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    Paytm Mall plans to take over Amazon and Flipkart's best category, introduces new features

    Paytm Mall will now provide no-cost EMI, device insurance, easy exchange, and extended warranty across the O2O channel. After receiving $450 million in funding from Alibaba and SoftBank, Paytm Mall - the ecommerce arm of Paytm - is launching new initiatives for its customers. Paytm Mall shoppers can now avail no-cost EMI, device insurance, extended...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    Only for India, Facebook rolls out fresh updates for stories

    Facebook is rolling out a few updates in the stories section to help people capture and save memories so that they can connect in the moment. With this, people will now be able to save the photos and videos they capture through the Facebook camera, where only they can see them when they log into their Facebook account. This allows people to save the photos and videos they capture...

    • 5 days ago
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    Industry-academia convergence to foster better entrepreneurship ecosystem: Nasscom study

    A joint study by industry body Nasscom and Bengaluru-based market research firm Infoholic was conducted among industry and academic experts of over 75 popular engineering institutes to understand if industry-academia convergence can build a better entrepreneurship ecosystem. According to the study, 78 percent of the surveyed universities agree that...

    • 7 days ago
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    Flipkart to discard sellers ratings, to introduce seller score

    A new seller score will be introduced to give a clearer picture of the effort that sellers put into maintaining good service and product quality for their customers. In a move to bring more transparency to the seller ratings process, Flipkart is planning to rejig the entire process of ratings and discard the nomenclature of 'seller rating'. The development comes on the...

    • 7 days ago
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    Nykaa raises $24 M in fresh funding from existing investors

    Online beauty retailer Nykaa has announced raising Rs 165 crore ($24 million) of Series D round of funding from existing investors. This brings the total funding to $60 million for Nykaa. A few weeks ago, Nykaa had raised Rs 75 crore ($11 million) at a valuation of Rs 3,00o crore. Nykaa's early-stage investors -Sunil Kant Munjal, Chairman, Hero Corporate Service P Ltd, Family...

    • 7 days ago
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    With Walmart-Flipkart deal Indian ecommerce sector to witness increase in cross-border data transfer

    With the acquisition, according to Flipkart's policy, the ecommerce firm relinquishes all consumer data to Walmart, thus opening up the whole data privacy debate once again in recent times. The Walmart-Flipkart deal, the biggest in India's ecommerce sector so far, has thrown up a few pertinent questions on data and privacy of around...

    • 7 days ago
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    On National Technology Day, 7 startups using future tech to disrupt sectors

    Technology is the key to push India on the speedy road to development, and ease our day-to-day lives. As more and more sectors see disruption through technology, here are some startups that use advanced tech to transform sectors such as health, energy management, defence, and others. That technology is all pervading is almost a cliché. With every advancement, most ask...

    • a week ago
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    Only 5000 Indian developers are skilled to work on Blockchain, highlights report

    Only 0.25 percent of India's estimated two million software developers are equipped to work on Blockchain platforms, says a research report published by Bengaluru-based hiring solutions firm Belong. When it comes to advanced technologies, Blockchain is one of the newest kids on the block, and has also become the most popular in less than a year. Of late,...

    • 2 weeks ago
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    Sachin Bansal says goodbye to Flipkart as Binny Bansal stays on

    Binny Bansal and Kalyan Krishnamurthy will continue in their roles as Flipkart Group CEO and Flipkart CEO, respectively. Needless to say, this is a pivotal moment in Indian startup history. The poster boy of the country's startup ecosystem, ecommerce leader Flipkart has been acquired by US retail titan Walmart for $16 billion, making it the first successful exit for a startup...

    • 2 weeks ago
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    Walmart reveals the pitch that got $16 billion for Flipkart

    Walmart has released how Flipkart stole its heart, and a $16 billion, in its entry to Indian retail market. The deal, which has been discussed constantly in global media, is the largest even in e-commerce, as well as in Indian startup ecosystem. Walmart's presentation below talks about the size of Indian economy and its retail market, its growth, and the vast opportunities it...

    • 2 weeks ago

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