The Flipkart Mafia has done it again. While Flipkart had made headlines earlier this year when acquired by Walmart at a US$16 billion deal, Bengaluru-based B2B online marketplace Udaan – founded by former Flipkart employees – has also become India’s latest unicorn. The startup has recently raised a US$225 million Series C funding round co-led […]
Following Uber and Didi Chuxing, the sharing economy has moved on to micro-mobility in the shape of bicycle or startups. From Ofo to Mobikes, bicycles have been appearing in massive numbers across cities. They are trying to serve as an important addition in transiting between infrastructure – a mode of transportation that could be used […]
Amid the startup landscape, unicorns are few and far between. Just last year, CB Insights worked out the odds of becoming a unicorn – a company with a valuation exceeding $1 billion or more – to be less than 1 percent. But according to new data from CrunchBase, the odds were beaten when in these […]
Set up by former Google engineer Colin Huang, Pinduoduo which roughly translates to "buy more and more", is a startup whose business encourages consumers to purchase in group and enjoy a massive discount.