansal have invested $1 million (Rs 6.1 crore at $1 = Rs 61) in Ather, a start-up focused on designing high-speed electric two-wheelers for the Indian market.<br />
If the government decides that it wants to bring in online retailers like Amazon and others under the same norms as Fabindia, there will be a global outcry
Flipkart has come a long way from just selling books. It’s now virtually selling everything, from clothes to electronics. But when a rival like Amazon with deep pockets has already entered the market, you can’t be just another e-commerce store.