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Vishnu Sreekumar
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Putting the vocal in local: How Flipkart’s voice assistant is transforming the grocery shopping experience

Thanks to its ability to understand local dialects, variations, colloquial terms, and even mixed language commands, Flipkart’s voice assistant feature has made buying groceries on Flipkart as intuitive as buying it from a neighborhood store. Powered by Artificial Intelligence, deep neural networks, and cutting-edge natural language processing technology, it aims to democratize online shopping for millions of customers across the country. Find out how a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, designers and researchers built a uniquely Indian shopping assistant that’s helping every customer shop with ease.
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Softbank Vision Fund invests in Flipkart to become one of the largest shareholders of the company

* 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
Madhu Karuthedath

Decoding Flipkart Hackday – the untold stories behind Flipkart’s greatest innovations

‘Hack: The act of improvising on a problem, effectively and unconventionally, to derive a temporary or permanent solution.’ While most contemporary definitions of the word might redirect you to similar phrases, for Flipkart the connotation weighs something much more than a prescribed meaning. Something that is especially evident during the Flipkart Hackday events. In this story we hack into history to decode the DNA of this unique culture of innovation in India’s largest e-commerce marketplace, and dive into the pool of codes and ideas that paved the way for Flipkart.
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The Flipkart innovation Timeline – 10 years that redefined shopping in India

How would you define innovation? Is it a fresh idea that holds potential? Is it creating something that changes the world? Or is it something more, where the whole adds up to more than the sum of the parts? At Flipkart, the philosophy behind innovation has been to solve real problems and to make life easier for customers. This Flipkart innovation timeline takes you back to 2007 to evoke salient moments from Flipkart’s historic journey, moments that have changed the way India shops.