Udaan, the e-commerce startup led by three former Flipkart executives, raises $225M
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Udaan, the e-commerce startup led by three former Flipkart executives, raises $225M

Looks like Sujeet Kumar, Amod Malviya and Vaibhav Gupta’s decision to jump ship from Flipkart to focus on their own venture is paying off. The…

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Rappi raises $200M as Latin American tech investment reaches new highs
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Rappi raises $200M as Latin American tech investment reaches new highs

Rappi, the Colombian on-demand delivery startup, has brought in a new round of funding at a valuation north of $1 billion, as first reported by…

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How Airbnb went from renting air beds for $10 to a $30 billion hospitality behemoth
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How Airbnb went from renting air beds for $10 to a $30 billion hospitality behemoth

Happy 10th anniversary Airbnb. When we first wrote about the company a decade ago, it was a spare website cobbled together by its founders for…

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India’s Uber rival Ola is headed to Europe with ride-hailing launch in the UK
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India’s Uber rival Ola is headed to Europe with ride-hailing launch in the UK

The UK is getting a new alternative to Uber after India-based ride-hailing company Ola announced plans to expand to the country, which will become its…

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