Last fortnight, everything in business news was Reliance, Reliance and only Reliance.
Last fortnight, Tally extended a free 30 day license for its customers, amid the increasing pressure on SMEs due to COVID-19.
Last fortnight, global SaaS builder Zoho launched an emergency subscription assistance program, providing its app suite for free, after a record year of ~$500MM+ of revenue.
Last fortnight, Shopee was ranked the most positively discussed brand in Malaysia, beating the likes of WhatsApp and competitor Lazada to cap off an epic 2019.
Last week, India’s namkeen industry held a convention commemorating annual sales of INR 1 lakh Cr ($14Bn), led by snacks giant Haldiram's.
Last fortnight, MX Player raised a $100MM, adding more firepower to fight in the fast-growing OTT market.
Last week, B2B online listing platform IndiaMart had a $60MM IPO subscribed 36 times, a big first for an online Indian e-commerce player.
Last week, the Indian government stuck to its e-commerce FDI ruling and set off intense speculation about Reliance's potential entry into e-commerce.
Last week, Flipkart founder Binny Bansal suddenly resigned from Flipkart, after Walmart's investigation into alleged "serious personal misconduct".
Last week, Amazon-Samaara acquired troubled retail chain More for INR 4,200 Cr (~$600MM).
Last week, fintech company Zerodha invested ~INR 2.5 Cr in options trading company Sensibull.
After disclosing lukewarm earning forecasts, user slowdown and privacy concerns, Facebook created history of the wrong kind by losing $119Bn of market value in one day.
After much fanfare, July 15th kicked off as Prime Day, resulting in massive deals, outages and the birth of a holiday in its own right.
Netflix released its thriller TV show Sacred Games this week, to strong reviews and strong political reactions.
A tad over a year ago, an investment group Bespoke (B.I.G)
The Flipkart deal was formally announced last week, and one of the surprising (?)
There has been major cheer with the proposed acquisition of Flipkart by Walmart, and it is indeed a good time to be an investor or early employee in Flipkart.
The first time I was exposed to Jeff Bezos' fundamental way of thinking was when I saw his incredible 33 minute fireside chat.