What I learned from Flipkart

What I learned from Flipkart

Oliver Rippel Contributor Oliver Rippel is the chief executive officer of Naspers’ global business to consumer subsidiaries and investments. Two weeks ago, Walmart concluded its investments to acquire a majority stake in Flipkart. This is one of…

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A new $124 million for Brazil’s Movile proves that investors still see promise in Latin American tech

A new $124 million for Brazil’s Movile proves that investors still see promise in Latin American tech

Brazil’s macroeconomic picture may be gloomy, but technology investors still see hope in the nation’s burgeoning technology sector — and a recent $124 million financing for the mobile conglomerate Movile is the latest proof that…

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Indian food delivery startup Swiggy raises $210M at a $1.3B valuation

Indian food delivery startup Swiggy raises $210M at a $1.3B valuation

India’s food delivery race is hotting up after Swiggy, one of the startups vying for pole position, landed $210 million in new capital for expansion and joined the billion-dollar startup unicorn club. The investment is led…

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Naspers is in talks to invest in Southeast Asia’s Carousell

Naspers is in talks to invest in Southeast Asia’s Carousell

Naspers, the South Africa-based firm that famously backed Chinese giant Tencent in its infancy, is in talks to invest in Singapore-based startup Carousell, according to two sources with knowledge of discussions. Carousell offers a mobile…

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After buying Flipkart, Walmart seeks allies to join its fight against Amazon in India

After buying Flipkart, Walmart seeks allies to join its fight against Amazon in India

The rumors are true: Walmart has bought a controlling stake in India’s Flipkart. This isn’t a straight-up acquisition, however, because, rather than going it alone, the U.S. retailer is enlisting strategic allies as it takes its fight…

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Brazil’s tech startups begin to expand globally

Brazil’s tech startups begin to expand globally

Manoel Lemos Contributor Manoel Lemos is a managing partner of Redpoint eventures, the Brazilian-focused arm of the Silicon Valley venture firm Redpoint. More posts by this contributor Silicon Valley is a state of mind Startups…

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