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Sophia Stephen
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In a small town in Karnataka, Flipkart is creating jobs with impact sourcing

For the people of Bagepalli, Karnataka, a good job opportunity has often meant travelling to the nearest big city and away from their loved ones. In early 2020, an impact sourcing effort by Flipkart and its vendor partner RuralShores sought to change that reality. Read how this project is not only bringing better livelihoods to this town, but is also benefiting e-commerce through the rich and untapped talent pool of rural India.
Roshan Pai
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slash n 2018 Retrospective – AI for India, Tech for Everyone

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science — these are just a few of the buzzwords that have dominated tech conversations in recent times. What happens when a company that generates data in excess of 15 terabytes every day shares its research and tools with the tech community? In 2013, Flipkart unveiled slash n, a flagship tech conference like no other. In the lead-up to the event in its fifth year in April, we look back at the highlights from slash n 2018
Jishnu Murali
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At Hackday 9, Flipsters rack brains to solve problems in Indian e-commerce

Online shopping in India comes with its share of quirks, making it a unique market compared to many others in the world. There is great scope for improvement in the Indian online shopping experience, but to overcome the hurdles, we need India-specific solutions. At Flipkart’s ‘Hackday,’ every idea is welcome and has the potential to make online shopping in India better.
Bijoy Venugopal

With AI & ML, Flipkart is addressing the uniquely Indian problem of problem addresses

Street addresses in India tell a story in themselves. Some are short, some are long, and some are detailed, and some are incomprehensible. A uniquely Indian problem, addresses pose a riddle to data scientists, and a frustrating, revenue-bleeding headache for businesses that rely on last-mile logistics. Flipkart’s data scientists have developed a machine learning model that not only makes sense of complex Indian addresses but also finds application in detecting and eliminating address fraud. Read all about another #AIForIndia solution that Flipkart pioneered