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    Aditi Shrivastava

    Special Correspondent, ET

    I write on emerging companies, venture capital, ecommerce and policy for The Economic Times. As a startup media writer, I constantly look for new businesses that are challenging the status quo, disru ...

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    Now, just say what you want to shop onlineSpending has rebounded with shoppers switching to online: Flipkart CEOFlipkart won the first week of online sales: ReportInvestors now can't seem to get enough of fresh food startups
    Curefit co-founder Ankit Nagori swaps equity for larger ownership in EatfitUber to expand in India despite weak demandFlipkart to invest Rs 1,500 crore in Aditya Birla Fashion & RetailFlipkart, Amazon race to bag stake in Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail
    Amazon, Flipkart combined festive sales hit $3.5 billion in just four daysSAIF Partners rebrands as Elevation Capital; closes its seventh fund at $400 millionDeal-hungry consumers feast on festive salesFlipkart's Big Billion Days Sale: Half of new shoppers on Day 1 were from tier-3 cities and beyond
    Etailers could rake $6.5 billion in sales this festive seasonCovid-19 can't kill zeal of Flipkart and Amazon's staff priming for big sale daysOnline brands see higher growth on own channels, apps over Flipkart, AmazonPolicies to revamp e-gifting options underway for the upcoming festive season
    Investors steer clear of young startups with Chinese capitalFreshToHome in talks for fresh $130 million fundingGourmet Garden raises capital from Incubate Fund India, Whiteboard CapitalFlipkart decks up with tech for festival shoppers
    Covid-19 cooks up many home chefs
    Covid-19 cooks up many home chefs
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    Goodera co-founder in campuses in search of student-led startupsAmazon sees discretionary spending coming back for festivalsGoogle notice to Swiggy, Zomato for ‘violation’ of Play Store rules
    Edtech startup Avishkaar gets Klay's former top executive Pooja Goyal as CEOBigBasket in talks for $400m round
    BigBasket in talks for $400m round
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    Hopscotch raises $25 million from EE Capital, othersFlipkart partners Max Fashion to expand fashion category ahead of festive season raises Rs 5 crore led by Venture CatalystsMPL bags $90m; valuation rises to $450 millionAll options open in 'fight' against Google: Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar SharmaWhy are US Cos dictating policies for Indian firms: Paytm's Vijay Shekhar Sharma
    Amazon sees discretionary spending coming back for festivalsOmidyar earns Rs 300 crore from exiting two of its portfolio companiesFirst-time buyers from small towns may help etailers bag big gains this festive seasonAmazon, Flipkart, Bigbasket, other internet companies bulk up blue-collar jobs ahead of festival rush
    Myntra and Nykaa gear up for festive season sales, brands expect orders to doubleThe Moms Co raises $8 million from Saama, DSG, othersLongest online festive sales likely this year, groceries to kick off Diwali battleLongest online festive sales likely this year, groceries to kick off Diwali battle
    Early-stage investors setting up buildup funds to stay invested in key startupsCab drivers run out of options to stay on road as banks starting loan recovery processEatery chains hope to score with IPL, expect deliveries to jump 30 per centVenture investments pick up pace in second quarter with big bets on digital
    Amazon India’s Manish Tiwary to get a bigger role, to head seller servicesRetailers plan to set up their own online stores and logistics: StudyLivspace raises $90 million led by Kharis Capital and Venturi PartnersTiger & Kora in $250 million Zomato funding round
    Alpha Wave Incubation - backed by Abu Dhabi’s ADQ - sets India team, closes five dealsFlipkart Wholesale launches service in 3 citiesBrands gain on rising appetite for healthy livingHSBC's brokerage arm pegs Zomato's valuation at $5 billion
    9Unicorns makes first close of 300-cr fundElectronic gadgets, appliances for study and work from home may light up festive online salesFormer Warburg Pincus executives raise $4.3 million to launch ‘TrueFan’SeedToScale lessons from US venture capital firm Accel
    Ant talks of significant influence over PaytmVy Capital buys Urban Company Esops worth $5 millionOla is expanding its foods business by increasing the number of in-house brandsAlibaba has no role in Snapdeal’s governance, operations: Kunal Bahl
    CDC Group commits $10 million to early-stage technology fund Chiratae VenturesFlipkart veteran Anil Goteti resigns as senior vice presidentLightspeed raises $275 million for third India fundCoronavirus outbreak may push digital payments up 37% to ₹4,067 Lakh cr by FY22
    Big Saving Days Sale nets e-tailer Flipkart over Rs 2,600 crore in gross merchandise valueHome services companies like Urban Company regain touch as users returnAmazon says Prime Day sale made 209 sellers crorepatisSwiggy joins quick grocery delivery race with InstaMart
    Online beauty brand MyGlamm acquires POPxoAmazon, Flipkart pad up for T20 sale beginning tomorrow before festive testHomegrown apps like TakaTak, Moj & Josh make early gains on the back of TikTok banWOW has broken into personal care’s big league. But it needs capital to become a house of brands.
    Court restricts CureFoods from selling movable assetsSwiggy launches healthy food discovery interface on its appThird-party sellers flag Amazon's data policy, say company pushing in-house brandsThird-party sellers flag Amazon's data policy, say company pushing in-house brands
    Sweet news for food delivery companies like Zomato, Swiggy; volumes up, order values tooFlipkart starts hyperlocal service 'Flipkart Quick', to expand to 6 cities by year-endMore women venture into VC investment spaceFlipkart to acquire Walmart India’s wholesale business
    Smaller VC firms see good returns from startup betsMatrix, Sequoia lead $10 million round in B2B startup BijnisAmazon Prime Day sale begins early next month in IndiaIndian startups like Grofers, Zomato start restoring salaries after pay cuts
    Covid Boom: Ready-to-cook food sales rise as India gives stay-at-home adviseJioMart's entry into multiple categories may trigger a wave of consolidation talkOnline payment firms chase restaurant chains for a larger share of the digital dining pieElectric vehicle startups hit hardest by virus outbreak
    Flipkart to invest Rs 260 crore in Arvind Fashions’ armHiring may go full throttle by January next yearFashion and apparel companies still hurtingCovid-19 pandemic may shutter your favourite restaurant
    Udaan sees a big take-off from small citiesPine Labs eyes Asia operations of sinking WirecardShareChat Moj, Flipkart's 2GudSocial see a big slot
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