* Vision Fund joins Tencent, eBay and Microsoft in the current financing round, significantly increasing the investment capital available to Flipkart
* After this financing round, Flipkart will have in excess of $4 billion of cash on balance sheet
* This investment round allows Flipkart to further its mission to transform India and SoftBank to invest in a market leader with scale
This week in the news: Flipkart launches ‘Made for India’ brand ‘Billion.’ Flipkart to partner with domestic manufacturers and co-create products. The Flipkart - eBay India debate concludes. And more updates from the week that was.
On July 26, 2017, Flipkart invited a few customers to experience a day in the life of India’s most exciting e-commerce marketplace. The contest required participants to tell us why they would like to experience how Flipkart works, in 100 words. On the final day, twelve lucky Bengaluru residents visited Flipkart for an exclusive grand tour. Here's an update from the event.
A wall is a blank space. Until the proverbial writing goes up on it. Flipkart's customers from the transgender community, together with Aravani Art Project, painted a wall at a Flipkart hub in Bengaluru to send across a strong message of inclusiveness that enshrines the core Flipkart value of Customer First
Read about the grand finale of Flipkart’s Gridlock Hackathon — an initiative to solve Bengaluru’s traffic woes. Flipkart outsells Amazon in all categories, except groceries. Flipkart's CEO bets on local innovations. Learn about eKart franchise models and more.
In June, 2017, Flipkart invited entries from smart innovators for the Gridlock Hackathon, a unique event that brought together sharp minds, cutting-edge research and technology solutions to Bengaluru’s traffic snarls. Were the hacks good enough to solve Bengaluru's traffic woes? Here's the update